AKC Chairman of the Board Alan Kalter Shares AKC’s Future Direction In Dog News Q&A
New York, NY – A Q&A between AKC Chairman of the Board Alan Kalter and Dog News’ Matthew H. Stander originally appeared in the April 11, 2014 issue of Dog News. The contents of the interview about the future direction of the AKC are reprinted here with permission of the publisher.   What steps do […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-chairman-of-the-board-alan-kalter-shares-akcs-future-direction-in/ | April 23, 2014
A Response To HBO Real Sports
In November of last year, AKC received an inquiry from HBO Real Sports. They told us they wanted to do a story about the dog sports in America, how it has evolved and the role that health plays in competition and breed standards. After months of conversation, deliberation, negotiation and preparation, AKC made the decision […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/a-response-to-hbo-real-sports/ | April 23, 2014
Diana Wilson and Guy Fisher Hired as AKC Executive Field Representatives
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Diana Wilson and Guy Fisher have been hired as AKC Executive Field Representatives.   Wilson will join the staff May 5, 2014 in the Denver, Colorado area, while Fisher will join the staff on June 2, 2014, working out of the AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/diana-wilson-and-guy-fisher-hired-as-akc-executive-field-representativ/ | April 15, 2014
AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help For Pets In Tennessee
AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers help to create a safe, temporary home-base for at least 50 pets immediately after a disaster is declared. Co-location shelters, where people can evacuate with their pets, as well as emergency animal shelters for displaced animals can be created. The trailers house and deliver essential supplies such as fans, lighting […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-pet-disaster-relief-rolls-out-help-for-pets-in-tennessee/ | April 7, 2014
Do You Know a Dog That Deserves an AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence? Nominate Your Canin
To celebrate the dogs that enrich, inspire, or in some meaningful way contribute to the lives of individuals or entire communities, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE).   The submission deadline is July 1, 2014.     Since the creation of the awards program in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/do-you-know-a-dog-that-deserves-an-akc-humane-fund-award-for-canine-ex/ | March 31, 2014
Agility, Obedience and AKC Rally National Champions Crowned in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at Companion
Eleven AKC® National Agility Champions, one National Obedience Champion and the first-ever AKC Rally® National Champion were crowned from a record entry of more than 2,000 purebred and mixed-breed dogs at the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Companion Events Extravaganza, which took place this weekend in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “The winners of these Championship events are truly […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/agility-obedience-and-akc-rally-national-champions-crowned-in-harrisbu/ | March 31, 2014
American Kennel Club Reveals The Most Important Questions To Ask When Getting A Dog From A Shelter
New York, NY – Spring has arrived, and the warmer months often prove an ideal time for families to add a pet to their homes.  The season can also generate an influx of dogs to shelters as a result of owners who brought home holiday puppies before fully considering the responsibility.  Potential owners should always […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-reveals-the-most-important-questions-to-ask-when/ | March 28, 2014
Highlights From The March 2014 AKC Delegates And Board Meetings
Highlights from the March 11, 2014 Delegates Meeting and the March 11-12, 2014 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 meetings, which will be posted on the AKC website.   The following Delegates […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-march-2014-akc-delegates-and-board-meetings/ | March 17, 2014
Nation’s Top Agility, Obedience and Rally Dogs to Compete in 2014 AKC Companion Events Extravaganza
More than 2,000 talented purebred and mixed-breed canines will jump, heel and retrieve their way to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on March 27-30, 2014 for the second Companion Events Extravaganza, hosted by the American Kennel Club® (AKC®).   Over the four days, a record number of dogs will compete in the AKC National Agility Championship, AKC National […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/nations-top-agility-obedience-and-rally-dogs-to-compete-in-2014-akc-co/ | March 13, 2014
AKC Board of Directors Class of 2018 Elected
James Dok, Dr. Charles Garvin and Ronald Menaker Elected   New York, NY – At the Annual Meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 11, 2014, the AKC Board of Directors Class of 2018 was elected. The three Directors elected were: James Dok, Delegate from the Gig Harbor Kennel Club; Dr. Charles Garvin, Delegate from […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-board-of-directors-class-of-2018-elected/ | March 11, 2014

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