With 5,000+ clubs across the country, we welcome all dog lovers to get involved and meet others who share a passion for dogs. Plus, see how our Government Relations team is actively helping dog owners, and get resources for appointed Delegates.

AKC Digital Library & Archive

Legislative Action Center

The Government Relations Department (GR) is dedicated to protecting the rights of all dog owners, promoting responsible dog ownership and ensuring that laws governing dog ownership and breeding are reasonable, enforceable and non-discriminatory.

AKC Political Action Committee

Support policy to protect the future of purebred dogs.