The AKC Judging Approval Procedure: Request for Comments
  The Board of Directors is considering some changes to the procedures and policies for approval of judges. It requests your comments on them. Your written comments should be addressed to: Mr. James P. Crowley Executive Secretary American Kennel Club 260 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10016. All comments must be received by Mr. […] | February 28, 2003
Statement from the AKC regarding Nike Television Commercial
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) was disturbed to learn that Nike, Inc., a major competitive sports and fitness company, has recently begun airing a national television ad promoting a new basketball shoe, which depicts a dog fight-like scene between a Rottweiler and a mixed breed. The dogs are leashed but are clearly seen baring […] | February 27, 2003
AKC Offers Parent Club Conference CD-ROM To Parent Clubs And Delegates
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that the permanent record from the first AKC Parent Club Conference has been placed on CD-ROM for distribution to parent clubs and delegates. The CD contents include a transcript record of all the sessions held at the conference, as well as the PowerPoint presentations and video clips […] | February 26, 2003
AKC Educational Opportunities For Judges
JUDGES INSTITUTE This year’s judges Institute will take place in Portland, Oregon from July 31 through August 4, 2003. Since 1991, the AKC has been at the forefront by offering courses of instruction that are of particular and practical value to those who wish to become better judges. The AKC is committed to offering challenging […] | February 25, 2003
AKC Canine Health Foundation Will Move to Raleigh
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (AKC/CHF) have agreed to relocate the seven-year-old AKC Canine Health Foundation to Raleigh, North Carolina with the Foundation offices to be located in the American Kennel Club building. "This is a major step forward and the American Kennel Club is pleased […] | February 21, 2003
Website Offers Enhanced Resources For Training and Classes
  The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce enhanced features for pet owners. Visitors to the web site can now easily find an AKC club that holds classes in their area as well as other information on training their puppy or adult dog. Located on the home page under the drop down menu "Life […] | February 13, 2003
AKC Launches Family Dog Magazine
AKC Family Dog, a new consumer lifestyle magazine with a focus on the purebred pet dog, makes its debut with the Spring 2003 issue. This premier issue of the new quarterly magazine from The American Kennel Club is a special "Puppies Edition," focusing on topics that help new or prospective dog owners welcome their young […] | February 10, 2003
David Merriam Wins 2003 Skarda Award
The Honorable David C. Merriam will receive the 9th annual Skarda award at the Pedigree banquet tomorrow night, February 8th, in the Grand Ballroom of New Yorks famed Plaza Hotel. Making the presentation, at the black tie affair that honors the years top dog in each breed, will be Merriams nominator, longtime friend and editor […] | February 7, 2003
Statement from AKC on Collie Cruelty Case
  The American Kennel Club was disappointed to learn about the mistrial in the animal cruelty case against defendants Jon Harman and Athena Lethcoe-Harman in Shelby, MT, involving more than 150 Collies. Along with dog lovers across the country, we hope the case will be resolved and that justice will be served in the impending […] | February 5, 2003
AKC National Agility Championship Airs on Animal Planet
The American Kennel Club announced today that the prestigious AKC National Agility Championship, sponsored by The Iams Company and Advantage flea control, will air on Animal Planet Sunday, February 9, 2003 from 8:00PM - 9:00PM. Additional Airings on Animal Planet include: Sunday, February 9 11:00PM -12:00AM Monday, February 10 10:00PM - 11:00PM; 1:00AM -2:00AM Saturday, […] | February 3, 2003

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