Government Relations

Federal Legislation

The AKC retains a government relations consultant to represent AKC views in Washington, D.C. By maintaining a visible presence in the nation's capital, the AKC continues to serve as a leader in preserving and promoting canine welfare, while protecting the rights and interests of the dog fancy. AKC also coordinates legislative efforts with other animal-related organizations in Washington, D.C., and initiates nationwide efforts by the dog fancy for important items of federal legislation.