National Purebred Dog Day

It's National Purebred Dog Dog Day! And there's no one better to celebrate it than the AKC and our community of dog lovers. For almost 130 years we've been singing the praises of purebred dogs.


You vs. Breed

Ever wonder which dog breed you have the most in common with? Find out which breed you're most compatible with here.


Proud to be Purebred

The Rescuers: Breeds Who Save Lives

by Bruce T. Paddock

Newfoundlands and Saint Bernards both have physical characteristics that enable them to save human lives under difficult conditions.


Breed Spotlight

Living With a Field Spaniel

by Shannon Rodgers

Combining a lot of dog into a medium package who can enjoy a wide range of activities and is suited for a variety of conditions.


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Care to add your voice? Share photos of your purebred dog and tell us why you love your breed, with the hashtags #NationalPurebredDogDay and #PurebredDogs.

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Upload your favorite National Purebred Dog Day photos to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #NationalPurebredDogDay.

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