Showing 81-90 of 92 results

Press Releases 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2016-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 11, 2016
Legislative Alerts NJ Action Needed: Hearing Monday on Radical Bill to Repeal Consumer Protections & Limit Pet Choice
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 On Monday, February 8, 2016, the New Jersey Senate Economic Growth Committee will consider Senate Bill 63.  The bill repeals consumer protection laws for pet purchasers, prohibits the sale of dogs unless the transactions are conducted face-to-face, and requires pet shops to sell dogs sourced only from shelters and pounds.  Because […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/new-jersey-senate-bill-63-february-3-alert/ | February 3, 2016
Legislative Alerts Ask Iowa Leaders to Oppose Inaccurate “Puppy Mill Awareness Day” Rhetoric, Support Good Dog Breeders
The American Kennel Club has learned that local animal rights activists are working to pass “Puppy Mill Awareness Day” resolutions in every county in Iowa, as well as the state level to coincide with an event on February 3.  While no official language has yet been introduced on the state level, talking points and text […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ia-resolution-impacts-breeders/ | January 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Tips for Starting a Jogging Program with your Dog
AKC GoodDog! Helpline trainer Hilarie Erb provides tips for starting a jogging program with your dog. It is important to do this safely and provide the proper training before you take off running! If you are a runner and think that your dog would be the ideal running partner, you may be right. However, there […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/jogging-program-with-your-dog/ | July 22, 2015
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues My Dog is Eating Earthworms/Dew Worms
Ask AKC   Dear AKC: I have a 14-month old pug who eats earthworms every chance he gets. He eats the same amount dry dog food as his brother but eats the earthworms as snacks during his outside time. His brother does not eat earthworms. I'm sure hunger isn't the issue. Is he missing something in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-eating-earthworms/ | May 9, 2015
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Please Oh Please Can We Have a Dog?!
When kids go on a campaign to get a dog, they’re in it to win it. They’re not going to let up until they’re zooming around the back yard or curled up on a club chair with a furry four-legged fido. So you may come to realize that it’s time to add a canine to the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/kids-and-dogs/ | May 1, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The World’s Largest Dogs
Big dogs equal big love and loyalty. Here are the large dog breeds that earn their place at the top of the size chart. Most people will know the Great Dane but what about the lovely Leonberger? When considering getting a dog, size is a factor, but only one of them. The dog’s personality, activity […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/largest-dogs/ | April 9, 2015
Pages Glossary
  Welcome to the AKC . We have put together definitions for dog words that you may not be familiar with. If you have additional questions regarding the glossary, please contact our Special Services Department. A Abdomen The belly or under surface between the chest and the hindquarters. Acetabulum The concave lateral portion of the […]
https://www.akc.org/about/glossary/ | December 19, 2014
Legislative Alerts Florida: Oppose Bill Seeking to Put Negative Attributes on Purebred Dogs
Florida Senate Bill 122, sponsored by Senator Larcenia Bullard, will be considered by the Florida Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday, April 7th, at 9:00 AM.  The bill seeks to require pet dealers to provide purchasers with written notices that impugn the genetic health of purebred dogs and increases fines to unreasonable amounts.  The American Kennel […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-oppose-bill-seeking-to-put-negative-attributes-on-purebred-dog/ | April 5, 2010
Legislative Alerts NC SB 460 Vote to Occur Today
The North Carolina Senate will take a final vote on Senate Bill 460 today. As passed out of the Rules committee yesterday, this measure has been largely gutted. The newly revised version of the bill is now available. AKC appreciates many of the changes that have been made that address some of the AKC’s concerns […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-sb-460-vote-to-occur-today/ | August 5, 2009

Showing 81-90 of 92 results