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AKC Offers Same-Day Video Coverage of Bred-by-Exhibitor Groups and Eukanuba World Challenge on www.akc.org

(Tuesday, November 20, 2007)
The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce that same-day video coverage of the Bred-by-Exhibitor groups will be provided on www.akc.org. In addition, the preliminary competition of the Eukanuba World Challenge will be shown. The Eukanuba World Challenge is a new international competition --the first event of its kind -- which will feature top dogs from 40 countries.

"The Bred-by-Exhibitor competition is a major component of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship and one that we are very proud of. These dogs are the product of hard work, perseverance and dreams and many fanciers want to be able to watch this exciting competition," said AKC Chairman Ron Menaker. "Our online coverage will encourage interest in this portion of the event as well as allow dog lovers from around the globe to view their country being represented in the Eukanuba World Challenge."

Video of each competition will be posted on the Web site for viewing on the same day that each competition takes place. Check the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship main Web page on www.akc.org for a schedule of events.

The seventh AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, Bred-by-Exhibitor Best in Show and final Eukanuba World Challenge competitions will premiere as a television simulcast on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel on Saturday, February 2, 2008 from 8-11 p.m. In addition, the AKC Agility Invitational will air on Animal Planet on February 10, 2008 at 8 p.m.

For more information about the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship or the Eukanuba World Challenge visit www.topdogshow.com or http://www.eukanubaworldchallenge.com/