Nation’s Top Agility, Obedience and Rally Dogs to Compete in 2014 AKC Companion Events Extravaganza
More than 2,000 talented purebred and mixed-breed canines will jump, heel and retrieve their way to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on March 27-30, 2014 for the second Companion Events Extravaganza, hosted by the American Kennel Club® (AKC®).   Over the four days, a record number of dogs will compete in the AKC National Agility Championship, AKC National […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/nations-top-agility-obedience-and-rally-dogs-to-compete-in-2014-akc-co/ | March 13, 2014
AKC Board of Directors Class of 2018 Elected
James Dok, Dr. Charles Garvin and Ronald Menaker Elected   New York, NY – At the Annual Meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 11, 2014, the AKC Board of Directors Class of 2018 was elected. The three Directors elected were: James Dok, Delegate from the Gig Harbor Kennel Club; Dr. Charles Garvin, Delegate from […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-board-of-directors-class-of-2018-elected/ | March 11, 2014
AKC National Owner-Handled Series Expanded to Specialty and Group Clubs
Hosted exclusively by All-Breed clubs during the first two years of its existence, the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) has now been opened to local and national Specialty clubs as well as Group clubs. “After Specialty clubs saw the success All-Breed clubs had with the NOHS at their events, we received inquiries […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-owner-handled-series-expanded-to-specialty-and-group-club/ | March 4, 2014
AKC Family Dog Wins Best All-Breed Magazine from the Dog Writers Association Of America
AKC Publications Garner Additional DWAA Awards   New York, NY- The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is proud to announce that the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) has honored AKC Family Dog with its "Best All-Breed Magazine" award. AKC Publications also won six additional awards at the DWAA awards banquet held on February 9, 2014. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-family-dog-wins-best-all-breed-magazine-from-the-dog-writers-assoc/ | February 13, 2014
Westminster Group Winners
Sky the Wire Fox Terrier may have won Best in Show at the 138th Westminster Dog Show, but what about the competition she was up against?  Learn about all of the Group Winners over at WOOFipedia.com and see if they would be the right pet for you. Sporting Group Winner: The Irish Water Spaniel is […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/westminster-group-winners/ | February 12, 2014
Congress Passes Farm Bill
Improvements Made to the Animal Welfare Act   New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) applauds the US Senate today for passing  a new five-year farm bill that addresses AKC concerns regarding recent regulatory changes to the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) regarding the redefinition of retail pet stores and licensing exemptions. The House […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/congress-passes-farm-bill/ | February 4, 2014
Bigger Breeds Are Here To Stay! Large Dogs Dominate Most Popular List
French Bulldog Continues its Remarkable Rise in Popularity   New York, NY – Labrador Retriever lovers have spoken!  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that the intelligent, family friendly breed has taken the #1 spot on the most popular list for the 23rd consecutive year, the longest reign at the top in AKC history. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/bigger-breeds-are-here-to-stay-large-dogs-dominate-most-popular-list/ | January 31, 2014
2013 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Live Streaming More Than Doubled Viewership Over 2012
New York, NY (January 30, 2014) The enhanced event schedule and expanded online coverage of the 13th AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) resulted in greater exposure for the international event than ever, including 3 million views of the live stream – more than double the number of views from 2012 -- and attendance of more than […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2013-akc-eukanuba-national-championship-live-streaming-more-than-doubl/ | January 30, 2014
2014 AKC Legislative Conference Offered Tools and Training to Fight Anti-Dog Legislation
More than 60 AKC Legislative Liaisons from around the country gathered for the 2nd American Kennel Club Legislative Conference to discuss the strategies and tools necessary to fight anti-dog legislation. The Conference, held January 25-26, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina, provided legislative liaisons an opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss what was working in their states […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2014-akc-legislative-conference-offered-tools-and-training-to-fight-an/ | January 29, 2014
AKC Joins AVMF’s Partners for Healthy Pets Committee to Promote Importance of Animal Health
American Kennel Club & Partners for Healthy Pets to Promote Canine Health and Well-Being   New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) has joined with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AMVF) to take part in its Partners for Healthy Pets campaign. As a new Associate Member of the committee, AKC will support the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-joins-avmfs-partners-for-healthy-pets-committee-to-promote-importa/ | January 27, 2014

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