ELECTION OF AKC EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the annual election of officers. In accordance with the Charter and Bylaws of The American Kennel Club, the following Executive Officers were re-elected at the April 2022 Board of Directors Meeting: Dennis B. Sprung - President and Chief Executive Officer Gina M. DiNardo - Executive Secretary Theodore […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/election-akc-executive-officers-3/ | April 12, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB NATIONAL AGILITY CHAMPIONSHIP TO AIR ON ESPN2
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce that the AKC National Agility Championship will air on ESPN2. The competition will be televised on Sunday, April 17th, at 5 pm ET. The National Agility Championship brings the top Agility athletes in the nation together for an exciting competition that is sure to thrill spectators. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-national-agility-championship-air-espn2/ | April 6, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES 2022 PERFORMANCE EVENTS JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 American Kennel Club Performance Events Junior Scholarship. A total of $10,000 has been awarded to five exceptional students. They reflect a diverse representation of AKC Performance sports and have […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-2022-performance-events-junior-scholarship-recipients/ | April 4, 2022
AKC REUNITE AND LOUISVILLE KENNEL CLUB DONATE $20K TO SHEPHERDSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT THROUGH ‘ADOPT A K-9 COP PROGRAM’
AKC REUNITE AND LOUISVILLE KENNEL CLUB DONATE $20K  TO SHEPHERDSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT THROUGH  ‘ADOPT A K-9 COP PROGRAM’ From left: Sergeant Burton, Officer Schank, Chief McCubbin, Tracy Pancost, Debbie Owen     LOUISVILLE, KY — AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States, is pleased to announce $15,000 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-reunite-louisville-kennel-club-donate-20k-shepherdsville-police-department-adopt-k-9-cop-program/ | March 21, 2022
LABRADOR RETRIEVER CONTINUES ITS REIGN AS TOP DOG WHILE BULLDOG GETS BUMPED FROM TOP 5
No one can keep the Lab down! The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced at a virtual press conference today at the AKC Museum of the Dog that the ever-popular Labrador Retriever is the nation’s favorite dog for the 31st consecutive year. While the loveable Lab remains a constant at the top of the charts, the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-continues-reign-top-dog-bulldog-gets-bumped-top-5/ | March 15, 2022
An Update on AKC and the Crisis in Ukraine
The American Kennel Club is opposed to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.  In solidarity with Ukrainian people, effective immediately, judges from the Russian Federation will not be approved to judge at AKC sanctioned events.  Additionally, new requests for imported dog registrations (AKC Foreign Registration) from the Russian Kennel Federation will be denied effective immediately. We […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/update-akc-crisis-ukraine/ | March 10, 2022
AKC BOARD OF DIRECTORS CLASS OF 2026 ELECTED
At the annual meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 8, 2022, the Delegates elected members to the AKC Board of Directors. The Directors elected were: Class of 2026 Christopher Sweetwood, Delegate from the Trap Falls Kennel Club, Inc. Harold “Red” Tatro III, Delegate from the Fort Worth Kennel Club Ann Wallin, Delegate from […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-board-directors-class-2026-elected/ | March 9, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB NAMES YuMOVE® THE OFFICIAL DOG JOINT SUPPLEMENT OF THE AKC
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the governing body of dog sports in the United States, and leading advocate for dogs, today announced YuMOVE® as the official dog joint supplement sponsor of the AKC. The brands are teaming up to educate and help U.S. dog owners prevent, maintain and improve their dogs’ joint health and mobility, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-names-yumove-official-dog-joint-supplement-akc/ | March 8, 2022
AKC ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF NATIONAL OWNER-HANDLED SERIES PROGRAM
The AKC is pleased to announce the expansion of the National Owner-Handled Series by launching the NOHS Levels of Achievement program. Owners and their dogs can obtain Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum recognition by earning a pre-determined number of lifetime NOHS points. Since 2012, the AKC National Owner-Handled Series has highlighted quality dogs being exhibited […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-expansion-national-owner-handled-series-program/ | February 23, 2022
2022 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2022 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2022. The 2022 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2022-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | January 24, 2022

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