Sue Richey Named Director of AKC-CAR
  American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery (AKC-CAR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Richey as Director of AKC-CAR. AKC-CAR was founded in 1995 to help reunite lost pets with their owners by providing 24-hour recovery services for microchipped and tattooed pets. Richey brings a wealth of experience in operations management and the […] | January 16, 2004
AKC Hires New Chief Operating Officer
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that John Lyons has been elected to the position of Chief Operating Officer effective March 1, 2004. Lyons has over 30 years involvement in the sport of purebred dogs. He has served in numerous capacities including, breeder, exhibitor, multi-group judge, national and regional specialty chairperson, and AKC […] | January 14, 2004
CGC: New Year’s Resolutions
There's nothing like a New Year's resolution- especially when it is a state resolution designed to promote responsible dog ownership. Thanks to the Doggonits 4-H Club, a group of active AKC CGC supporters, the state of Washington has passed a Canine Good Citizen resolution. The Washington resolution endorses the AKC's CGC program and its public […] | January 8, 2004
AKC Salutes Recent Retirees
  The American Kennel Club and the Board of Directors extend their best wishes and thanks to the recent executives who retired at the close of 2003. These exemplary employees are recognized for many dedicated years of service and commitment to the organization and sport of purebred dogs. Alfred L. Cheaure joined the American Kennel Club […] | January 7, 2004
AKC Seeks Ambitious Young Fanciers
For 2004 Summer Intern Program The American Kennel Club is seeking new interns for the summer of 2004. The program runs for eight consecutive weeks during the months of June and July. Students will be selected for paid internships at either the New York headquarters or the Raleigh facility. The AKC Internship Program was created […] | January 7, 2004
New York State Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of AKC
  On Tuesday, December 23, 2003 The New York State Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, published its 6-0 decision in the case of Jon Hammer vs. The American Kennel Club, finding in favor of the AKC and the American Brittany Club. Mr. Hammer filed suit against AKC and the American Brittany Club […] | December 23, 2003
ACE Awards 2004
  The American Kennel Club is accepting nominations for its Awards of Canine Excellence for the year 2004. To qualify, the purebred dog must be AKC registered or registerable, and have performed some exemplary act, whether large or seemingly small that has significantly benefited a community or individual. One award will be given in each […] | December 22, 2003
AKC ACE Presentation in Ohio
  On Saturday, December 13, Josie, a Cardigan Welsh Corgi, and this year's ACE Award recipient in the category of Therapy Dog, received an honorary plaque at the Richland County Kennel Club show in Cleveland, Ohio. A check for $1,000 and a sterling silver medallion were presented to Josie's owners, Betty Jean and Dale Greig, […] | December 17, 2003
Conflict of Interest Committee
  Following the November board meeting it was announced that a new was formed to review conflict provisions now in place and make recommendations for possible modifications or additions, if deemed necessary. Its goal is a wide-ranging and thorough study of how, or if, conflict of interest situations warrant further regulation. Consistency of policy in […] | December 16, 2003
Rare Breeds in Companion Events
AKC Sets Criteria for Rare Breeds to Compete in Companion Events 18 FSS Breeds Eligible for Competition as of January 1 The American Kennel Club announced that Foundation Stock Service (FSS) breeds meeting certain criteria are eligible to compete in AKC all-breed Companion Events including Obedience, Agility and Tracking, effective January 1, 2004. Inclusion in […] | December 16, 2003

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