Meet the Sponsors
The AKC wishes to thank the following organizations for their sponsorship of the AKC Meet the Breeds® event. Their support of dogs, cats and responsible pet ownership makes this event possible.
PetPartners, Inc., the Presenting Sponsor of AKC Meet the Breeds, is the exclusive provider of pet insurance for the American Kennel Club. With over 26 years of experience in this field, PetPartners is one of the leading providers, focusing on superior coverage to help owners budget sensibly and responsibly for their pets' healthcare needs.
"We are proud to be your partner in your pet's protection by offering a variety of plans that enable you to insure the health of your dog or cat, just as you would any other family member," said Steve Popovich, CEO of PetPartners, Inc.
Auto & Home Insurance from The Hartford
The Hartford has recently been chosen to exclusively offer AKC dog owners Auto and Home Insurance, with special rates, unique benefits and world-class customer service designed to exceed your expectations! The Hartford is also proud to sponsor the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy® programs. Because at The Hartford our goal is simple: To work with the AKC to promote responsible dog ownership. As a leading insurance company with a 200-year reputation, The Hartford is recognized widely for its service expertise and as one of the world's most ethical companies. We’d love to be of service to you and your canine friend. Click here for more information on The Hartford.
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Pet Brands is an industry leading producer of rawhide, pork hide, treats, toys and accessories. Pet Brands is focused on producing high quality products that dog owners can trust and depend upon. Products such as our AKC™ Pre/Pro Biotic healthy treats provide dogs with a good tasting, healthy beneficial snack. Pet Brands is proud to work with the American Kennel Club.
Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain at more than 1,000 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Canada. For 24 years, Motel 6 has used the tagline, "We’ll leave the light on for you®," earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment. Motel 6 was the first national pet friendly chain, welcoming pets since 1962. Standard amenities include free local phone calls, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee, data ports, and cable channel line-up with premium channels including HBO, ESPN/ESPN2, and CNN. Most locations offer Wi-Fi Internet access, swimming pools and guest laundry facilities. For more information, visit www.motel6.com.
BH Pet Gear specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of quality pet products and accessories. Our mission is to bring high performance pet products to the retail market at consumer friendly prices. Working on both private label and licensed programs BH Pet Gear’s products can be found across the United States at most of the country’s top retailers. Look out for our Calm Coat, Beverly Hills Polo Club Pet Collection and American Kennel Club Pet apparel
As a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies, services and companion animals, Petco’s vision is captured in six words: Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We believe that pets enrich our lives, strengthen our communities and make our world a healthier, happier place; that all pets deserve loving homes, the best nutrition and a high quality of life; and that, every day, we bring pets and people together and advocate for animals because life is better with a pet. We’re focused on delivering outstanding customer service, a fun and convenient shopping environment, and a wide range of products, services and knowledgeable associates to help our customers be great pet parents.
At Unleashed by Petco, you’ll feel right at home in our neighborhood pet stores. We’ve got your everyday pet essentials along with the best in premium, natural, organic and raw nutrition. Our associates can’t help but share their pet love and knowledge. Bring your pets and mingle during our in-store events or just pop in and say hello. We’re your neighborhood source for pet parties, vaccinations, training and more. With all the fun we offer, it’s no wonder we’re your pet’s favorite place to shop!
The Pets Add Life (PAL) campaign is designed to demonstrate the joys and benefits of responsible pet ownership, thus driving increased adoptions. Sponsored by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), the PAL campaign holds an annual National Children’s Pet Poetry Contest where students in grades 3rd-8th are invited to write a unique poem about their pets, what they love about them and the joys they bring, and then post it online at www.PetsAddLife.org. To learn more about PAL, check out our videos at www.youtube.com/petsaddlife, visit our Facebook fan page, or go to our website at www.petsaddlife.org.
American Kennel Club Gold now brings you a premium line of products designed to bring out the best in your dog!
American Kennel Club Gold is a comprehensive line of more than 30 health and beauty and stain and odor removing products. From proven Stain & Odor Removers to Shampoos, Grooming Sprays, and Training Aids, AKC™ Gold has the products you need to confidently care for your dog.
All AKC™ Gold products are non-toxic, biodegradable and Cruelty-Free, and exclusively endorsed and recommended by Warren Eckstein, world renowned pet expert for over 30 years.
ShowSight Magazine is the flagship of the six Doll-McGinnis Dog Magazine titles. Covering every AKC-recognized breed, ShowSight’s been called "The Architectural Digest of Dogs" and "The Thinking Dog Fancier’s Go-To Publication." Our award-winning design and in-depth content bind together to produce a coffee-table-quality monthly magazine devoted to the advancement and protection of the sport of purebred dogs. In addition to circulation at shows, ShowSight is sent as a courtesy to AKC judges and published in entirety online at showsightonline.com.
The Baker Institute for Animal Health serves society through discoveries that have an immediate effect on and long term implications for the health of animals and humans. We are one of the first centers dedicated to the study of veterinary infectious diseases, immunology, genetics, and reproduction. Millions of animals have been helped by Baker discoveries, including the development of distemper and canine parvovirus vaccines, tests for hip dysplasia, canine eye disease, and more. Baker has increased our knowledge of animals, led to advances in the detection of inherited diseases, and has provided practical applications for the treatment of diseases in animals and humans alike. From understanding immune defenses to reproductive and contraceptive breakthroughs, developing tests for life-threatening conditions to restoring sight in dogs and humans, the Baker Institute is leading the way in improving animal and human health
Manhattan Parking Group is a privately owned company that has been a leader in the parking industry since 1964. We currently manage, lease, and own more than 60 parking facilities in the greater metropolitan area encompassing more than 10,000 parking spaces in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Westchester. Manhattan Parking is proud to be a sponsor of AKC's Meet the Breeds event.
To inquire about sponsorships, contact Daphna Straus at 212-696-8243 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.