AKC HUMANE FUND ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS FOR SIR JOHN D. SPURLING, OBE, KCVO SCHOLARSHIP ARE NOW OPEN
The AKC Humane FundSM is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2022 Sir John D. Spurling Scholarship, celebrating the human-canine bond. Each year, the AKC Humane Fund awards five full-time students enrolled in courses of study that contribute to the well-being of dogs and the advancement of responsible pet ownership. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-humane-fund-announces-applications-sir-john-d-spurling-obe-kcvo-scholarship-now-open/ | June 6, 2022
AKC REUNITE AWARDS 200TH GRANT FOR ADOPT A K-9 COP PROGRAM
 AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet microchip identification and recovery service provider in the United States, is pleased to announce that it has given its 200th grant through its AKC Reunite Adopt a K-9 Cop matching grant program, totaling $1.4 million in donations. “AKC Reunite is honored to be able to provide these grants at […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-reunite-awards-200th-grant-adopt-k-9-cop-program/ | May 31, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB LAUNCHES THE ‘AKC AGILITY LEAGUE’
The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is thrilled to announce the inaugural season of the AKC Agility League ®. The new pilot program allows teams from around the country to run locally and compete nationally. The League program has 19 groups, sponsoring 40 teams with 245 dogs, and representing nine regions of the country. They will […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-launches-akc-agility-league/ | May 31, 2022
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES 2022-2023 VETERINARY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, continues its commitment to students pursuing veterinary studies with the announcement of the 2022-2023 AKC Veterinary Outreach Scholarship recipients. These scholarships aim to support those with backgrounds in AKC events and programs seeking to promote animal health and medicine. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-2022-2023-veterinary-scholarship-recipients/ | May 24, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB HONORS CENTENNIAL CLUBS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to recognize its affiliated dog clubs which have been holding AKC events for over 100 years and are an essential part of the sport of dogs. Founded in 1884, AKC together with its affiliated organizations promote responsible dog ownership, conduct over 23,000 organized dog events per year, breed […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-centennial-clubs/ | May 19, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB MY CANINE & ME AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2022
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the opening of submissions for the 2022 AKC My Canine & Me. This award is intended to honor children and young adults who are making a positive impact on the world with their dogs or […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-canine-award-nominations-open-2022/ | May 16, 2022
JANE ALSTON-MYERS HIRED AS AKC EXECUTIVE FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
New York, N.Y. – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Jane Alston-Myers of Ocala, FL has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. Alston-Myers was initially hired as a Field Representative back in 2014. She is an approved AKC judge for the Sporting Group as well as 12 additional breeds and their […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/jane-alston-myers-hired-akc-executive-field-representative/ | May 13, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB MAKES A SPLASH ON ESPN2 WITH AKC DIVING DOGS PREMIER CUP
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce that the AKC Diving Dogs Premier Cup Presented by The Farmer’s Dog will air on ESPN2. The competition will be televised on Monday, May 16th at 7pm ET. This year’s AKC Diving Dogs Premier Cup, held in collaboration with North American Diving Dogs, took place on […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-makes-splash-espn2-akc-diving-dogs-premier-cup/ | May 5, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES 2022 COMPANION EVENTS JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce that seven exceptional students from seven states have been awarded an American Kennel Club Companion Events Junior Scholarship for 2022. This year $10,000 in scholarships were offered to high school and college students. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-2022-companion-events-junior-scholarship-recipients/ | May 3, 2022
AKC STATEMENT ON DISMISSAL OF HANDLER DUE TO UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT
On Saturday, April 30th , 2022, the American Kennel Club was made aware of an alleged animal abuse incident outside the ring at the AKC 2022 World Team Tryouts. In the initial complaint, onsite staff was only provided with a small portion of the video, as the event was still live streaming. After reviewing the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-statement-dismissal-handler-due-unsportsmanlike-conduct/ | May 2, 2022

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