Pennsylvania: Conshohocken Considering Leash Law on October 20
At its October 20, 2021 Council meeting, Conshohocken (PA) Borough will be considering an ordinance that will amend the existing animal control regulations including that prohibits off-leash animals. Chapter 2 of the Conshohocken’s Borough Code has not been updated in over 30 years.  The proposed ordinance seeks to provide an update to Chapter 2 addressing […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/pennsylvania-conshohocken-considering-leash-law-october-20/ | October 15, 2021
The American Kennel Club Announces AKC My Canine & Me Award Winners
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the winners of our newest award, AKC My Canine & Me. This award honors children and young adults who are making a positive impact on the world with their dogs or achieving personal growth and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-akc-canine-award-winners/ | October 14, 2021
The CanAm Flyball Classic To Be Broadcast On ESPN2
The Ultimate Dog Relay Race Comes To ESPN Networks The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for all dogs, is excited to announce that the CanAm Flyball Classic will be broadcast on ESPN2. The canine action premieres on Sunday, October 17th, 2021 at 4p.m. ET on ESPN2. The world’s largest flyball tournament is hosted by the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/canam-flyball-classic-broadcast/ | October 12, 2021
AKC.TV Announces Its Live Fall 2021 Programming Lineup
The Legendary Morris & Essex Kennel Club Dog Show Kicks Off The Season AKC.tv, an OTT network designed especially for dog lovers & owners, presented by The American Kennel Club (AKC), is pleased to announce its list of programs slated to air in Fall 2021. The season kicks off with the Morris & Essex Kennel […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-tv-announces-live-fall-2021-programming-lineup/ | September 30, 2021
AKC Education to Offer Fun, Virtual Classes for Dog-Loving Kids
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce an innovative new learning opportunity for children with online learning platform Outschool. Outschool offers online classes in a variety of different subject areas, giving children the unique opportunity to explore classes in topics they may be interested in. “We are thrilled to join forces with Outschool to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-education-offer-fun-virtual-classes-dog-loving-kids/ | September 28, 2021
American Kennel Club & Bounce Dryer Sheets Team Up To Help Pet Owners Tackle Shedding
      The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce Bounce Dryer Sheets as a new sponsor in support of their Bounce Pet Hair & Lint Guard product. Bounce Dryer Sheets will sponsor the AKC Breed of the Day highlight once per […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-bounce-dryer-sheets-team-help-pet-owners-tackle-shedding/ | September 23, 2021
Responsible Dog Ownership Day to Shine Blue with Helmsley Building This September
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs is proud to announce that the Helmsley Building, located at 230 Park, will shine blue this Saturday, September 18, 2021 in honor of Responsible Dog Ownership Day. “The American Kennel Club is extremely grateful to RXR Realty for approving […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/responsible-dog-ownership-day-shine-blue-helmsley-building-september/ | September 15, 2021
The American Kennel Club Promotes Sandra D’Andrea to Field Director of Conformation
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Sandra D’Andrea has been promoted to Field Director of Conformation effective September 1, 2021. In her new role, she will be responsible for managing the field staff at conformation events.  Sandra joined the AKC in November 2012 as an Executive Field Representative based in the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-promotes-sandra-dandrea-field-director-conformation/ | August 30, 2021
Senators Take Action to Forestall Potential Crisis of Unhealthy Imported Dogs
Memorandum Today, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced a measure to require that all dogs imported into the U.S. meet minimum health standards as demonstrated in a health certificate issued by a recognized veterinary authority in the country of origin. The Senate Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2021 joins companion measure HR […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/senators-take-action-forestall-potential-crisis-unhealthy-imported-dogs/ | August 4, 2021
Clifford W. Steele and Jeffrey Wright Hired as AKC Executive Field Representatives
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Clifford W. Steele and Jeffrey Wright have been hired as Executive Field Representatives in Conformation, with Mr. Steele covering the New England area, and Mr. Wright covering the Midwest. Both started their positions in July 2021. “Both Clifford and Jeffrey have been handling dogs for […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/clifford-w-steele-jeffrey-wright-hired-akc-executive-field-representatives/ | August 4, 2021

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