AKC Salutes Recent Retirees
  The American Kennel Club and the Board of Directors extend their best wishes and thanks to the recent executives who retired at the close of 2003. These exemplary employees are recognized for many dedicated years of service and commitment to the organization and sport of purebred dogs. Alfred L. Cheaure joined the American Kennel Club […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-salutes-recent-retirees/ | January 7, 2004
AKC Seeks Ambitious Young Fanciers
For 2004 Summer Intern Program The American Kennel Club is seeking new interns for the summer of 2004. The program runs for eight consecutive weeks during the months of June and July. Students will be selected for paid internships at either the New York headquarters or the Raleigh facility. The AKC Internship Program was created […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-seeks-ambitious-young-fanciers/ | January 7, 2004
New York State Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of AKC
  On Tuesday, December 23, 2003 The New York State Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, published its 6-0 decision in the case of Jon Hammer vs. The American Kennel Club, finding in favor of the AKC and the American Brittany Club. Mr. Hammer filed suit against AKC and the American Brittany Club […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/new-york-state-court-of-appeals-rules-in-favor-of-akc/ | December 23, 2003
ACE Awards 2004
  The American Kennel Club is accepting nominations for its Awards of Canine Excellence for the year 2004. To qualify, the purebred dog must be AKC registered or registerable, and have performed some exemplary act, whether large or seemingly small that has significantly benefited a community or individual. One award will be given in each […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/ace-awards-2004/ | December 22, 2003
AKC ACE Presentation in Ohio
  On Saturday, December 13, Josie, a Cardigan Welsh Corgi, and this year's ACE Award recipient in the category of Therapy Dog, received an honorary plaque at the Richland County Kennel Club show in Cleveland, Ohio. A check for $1,000 and a sterling silver medallion were presented to Josie's owners, Betty Jean and Dale Greig, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-ace-presentation-in-ohio/ | December 17, 2003
Conflict of Interest Committee
  Following the November board meeting it was announced that a new was formed to review conflict provisions now in place and make recommendations for possible modifications or additions, if deemed necessary. Its goal is a wide-ranging and thorough study of how, or if, conflict of interest situations warrant further regulation. Consistency of policy in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/conflict-of-interest-committee/ | December 16, 2003
Rare Breeds in Companion Events
AKC Sets Criteria for Rare Breeds to Compete in Companion Events 18 FSS Breeds Eligible for Competition as of January 1 The American Kennel Club announced that Foundation Stock Service (FSS) breeds meeting certain criteria are eligible to compete in AKC all-breed Companion Events including Obedience, Agility and Tracking, effective January 1, 2004. Inclusion in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/rare-breeds-in-companion-events/ | December 16, 2003
Do Your Homework Before Giving to Charity
  Most of you who own dogs treat your dogs like family and care deeply for the well being of all dogs. You want to give generously to charities that benefit dogs, but the AKC advises you to choose organizations that best serve your desired ends. There is a difference between animal welfare organizations and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/do-your-homework-before-giving-to-charity/ | December 10, 2003
AKC Gazette Correction
An article appeared on page 8 of the December AKC Gazette asking readers for comments and input regarding a proposed AKC Working Dog Sport program. This article was placed incorrectly and we apologize for the error. It was intended for August 2003 publication, not December 2003. This inadvertent publication in no way indicates renewed interest […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-gazette-correction/ | December 9, 2003
ACE Recipient’s Passing
We are deeply sorry to announce that the 2003 ACE Award winner in the Search and Rescue Category, Pepper, a German Shepherd Dog, died recently from complications from Lyme's Disease. We extend our condolences to Richard and Myrna Goodwin of Croydon, Pennsylvania. To read about Pepper's contributions to Search and Rescue, please visit the ACE […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/ace-recipients-passing/ | December 8, 2003

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