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
Sprung Celebrates 15 Years of Service
  AKC's North Carolina office celebrated the 15th anniversary of President & CEO Dennis B. Sprung. Dennis has held many positions with the AKC including Executive Field Representative, Vice President of Dog Events and Vice President of Corporate Relations. COO John Lyons stated that, "We are very fortunate to have someone with Dennis' experience and […] | September 27, 2004
AKC-CAR Featured Live on NBC’s ‘Today Show’
AKC-CAR Featured Live on NBC's 'Today Show'   Gail Miller, spokesperson for the AKC, appeared live on the nationally televised program, "Today," to discuss the importance of microchipping. The segment focused on a Washington state family, whose dog was lost nearly six years ago but was recovered and returned home because of a microchip. Miller […] | September 24, 2004
AKC Continues Relief Efforts In The Wake Of Hurricane Ivan While Bracing For Jeanne
  Updated Information — 2:00 PM, 9.24.04 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 Hurricane Ivan. With Hurricane Jeanne expected to hit the Florida coast some time this weekend, animals […] | September 24, 2004
AKC Expands Relief Efforts To Alabama And North Carolina In The Wake Of Hurricane Ivan
Updated Information — 4:30 PM, 9.22.04 New York, NY – In the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, the American Kennel Club (AKC) and AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC/CAR), are working closely with the Florida Association of Kennel Clubs (FAKC) to help animals in areas of Alabama and North Carolina. The AKC is in the process of […] | September 22, 2004
Two ACE Award Recipients Presented with Plaques at Fort Worth Kennel Club Show
On Saturday, September 18, Saber, a Collie, and this year's Search and Rescue Dog ACE Award recipient and Saydee, a Miniature Schnauzer, this year's Therapy Dog ACE Award recipient, were honored at the Fort Worth Kennel Club show. Saber and Saydee were each presented with plaques honoring them from The American Kennel Club. Saber's owner, […] | September 22, 2004
AKC Celebrates Responsible Dog Ownership Day With Support From Politicians Across The Country
-- Governors of Alaska, North Carolina, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Tennessee all designate Responsible Dog Ownership Days--   New York, NY – In honor of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day on September 17, 2004, (the AKC’s 120th anniversary) the AKC and many of its affiliated clubs have received support – in the form or proclamations and […] | September 17, 2004

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