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, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-agility-championship-airs-on-animal-planet/ | February 3, 2003
Preventing Periodontal Disease in Dogs
February is National Pet Dental Health Month Many dogs as young as age 3 already show some form of oral disease such as tooth decay or bleeding gums. If left untreated, bacteria from the teeth and gums can spread through the bloodstream to the heart, liver and kidneys causing serious health problems.   Look for […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/prevent-periodontal-disease-in-your-dog/ | February 3, 2003
AKC Statement Regarding A TV Ad For The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
The American Kennel Club (AKC) is disappointed to learn that a television ad to promote the Westminster Kennel Club dog show depicting a Doberman Pinscher's mouth and teeth along with the words "nasty dog" is continuing to be seen on various television stations. This spot reflects negatively on the Doberman Pinscher and perpetuates an unfair […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-statement-regarding-a-tv-ad-for-the-westminster-kennel-club-dog-sh/ | February 1, 2003
AKC Announces Recipients of 2003 Lifetime Achievement Awards
  The recipients of the AKC 2003 Lifetime Achievement Awards were announced at the December 10 Delegates meeting in Orlando, FL. The Lifetime Achievement Awards honor those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of purebred dogs on a national level. The recipients were selected by votes cast by AKC member clubs for […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-recipients-of-2003-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | January 31, 2003
Labrador Retriever Holds Position as Most Popular Dog Breed in America
  --AKC Releases Registration Statistics for 2002-- For the 13th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to registration figures released today by the American Kennel Club. Nearly three times as many Labs were registered in 2002 as any other breed. Golden Retrievers were a distant second, with […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-holds-position-as-most-popular-dog-breed-in-america/ | January 31, 2003
Parent Club Flier Program Will Help New Dog Owers
  New puppy owners who register their dogs with the AKC are usually clamoring for all the information they can get about their new best friend. Who better than to tell them than national breed clubs? Take advantage of the AKC's parent club flier program. The AKC will distribute a flier written by your national […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/parent-club-flier-program-will-help-new-dog-owers/ | January 27, 2003
Exotic Newcastle’s Disease (END)
The California Department of Fish and Game is working cooperatively with the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the US Department of Agriculture to combat the spread of Exotic Newcastle's Disease in Southern California, but the DFG is not directly involved in the actions being taken to halt the spread of this potentially devastating […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/exotic-newcastles-disease-end/ | January 20, 2003
Ninth Annual Skarda Award Nominees
  The Langdon Skarda Award Committee is pleased to announce the nominees for the ninth annual award. The nominees represent many aspects of the wonderful world of dogs, including breeding, exhibiting, philanthropy, obedience, handling and judging. The nominees are: Jean Atthowe Damara Bolte Tom Bradley Ted Browning Don K. Combee Judith Cooper Merrily Duncan Muriel […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/ninth-annual-skarda-award-nominees/ | January 20, 2003
AKC Agility on The Caroline Rhea Show
  AKC Agility Director Sharon Anderson and two talented canines claimed their 15 minutes of fame on The Caroline Rhea Show, a nationally syndicated variety and talk show, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003. On hand to perform agility demonstrations were two members of the 2002 AKC/USA World Agility Team, Erin Schaefer (with her Shetland Sheepdog, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-agility-on-the-caroline-rhea-show/ | January 16, 2003
Reminder: Dogs Must Be On Leash at Events
  Exhibitors and clubs are reminded that dogs must be on leash while on trial or test grounds. The Agility Regulations state, Dogs shall be on leash at all times when on the show grounds except in the ring and at the warm-up jump area. The Obedience Regulations state, all dogs will be kept on […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/reminder-dogs-must-be-on-leash-at-events/ | January 14, 2003

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