NPR’s recent story With Rescue Dogs In Demand, More Shelters Look Far Afield For Fido
By Stephanie Smith NPR’s recent story With Rescue Dogs In Demand, More Shelters Look Far Afield For Fido covered the growing number of dogs being transported across state lines for resale and rescue in other parts of the country. In areas like New England, the Northeast, the Northwest and the Great Lakes, stringent spay and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/npr-2015/ | January 6, 2015
AKC Announces Breeder of the Year by Sport Recipients
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club wishes to acknowledge those individuals that have excelled at breeding dogs that have proven to be outstanding in AKC sports. The commitment to preserve, protect and improve a breed represents the very essence of the AKC. The AKC Breeder of the Year by Sport Award is given […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-breeder-of-the-year-by-sport-recipients/ | December 29, 2014
The AKC Family Just Got Larger!
– The Spanish Water Dog, Cirneco dell’Etna, Bergamasco, & Boerboel Gain Full AKC Recognition – New York, NY –The pack has expanded! The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announced today that the Spanish Water Dog, Cirneco dell’Etna, Bergamasco, and Boerboel gained full AKC recognition. This brings AKC’s roster of recognized breeds to 184. "The AKC is […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-akc-family-just-got-larger/ | December 17, 2014
AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Returns to Television
NEW YORK, NY (December 12, 2014) – The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce that the 2014 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) will make its return to television with a two hour show airing on Lifetime on Saturday, January 31st at 9AM EST and re-airing at 2PM EST on LRW. Lifetime, a premier female-focused entertainment […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-eukanuba-national-championship-returns-to-television/ | December 17, 2014
Gwen DeMilta and Carissa DeMilta Shimpeno Named 2014 AKC Breeders of the Year
– Breeders Honored at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship – New York, NY — Gwen DeMilta and Carissa DeMilta Shimpeno were presented with the 2014 AKC Breeder of the Year Award for their Alisaton Doberman Pinschers at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Sunday, December 14, 2014. The annual award honors those breeders who have made an impact […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/boty-2014-dec/ | December 15, 2014
Here’s Why Breed Matters In Dog Detection Work
Wayne Mowry and his diabetic detection dog (and best friend) Bretagne. Like AKC on Facebook and follow us on Twitter today for all the latest dog news! Written by Dr. Cindy Otto, DVM, PhD Requirements of a detection dog: fervent, keen, driven. Certain canine breeds have these natural instincts. And if there’s one thing experts […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/heres-why-breed-matters-in-dog-detection-work/ | December 10, 2014
Protecting the whole family: Shelter provides a safe haven for pets as well as victims
By John Osborne Collier Citizen Angel, a recent addition at the Shelter for Abused Women and Children in Naples, sit in the lap of a staff member. The facility is one of very few that allows domestic violence victims to bring their pets along with them. Laura Torres/Citizen Correspondent Oftentimes, dogs are a woman’s best […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/protecting-the-whole-family-shelter-provides-a-safe-haven-for-pets-as-well/ | October 16, 2014
Dogs + Ebola: What Every Owner Needs to Know From the American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Healt
In recent weeks, dog owners, supporters and donors have looked to the AKC Canine Health Foundation and the American Kennel Club for credible information regarding Ebola virus in dogs.   At issue is whether humans can get Ebola from dogs, and whether dogs can even get Ebola in a form that is transmittable. Due to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dogs-ebola-what-every-owner-needs-to-know-from-the-american-kennel-clu/ | October 14, 2014
Dogs Breeds That Don’t Shed: 19 Best Breeds for Allergy Sufferers
There are a variety of breeds that don’t shed, each with different temperaments and energy levels, so you can find the right breed for your lifestyle. Breeds that Don‘t Shed Bedlington Terrier: The gentle, loveable Bedlington Terrier is known for its curly, wooly coat that resembles a lamb. The breed doesn’t need intense exercise – […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/no-shed-2014-oct/ | October 10, 2014

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