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Press Releases Jean Hetherington Retires After Eight Years of Service
  American Kennel Club Chief Operating Officer, John Lyons, announced today that after eight years of service at the AKC, Director of Special Services Jean Hetherington will retire in January 2005. As a result, Mari-Beth O'Neill will take on the title of Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Special Services. "We thank Jean for her many […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/jean-hetherington-retires-after-eight-years-of-service/ | December 20, 2004
Press Releases AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Draws Record-Breaking Entry
  The American Kennel Club and The Iams Company announced today a total of 2,451 entries were received for the 2005 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on January 15 and 16 in Tampa, Fla. The event will be simulcast live on Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel, starting at 8 p.m. (EST) both nights. In addition a […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-eukanuba-national-championship-draws-record-breaking-entry/ | December 30, 2004
Press Releases Sit! The Popularity of Small Dogs is Here to Stay
  Small dogs—those weighing less than 20 pounds—have held a steady place in the hearts of Americans over the past four years according to American Kennel Club registration statistics. Since 2000, four of the top ten most popular breeds have been small dogs, indicating that while Americans may be gravitating towards bigger cars and appetites […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/sit-the-popularity-of-small-dogs-is-here-to-stay/ | April 15, 2005
Press Releases Labrador Retriever Leads the Pack According to AKC’s 2005 Registration Statistics
-- Tiny Terrier Poised to Overtake the Great Golden Retriever as Second Most Popular Dog in U.S.-- New York, NY — For the 15th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to AKC® registration figures released today. The Golden Retriever held onto the number two spot and the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-leads-the-pack-according-to-akcs-2005-registration/ | January 11, 2006
Press Releases Highlights from the August 2006 Board Meeting
  New York, NY – Highlights from the August 2006 meeting of the AKC Board of Directors as follows: The Board appointed members to all of the Trial Boards, effective September 1, 2006. The full list is included in the minutes for the August 2006 meeting. The Nominating Committee, which is to nominate candidates for […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-august-2006-board-meeting/ | August 11, 2006
Press Releases Yorkies Have Their Year! Tiny Toy Overtakes Venerable Favorites — Golden Retriever And German Shepherd
- Labrador Retriever Continues to Reign Supreme - New York, NY - The American Kennel Club® announced today that the Yorkshire Terrier, fondly called the “Yorkie” by millions of enthusiasts, has overtaken the beloved Golden Retriever and the iconic German Shepherd Dog to become the second most popular purebred dog in America according to AKC® […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/yorkies-have-their-year-tiny-toy-overtakes-venerable-favorites-golden/ | January 15, 2007
Press Releases American Kennel Club Branded Products Make Fetching Gifts a Breeze for Your Two-And Four-Legged Love
  Deck the Halls with AKC Toys, Games and Treats! The holiday season is right around the corner and AKC licensed merchandise includes products which are sure to please both canines and their human companions! From "dog-a-licious" treats to Rubik's Cubes to plush stuffed animals for kids and canines—there's an AKC item for everyone on […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-branded-products-make-fetching-gifts-a-breeze-for/ | November 6, 2007
Legislative Alerts Tennessee Breed Specific Legislation Introduced
Tennessee Senator Tommy Kilby of Wartburg has introduced Senate Bill 2738. If adopted, this bill will make it a crime to own a "pit bull dog" in the state of Tennessee. It is imperative that all Tennessee concerned dog owners voice their strong opposition to this wrongheaded legislation. The American Kennel Club supports reasonable, enforceable, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/tennessee-breed-specific-legislation-introduced/ | January 16, 2008
Legislative Alerts UPDATE: TN BSL To Be Held By Sponsor!
The AKC Canine Legislation Department has spoken with Sen. Kilby’s staff who reported that the bill will not be moved forward with the existing breed-specific language. He and his staff are committed to drafting legislation on the dangerous dog issue that protects the public as well as responsible dog owners. Senator Kilby thanks all those […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-tn-bsl-to-be-held-by-sponsor/ | January 18, 2008
Press Releases The American Kennel Club Hosts Charity Brunch With Bonhams Auction House
  - Annual Event Features Unique Opportunity for Dog Owners and Art Lovers - In celebration of dogs in art, the American Kennel Club® and Bonhams Auction House are once again hosting a charity brunch, Barkfest at Bonhams, on Sunday, February 10, 2008 from 10 a.m. to noon. Dog lovers, art aficionados and their canine […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-hosts-charity-brunch-with-bonhams-auction-hou-1/ | January 24, 2008

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