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Let Your Legislators Know: An AKC Event Can Bring More than $1.7M to Host Communities

A new and updated one-page Economic Benefits of AKC Dog Events flyer is now available in the AKC Government Relations Toolbox. The new one-pager is designed to help you provide community leaders and lawmakers with a tangible, economic reason why they should support AKC events and the breeders and dog owners who make these events happen.

This flyer is a companion to another general brochure about the economic impacts of dogs shows published earlier this month. The information contained in these new materials was summarized from a 2015 AKC survey that assessed the economic impact of AKC dog events in all regions of the U.S. The survey revealed that participants spend an average of $685 per trip in communities that host AKC events, and provides additional data about the significant economic contributions of AKC dog events.

The handout may be downloaded by clicking here, or by visiting the Government Relations Toolbox and scrolling down to “Economic Impact of Dog Shows”.