Tibetan Mastiff Joins Working Group; Plott to Compete in Hound Group
  New York, NY – The Tibetan Mastiff will become eligible for American Kennel Club® registration on September 1, 2006 and will compete in the Working Group as of January 1, 2007.  Also on January 1, the Plott, which currently competes in the Miscellaneous class, will begin competing in the Hound Group. The Tibetan Mastiff, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/tibetan-mastiff-joins-working-group-plott-to-compete-in-hound-group/ | July 12, 2006
AKC Welcomes 2006 Summer Interns
    NEW YORK, NY– The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to welcome nine students chosen to participate in the 2006 AKC Internship Program. The program isopen to college students primarily with a background and interest in purebred dogs but  qualified applicants from any background will be considered. The program is designed to further […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-welcomes-2006-summer-interns/ | June 30, 2006
AKC Honors Massachusetts Fancier Holly Stump With a Community Achievement Award
The American Kennel Club® announced today that Holly Stump of Ipswitch, Mass. has been named a recipient of the AKC® Community Achievement Awards for her efforts to educate legislators about the dangers of breed-specific legislation. Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners, a group in which she serves as board member, nominated Stump. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honors-massachusetts-fancier-holly-stump-with-a-community-achievem/ | June 15, 2006
AKC Honors New Jersey Fanciers Donna and Bill Welty With a Community Achievement Award
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honors-new-jersey-fanciers-donna-and-bill-welty-with-a-community-a/ | June 15, 2006
AKC Honors Vermont Fancier Edward Peterson With a Community Achievement Award
The American Kennel Club® announced today that Edward Peterson of Middlesex, Vt. has been named a recipient of the AKC® Community Achievement Awards for his dedication to preserving the rights of responsible dog owners. Peterson serves as spokesperson for the Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs. Peterson received one of three awards this quarter - Holly […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honors-vermont-fancier-edward-peterson-with-a-community-achievemen/ | June 15, 2006
AKC Judges’ Education Department Announces Upcoming Institutes For The Fall And Winter 2006-07
New York, NY – On January 1, 2006 responsibilities for Judges' Education was transferred to Judging Operations. Uniform criteria for seminars and workshops were established and discussions initiated with the National Judges Groups and representatives of major clusters to develop a cooperative approach to judge's education that will lead to enhanced quality, greater availability and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-judges-education-department-announces-upcoming-institutes-for-the/ | June 12, 2006
AKC Issues New Judging Approval Policy
New York, NY — The Board of Directors of The American Kennel Club® recently adopted a new Judging Approval Policy, which includes a procedure for the removal of approved breeds. Other revisions clarify the policy by more specifically defining the requirements. All changes are effective January 1, 2007. "Several substantive changes have been made that […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-issues-new-judging-approval-policy/ | May 24, 2006
AKC Adopts Judging Conflict of Interest Policy
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® Board of Directors has adopted a new Judging Conflict of Interest Policy, effective January 1, 2007.  AKC® believes that it has the best judges in the world and expends millions of dollars a year to administer its judging approval system to ensure that quality remains high. "AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-adopts-judging-conflict-of-interest-policy/ | May 12, 2006
The AKC and Buena Vista Home Entertainment Team Up to Educate Viewers About Response
The AKC and Buena Vista Home Entertainment Team Up to Educate Viewers About Responsible Dog Ownership   The American Kennel Club® and Buena Vista Home Entertainment announced a joint initiative today to help inform viewers about the joys and responsibilities of owning a dog. This partnership is a result of two highly successful films featuring […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-and-buena-vista-home-entertainment-team-up-to/ | May 12, 2006
AKC Approves Working Dog Sport
  -- Board Approved Parent Clubs Request for New Competition -- The American Kennel Club® Board of Directors has granted the request of four Parent Clubs to approve the Working Dog Sport (WDS), effective January 1, 2007 with regulations to be approved by the AKC Board. The breeds approved to compete in AKC®'s newest sport […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-approves-working-dog-sport/ | May 10, 2006

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