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Two Bull Terrier puppies wrestling in the grass.
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Keep Your Puppy Active and Out of Trouble With Stimulation and Exercise
In the search for something to do, a bored dog can become a destructive dog, digging up your garden or chewing on the furniture for example. This is especially true of puppies because they are curious, eager to learn about the world around them, and full of energy. Plus, they may not yet understand the […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/training/keep-your-puppy-active-and-out-of-trouble-with-stimulation-and-exercise/ | May 7, 2019
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Best Dog Food for Small Breeds
Your small breed dog might think he is one of the big dogs, but when it comes to dinnertime his nutritional needs are unique. He needs a diet specially formulated for small dogs to help him feel and act his best. Unfortunately, finding the best dog food for small breeds is not always easy. We […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/food-for-small-breeds/ | June 2, 2016
Legislative Alerts NY ALERT: Insurance, Debarking, Other Dog Bills To Be Considered Thursday, 4/26
Several bills important to dog owners will be considered by two committees of the New York Assembly on Thursday, April 26, 2012. The American Kennel Club encourages all concerned New York dog owners to consider the provisions of these bills, and to contact the respective committee members with their concerns. ASSEMBLY BILL 3507 – AB […]
http://akc.org/legislative-alerts/ny-alert-insurance-debarking-other-dog-bills-to-be-considered-thursday/ | April 24, 2012
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Pregnancy: Signs, Care, and Preparation
Nothing is as rewarding as welcoming new life into the world, especially if that new life happens to belong to a litter of puppies. The prospect of a new litter is exciting, but just like human pregnancies, dog pregnancies can be confusing and stressful. If your dog is pregnant, or if you are planning on […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-pregnancy-care-prep/ | December 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Rally Reaching RACH: The First Rally Champion Reflects on How He Got Here
After a particularly rough day of competing in novice obedience with his chocolate Labrador Retriever, Bob Fullum, of Staten Island, New York, got out a pen and wrote three words: Never Give Up. He slipped the phrase into the armband number he was wearing for his dog, Hershey, and smiled into his eyes. “You’re amazing, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/first-rach-rally-champion-zorro/ | December 21, 2018
Jennifer and Swift earned a silver medal at the 2018 FCI World Agility Championship.
Expert Advice: Agility Meet Jennifer Crank – the Record-Setting Dog Agility Star
The AKC is proud to participate in ESPN Dog Day on August 24. The event will highlight select dog sports and kicks off on the ESPN app at 11:30 a.m. ET with the ESPN Dog Day Preshow hosted by Anita Marks. At 12 p.m., AKC will turn ESPN’s campus into a dog sports arena, featuring […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/jennifer-crank-and-swift/ | August 19, 2019
Pages Board Policy Manual
These policies have been adopted by the AKC Board of Directors, although they have not yet been incorporated into an official publication. This reference will be updated as policies are adopted, revised and published. AKC Board Administration Policies + AKC Charter and Bylaws Article XII Complaints (August 2016 Board meeting) AKC Logo (February 2018 Board meeting) AKC Gazette (June […]
https://www.akc.org/rules/policy-manual/ | October 31, 2017
Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy being held in the arms of a young woman.
Expert Advice: Home & Living The Benefits of Taking “Pawternity” Leave
Bringing home a new pet is one of life’s most exciting experiences and many Americans appear to agree — 68 percent of households in the United States own a furry companion, according to the American Pet Products Association’s National Pet Owners Survey. Recognizing that our pets are important to us, some companies are now offering their […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/the-benefits-of-taking-pawternity-furternity-leave/ | May 13, 2019
Legislative Alerts Johnson City, TN: Final Vote TOMORROW, 11/21/19, on Overreaching and Problematic Animal Ordinance. Contact Commissioners Today.
