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Be the First to Meet the Breeds, See Funny Dog & Cat Videos, and Get Instant Event Updates


New York, NY – Calling all dog and cat lovers, the American Kennel Club (AKC®) has launched the official AKC Meet the Breeds® event blog, giving readers the opportunity to get involved with the event by commenting, asking questions, and following all things AKC Meet the Breeds. Tickets for the event are on sale now at


“The AKC is excited to launch a forum where people can get a sneak peak of AKC Meet the Breeds,” said AKC Meet the Breeds Spokesperson Gina DiNardo. “Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about some of the breeds they’ll meet at the event and watch some of the demos they’ll see, like cats and dogs racing against the clock in agility competitions.”

  • Be introduced to dogs and cats that will be a part of the event with lighthearted “Meet Me” profiles in which owners answer fun questions from their pet’s point of view – meet Stormy the Golden Retriever and Sirius the Giant Schnauzer.
  • See slideshows of some dog booth favorites like the Mastiff in a medieval castle, as well as our favorite “Kitty CATure” feline fashion looks.
  • Watch videos of agility and flyball demonstrations from previous years’ events.
  • Read tips on finding the right breed for your lifestyle, and get instant AKC Meet the Breeds updates.
  • Comment and interact with other readers.


“The blog also gives those outside the tri-state area the opportunity to be a part of AKC Meet the Breeds,” said DiNardo. “They might not be able to be at the Javits Center for the event, but they can get an exciting virtual experience.”


Join in on the fun and visit the AKC Meet the Breeds blog here Get your tickets for the event now at Advanced tickets are $15 adult/$10 kids.


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