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National General Kennel Club (China) Dogs Now Eligible for AKC Registration and Events

(Tuesday, October 02, 2012)

At the September 2012 meeting of the AKC Board of Directors, the AKC established full reciprocity with the National General Kennel Club (NGKC) in China. NGKC registered dogs are now eligible for AKC registration and able to compete in AKC events.

American Kennel Club representative Robin Stansell presented Kevin Wang, NGKC’s president and Chief Executive Officer the official notification letter adding the NGKC to the list of foreign registries with pedigrees accepted for AKC registration on September 15th at National General Kennel Club National Dog Show in Beijing.

“Congratulations and best wishes to NGKC on achieving American Kennel Club recognition. Your ongoing work for the well-being of dogs in China is appreciated,” said Dennis B. Sprung, AKC President and CEO. “We thank NGKC for its continuing work to benefit dogs, breeders, exhibitors, judges andowners throughout China.”

NGKC uses AKC Global ServicesSM to provide state of the art registrations and show processing. This registration includes DNA proof of parentage and microchip identification of dogs exhibited at NGKC shows.

AKC Global ServicesSM was established in 2007 as an opportunity for countriesto contract services from AKC usingour core competencies and experience. These services include electronic registration records, event record maintenance, judge training for all AKC sports, as well as kennel club consulting services for international clients. Each client must demonstrate values that align with the AKC mission and be committed to the betterment of purebred dogs.

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On September 15th at National General Kennel Club National Dog Show in Beijing, American Kennel Club representative Robin Stansell presented Mr. Kevin Wang, NGKC’s president and Chief Executive Officer the official notification letter adding the NGKC to the list of foreign registries with pedigrees accepted for AKC registration.


AKC representative Robin Stansell also told the dog show attendees that this AKC recognition is also based in part on NGKC’s commitment to the general well-being of dogs in China and the educational opportunities NGKC is providing for its members.


Chinese exhibitors and spectators applauded the news when it was announced publically NGKC uses AKC Global ServicesSM to provide the state of the art registrations and show processing. This registration includes DNA proof or parentage and microchip identification of dogs exhibited at NGKC shows.