Mayors And Governors From Across The Country Lend Support For AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
In honor of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day on September 17, 2004, the AKC and many of its affiliated clubs have received support – in the form of proclamations and congratulatory letters -- from numerous government officials, including the governors of Alaska, North Carolina, and California. At least seven proclamations and one letter of congratulations […] | September 10, 2004
AKC Teams Up With United Airlines to Offer Discount Fares for Fanciers and Their Dogs
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) has announced a collaboration with United Airlines to offer discounted fares for fanciers and their dogs traveling to AKC events. Discounts will be available to anyone traveling to or from an AKC event with a 2-night minimum stay. Depending on class of service and how far in advance of […] | September 1, 2004
AKC and AKC/CAR Continue to Assist Animals Affected by Hurricane Charley
Updated Information - 9:10 AM, 8.31.04 The American Kennel Club (AKC), through its affiliate organization AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC/CAR), continues to work closely with The Florida Association of Kennel Clubs (FAKC), to make supplies and offer other assistance to the areas still affected by Hurricane Charley. FAKC President Diane Albers is working diligently to […] | August 31, 2004
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day Gives Dogs and Dog Lovers Something to Bark About
-- 450 Events Nationwide Celebrate Man's Best Friend and Bring Attention to Responsibilities of Dog Ownership -- The American Kennel Club has declared Friday, September 17, "AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day," and announced hundreds of events to be held nationwide throughout the month of September. The goal of the initiative - being held for the […] | August 31, 2004
AKC Dog Days of Summer
The AKC Employee Events Team (EET) sponsored the "Dog Days of Summer" on Friday, August 20, 2004. Two hot dog carts were stationed in front of the Raleigh office. In addition to the hot dogs with all the fixin's, each employee received a 22-ounce stadium cup with the AKC logo. Beautiful sunny weather added to […] | August 23, 2004
Raleigh Mayor Proclamation
In recognition of the AKC's Responsible Dog Ownership Day, Mayor Charles Meeker of Raleigh, North Carolina has proclaimed September 17, 2004 as "AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day." View the proclamation. The proclamation was delivered to AKC COO John Lyons on August 18, 2004. The AKC Offices in Raleigh will be celebrating Responsible Dog Ownership Day […] | August 18, 2004
AKC Announces Nominees of 2005 Lifetime Achievement Awards
  In its endless pursuit to recognize outstanding members of the fancy, The American Kennel Club Lifetime Achievement Awards were established in 1998 to honor our Fancy’s best. The purpose of the awards is to celebrate those individuals whose many years of dedication have led to significant contributions to our sport on a national level. […] | August 16, 2004
AKC Announces Winners Of The 2004 Awards For Canine Excellence (ACE)
  Five Dogs From Around the Nation Demonstrate Unconditional Devotion and Awe-Inspiring Assistance to Mankind New York, NY – The American Kennel Club announced today the winners of the fifth annual Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE), which honor the extraordinary canine-human bond and the innumerable ways in which dogs meaningfully contribute to our lives. Awards […] | August 10, 2004
AKC Employees Help Raleigh Police Department
On the evening of July 27, 2004 the Raleigh Police Department lost one of their beloved K-9 dogs. Nero, a four year old Belgian Malinois, was tragically killed in a training accident. Nero's death has taken a toll on the department. This is the second dog the department has lost in the last three months. […] | August 6, 2004
Presidential Purebred Pups Are A White House Tradition
  From Washington's Foxhounds to Bush's "Barney," presidential purebred pups are as traditional as baseball and apple pie. Twenty-two U.S. presidents have owned purebred dogs and most shared the White House with them. While some dogs had jobs - "Millie" authored a book, "Him" and "Her" modeled for Life magazine, and "Laddie Boy" oversaw high-level […] | August 2, 2004

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