The Johnson City Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a third and final vote on Thursday, November 21, 2019 to enact an overreaching new animal ordinance.  Proponents of the ordinance state that they will immediately seek to pass this same legislation throughout Washington County. AKC agrees with the city’s intent to protect dogs in […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/johnson-city-tn-final-vote-tomorrow-11-21-19-overreaching-problematic-animal-ordinance-contact-commissioners-today/ | November 20, 2019
Legislative Alerts NH Alert: Commercial Kennel Bill Hearing to Continue on Wednesday, April 11
Due to the length of its previous hearing, during which deep concerns were expressed by many dog owners, the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Dog Owners of the Granite State (DOGS), the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, the New Hampshire Farm Bureau and the New Hampshire Veterinary Medical Association, the New Hampshire House Environment and […]
http://akc.org/legislative-alerts/nh-alert-commercial-kennel-bill-hearing-continue-wednesday-april-11/ | April 6, 2018
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Expert Advice: News A Focused Gunner Hits the Mark –and Now He Has One Happy Family
This is the fourth of a series of features on 2017’s AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners who will be honored Dec. 16-17 at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando. “The White Fluffy Puppy That Became a Tow Truck.” Sounds like the perfect title for a children’s book, doesn’t […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/focused-gunner-has-one-happy-family/ | November 27, 2017
Cairn Terrier running outdoors.
Expert Advice: Training for Dog Sports Is Your Dog a Champion Earthdog?
Historically, small terriers and Dachshunds were used to find and drive away predators that destroyed livestock and compromised the food sources of early farmers. To do their job, these original earthdogs would chase quarry into their underground tunnels – a daunting mission that required persistence, bravery, intelligence, and independence. Today, small terriers and Dachshunds can […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/training/is-your-dog-a-champion-earthdog/ | April 24, 2019
Expert Advice: General Health How to Keep Your Dog’s Mind Sharp
Most dog owners are familiar with the importance of good nutrition and exercise when it comes to keeping a dog happy and healthy. But did you know that exercise means more than just the physical? A dog needs mental exercise, too. Giving your dog’s mind a workout has many benefits for your dog, as well […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-keep-your-dogs-mind-sharp/ | November 11, 2016
Chairman's Reports September 2016 Chairman’s Report
The Show Must Go On! Conformation and Our Future The sport of Conformation is the flagship AKC event, and is the sport that is at the very foundation of our Registry.  The pursuit of Championship points, records and rankings is only a set of mileposts along a journey that is at its core about the […]
http://akc.org/chairmans-reports/september-2016/ | September 12, 2016
Press Releases AKC Celebrates All-American Breeds
  Just like our immigrant ancestors, most of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries and came to the United States later on. However, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute – […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/akc-celebrates-all-american-breeds/ | June 18, 2003
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Teaching Young Children to Respect Dogs
At every age, kids will have new questions about the family dog Let your children be helpers and take part in the training process Should you get a dog before adding kids? Or vice-versa? If you’re starting here, make sure you read part 1 first. Just as dogs need to be trained, so do children. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/teaching-young-children-respect-dogs/ | September 9, 2019
Therapy Dog: “Kol,” a Golden Retriever owned by Jane Eisenberg of Boynton Beach, Fla; The 19th Annual AKC Humane Fund ACE Awards ceremony at the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin.
Press Releases Five Heroic Dogs Honored With 2018 AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE)
The AKC® Humane Fund is proud to announce the winners of the 19th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). These awards celebrate five loyal, hard-working dogs that have significantly improved the lives of their owners and communities. One award is presented in each of the following five categories: Uniformed Service K-9, Service, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/five-heroic-dogs-honored-2018-akc-humane-fund-awards-canine-excellence-ace/ | August 23, 2018
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Expert Advice: News From the Cockpit to Dog-Training Class, This Owner-Handler Blends Two Challenging Worlds​
Bonnet started as Horton’s Novice A dog. The pair competed successfully all the way to a UDX title. The Norwegian Elkhound survived a stroke and was “truly a hero,” showing her owner “what was important in life that I did not already know” he says. While he doesn’t have an iconic Superman “S” on his […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/cockpit-to-dog-training-class-owner-handler-blends-two-worlds/ | February 20, 2018
K9 Duke Doberman Pinscher and his Owner
Expert Advice: News Duke Leaves a Memorable K-9 Paw Print on All Who Meet Him
