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Chairman's Reports February 2004 Chairman’s Report
As a celebration of dogs in art, AKC will team up this month with Doyle New York, one of the world’s leading auctioneers.  A series of events will take place at Doyle, beginning with a brunch this Sunday, February 8, at 10am. for attendees and their canine companions in conjunction with the Dogs in Art […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2004-02/ | February 4, 2004
Legislative Alerts Breed-Specific Legislation Considered in Chicago
Attention Chicago dog owners! Alderman Virginia (Ginger) Rugai has introduced an ordinance that would prohibit residents from owning, transporting, or selling "pit bulls." Pit bulls are defined as American Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, or any mix of those breeds. Violators will face fines of $100-1000 and/or up to six months […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/breed-specific-legislation-considered-in-chicago/ | January 19, 2004
Press Releases CGC: New Year’s Resolutions
There's nothing like a New Year's resolution- especially when it is a state resolution designed to promote responsible dog ownership. Thanks to the Doggonits 4-H Club, a group of active AKC CGC supporters, the state of Washington has passed a Canine Good Citizen resolution. The Washington resolution endorses the AKC's CGC program and its public […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/cgc-new-years-resolutions/ | January 8, 2004
Press Releases AKC Seeks Ambitious Young Fanciers
For 2004 Summer Intern Program The American Kennel Club is seeking new interns for the summer of 2004. The program runs for eight consecutive weeks during the months of June and July. Students will be selected for paid internships at either the New York headquarters or the Raleigh facility. The AKC Internship Program was created […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-seeks-ambitious-young-fanciers/ | January 7, 2004
Press Releases Do Your Homework Before Giving to Charity
  Most of you who own dogs treat your dogs like family and care deeply for the well being of all dogs. You want to give generously to charities that benefit dogs, but the AKC advises you to choose organizations that best serve your desired ends. There is a difference between animal welfare organizations and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/do-your-homework-before-giving-to-charity/ | December 10, 2003
AKC President and CEO Dennis Sprung
Press Releases Acting AKC President And CEO – Dennis Sprung
Dennis brings years of experience and expertise to this position, having been involved in the fancy for 35 years as a breeder, exhibitor, club officer, judge and delegate, said Ronald H. Menaker, AKC Chairman of the Board. This expertise, coupled with the broad scope of his responsibilities over the last 15 years, make him most […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/acting-akc-president-and-ceo-dennis-sprung/ | November 11, 2003
Legislative Alerts The ‘Puppy Protection Act’ Introduced in the House
In November 2003, the so-called "Puppy Protection Act" (PPA) was introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) designated H.R. 3484. 36 co-sponsors have signed onto the bill. H.R. 3484 is virtually identical to the PPA introduced by Whitfield in the 107th Congress, except that it does not require setting federal "socialization" […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/the-puppy-protection-act-introduced-in-the-house/ | November 11, 2003
Legislative Alerts Introduction of ‘Puppy Protection Act’ Appears Imminent
Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), the principal sponsor of the so-called "Puppy Protection Act" (PPA) in the 107th Congress has informed the American Kennel Club that he plans to introduce a modified version of the PPA in the near future. The new version of the PPA will be virtually identical to the original, except that it […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/introduction-of-puppy-protection-act-appears-imminent/ | October 31, 2003
Press Releases AKC Announces Debut of Online Litter Registration
  New Service Offers Ease and Convenience to AKC Customers The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that as of October 27, 2003 litter registrations will be accepted online. This will enable users to more quickly and easily register their litters at www.akc.org. This service is the first of many new services that AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-debut-of-online-litter-registration/ | October 27, 2003
Press Releases AKC Vice President To Oversee Additional Responsibilities
  The American Kennel Club announced today that effective immediately, Noreen E. Baxter will oversee the following departments in addition to her current duties: Communications, Internet Services, Marketing and Publications. Her title of Vice President of Public Education and Canine Legislation will change to Vice President of Communications. "By closely linking the efforts of these […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-vice-president-to-oversee-additional-responsibilities/ | October 14, 2003

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