AKC Announces Recipients of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards
The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: Patti L. Strand (Conformation), John Cox (Companion Events) and John Russell (Performance). The Awards, first created and awarded in 1999, are presented in recognition of exceptional participation and achievement within the dog fancy. The finalists and winners, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-recipients-of-the-2016-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | October 26, 2015
Westminster Kennel Club & American Kennel Club Set to Take Over NYC With “MEET & COMPETE”
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 15, 2015   The 2016 Event Promises to be “Bigger and Better”   New York, NY – The Westminster Kennel Club and American Kennel Club (AKC®) present Meet & Compete, featuring the 3rd Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster and AKC Meet the Breeds®, brought to you […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/meet-and-compete-2016/ | October 15, 2015
Five Heroic Dogs Honored With AKC® Humane Fund Awards For Canine Excellence (ACE)
New York, NY – The AKC® Humane Fund has announced the winners of the 16th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). These awards commemorate five loyal, hard-working dogs that have significantly impacted the lives of their owners and people in their communities. One award is presented in each of the following five […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/five-heroic-dogs-honored-with-akc-humane-fund-awards-for-canine-excellence-ace/ | October 7, 2015
The American Kennel Club Appoints Dr. Jerry Klein Chief Veterinary Officer
Dr. Klein brings with him over 35 years of experience in the Veterinary field. Currently, he is the Supervising Veterinarian at the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center. He is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dr-jerry-klein-chief-veterinary-officer/ | October 6, 2015
Raleigh Mayor Proclaims September 19th AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
“We sincerely thank Mayor McFarlane for showing her support of Raleigh dog owners and responsible dog ownership by proclaiming September 19th AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day,” said Penny Leigh, AKC RDO Day chairwoman. “The AKC believes that every dog deserves a responsible, educated and respectful owner, and AKC RDO Day offers Raleigh dog owners the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/raleigh-mayor-proclaims-september-19th-akc-responsible-dog-ownership-day/ | September 16, 2015
Group Honorees Named for the 2015 American Kennel Club Breeder of the Year Award
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) has recognized seven breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2015 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “The individuals that make up these breeding programs have dedicated their lives to the advancement of the purebred dog, producing dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/group-honorees-named-for-the-2015-american-kennel-club-breeder-of-the-year-award/ | August 26, 2015
Courtney Korff Named 2015 AKC/AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Recipient
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) continues its support of students pursuing veterinary studies with the presentation of the 2015 AKC/American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) Veterinary Scholarship to Courtney Korff, a third-year student at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. This $5,000 scholarship, offered since 2009, is designed to support individuals with a background in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/courtney-korff-named-2015-akc-avmf-veterinary-scholarship-recipient/ | August 3, 2015
AKC Continues Commitment to Breeder Education With “Bred With H.E.A.R.T.”
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) continues its long-standing commitment to advance the health and welfare of all dogs with the launch of its new program Bred with H.E.A.R.T. (Health, Education, Accountability, Responsibility and Tradition) Modeled after the successful Breeder of Merit program, Bred with H.E.A.R.T. is a new way to engage, encourage and recognize all […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/breeder-education-bred-with-heart/ | July 22, 2015
AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals Judging Panel Released
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is delighted to announce the judging panel for the 2015 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals (NOHS), held in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) week. Breed and group judging will be held Friday, December 11th, 2015, with Best in Show to be selected in the main ring […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-owner-handled-series-finals-judging-panel-released-1/ | July 6, 2015
The American Kennel Club Celebrates Responsible Dog Ownership with the 13th Annual AKC RDO Days
Join the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and host an AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days event this year. Dogs give us so much: excitement when a favorite person arrives home, company on the couch at night, and full effort on the obedience or agility course. Give back to them by being a responsible dog owner and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-days-2015/ | June 23, 2015

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