Government Relations


About Government Relations
The AKC Government Relations Department (GR) is dedicated to protecting the rights of all dog owners, promoting responsible dog ownership and ensuring that laws governing dog ownership and breeding are resonable, enforceable and non-discriminatory

Position Statements
Working to protect the rights of all dog owners.

Legislative Alerts
Learn the latest from AKC GR and take action on bills that could impact responsible dog ownership, canine wellbeing and your right to own a dog..

Legislative Tracking
Track legislation in your state and nationally that may impact the wellbeing of dogs and the rights of responsible dog owners.

Government Relations Toolbox
Your one stop shop for sucessful canine advocacy.

AKC Federations
Working to protect the rights of all dog owners.

Newsletters and Archives
The link takes you to the current GR Newsletters.


AKC Legislative Action Center