American Kennel Club Publications Honored with 10 Awards at DWAA Competition
The American Kennel Club Publications Department captivated at the 2020 Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) Competition – winning a total of an unprecedented 10 awards! “I’m proud of the recognition that our very talented, professional and experienced Publications staff has received,” said Director of AKC Publications, Russell Bianca. “Their hard work and dedication — […] | February 19, 2021
The American Kennel Club Awards Canine Hero with 2021 AKC Paw of Courage
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is proud to honor K9 Arlo of the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office in Washington with the 2021 AKC Paw of CourageSM award as he recovers from two bullet wounds that he sustained while working in the line of duty […] | February 18, 2021
2021 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2021 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, December 19, 2021. The 2021 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […] | February 11, 2021
American Kennel Club and PetPartners, Inc. Expand Relationship in Response to Record Growth in Pet Ownership
Fueled by record growth in pet acquisition and registration, the American Kennel Club (AKC®), the leading advocate for dogs, and PetPartners, Inc. (PPI), its longtime administrator of AKC Pet Insurance (insurance underwritten by Independence American Insurance Company), announced an expanded licensing and marketing agreement which takes their relationship to an unprecedented new level. The expanded […] | February 10, 2021
The American Kennel Club Awards the 2020 Junior Versatility Scholarships
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Junior Versatility Scholarships. The scholarships are generously offered by Carolyn and Gary Koch and the AKC Juniors Department. The AKC awarded the AKC Junior Versatility Scholarships to the top five […] | February 3, 2021
AKC.TV Announces New Hosts of ‘AKC DogCenter’ and ‘Ask the Expert’
Carolyn Manno and Mike Janela to assume hosting duties on the network, the leading digital OTT network designed especially for dog lovers and presented by The American Kennel Club (AKC®), is excited to announce two new hosts for its popular shows “AKC DogCenter: Live From 101 Park” and “Ask The Expert.” Beginning this month, […] | February 1, 2021
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

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