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Press Releases 2020 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2020 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 2020. The 2020 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2020-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 4, 2020
Expert Advice: Events 2019 AKC National Championship Group Winners
The 2019 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Dec. 14 and 15 had a record number of dogs in its 19th year. The competition began with 5,284 dogs each competing for best in their breed. Best in Group Best of Breed winners then advanced to compete in the group competitions. Each AKC-recognized breed falls […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2019-akc-national-championship-group-winners/ | December 17, 2019
An armful of Pomeranians at the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin.
Sports & Events Which Breeds Can I Meet?
Hoping to meet a specific dog breed when you visit AKC Meet the Breeds during AKC National Championship in Orlando? Or maybe you just want to meet them all! Don't miss a single wag or woof with this list of breeds that will be in attendance at the 2019 show. Get your tickets now. Dog Breeds […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-national-championship/which-breeds-can-i-meet/ | November 12, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Alva Rosenberg: Dog Show Dean & Judge Against Whom All Others Measured
Every sport has had its great ones. And the sport of dogs had Alva Rosenberg. Excruciatingly modest and correspondingly revered, Alva Rosenberg was, and arguably still is, the most respected judge in the history of dog shows in America, and perhaps the world. Even the British, who invented the conformation game and have no tendency to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/alva-rosenberg-iconic-discerning-dog-show-judge/ | November 8, 2019
The Mastiff booth at AKC Meet the Breeds, Meet and Compete 2019, New York, NY.
Sports & Events Which Breeds Will Be at AKC Meet the Breeds?
Hoping to meet a specific dog breed (or cat breed), or do you just want to meet all 150+ breeds? Find your favorites on our list of breeds so you won't miss a single wag, whisker, or woof! They'll all be there to meet you at the January 25-26, 2020 AKC Meet the Breeds event. […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/full-breed-list/ | November 4, 2019
A vintage portrait of two Smooth Fox Terriers standing on a stoop.
Pages Breeds by Year Recognized
The AKC currently registers 200 dog breeds. The chart below lists all AKC recognized breeds and the year they first became registrable with the AKC.  DATE – BREED 1878 – Pointer  1878 – Retriever (Chesapeake Bay)  1878 – Spaniel (Clumber)  1878 – Spaniel (Cocker)  1878 – Setter (English)  1878 – Setter (Gordon)  1878 – Setter […]
https://www.akc.org/press-center/articles-resources/facts-and-stats/breeds-year-recognized/ | August 12, 2019
Expert Advice: AKC Rally Who Says Deaf Dogs Can’t Succeed in Sports? Meet Holly, the Rally Superstar
Watch as 27-year-old Daniela Flores communicates with her deaf dog by waving her hands and giving signals. Holly, an Australian Shepherd, is completely deaf and blind in one eye. Trust— this one word perfectly describes Daniela Flores and Holly, a 9-year-old Australian Shepherd, when they enter the Rally ring. Holly isn't like most Australian Shepherds. She […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/holly-australian-shepherd-deaf-dog/ | May 12, 2019
Expert Advice: News Most Popular Dog Breeds – Full Ranking List
Breed 2018 Rank 2017 Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Rank 2014 Rank Labrador Retrievers 1 1 1 1 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 2 2 2 2 Golden Retrievers 3 3 3 3 3 French Bulldogs 4 4 6 6 9 Bulldogs 5 5 4 4 4 Beagles 6 6 5 5 5 Poodles 7 7 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-full-ranking-list/ | March 28, 2019
Pages 2018 Most Popular Dog Breeds
  Breed Rank Retrievers (Labrador) 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 Retrievers (Golden) 3 French Bulldogs 4 Bulldogs 5 Beagles 6 Poodles 7 Rottweilers 8 Pointers (German Shorthaired) 9 Yorkshire Terriers 10 Boxers 11 Dachshunds 12 Pembroke Welsh Corgis 13 Siberian Huskies 14 Australian Shepherds 15 Great Danes 16 Doberman Pinschers 17 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels […]
https://www.akc.org/most-popular-breeds/2018-full-list/ | March 26, 2019
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Expert Advice: News Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2018 (2019)
AKC registration continues to expand for the sixth year in a row. The most popular dog breeds of 2018 were released on March 20, 2019, according to AKC registration statistics. Registration is not only beneficial for your dog, but for dogs everywhere. The American Kennel Club and its affiliates have donated over $38 million to canine […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-of-2018/ | March 20, 2019
