2020 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2020 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 2020. The 2020 event will showcase the top national and international canine athletes […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2020-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 4, 2020
The American Kennel Club Solidifies Position as the World’s Leading Authority on Dog Sports
Organization records over 3 million entries across Performance, Conformation, Companion and Family Dog events. The American Kennel Club, the world’s largest dog registry, advocate for dogs, and the governing body in the United States, continues to be the leader in the sport of dogs with a record setting increase to 3.3 million entries in 2019 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-solidifies-position-worlds-leading-authority-dog-sports/ | February 4, 2020
AKC Museum of the Dog Announces Addition of Dr. Thomas F. Schutte to Board of Directors
The AKC Museum of the Dog is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Thomas F. Schutte to their Board of Directors. Schutte is President Emeritus at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. Since 1993, he has been credited with increasing Pratt’s enrollment, developing global programs, increasing degree offerings and number of faculty. His efforts have […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-museum-dog-announces-addition-dr-thomas-f-schutte-board-directors/ | January 21, 2020
Do You Know a Canine Hero? Nominate a Dog for an AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence!
To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE).  Nominations are open now through July 31st and winners will be announced in the fall of 2020. Each year, the AKC Humane Fund pays […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/know-canine-hero-nominate-dog-akc-humane-fund-award-canine-excellence-2/ | January 9, 2020
“Mush! A Tribute to Sled Dogs From Arctic Exploration to the Iditarod” Exhibit to Open at the AKC Museum of the Dog
The AKC Museum of the Dog is pleased to announce its next exhibition opening this winter. “Mush! A Tribute to Sled Dogs from Arctic Exploration to the Iditarod” will run from January 7th through March 29th. This exhibit aims to educate visitors about the history of sled dogs across the globe. The efforts of these […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/mush-tribute-sled-dogs-arctic-exploration-iditarod-exhibit-open-akc-museum-dog/ | January 2, 2020
Pekingese “Wasabi” Wins Best in Show at Largest Ever AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
National Champion is First Toy Group Winner in the History of the Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi, a Pekingese known as “Wasabi” triumphed over more than 5,200 competitors to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, held December 14-15, 2019 in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/pekingese-wasabi-wins-best-show-largest-ever-akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin/ | January 2, 2020
American Kennel Club Kicks Off the New Year with Two Brand New Breeds
- Barbet and Dogo Argentino Gain Full Recognition - The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Barbet and Dogo Argentino will receive full recognition and become eligible to compete in their respective groups on January 1, 2020. These additions bring the number […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-kicks-off-new-year-two-brand-new-breeds/ | December 31, 2019
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings Presents AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, welcomed Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings at the 2019 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Sunday, December 15th to present the AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) in the Uniformed Services Dog Category. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/orange-county-mayor-jerry-l-demings-presents-akc-humane-fund-award-canine-excellence/ | December 16, 2019
Top Dogs Crowned at AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational
The 2019 AKC Obedience Classic and the AKC Agility Invitational took place December 14-15, 2019 in Orlando, FL in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, demonstrating the highest level of training and teamwork between dog and handler. Obedience and agility competitions for junior handlers were held for the ninth year, and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/top-dogs-crowned-akc-obedience-classic-akc-agility-invitational-2/ | December 16, 2019
The American Kennel Club Launches Educational Math App for Children
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry, leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is proud to continue their extensive commitment to education with the launch of the AKC Math Agility App. The educational app is designed to teach children math using the popular AKC dog sport, Agility. In Agility, dogs race […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-launches-educational-math-app-children/ | December 16, 2019

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