Recommendations Of The Obedience Advisory Committee
  New Edited Obedience Regulations. Recommendations, November 2003   No changes will become effective until approved by the Board of Directors. Recommendations will be presented to the Board again in April of 2004. The committee was made up of the following members:   Roger Ayres, Austin, TX Daniel Butcher, Portland, OR Marsha Carroll Dandridge, Orangevale, […] | May 7, 2003
Tips for Summer Travel with Your Dog
Including the family dog in the family vacation plans this summer can be a great alternative to sending Rover off to the local kennel. By planning ahead, you can ensure a safe and enjoyable trip for you and your cherished canine companion. The American Kennel Club provides tips on what you need to know: By […] | May 5, 2003
Properly Identify Your Dog Today!
  Accidents happen to even the most careful and responsible dog owners. Take precautions to ensure you've properly identified your dog in case he gets lost. And enroll him in the AKC-CAR database. Tag your dog! Make sure your dog wears a collar tag that includes owner name and contact information. If your dog already […] | May 1, 2003
AKC Enjoys A Royal Visit
HRH Princess Anne was the guest of the American Kennel Club at a luncheon held today to celebrate the launch of AKC's Pet Healthcare Program. PetPartners, Inc. and the American Kennel Club have recently announced the AKC Pet Healthcare Plan. PetPartners successfully introduced pet healthcare insurance through The Kennel Club in the U.K. and has […] | April 30, 2003
AKC Declares September 17th AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
--AKC Teams with Dog Clubs to Host Events Across the Country--   The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that the AKC Board of Directors has designated September 17th (the day AKC was founded in 1884) as "AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day." The goal of the event, being held for the first time on […] | April 23, 2003
New Advanced AKC Hunt Test Judge’s Seminar
A newly created 2-day Advanced AKC Judge's Seminar for the Retriever Hunting Test will be held May 31-June 1 in Glasgow, Delaware. The first day will consist of classroom instruction with emphasis on areas such as Pre-test Responsibilities, Test Planning & Setup, Day of the Test, and Evaluating & Scoring. Day two will be held […] | April 23, 2003
AKC Announces 2003 National Tracking Invitational
  The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that a National Tracking Invitational will be held September 20th and 21st, 2003 at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. All dogs that have earned the Champion Tracker (CT) title prior to June 23, 2003 will be invited to participate; however, entry is limited to 10 […] | April 10, 2003
AKC Initiates Event Service Fee
The AKC Board of Directors, at its April 7-8, 2003 meeting, reviewed the cost of the Events Department and the necessity for the users and beneficiaries of AKC services to share in at least a portion of these costs. Effective for events held on and after January 1, 2004, AKC will collect a $1.50 AKC […] | April 9, 2003
Art Show, Top Juniors at Sunflower Cluster
  The Sunflower Cluster, held at the Kansas Coliseum Livestock Pavilion in Valley Center, Kansas, is truly a multi-faceted event. Fanciers and canine athletes gathered to compete in Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Lure Coursing, and Herding. The cluster is a fabulous opportunity for competitors in performance, conformation, and companion events to witness other types of events […] | April 8, 2003
Supplemental Transfer Fee Reduced
  As of April 2003, AKC has reduced the supplemental transfer fee to $5 from $15, and will accept the reduced fee for older forms indicating a $15 supplemental transfer fee. The fee reduction is not retroactive for items received before April 2003. Supplemental Transfer Statement forms indicating the new fee are now available for […] | April 4, 2003

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