2019 NAC Regular Winners
Expert Advice: Events AKC Crowns 2019 National Champions in Obedience, Rally, and Agility
There are champions, and then there are champions. Every year, the American Kennel Club acknowledges the most accomplished dogs in a trio of sports – Agility, Obedience, and Rally – by hosting championship competitions to which the nation’s top-ranked dogs are invited. A handful of these top winners then run, jump, weave, heel, or retrieve their […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-crowns-2019-national-champions-obedience-rally-agility/ | March 20, 2019
Press Releases American Kennel Club Crowns New National Champions in Agility, Obedience and Rally
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 1,800 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Agility Championship, AKC Preferred National Agility Championship, AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally National Championship. Competitions were held March 15-17th, 2019 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-new-national-champions-agility-obedience-rally/ | March 19, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Sports 2019 National Obedience Championship Group Winners
On Saturday, March 16, the top 50 of 118 dogs advanced to the next day of competition at the National Obedience Championship. The winners and top four dogs in each of the eight groups were also announced. Sporting Group Beacon the Golden Retriever, handled by Kathy Rasinowich This is Rasinowich's 17th NOC. "Beacon is like Clem […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/2019-national-obedience-championship-group-winners/ | March 17, 2019
Expert Advice: News Westminster 2019 Best In Group Winners
The 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan® awarded one dog in each of the seven groups Best in Group. Some of these winning breeds, like the Wire Fox Terrier, have won their group 23 times. Yet others, like the Schipperke and Havanese, won their groups for the first time. Best in Terrier Group Best […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/westminster-2019-best-in-group-winners/ | February 14, 2019
Expert Advice: News King the Wire Fox Terrier Gets the Royal Treatment at Westminster
It’s good to be King. On Feb. 12, the Wire Fox Terrier Grand Champion Kingarthur Van Foliny Home was crowned Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan® at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The victory was nothing if not dynastic: Wire Fox Terriers are the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/king-wire-fox-terrier-gets-royal-treatment-westminster/ | February 13, 2019
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Expert Advice: Fun Facts The Terrier Group: Planet Earthdog
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-terrier-group-planet-earthdog/ | January 28, 2019
Press Releases 2019 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2019 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 2019. The 2019 event will showcase the top national and international canine athletes […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2019-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | January 23, 2019
Pages Advanced Recognition Breeders of Merit
The following breeders have met the requirements for the Breed and Levels recorded at the time of the application. The American Kennel Club is pleased to recognize these breeders for their contribution to the sport and maintaining the tenets of the Breeder of Merit program. (current as of  1/22/24, last updated 1/24/24) [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Platinum"] […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/akc-breeder-of-merit-program/advanced-recognition-breeders-merit/ | September 25, 2018
Pages 2017
Breed Rank Retrievers (Labrador) 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 Retrievers (Golden) 3 French Bulldogs 4 Bulldogs 5 Beagles 6 Poodles 7 Rottweilers 8 Yorkshire Terriers 9 Pointers (German Shorthaired) 10 Boxers 11 Siberian Huskies 12 Dachshunds 13 Great Danes 14 Pembroke Welsh Corgis 15 Doberman Pinschers 16 Australian Shepherds 17 Miniature Schnauzers 18 Cavalier King […]
https://www.akc.org/most-popular-breeds/2017-full-list/ | March 28, 2018
Pages 2013
Breed Rank Retrievers (Labrador) 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 Retrievers (Golden) 3 Beagles 4 Bulldogs 5 Yorkshire Terriers 6 Boxers 7 Poodles 8 Rottweilers 9 Dachshunds 10 French Bulldogs  11 Doberman Pinschers 12 Pointers (German Shorthaired) 13 Siberian Huskies 14 Shih Tzu 15 Great Danes 16 Miniature Schnauzers 17 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels 18 Pomeranians […]
https://www.akc.org/most-popular-breeds/2013-full-list/ | March 12, 2018

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