The American Kennel Club to Host 2019 U.S. Detection Dog Conference
-Conference aims to examine possible solutions to the shortage of detection dogs- The American Kennel Club will host the 2019 AKC U.S. Detection Dog Conference Tuesday, August 27th - Thursday, August 29th, 2019 in Durham, NC to explore solutions to the shortage of domestic dogs for explosives detection in the United States. The Conference will bring together […] | August 20, 2019
American Kennel Club Takes Part in ESPN Dog Day
- Programming to Feature Agility, Diving Dogs, & Flyball - The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for all dogs, is proud to participate in ESPN Dog Day on August 24th – a programming event that celebrates International Dog Day (August 26th). The event will highlight select dog […] | August 19, 2019
The American Kennel Club Celebrates 1 Million Dogs Passing AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Test
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is celebrating one million dogs passing their AKC Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Test. The millionth dog to pass the test was a Bernese Mountain Dog named Fiona who is owned by Nora Pavone from Brooklyn, NY. Fiona attended instructor […] | August 14, 2019
Funding for Veterinary Educational Grants Program Announced
The American Kennel Club (AKC), AKC Canine Health Foundation (AKCCHF) and Theriogenology Foundation (TF) are pleased to announce a three-year extension of the AKC/AKCCHF/TF Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program for 2021-2023. The Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program sponsored by the American Kennel Club, AKC Canine Health Foundation, and Theriogenology Foundation is a collaborative effort, started […] | July 24, 2019
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Returns for Its 17th Year: Host an Event!
--Annual Event Educates Public on How to Be Effective Dog Owners-- The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is preparing for the 17th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Days). This summer and fall hundreds of clubs and dog organizations around the country will host free events to educate the dog-loving public about the responsibilities […] | July 11, 2019
AKC Meet the Breeds Returns to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
In 2020 the dogs are taking their talents to the Javits Center in New York City when The American Kennel Club (AKC®) hosts its annual AKC Meet The Breeds® on January 25-26th, 2020. This family-friendly, educational extravaganza gives animal lovers the unique opportunity to meet and play with hundreds of adorable dogs while learning about […] | July 10, 2019
AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Ocean County, NJ
AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States, is pleased to announce that Ocean County, NJ is now equipped with an AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer that will be available to dispatch to any disaster scene that needs assistance sheltering pets. AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program that […] | July 10, 2019
AKC Board of Directors Elects Dr. Thomas Davies
The American Kennel Club Board of Directors announced that at its July Board Meeting, it unanimously elected Dr. Thomas Davies to serve on the AKC Board effective immediately.  Davies will fill the seat left vacant following the resignation of Harvey Wooding on Friday, July 5, 2019 (Class of 2021). Dr. Thomas M. Davies, of Brimfield, […] | July 10, 2019
American Kennel Club Presents New Jersey Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle with AKC Legislator of the Year Award
The American Kennel Club® (AKC), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, presented New Jersey Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle with the AKC Legislator of the Year award in recognition of her valiant advocacy for ensuring responsible grooming practices in the state on June 10th. The AKC recognizes Assemblywoman Huttle for her […] | July 8, 2019
Do You Know a Canine Hero? Nominate a Dog for An AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence!
To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE).  Nominations are now open and winners will be announced in the fall of 2019. Each year, the AKC Humane Fund pays tribute to five […] | June 12, 2019

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