Search And Rescue Grant Extends Study Of Dogs Deployed On September 11, 2001
  New York, NY – The AKC Companion Animal Recovery and AKC Canine Health Foundation have approved funding that will allow Cynthia Otto, DVM, PhD, at the University of Pennsylvania to continue to study the health of the dogs deployed to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon following the terrorist attacks in September 2001. […] | October 14, 2004
American Kennel Club Contributes Up To $1 Million To AKC Canine Health Foundation Endowment
  New York, NY – The American Kennel Club’s Board of Directors has authorized a donation of up to $1 million to the AKC Canine Health Foundation Endowment Fund. An initial installment of $500,000 will be given outright and an additional $500,000 in matching funds will be made available by AKC for all new donations […] | October 14, 2004
AKC Announces Staff Promotions
  New York, NY — President and Chief Executive Officer, Dennis B. Sprung, announced today a number of executive promotions, as well as the hiring of a new manager in the Public Relations department. In his statement Sprung said, " I am proud of these employees for their outstanding performance and for the fact that […] | October 13, 2004
Homeless Florida Dogs Find Shelter In Colorado
  AKC Relief Efforts Continue in the Southeast after Rash of Hurricanes    New York, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC) applauds the efforts of Diane Albers and the Florida Association of Kennel Clubs (FAKC) for arranging the transfer of more than 100 dogs – homeless as a result of the hurricanes – to […] | October 8, 2004
ACE Award recipient honored at the Montgomery County Kennel Club Show
On Sunday, October 3, Kelsie, a West Highland White Terrier and this year's Service Dog ACE Award recipient, was honored at the Montgomery County Kennel Club show. Kelsie was presented with a plaque from The American Kennel Club. Kelsie's owner, Loren Marino of Tom's River, New Jersey, will be presented with a check for $1,000 […] | October 6, 2004
American Kennel Club Offers Tips For Protecting Your Dog In Support Of ‘Fire Safety Week’
New York, NY — As the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) gears up for "Fire Safety Week" October 3-9, the American Kennel Club reminds dog owners to consider their canine companions when it comes to fire safety. "Many animal lovers consider their pets to be members of the family," said AKC spokesperson Gail Miller. "In […] | October 5, 2004
Donation to NC State Mobile Veterinary Hospital
  The AKC Community Events Team, on behalf of all AKC employees, donated $1,155.00 to the NC State Mobile Veterinary Hospital. The funds are earmarked for the purchase of three sets of left-handed surgical instruments. Presenting the check is AKC Chief Operating Officer, John Lyons and AKC Community Events Team sub-committee chairperson, John Brading. Dr. […] | October 5, 2004
Nominations Open For 10th Annual SKARDA Award
Langdon Skarda, banker, lawyer, cowboy, breeder, owner-handler and all-breed judge, was perhaps the most beloved American Kennel Club judge of the 20th century. The award was conceived and created by a group of Skarda’s closest friends to honor and perpetuate his memory. And to encourage the perpetuation of the ethic which Skarda typified. It is […] | October 5, 2004
AKC Continues Relief Efforts in the Wake of Devastating Hurricanes in the Southeast
  Updated Information — 4:00 PM, 10.1.04   New York, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC) and AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC-CAR), continue to work closely with the Florida Association of Kennel Clubs (FAKC) to assist animals affected by the devastating hurricanes in the southeast region of the U.S. The AKC has sent crates […] | October 1, 2004
AKC Online Breeder Classifieds Offer Valuable Service to Breeders in the AKC Network
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club announced today that it is now accepting listings for AKC Online Breeder Classifieds (AKC OBC), a new web-based service designed to bring breeders of AKC-registrable puppies together with potential pet owners. A breeder of an AKC-registered litter in good standing with the AKC may place a listing […] | October 1, 2004

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