Welsh Springer Spaniel “Captain” Wins Best in Show at 2021 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals
The AKC National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals Best in Show honors went to GCHB CH Rolyart's Navigator @ Painted Sky Farms, a Welsh Springer Spaniel known affectionately as “Captain” owned and handled by Sharon Sherwood and bred by Cindy Ford and Shelley Traylor. The 2021 NOHS Finals Best in Show winner was crowned by judge […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/welsh-springer-spaniel-captain-wins-best-show-2021-akc-national-owner-handled-series-finals/ | December 18, 2021
Top Dogs Crowned at AKC Fast CAT Invitational
The 2021 AKC Fast CAT Invitational took place December 15-17, 2021 in Orlando, FL in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The fastest dogs from each breed, based on rankings from AKC Fast Coursing Ability Tests (Fast CAT), were invited to participate in the second annual AKC Fast CAT Invitational. All […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/top-dogs-crowned-akc-fast-cat-invitational-2/ | December 17, 2021
Irish Setter “Windy” Wins AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes
Ashwood She's Like The Wind, an Irish Setter known as “Windy” triumphed over 1,395 dogs ages six months to 18 months to become the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy of the Year, held today in Orlando, Fla in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. “Windy,” owned by Genea White Jones […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/irish-setter-windy-wins-akc-royal-canin-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes/ | December 17, 2021
The American Kennel Club and GF Sports & Entertainment Announce 2022 National AKC Meet the Breeds® Tour
INTERACTIVE, FAMILY FRIENDLY EDUCATIONAL SHOWCASE FOR PET LOVERS VISITING MULTIPLE CITIES IN 2022   TICKETS STARTING AT $30 ARE ON SALE NOW  The American Kennel Club (AKC), the largest purebred dog registry and governing body of canine sports in the United States, and GF Sports & Entertainment, a global sports and entertainment events and operations […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-gf-sports-entertainment-announce-2022-national-akc-meet-breeds-tour/ | December 15, 2021
AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin to Air on ABC January 2nd
Thousands of dogs put their best paw forward for the title of National Champion The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin® will air on ABC as a three-hour special on Sunday January 2, 2022 at 2 p.m. ET. The show features thousands of dogs from around the country and the world competing for the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-championship-dog-show-presented-royal-canin-air-abc-january-2nd/ | December 15, 2021
The American Kennel Club Awards the 2021 Junior Versatility Scholarships
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Junior Versatility Scholarships. The scholarships are generously offered by Carolyn and Gary Koch in memory of GCHP Hill Country’s Let ‘s Get Ready to Rumble, Elizabeth Fletcher in memory of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-awards-2021-junior-versatility-scholarships/ | December 13, 2021
Five Heroic Dogs Honored with 2021 AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence
The AKC® Humane Fund is proud to announce the winners of the 22nd annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). These awards celebrate five loyal, hard-working dogs that have significantly improved the lives of their owners and communities. The five winners were carefully chosen from a pool of nearly 1,000 impressive nominations. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/five-heroic-dogs-honored-2021-akc-humane-fund-awards-canine-excellence/ | December 3, 2021
The American Kennel Club 2021 Breeder of the Year Group Honorees Announced
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to recognize breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2021 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “It is our pleasure to honor this group of esteemed breeders,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and CEO. “These individuals have made important contributions […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-2021-breeder-year-group-honorees-announced/ | December 2, 2021
‘AKC Heroes: 2021 Awards for Canine Excellence’ Special Coming to ESPN
[caption id="attachment_139650" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 2017 ACE Winner (Service Dog Category): Great Pyrenees, “Gunner”[/caption] The American Kennel Club (AKC) is excited to announce that its popular special, AKC Heroes: 2021 Awards for Canine Excellence, is coming to ESPN2 this December. This broadcast is scheduled to air on December 2nd at 11pm ET. The program will re-air […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-heroes-2021-awards-canine-excellence-special-coming-espn/ | December 1, 2021
Winners Named in 1st AKC/USPCA K9 Detection Dog Challenge
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for all dogs, is excited to announce the winners of the first-ever AKC/USPCA K9 Detection Dog Challenge. The event, hosted by the AKC and the United States Police Canine Association, brought out the best of the nation’s narcotics and explosives detection […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/winners-named-1st-akc-uspca-k9-detection-dog-challenge/ | November 30, 2021

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