American Kennel Club Library Catalog Now Accessible Online
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC) announced today that the catalog of its world-renowned library is now available online at The online bibliographic research tool, named "Caius," (pronounced KEYS) will help researchers identify information sources on various subjects associated with dogs – from the development of dog shows to the canine’s […] | December 6, 2004
AKC Employees Help Families in Need
Employees in the Raleigh, North Carolina office helped contribute over $700 worth of household items to the local Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House of Durham is a home-away-from-home, where seriously ill children and their families can live while receiving treatment. Over 700 families stayed in the 23 bedroom house last year, so it […] | December 1, 2004
Speck Honored by National Retriever Club for Outstanding Service
  New York, NY – The National Retriever Club (NRC) honored Bill Speck for his more than 20 years of service with retrievers and retriever field trials at the NRC annual meeting held in Montgomery, TX, on November 6, 2004. The occasion marked the first time the NRC has presented the award. In recognition, Speck […] | November 19, 2004
AKC Offers Tips for a Safe and Happy Holiday Season With Your Dog
Harsh winter weather and the hectic holiday season can be stressful for many people, but what about your furry, four-footed companion? The season's festivities can be both enjoyable and safe for your pet as long as you keep your canine's health and well being in mind. Following are tips from the American Kennel Club for […] | November 18, 2004
Do Your Homework Before Giving to Charity
  Most of you who own dogs treat your dogs like family and care deeply for the well being of all dogs. You want to give generously to charities that benefit dogs, but the AKC advises you to choose organizations that best serve your desired ends. There is a difference between animal welfare organizations and […] | November 18, 2004
AKC Communications Department Hosts ‘PR Summit’
AKC club members seeking to become savvy media specialists gathered at the first-ever AKC Communications Summit for a full day of learning and sharing ideas with AKC Communications staff and club-member panelists who have already found a formula for success when it comes to promoting their clubs and events. Held at the Kennel Club of […] | November 16, 2004
First Family Welcomes New Purebred Pup
-- "Clinton" Progeny to Enter the White House -- New York, NY – Republican President George W. Bush may have won re-election but it looks like there may soon be a Democratic operative in the White House. The new arrival-- a purebred Scottish Terrier puppy named Miss Beazley--will play a dual role as a birthday […] | November 12, 2004
Steve Fielder Joins AKC
  The American Kennel Club announced today the appointment of Stephen F. Fielder as Director of Coonhound Events. Fielder comes to AKC with a wealth of experience gained during a 22-year career in the field of purebred dogs. With a special emphasis on coonhounds, he has held numerous positions with United Kennel Club (UKC) and […] | November 9, 2004
AKC Seeks Support For Insurance Campaign
  Each year, countless homeowners are dropped by their insurance carriers or denied new coverage due to the breed of dog they own. Even the most responsible owners may find themselves facing exorbitant premiums or—worse—the devastating decision to give up their pet in order to obtain or maintain adequate insurance. The battle for coverage often […] | November 5, 2004
U. S. Coast Guard, Vietnam Dog Handler Association (VDHA) and Boy Scout Troop 37 Unveil the Staten Island War Dog Memorial
Coast Guard Activities New York, the largest Coast Guard field unit, welcomed a special new addition to New York City’s Fort Wadsworth on Friday, October 29. The Staten Island War Dog Memorial was officially dedicated on a crisp autumn day before a crowd of service men and women from the U.S. Coast Guard and the […] | November 1, 2004

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