AKC Organizes Shipments of Toys and Treats to Military Dogs in Iraq
The American Kennel Club (AKC) recently organized a relief effort to aid the working canines serving in Iraq after receiving word from a military veterinary technician serving overseas that "rest and relaxation" supplies were greatly needed. While the dogs are provided for in terms of basic care, many were without recreational toys and treats, which […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-organizes-shipments-of-toys-and-treats-to-military-dogs-in-iraq/ | December 22, 2004
Jean Hetherington Retires After Eight Years of Service
  American Kennel Club Chief Operating Officer, John Lyons, announced today that after eight years of service at the AKC, Director of Special Services Jean Hetherington will retire in January 2005. As a result, Mari-Beth O'Neill will take on the title of Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Special Services. "We thank Jean for her many […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/jean-hetherington-retires-after-eight-years-of-service/ | December 20, 2004
Newly revamped AKC website offers simplified navigation and enhanced design
  The American Kennel Club launched its newly redesigned website, reorganized for easier navigation and maintenance of information. With 1.4 million unique users visiting www.akc.org each month, it remains one of the most comprehensive one-stop shops for all things dog, anywhere on the Internet. One of the easiest ways to navigate the site is by […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/newly-revamped-akc-website-offers-simplified-navigation-and-enhanced-d/ | December 15, 2004
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 www.akc.org/about/library/index.cfm. 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-library-catalog-now-accessible-online/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-employees-help-families-in-need/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/speck-honored-by-national-retriever-club-for-outstanding-service/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-offers-tips-for-a-safe-and-happy-holiday-season-with-your-dog/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/do-your-homework-before-giving-to-charity-1/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-communications-department-hosts-pr-summit/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/first-family-welcomes-new-purebred-pup/ | November 12, 2004

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