TOP DOGS CROWNED AT 2023 AKC AGILITY INVITATIONAL
The 18th annual AKC® Agility Invitational Presented by YuMOVE® took place December 16-17, 2023 in Orlando, FL in conjunction with the AKC® National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, demonstrating the highest level of training and teamwork between dog and handler. The top five dogs in each breed received an invitation to compete in this prestigious […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/top-dogs-crowned-2023-akc-agility-invitational/ | December 26, 2023
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES BREEDER OF THE YEAR BY SPORT
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, wishes to acknowledge those individuals that have excelled at breeding dogs that have proven to be outstanding in AKC sports. The commitment to preserve, protect and improve a breed represents the very essence of the AKC. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-breeder-year-sport/ | December 20, 2023
TOP DOGS CROWNED AT AKC OBEDIENCE CLASSIC
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of 217 dogs this past weekend at the 10th AKC® Obedience Classic. Competitions were held December 16-17, 2023 in conjunction with the AKC® National Championship Presented by Royal Canin at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The 12th AKC® Obedience […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/top-dogs-crowned-akc-obedience-classic-2/ | December 20, 2023
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CONGRATULATES EIGHT CLUBS IN RECEIVING THE AKC EDDY AWARD FOR BREEDER EDUCATION
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is excited to announce the recipients of the 2023 AKC Eddy Award. The AKC Eddy Award is designed to encourage and reward Parent Clubs that demonstrate a breeder education effort (website, workshop, mentoring, or the like) […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-congratulates-eight-clubs-receiving-akc-eddy-award-breeder-education/ | December 19, 2023
AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW PRESENTED BY ROYAL CANIN TO AIR ON ABC DECEMBER 31ST  
The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin® will air as a three-hour special on the ABC television network on December 31st, 2023, at 2 p.m. ET. The show features thousands of dogs from around the country and the world competing for the coveted title of America’s National Champion. Hosting the broadcast are AKC Executive […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-championship-dog-show-presented-royal-canin-air-abc-december-31st/ | December 18, 2023
LUKE AND DIANE EHRICHT NAMED 2023 AKC BREEDER OF THE YEAR
Luke and Diane Ehricht were presented with the 2023 AKC Breeder of the Year award for Hallmark Jolei Shih Tzu at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Saturday, December 16, 2023.  The annual award honors those breeders who have made an impact on their breed and dedicate their lives to improving the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/luke-diane-ehricht-named-2023-akc-breeder-year/ | December 16, 2023
OCTAVIA STENSEN WINS BEST JUNIOR HANDLER AT THE AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP COMPETITION
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Octavia Stensen with her Norwegian Buhund GCHB CH Cultiva Cruisin For A Bruisin was awarded the coveted title of Best Junior Handler along with a $5,000 scholarship. The Junior Showmanship competition, for handlers between 9 to 18 years of age, was held for the 23rd […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/octavia-stensen-wins-best-junior-handler-akc-national-championship-junior-showmanship-competition/ | December 16, 2023
JUNIOR HANDLERS TAKE THE TOP SPOTS AT 2023 AKC NATIONAL OWNER-HANDLED SERIES FINALS
The AKC® National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals Best in Show honors went to GCHB CH Kinloch So There!, an Irish Setter known affectionately as “Stryker” owned and handled by 14-year-old Adam Kucera and bred by Patty Fanelli and Mike Fanelli. Adam and Stryker beat out 874 other dogs to take highest honor. Additionally, 15-year-old Savanna […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/junior-handlers-take-top-spots-2023-akc-national-owner-handled-series-finals/ | December 16, 2023
ROTTWEILER “GRANGER” WINS AKC ROYAL CANIN NATIONAL ALL-BREED PUPPY AND JUNIOR STAKES
CH Von Hawes Forever Forward, a Rottweiler known as “Granger” triumphed over 1,717 dogs ages six months to 18 months to become the AKC® Royal Canin National All-Breed Junior of the Year, held today in Orlando, Fla in conjunction with the AKC® National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. “Granger,” owned and bred by Peter Hawes […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/rottweiler-granger-wins-akc-royal-canin-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes/ | December 16, 2023
FIVE HEROIC DOGS HONORED WITH 2023 AKC® HUMANE FUND AWARDS FOR CANINE EXCELLENCE (ACE)
The AKC® Humane Fund is proud to announce the winners of the 24th annual AKC® Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). These awards celebrate five loyal, hard-working dogs that have significantly improved the lives of their owners and communities. The five winners were carefully chosen from a pool of over 600 impressive nominations. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/five-heroic-dogs-honored-2023-akc-humane-fund-awards-canine-excellence-ace/ | December 11, 2023

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