American Kennel Club Announces Recipients of 2021 Veterinary Scholarships
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, continues its commitment to students pursuing veterinary studies with the announcement of the 2021 AKC Veterinary Outreach Scholarship recipients. This scholarship is designed to support individuals with a background in AKC events and programs, who seek to promote animal […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-recipients-2021-veterinary-scholarships/ | June 1, 2021
The American Kennel Club Posthumously Awards Canine Hero with 2021 AKC Paw of Courage
[caption id="attachment_129342" align="aligncenter" width="169"] K-9 Kozmo of the Mesquite Police Department[/caption] The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is honored to recognize K9 Kozmo of the Mesquite Police Department in Mesquite, TX with a posthumous 2021 AKC Paw of CourageSM award after he made the ultimate […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-posthumously-awards-canine-hero-2021-akc-paw-courage/ | May 27, 2021
The American Kennel Club Crowns Winners of AKC Agility Premier Cup
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the winners of the AKC Agility Premier Cup. The competition was held at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida on May 15. “It was a thrill to see the Agility Premier Cup return this year and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-winners-akc-agility-premier-cup/ | May 26, 2021
American Kennel Club Welcomes U.S. Police Canine Association to the AKC Family
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Police Canine Association is the newest organization associated with the AKC. The United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) is the largest and oldest police dog certification organization in the United States. “AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-welcomes-u-s-police-canine-association-akc-family/ | May 24, 2021
2021 National Owner-Handled Series & National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes Judging Panels Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2021 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2021-national-owner-handled-series-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | May 18, 2021
American Kennel Club Announces the Recipients of 2021 Lifetime Achievement Awards
 The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: Peter Green (Conformation), Betty Winthers (Companion Events) and Jim Basham (Performance). The Awards, created by AKC President and CEO Dennis Sprung, are presented in recognition […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-recipients-2021-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | May 4, 2021
Gregory McCarthy Hired as AKC Executive Field Representative
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Gregory McCarthy of Avon, Massachusetts has been hired as an Executive Field Representative in Conformation. He starts effective May 2021 and will cover the Pacific Northwest territory. “Gregory has been involved in AKC dog sports since 1979 and certainly possesses the level of expertise that we […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/gregory-mccarthy-hired-akc-executive-field-representative/ | April 26, 2021
American Kennel Club Presents Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker with AKC “Top Dog” Leadership Award
The American Kennel Club™ (AKC), the largest purebred registry in the world and leading advocate for dogs, has presented Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker with the AKC “Top Dog” Leadership award in recognition of his advocacy for ensuring proper care and conditions at animal welfare facilities in the state. The AKC recognizes Governor Baker for his […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-presents-massachusetts-governor-charles-baker-akc-top-dog-leadership-award/ | April 14, 2021
Election of AKC Executive Officers
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the results of the annual election of officers, held in accordance with The Charter and Bylaws of the American Kennel Club.  At the April 2021 Board of Directors Meeting, the Executive Officers were reelected to the following positions: Dennis B. Sprung- President and Chief Executive Officer Gina […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/election-akc-executive-officers-2/ | April 14, 2021
American Kennel Club Crowns New National Agility Champions
The top Agility dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 1,100 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Agility Championship. Competitions were held March 26-28, 2021 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex and Central Park Hall at Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “After the cancellation of last […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-new-national-agility-champions/ | April 1, 2021

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