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Clubs & Delegates Year in Review January 2020
AKC Government Relations Reflects on Record 2019 Legislative Year 2019 was a record year for AKC Government Relations, with the team tracking over 2,300 bills on the federal, state and local levels across all 50 states. This marks a significant increase, with over 300 more bills than 2018, and the most bills ever tracked by […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/year-review-january-2020/ | January 16, 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
Saluki running through a grassy field.
Expert Advice: Health The Skinny on Sighthounds
If modern dogs were required to have resumés, most would list their job description as “companion." But from the badger-battling Dachshund to the sled-pulling Alaskan Malamute, dogs' bodies – not to mention their brains – still reflect the original purposes for which they were bred. Indeed, dog breeds display a tremendous variety of not just […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/the-skinny-on-sighthounds/ | October 4, 2019
Pages Junior Spotlight Fall 2019
Meet Emma Lloyd: Well on Her Way to a Dog-Filled Life Name: Emma Lloyd Age: 17 Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL Grade: 12th Family: Parents, Rebecca and Larry; sister, Natalie Emma began training Spiderman, her All American Dog, several years ago. He didn’t take to training easily, but once he hit his stride, his eagerness to learn took them to the 2018 AKC Junior Obedience […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/junior-spotlight-fall-2019/ | September 26, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature The AKC at 50: Thriving in the Thirties 
In 1939, a million Americans a year paid admission to attend AKC shows exhibiting over 100,000 dogs across the country. The mightiest events, Westminster and Morris & Essex, reported record-setting entry numbers during the 1930s that have still never been topped. Savvy publicity efforts and new AKC publications brought the formerly closed-circuit world of purebred dog breeding and exhibition to the American public, who clamored for more. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-at-50-thriving-thirties/ | September 17, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Crowning Achievements: Kay Finch Succeeded With Both Pottery and Purebreds
Kay Finch produced well over 100 Afghan Hound champions At the same time, Finch excelled in creating ceramics, including 20+ Afghan Hound sculptures One dog, 'Johnnie,' won the Hound Group at Westminster in 1954 and 1955, and was the first dog on the cover of Sports Illustrated. When it came time to celebrate their 25th wedding […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/kay-finch-of-crown-crest-afghan-hounds-succeeded-with-both-pottery-and-purebreds/ | September 12, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Rocco and Rider Become the First AKC Scent Work Detectives — On the Same Day
The pathway to becoming a full-fledged detective has had its challenges for Rocco and Rider but it has never been a mystery to either, or their Midwest owner/handlers. The AKC Scent Work® Detective title, considered the pinnacle of success in the popular sport, went unclaimed since its inception on Oct. 1, 2017, until July 14 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/rocco-rider-become-first-akc-scent-work-detectives/ | August 15, 2019

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