The American Kennel Club Crowns New National Champions in Obedience and Rally
Golden Retrievers take top honors in both sports. The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 500 this weekend at the AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally National Championship held in Wilmington, Ohio at the Roberts Centre. The 2018 AKC National Obedience Champion is NOC OTCH […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-new-national-champions-obedience-rally/ | July 3, 2018
AKC RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAYS RETURNS FOR ITS 16TH YEAR: HOST AN EVENT!
--Annual Event Educates Public on How to Be Effective Dog Owners-- New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is preparing for the 16th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Days). This summer and fall hundreds of clubs and dog organizations around the country will host free events to educate the dog-loving […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-days-returns-16th-year-host-event/ | June 27, 2018
The American Kennel Club Announces Recipients of 2018 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 their education in veterinary studies with the announcement of the 2018 AKC Veterinary Outreach Scholarship recipients. This scholarship is designed to support individuals with a background of participation in AKC events and programs, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-recipients-2018-veterinary-scholarships/ | June 22, 2018
The American Kennel Club Announces Winner Of Inaugural Public Education Award
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry, industry authority and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce The Greater Lafayette Kennel Club, Inc. as the recipient of the inaugural Public Education Award presented by the AKC Public Education Department. The award was presented to the club on June 16, 2018 by […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-winner-inaugural-public-education-award-2/ | June 21, 2018
Nation’s Top Obedience and Rally Dogs to Compete for National Championship Titles in Wilmington, Oh
Sit. Down. Stay. Come. Heel. This June 29th-July 1st, some of the best-behaved and most highly-trained dogs in the nation will meet at The Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio, to compete in the AKC National Obedience Championship® and the AKC Rally National Championship®. Obedience trials demonstrate a dog’s ability to follow specified routines in heeling, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/nations-top-obedience-rally-dogs-compete-national-championship-titles-wilmington-oh/ | June 20, 2018
The American Kennel Club Announces Urban Public Access Test
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is proud to announce the AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen Public Access Test (formerly known as AKC Urban CGC). Urban CGC began in 2015 as a program that was designed to test a dog’s skills in an urban setting. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-urban-public-access-test/ | June 15, 2018
Lynn Meyer Hired as Executive Field Representative
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Lynn Meyer has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. She joins the staff on July 16, 2018 and will be based in the upper mid-west. “Lynn brings an abundance of experience to the position of Executive Field Representative, with many successful decades in the sport […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/lynn-meyer-hired-executive-field-representative/ | June 13, 2018
Do You Know a Canine Hero? Nominate a Dog for an AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence!
To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE).  Nominations are now open and winners will be announced in fall 2018. Each year, the AKC Humane Fund pays tribute to five dedicated, hardworking […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2018-ace-awards-nominations-open/ | June 13, 2018
The American Kennel Club Announces Winners Of The Companion Animal Law Writing Contest
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the winners of the Companion Animal Law Writing Contest. The contest was open to all students currently enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school and offered a first-place prize of $2500 and a second-place prize of $500. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-winners-companion-animal-law-writing-contest/ | May 24, 2018
The American Kennel Club Awards Two Noble Canine Heroes with 2018 AKC Paw of Courage
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is proud to announce the recipients of the second set of 2018 AKC Paw of CourageSM awards to show appreciation for the working canines that put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. This […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-awards-two-noble-canine-heroes-2018-akc-paw-courage/ | May 15, 2018

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