AKC Employees Help Raleigh Police Department
On the evening of July 27, 2004 the Raleigh Police Department lost one of their beloved K-9 dogs. Nero, a four year old Belgian Malinois, was tragically killed in a training accident. Nero's death has taken a toll on the department. This is the second dog the department has lost in the last three months. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-employees-help-raleigh-police-department/ | August 6, 2004
Presidential Purebred Pups Are A White House Tradition
  From Washington's Foxhounds to Bush's "Barney," presidential purebred pups are as traditional as baseball and apple pie. Twenty-two U.S. presidents have owned purebred dogs and most shared the White House with them. While some dogs had jobs - "Millie" authored a book, "Him" and "Her" modeled for Life magazine, and "Laddie Boy" oversaw high-level […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/presidential-purebred-pups-are-a-white-house-tradition/ | August 2, 2004
Inaugural Breeders’ Symposium Is Huge Success
The first-ever Breeders Symposium, held on Saturday, July 17, 2004 in Raleigh, N. C. provided attendees with the golden opportunity to learn how to breed better dogs as well as gather the most current information available for improving canine health through advances in veterinary medicine. Jointly sponsored by the American Kennel Club and the Canine […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/inaugural-breeders-symposium-is-huge-success/ | July 21, 2004
Elaine Ostrander to Serve as AKC DNA Consultant
Department to Increase Emphasis on Health Issues & New Technologies New York, NY -The American Kennel Club has announced that Elaine A. Ostrander, Ph.D., will serve as a consultant to the DNA department. Ostrander will work closely with staff of the DNA department and Compliance Division Assistant Vice President Tom Sharp. "We couldn't be more […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/elaine-ostrander-to-serve-as-akc-dna-consultant/ | July 15, 2004
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day Celebrated This September With Public Events Across The Country
-- Listing of Over 200 Events Goes Live on AKC Web Site --   New York, NY - The American Kennel Club has declared Friday, September 17, "AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day," and announced hundreds of events to be held nationwide throughout the month of September. The goal of the initiative - being held for […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-day-celebrated-this-september-with-publi/ | July 12, 2004
AKC Awards $160,000 In Veterinary Scholarships
  -- AKC Awards 23 Scholarships to Veterinary Students-- New York, NY - The American Kennel Club announced that 23 Veterinary Scholarships have been awarded to students from fifteen of the twenty-eight US accredited schools of veterinary medicine. These awards include three Chairman's awards of $15,000 each, three President's awards of $10,000 each, and seventeen […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-awards-160000-in-veterinary-scholarships/ | July 6, 2004
The Newest AKC Recognized Breeds
  Effective July 1, 2004, the Black Russian Terrier and the Neapolitan Mastiff became eligible for competition in the Working Group.   The Black Russian Terrier first bred true in 1956 and its history is a compelling one. During the 1930's a military kennel named the Red Star started work on a native breed that […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-newest-akc-recognized-breeds/ | July 2, 2004
Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004
Hartz Mountain Corporation Becomes Official Sponsor of AKC Veterinary Outreach Program
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) is proud to announce a new relationship with The Hartz Mountain Corporation to become the official sponsor of the AKC Veterinary Outreach Program. The AKC Veterinary Outreach Program unites the world of purebred dogs with the veterinary community through educational initiatives aimed at veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/hartz-mountain-corporation-becomes-official-sponsor-of-akc-veterinary/ | June 17, 2004
Susan Komen Race for the Cure
  The 8th annual was held on Saturday, June 12th at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. This event raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for breast cancer research. This was the largest Susan Komen event yet, with over 17,000 participants. The AKC was represented by a team of 50 walkers/runners organized by the Community Events […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/susan-komen-race-for-the-cure/ | June 17, 2004

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