AKC Seeks Support of Fancy to Spread Responsible Dog Ownership Message
  Clubs Encouraged to Hold Educational Events For AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to announce that the fourth annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day will be held on Saturday, September 16th. The goal of the initiative is to educate first-time dog owners about the responsibilities of dog ownership […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-seeks-support-of-fancy-to-spread-responsible-dog-ownership-message-1/ | April 6, 2006
AKC Announces New Staff Changes
  -- Gina Weiser, Rosalind Kraus and John Leininger Join Executive Field Staff; Walter Bebout Named Director of Canine Legislation; Penny Leigh and Phil Guidry to Internal Consulting Group; Michael Shea to Retire -- American Kennel Club Chief Operating Officer John Lyons today announced the appointments of six longtime fanciers to key positions at AKC. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-new-staff-changes/ | April 5, 2006
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Adds Real-Time Record Updates to Website – www.akccar.org
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Adds Real-Time Record Updates to Website www.akccar.org   -- FREE Updates Now Entered Immediately Into Recovery Database -- American Kennel Club's Companion Animal Recovery announces a new feature on its website that will enable enrollees to update their contact information and have it reflected immediately in the recovery database. As always, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-companion-animal-recovery-adds-real-time-record-updates-to-website/ | April 3, 2006
American Kennel Club Lauds Ohio Ruling As Triumph Against Breed-Specific Legislation
Responsible Dog Owners Vindicated in Buckeye State New York, NY – The American Kennel Club applauds the Sixth District Court of Appeals in Ohio for handing responsible dog owners a monumental victory earlier this month, when it ruled that local and state breed-specific "vicious" dog laws were unconstitutional on equal protection and due process grounds, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-lauds-ohio-ruling-as-triumph-against-breed-specif/ | March 23, 2006
American Kennel Club Honors the Antelope Valley Kennel Club with a Community Achievement Award
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club (AKC) announced today that the Antelope Valley Kennel Club (AVKC), of Lancaster, California, has been named a recipient of the AKC Community Achievement Award for over 50 years of service and dedication to its community. Since its establishment in 1955, the club has served and supported its […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-the-antelope-valley-kennel-club-with-a-com/ | March 22, 2006
PAWS Discussion Draft Released
  Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) and Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) today released a "Discussion Draft" of an amended version of S. 1139, the "Pet Animal Welfare Statute of 2005" (PAWS). The Discussion Draft includes language clarifying several original provisions and adds some new provisions which resulted from input following a November 2005 hearing on the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/paws-discussion-draft-released/ | March 16, 2006
AKC Announces Board of Directors Election Results
  --David Keene and Dr. William R. Newman Elected to Board of Directors; Incumbent Director Nina Schaefer Re-Elected; Ronald H. Menaker and David C. Merriam Re-Elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman Respectively -- The Annual Meeting of the AKC Delegates and subsequent meeting of the Board of Directors took place on March 14, 2006. David […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-board-of-directors-election-results-2/ | March 15, 2006
Release of The Shaggy Dog and Success of 8 Below Prompt AKC to Remind Potential Dog Owners Not to Get Starstruck
-- Dog Experts Say Researching Breeds and Finding a Responsible Breeder Puts Your Pet in a Leading Role in Your Family. -- In light of the release this week of the film, "The Shaggy Dog," and the recent success of "8 Below" featuring Siberian Huskies, the American Kennel Club reminds moviegoers about the importance of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/release-of-the-shaggy-dog-and-success-of-8-below-prompt-akc-to-remind/ | March 7, 2006
Kentucky Joins Growing List of States to Pass AKC Canine Good Citizen Resolutions
  -- Importance of Responsible Dog Ownership Now Recognized by 23 States -- As a state that is fighting extremely restrictive dog ordinance proposals, Kentucky has joined the growing list of states that have passed AKC Canine Good Citizen® (CGC™) resolutions. Kentucky's CGC resolution endorses the CGC program and acknowledges that problems related to dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/kentucky-joins-growing-list-of-states-to-pass-akc-canine-good-citizen/ | March 3, 2006
AKC Chairman Says Recent Pennsylvania Kennel Seizure Illustrates Need for Legislation
  AKC Board Chairman Ron Menaker today commented on the seizure of several hundred dogs from a kennel in Chester County, PA, citing it as an example of the need for more comprehensive legislation to protect pets. "This very sad case is an example of why we support the Pet Animal Welfare Statute (PAWS)," said […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-chairman-says-recent-pennsylvania-kennel-seizure-illustrates-need/ | March 1, 2006

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