Pekingese “Wasabi” Wins Best in Show at Largest Ever AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
National Champion is First Toy Group Winner in the History of the Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi, a Pekingese known as “Wasabi” triumphed over more than 5,200 competitors to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, held December 14-15, 2019 in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/pekingese-wasabi-wins-best-show-largest-ever-akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin/ | January 2, 2020
American Kennel Club Kicks Off the New Year with Two Brand New Breeds
- Barbet and Dogo Argentino Gain Full Recognition - The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Barbet and Dogo Argentino will receive full recognition and become eligible to compete in their respective groups on January 1, 2020. These additions bring the number […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-kicks-off-new-year-two-brand-new-breeds/ | December 31, 2019
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings Presents AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, welcomed Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings at the 2019 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Sunday, December 15th to present the AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) in the Uniformed Services Dog Category. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/orange-county-mayor-jerry-l-demings-presents-akc-humane-fund-award-canine-excellence/ | December 16, 2019
Top Dogs Crowned at AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational
The 2019 AKC Obedience Classic and the AKC Agility Invitational took place December 14-15, 2019 in Orlando, FL in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, demonstrating the highest level of training and teamwork between dog and handler. Obedience and agility competitions for junior handlers were held for the ninth year, and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/top-dogs-crowned-akc-obedience-classic-akc-agility-invitational-2/ | December 16, 2019
The American Kennel Club Launches Educational Math App for Children
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry, leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is proud to continue their extensive commitment to education with the launch of the AKC Math Agility App. The educational app is designed to teach children math using the popular AKC dog sport, Agility. In Agility, dogs race […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-launches-educational-math-app-children/ | December 16, 2019
Elizabeth and Daniel Karshner Named 2019 AKC Breeders of the Year
–Award Presented at AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin – Elizabeth and Daniel Karshner were presented with the 2019 AKC Breeder of the Year award for their Little Ponds Bulldogs at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Saturday, December 14, 2019.  The annual award honors those breeders who have made an […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/elizabeth-daniel-karshner-named-2019-akc-breeders-year/ | December 14, 2019
Saluki “Ponzi” Wins Best in Show at 2019 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals
The AKC National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals Best in Show honors went to GCHS CH Baha Pyramid Scheme BN JC NAJ BCAT CGC TKA, a Saluki known affectionately as “Ponzi” owned, handled and bred by Dr. Caroline Coile. The 2019 NOHS Finals Best in Show winner was crowned by judge Dr. Carmen L. Battaglia after […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/saluki-ponzi-wins-best-show-2019-akc-national-owner-handled-series-finals/ | December 14, 2019
Wire Fox Terrier “Pierce” Wins AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes
Fleet St Forged At Hampton Court, a Wire Fox Terrier known as “Pierce” triumphed over more than 1,300 dogs ages six months to 18 months to become the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Junior of the Year, held today in Orlando, Fla in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. “Pierce,” owned […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/wire-fox-terrier-pierce-wins-akc-royal-canin-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes/ | December 13, 2019
‘AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin’ to Air on Animal Planet on New Year’s Day
Special Highlights The Largest Show in AKC History with Top Dogs In America Competing For Highest Honor Bring in the new year with one of the world’s largest and most prestigious dog shows, The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, returns to Animal Planet as a three-hour special on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-championship-dog-show-presented-royal-canin-air-animal-planet-new-years-day/ | December 5, 2019
Tracy Dulock and “Gryff” Win AKC National Trick Dog Competition
The American Kennel Club is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 AKC Trick Dog Competition. This year’s competition was a virtual event, open to Elite Performers, AKC’s highest level of trick dogs. Fifty competitors from 20 states and Canada submitted videos of performances that were judged by three judges. The winners were Tracy […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/tracy-dulock-gryff-win-akc-national-trick-dog-competition/ | December 2, 2019

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