Goodpup App Sponsors New AKC Virtual Home Manners Titling Program
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that GoodPup, a dog training over video chat service, is the official sponsor of the new Virtual Home Manners (VHM) Program. The program is designed to help teach dogs proper manners at home. Teaching their dogs to behave at home is important for owners, mentally stimulating for […] | January 26, 2021
Calling All Canine Heroes! Nominate a Dog for an AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence!
To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Nominations are open now through July 31st and winners will be announced in late 2021. The 2021 Awards for Canine Excellence will be covered […] | January 25, 2021
Whippet “Bourbon” Wins Best in Show at 20th AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
National Champion Beats Out More Than 4,000 Dogs GCHP CH Pinnacle Kentucky Bourbon, a Whippet known as “Bourbon” triumphed over more than 4,000 competitors to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, held December 12-13, 2020 in Orlando, FL. “Bourbon,” owned […] | January 18, 2021
AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented By Royal Canin To Air On ABC January 17th
Thousands of dogs put their best paw forward for the title of National Champion The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin® will air on its new network, ABC, as a three-hour special this Sunday January 17, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. The show features thousands of dogs from around the country and the […] | January 11, 2021
American Kennel Club Recognizes Top Juniors by Sport
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) wishes to acknowledge the participation of Juniors in all AKC Sports. Top juniors are determined by a point system for participation, handling dogs to qualifying scores or legs for the event, placements and wins. “We at the American Kennel Club are thrilled to recognize these juniors,” said Mari-Beth O’Neill, Vice […] | January 6, 2021
American Kennel Club Names NH Dogs Federation Winner of Bebout Legislative Award
The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to name the Dog Owners of the Granite State (NH DOGS) as the fourth quarter 2020 winner of the Walter Bebout Award for Leadership in Canine Legislation. The award recognizes federations and owner/breeder organizations that have demonstrated leadership in educating legislators about responsible dog ownership issues and have […] | January 5, 2021
American Kennel Club Introduces New #AKCDogStars for 2021
Popular pups mix fun and education to promote dog sports and responsible dog ownership The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is excited to announce the newest members of #AKCDogStars, an Instagram influencer program. This educational program aims to spread information about dog sports and responsible dog ownership while also capturing the realities of these dog’s lives […] | January 5, 2021
American Kennel Club Welcomes Biewer Terrier to its Pack
-Toy Breed Becomes 197th To Be Recognized- [caption id="attachment_120259" align="aligncenter" width="300"]             Courtesy of the Biewer Terrier Club of America and AKC[/caption] The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Biewer Terrier has received full recognition, and is […] | January 4, 2021

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