THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB RECEIVES LEASHES OF LEADERSHIP AWARD
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred registry and leading advocate for dogs received the ‘Leashes of Leadership Award’ from the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans (ASDPMV) on July 20, 2022 at the National Service Dogs for Veterans Conference held in San Antonio, TX. "We are thrilled to see our […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-receives-leashes-leadership-award/ | August 1, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CROWNS 2022 AKC AGILITY DOG PREMIER CUP WINNERS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce the winners of the 2022 AKC Agility Dog Premier Cup, brought to you by presenting and official sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE. This invitational event was held on July 9, 2022 at Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. “This year’s Agility Dog Premier Cup was […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-2022-akc-agility-dog-premier-cup-winners/ | July 25, 2022
2022 National Owner-Handled Series & National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes Judging Panels Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2022 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The NOHS Finals will be held […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2022-national-owner-handled-series-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | July 22, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES THE “AKC EDDY AWARD” FOR BREEDER EDUCATION
Award honors Parent Clubs that provide outstanding breeder educational materials to dog owners.   The American Kennel Club®, the world’s largest purebred registry and leading advocate for dogs is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new AKC Eddy Award. The AKC Eddy Award is designed to encourage and reward Parent Clubs that provide […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-akc-eddy-award-breeder-education/ | July 19, 2022
THE AKC AGILITY DOG PREMIER CUP LEAPS ONTO ESPN2
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce that the AKC Agility Dog Premier Cup, brought to you by presenting and official sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE, will be broadcast on ESPN2. The competition will premiere on Saturday, July 23rd at noon ET. This invitational event was held on July 9, 2022, in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-agility-dog-premier-cup-leaps-onto-espn2/ | July 18, 2022
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CROWNS NEW NATIONAL CHAMPIONS IN OBEDIENCE AND RALLY
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 640 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally® National Championship. Competitions were held July 8th-10th, 2022 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH. “It was absolutely incredible to watch these outstanding performances as […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-new-national-champions-obedience-rally-4/ | July 12, 2022
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CELEBRATES ITS 200TH RECOGNIZED BREED
  The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is excited to announce that the Bracco Italiano has received full recognition and is the AKC’s 200th breed. The Bracco Italiano is eligible to compete in the Sporting Group. “We at the AKC are thrilled to welcome our […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-celebrates-200th-recognized-breed/ | July 6, 2022
AMANDA CIARAVINO HIRED AS AKC EXECUTIVE FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Amanda Ciaravino of Crete, IL has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. Ciaravino’s career in the sport of dogs spans 35 years, starting as a Junior Handler. Since 2005, she has worked as an All-Breed Professional Handler, responsible for the day-to-day training, conditioning, and showing […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/amanda-ciaravino-hired-akc-executive-field-representative/ | July 1, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB BRINGS INAUGURAL AKC FLYBALL DOG CHALLENGE TO ESPN2
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce that the AKC Flyball Dog Challenge, brought to you by presenting and official sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE, will be broadcast on ESPN2. The competition will premiere on Saturday, June 25th at 1pm ET. This invitational event, held in collaboration with North American Flyball Association, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-brings-inaugural-akc-flyball-dog-challenge-espn2/ | June 20, 2022
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES THE RECIPIENTS OF 2022 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: James (Jim) Crowley (Conformation), Linda Mecklenburg (Companion Events) and Pluis Davern (Performance). The Awards, created by AKC President and CEO Dennis Sprung in 1999, are presented […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-recipients-2022-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | June 15, 2022

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