Christopher Walker Hired As Assistant Vice President, Social Media Outreach/Communications
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Christopher Walker has been hired as Assistant Vice President (AVP), Social Media Outreach/Communications, effective March 4, 2013. He will oversee the expansion of AKC’s digital marketing efforts via social media and other channels.   “Chris brings a broad marketing and digital marketing background to the […] | March 5, 2013
Nation’s Most Athletic Dogs to Descend on Tulsa for Championship Extravaganza
More than 1,600 of the nation’s top obedience, agility and AKC Rally® dogs will jump, heel and retrieve their way into Tulsa, Oklahoma for the first-ever Companion Events Extravaganza, hosted by the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) on March 15-17, 2013.   These talented canines will compete in the AKC National Agility Championship, AKC National Obedience […] | March 1, 2013
February 2013 AKC Board Meeting Highlights
New York, NY – Highlights from the February 7-8, 2013 meeting of the AKC Board of Directors are as follows.   Full details on these actions, as well as other actions taken, are included in the minutes for the meeting, which will be posted on the AKC website.   The American Hairless Terrier, the Norrbottenspets, […] | February 13, 2013
Living Large! Bigger Breeds Shake Up Top 10 On Most Popular List
Lab Ties Poodle for the Longest Consecutive Reign at #1 and Bulldog Enters Top 5   Check out a Slideshow of the Top 10 Breeds at TODAY.COM   New York, NY – Proving that bigger really is better, the American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that the Bulldog has muscled its way into the top […] | January 30, 2013
Bebout Award Presented to Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners
New York, NY - The Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners (MassFed) has been presented the Walter Bebout Memorial Award for Leadership in Canine Legislation for 2012 by the American Kennel Club® (AKC®). Named for the late Director of the AKC Government Relations Department, the "Bebout Award" recognizes federations and dog owner/breeder […] | January 29, 2013
AKC CAR Canine Support And Relief Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications For 2013
Applications Accepted until February 28th Raleigh, NC — The AKC CAR Canine Support and Relief Fund, a 501 (c) 3 charitable fund that provides resources,  funds and other assistance to support not-for-profit K-9 search and rescue organizations, is now accepting grant applications for 2013. Applications will be accepted until February 28th for grants of a non-emergency […] | January 17, 2013
AKC/Eukanuba National Championship To Air February 2nd on ABC Television Network
Watch Top Dogs Compete for Best in Show and $225,000 in Cash and Prizes The 12th edition of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, featuring the country’s premier dogs vying for the biggest dog show prize in the world and special features like a ceremony honoring hero dogs, will air on ABC on Saturday, February 2nd at […] | January 16, 2013

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