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Press Releases Bigger Breeds Are Here To Stay! Large Dogs Dominate Most Popular List
French Bulldog Continues its Remarkable Rise in Popularity   New York, NY – Labrador Retriever lovers have spoken!  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that the intelligent, family friendly breed has taken the #1 spot on the most popular list for the 23rd consecutive year, the longest reign at the top in AKC history. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/bigger-breeds-are-here-to-stay-large-dogs-dominate-most-popular-list/ | January 31, 2014
Press Releases AKC Rules Update
After each AKC Board and Delegate meeting, we’ll update you with the new Rules, Regulations and Policies adopted by the American Kennel Club. To view the updates from the April Board Meeting, see below. NOHS Changes (effective for events held on or after October 9, 2014): The AKC National Owner-Handled Series will be a required […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-rules-update/ | May 1, 2014
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding You Can Help CHF to Help Your Breed
AKC Canine Health Foundation reaches out to owners of several breeds for participation in important genetic studies. Your dog can help researchers make advances in the study of many canine diseases. Participation is currently needed in the following trials and studies: Immunolight Therapy Clinical Trial for Canine Malignancies Dr. Michael Nolan and his team at […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/can-help-chf-help-breed/ | September 14, 2014
Press Releases The 15 Largest Dog Breeds: More Dog To Love
Some people live by the motto "bigger is better," and it extends to their dogs too. There are many large dog breeds, each with different care and training needs. Exercise Most large dog breeds were bred for a purpose or function. Some breeds were meant to be hunters, others guard dogs. Dogs with great endurance […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-15-largest-dog-breeds-more-dog-to-love/ | September 18, 2014
2017 Breeder of the Year: Helyne E. Medeiros, Seasyde Pointers, Sporting Group; 2017 Breeder of the Year ceremony at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin.
Pages Breeder of the Year
Each year, The American Kennel Club recognizes and celebrates an outstanding purebred dog breeder with the Breeder of the Year Award. The award honors those breeders who have dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament and quality of purebred dogs. At a special presentation held during the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, […]
https://www.akc.org/about/awards-and-honors/breeder-of-the-year/ | December 19, 2014
Pages Glossary
  Welcome to the AKC . We have put together definitions for dog words that you may not be familiar with. If you have additional questions regarding the glossary, please contact our Special Services Department. A Abdomen The belly or under surface between the chest and the hindquarters. Acetabulum The concave lateral portion of the […]
https://www.akc.org/about/glossary/ | December 19, 2014
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Pages History of the American Kennel Club
Our Beginnings On September 17, 1884, a group of twelve dedicated sportsmen, responding to a "meeting call" from Messrs. J. M. Taylor and Elliot Smith, met in the rooms of the Philadelphia Kennel Club in that city. Each member of the group was a representative or "delegate" from a dog club that had, in the […]
https://www.akc.org/about/history/ | December 19, 2014
Pages Top Breeds in Major U.S. Cities
  Atlanta's top 5 most popular breeds for 2013 "In keeping with the national trend, Atlanta loves its big dogs," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Lovable large breeds clearly dominate the city's top five." Labrador Retriever Golden Retriever German Shepherd Dog Boxer Cavalier King Charles Spaniel * Registration data pulled from Atlanta zip codes as […]
https://www.akc.org/press-center/articles-resources/top-breeds-in-major-us-cities/ | December 19, 2014
Pages Family Dog
AKC is published bi-monthly. It is not available on any newsstand. Subscribe now and be on the mailing list for the very next issue! One year (6 issues) of AKC is only $9.95. SUBSCRIBE NOW! See a sneak peak of the September/October 2017 issue: The Puppy Issue When Bulldogs Fly They have a surprising repertoire […]
https://www.akc.org/products-services/family-dog/ | December 19, 2014
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Can My Dog Do That? You’ll Never Know Till You Try
AKC Gazette breed column, Bearded Collies: Try something new with your dog in 2015 — there's a veritable feast of canine activities out there that he's likely to enjoy. I recently spent a pleasant afternoon cruising on Lake Ontario in a sailboat owned by friends who have two Bearded Collies of my breeding. The Beardies, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/can-my-dog-do-that-youll-never-know-till-you-try/ | January 8, 2015

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