This is the fifth of a series of features on 2017’s AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners who will be honored Dec. 16-17 at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando. You might call Duke an impact dog. He affects the lives of many people around him, particularly his owner, […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/duke-leaves-memorable-k9-paw-print/ | December 6, 2017
Press Releases Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute – The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004
Pages The Peters family and Windholme Kennel papers
AKE 20.4 1877-1969 EXTANT: 3 linear ft (in 2 flat boxes). Processed by Brynn White, 2016 Click here for a printable PDF of the collection finding aid   The collection is comprised of monographs and other print materials of collector Harry S. Peters, Sr., including a catalog for the first ever Westminster Dog Show and […]
http://akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/peters-windholme-papers/ | May 19, 2016
Pages Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need an appointment to view or research collections? Yes, an appointment is necessary so that the Archivist can be present and prepared to meet your research needs. At least 48 hours advanced notice is required to assure all desired materials are available for viewing. Please contact the Archivist at (212) 696-8216 or by […]
http://akc.org/about/archive/faq/ | December 19, 2014
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Tips for Success with Fresh, Chilled Semen Breedings
This is an advertorial sponsored by Zoetis. Artificial insemination has been done for many years, but the ability to freeze semen and chill and ship semen has dramatically changed the ability to do planned breedings with incredible success. Vaginal, transcervical, and surgical inseminations are now the norm for many kennels, and it is now possible […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/tips-for-success-with-fresh-chilled-semen-breedings/ | November 2, 2015
Yellow Labrador Retriever puppy eating
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Best Dog Food for Large Breeds
Owning a large breed dog comes with large responsibilities, especially when it comes to food. After all, you want your dog to live a long, healthy, active life, and that starts with good nutrition. Feeding a properly formulated, high-quality diet is one of the most important things you can do to keep your dog healthy […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/food-for-large-breeds/ | June 1, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Why We All Love Golden Retrievers
The Golden Retriever may be a relatively new entry into the world of the purebred dog (only about 150 years old), but you wouldn’t know it if you looked around. These sunny, longhaired beauties seem to be everywhere. You can’t escape their sweet, fuzzy faces. On YouTube, Facebook, and in other media outlets, there’s a […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/why-we-all-love-golden-retrievers/ | October 17, 2016
Expert Advice: Feature The Saga of Pulaski’s Masterpiece the Poodle, Part 1
In 1960, the Poodle dethroned the Beagle as the AKC’s most registered breed and did it by the most decisive margin yet recorded in history. Its ascension could be largely credited to one 9.5-inch tall, 8-pound grey dog, claimed to have the highest appraisal value of any canine in history. This is the story of […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/the-saga-of-masterpiece-part-1/ | June 24, 2019
Expert Advice: Sports My Dog, Myself: Finding Balance in the “Dog World”
When you become a “dog person,” don’t forget the second part of that phrase I don’t know where I picked it up, but it elicits a chuckle each time I repeat it to someone new. “God made dogs,” the joke goes, “and the Devil made dog clubs.” If you are involved in dogs outside the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/my-dog-myself-finding-balance/ | October 8, 2019
Press Releases AKC and AKC CAR Disaster Relief Donation to Aid Iowa Agencies in Wake of Flooding
$20,000 Donation to Animal Control That Helped Displaced Animals NEW YORK, NY – The American Kennel Club® and AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) are pleased to announce that the AKC CAR Canine Support and Relief Fund has donated $10,000 to the Kirkwood Foundation for the Friends of the Animal Shelter Fund, the non-profit group […]
http://akc.org/press-releases/akc-and-akc-car-disaster-relief-donation-to-aid-iowa-agencies-in-wake/ | July 25, 2008
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Working Dogs: Meet 30 Purposely-Bred Dogs
You may or may not know that each AKC registered breed (there are currently 193 of them) is assigned to one of seven groups: Herding, Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Sporting, Terrier, and Working. In honor of Work Like a Dog Day on August 5, we’re taking a closer look at the Working Group to see what these […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/working-group-dogs/ | July 8, 2019
Judging scottie Mercedes at 2010 Wesminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Expert Advice: Conformation How Judges Pick the Winners at a Dog Show; Judges Explain Their Thought Process
Armed with astute knowledge and many years of hands-on experience, judges enter the dog show ring with a challenging task of selecting one winner. And when you’re on one of the biggest dog show stages, like the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the stakes are higher. A judge must select a single winner out of […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/sports/how-judges-pick-the-winners-at-a-dog-show/ | October 4, 2016

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