AKC Announces Recipients of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Awards
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement awards. This year’s recipients have greatly advanced the sport of purebred dogs through their dedication to breeding, exhibiting, judging, teaching and club involvement. The three winners were selected from votes cast by AKC member clubs. They will be honored […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-recipients-of-the-2015-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | October 7, 2014
The 25 Smallest Dog Breeds
Daily Life Smaller dogs don’t necessarily need to work off loads of energy, so they are quite suitable for apartment life. But not all small dogs live to be lap warmers! Certain breeds like Dachshunds or small terriers would also love country life and the opportunity to run around on a farm. If your family […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/smallest-2014-sept/ | September 30, 2014
The 15 Largest Dog Breeds: More Dog To Love
Some people live by the motto "bigger is better," and it extends to their dogs too. There are many large dog breeds, each with different care and training needs. Exercise Most large dog breeds were bred for a purpose or function. Some breeds were meant to be hunters, others guard dogs. Dogs with great endurance […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-15-largest-dog-breeds-more-dog-to-love/ | September 18, 2014
AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Program Turns 25
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club’s (AKC®) groundbreaking Canine Good Citizen® program is proud to announce its 25th birthday! Long considered the gold standard for dog behavior in communities across the country, CGC® is getting #social to celebrate with its human and canine friends across the country. The two-part training program, which stresses […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akcs-canine-good-citizen-program-turns-25/ | September 18, 2014
Working Like A Dog! American Kennel Club Celebrates Our Canine Coworkers This Labor Day
Humans aren’t the only members of the workforce! This Labor Day, the American Kennel Club celebrates the evolution of our canine coworkers – what jobs they were originally bred to perform and what work you can see them doing now. Dogs do so many important jobs. From hunting to bomb detection to saving lives, dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/working-like-a-dog-american-kennel-club-celebrates-our-canine-coworker-1/ | August 29, 2014
Purina Pro Plan Renews Sponsorship of AKC Registered Handlers Program
  New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Purina® Pro Plan® will continue its sponsorship of the AKC Registered Handlers Program (RHP) for the next three years. The RHP strives to maintain high standards and integrity among professional handlers within the sport of purebred dogs. “Support from partners […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/purina-pro-plan-renews-sponsorship-of-akc-registered-handlers-program/ | August 29, 2014
AKC Reunite to Donate Universal Microchip Scanners to Massachusetts Shelters And Animal Control Offi
Raleigh, NC — In support of Massachusetts legislation requiring all animal control officers to scan all stray dogs for the presence of a microchip, AKC Reunite, the nation’s largest non-profit pet recovery service, has pledged up to 20 Proscan 700 universal microchip scanners to Massachusetts shelters and animal control officers.  In the last four years, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-reunite-to-donate-universal-microchip-scanners-to-massachusetts-sh/ | August 28, 2014
2014 AKC Breeder of the Year Award Group Honorees Named
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announced today the 2014 AKC Breeder of the Year Award group recipients, recognizing seven breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups that are dedicated to excellence and the advancement of the purebred dog. “Breeders are the heartbeat of the American Kennel […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2014-akc-breeder-of-the-year-award-group-honorees-named/ | August 19, 2014
AKC Applauds New Federal Regulations Protecting Canine Health and Restricting The Age Of Puppies Imp
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) released new regulations that will restrict the importation of puppies younger than 6 months of age into the continental United States for the purpose of resale, research or veterinary treatment. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-applauds-new-federal-regulations-protecting-canine-health-and-rest/ | August 19, 2014
AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help For Pets In Boone County, Missouri
  AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC Reunite and dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, just donated an AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer to Boone County, Missouri. The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) presented the trailer to the Boone County Office of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-pet-disaster-relief-rolls-out-help-for-pets-in-boone-county-missouri/ | August 15, 2014

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