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AKC Family Dog Wins Big at the Dog Writers Association of America Awards

(Wednesday, February 12, 2014)

AKC Family Dog and the AKC Gazette have won the following awards from the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA). Congratulations to the AKC Publications department.

Learn more about AKC Family Dog and the AKC Gazette.

AKC Family Dog 

Best All-Breed Magazine

Article, Health and General Care
Lisa Waddle, “Sadie’s Seizures”

Article, Behavior and Training
Mara Bovsun, “She Caught a Chuting Star”

Article, Rescue
Penny Leigh, “From Alley to Rally”

AKC Gazette

Best Online Magazine, Newsletter

Series of Illustrations or Paintings
Bud Boccone, “Dog People”

Online Column
Marianne Sullivan, “Collies”

Other AKC winners

Hall of Fame Inductee: Mary Burch

Internet, Website or Blog: AKC Canine Health Foundation

Radio, Podcast, or Other Audio: Sarah Montague, Lisa Peterson &
Stephanie Smith, “AKC Pick of the Litter” podcast #15

AKC Sponsored Awards

AKC presented awards recognizing communications excellence to the following individuals:

DWAA Distinguished Service Award: Elaine Waldorf Gewirtz

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award: Leila Grandemange for "The Best Gift You Will Ever Give Your Dog" from The Royal Spaniels

AKC Club Publication Excellence Award: Teresa West-Holmes for "Collar Entrapment, Strangulation and CPCR Techniques" from The Ridgeback