More Than 1,000 Dogs and Cats Set to Take Over NYC at This Year’s Second Annual Meet the Breeds
World’s Largest Gathering of Cats & Dogs to be Held October 16-17, 2010 at the Javits Center   Attention all pet lovers, it will be raining cats and dogs once again this October when the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and the Cat Fanciers’ Association® (CFA) return to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New […] | July 22, 2010
2nd Quarter 2010 Community Achievement Awards
American Kennel Club Honors the Lawrenceville Kennel Club With a Community Achievement Award The American Kennel Club® announced recently that the Lawrenceville Kennel Club (LKC) of Lawrenceville, Georgia has been named a recipient of the AKC® Community Achievement Award for its focus on training as an important part of promoting responsible dog ownership. LKC received […] | July 21, 2010
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Unleashed
  Hundreds of Nationwide Events Listed on Interested in learning training and grooming tips from the pros? Looking for a new canine family member? Or want to start competing in AKC events? Then be sure to mark "AKC® Responsible Dog Ownership Days" on your calendar. This month–long celebration includes hundreds of organizations around the country […] | July 19, 2010
AKC Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Finalists
  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the nominees for the annual Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Finalists are based on nominations by member clubs.  A winner from the three finalists in each category—Conformation, Companion Events, and Performance—will be voted on by member clubs, with voting ending on September 13, 2010.  There will be […] | July 16, 2010
Invisible Fence® Brand, ADT Security Services and Hill’s® Science Diet® Brand to Sponsor AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days
The American Kennel Club® is pleased to welcome Invisible Fence® Brand and ADT Security Services as returning sponsors and Hill's® Science Diet® Brand Pet Food as a new 2010 sponsor of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days (AKC RDO Days). A nationwide initiative in its eighth year, AKC RDO Days engage dog-related organizations across the country […] | July 15, 2010
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Donates Nearly $400,000 To Date in 2010
  --Disaster Preparedness Contributions to Benefit Organizations Across the Country-- Throughout the first half of 2010, the AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) Canine Support and Relief Fund has donated nearly $400,000 to organizations across the nation, including CAMET trailers to Delaware and Vermont and more than $215,000 in grants to Search and Rescue organizations […] | July 13, 2010
‘National Pet Fire Safety Day’ Prevention Tips to Keep Pets from Starting Home Fires
- New Data Says Pets Start Nearly 1,000 Fires Each Year - New York – July 12, 2010 – An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires, however, nearly 1,000 house fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners’ pets, according to a new data analysis by the National Fire Protection Association. […] | July 12, 2010
First 10 AKC Grand Champions in Each Breed to Receive Special Medallion
  - First-Ever AKC Grand Champion "Stoli" Recognized at Oklahoma Dog Show - In recognition of the newest American Kennel Club® Grand Champion conformation title, a special blue enamel AKC Medallion will be sent to the owners of the first 10 Grand Champion title holders in each AKC-recognized breed to mark this historic achievement. To […] | July 6, 2010

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