The AKC Canine Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of diseases in all dogs. Since 1995, we’ve been awarding grants to scientists and professionals to advance canine health research, while providing professional information and resources for today’s dog owner.Learn More
The AKC Rescue Network is the largest network of dog rescue groups in the U.S., with more than 450 groups providing fostering and rehabilitation services.Learn More
AKC Reunite is North America’s largest not-for-profit pet ID and recovery service, providing microchipping and ID services as well as a national recovery database to safely return dogs home should they get lost and, through AKC Pet Disaster Relief, helping local Emergency Management to provide animal care services immediately following disasters.Learn More
The AKC Humane Fund offers grants and resources to pet-related organizations across the nation for educating the public about responsible dog ownership.Learn More
The AKC Museum of the Dog is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of the art, artifacts and literature of the dog for the purposes of education, historical perspective, aesthetic enjoyment and in order to enhance the appreciation for and knowledge of the significance of the dog and the human/canine relationship.Learn More
The AKC Government Relations Department (GR) leads advocacy and legislative efforts to protect the rights of all dog owners, promote responsible dog ownership and ensure that laws governing dog ownership and breeding are reasonable, enforceable and non-discriminatory. AKC GR monitors and addresses canine legislation that impacts dog ownership, and is pleased to offer a wide range of educational materials, policy resources and assistance to dog owners, club/community leaders and policymakers alike.Learn More
Having a dog is a lifelong journey. Let the AKC be there to support you along the way. Complete your lifetime registration today and access AKC's Canine Care packages, which include essential resources and services available to you throughout every stage of your dog's life.