Dr. Joseph Kinnarney Named AVMA Liaison to AKC
New York, NY — Dr. Joseph H. Kinnarney has been named the first American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) liaison to the American Kennel Club® (AKC®), a position newly created to foster shared objectives between the two organizations. As AVMA liaison, Dr. Kinnarney will work with AKC liaison Mari-Beth O’Neill to ensure access to world-class health […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dr-joseph-kinnarney-named-avma-liaison-to-akc/ | January 9, 2014
Companion and Performance Event Breeders Honored with 2013 AKC Breeder of the Year By Sport Awards
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) recently recognized 12 breeding programs for their dedication and success in breeding purpose-bred dogs by awarding the inaugural AKC Breeder of the Year by Sport Awards.   The Award is given to those breeders who have dedicated themselves to improving the health, temperament and performance of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/companion-and-performance-event-breeders-honored-with-2013-akc-breeder/ | January 6, 2014
Winifred Stout Named AKC Breeder of the Year
  Breeders Honored at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Winifred Stout of Foster, Rhode Island was presented with the 2013 AKC Breeder of the Year Award for her Quissex Smooth Fox Terriers at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Sunday, December 15, 2013.  The annual award recognizes the hard work and commitment of breeders dedicated to improving the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/winifred-stout-named-akc-breeder-of-the-year/ | December 15, 2013
Jane Myers Hired as AKC Executive Field Representative
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Jane Myers has been hired as an Executive Field Representative.    She will join the staff on January 6, 2014 and will be based in Reno/Carson City, Nevada area.   “Jane has been immersed in the sport practically since birth, and her […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/jane-myers-hired-as-akc-executive-field-representative/ | December 6, 2013
Don’t Put A Puppy Under Your Tree! AKC Offers Tips For Safe Holiday Season With Your Dog
New York, NY – Nothing tops a holiday wish list more than an adorable puppy – but with the hustle and bustle of the season, the family pet can get lost in the shuffle.    The  American Kennel Club (AKC®) reminds those considering adding a dog to their home this holiday season that puppies are […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dont-put-a-puppy-under-your-tree-akc-offers-tips-for-safe-holiday-seas/ | December 2, 2013
AKC Judging Task Force Proposal Seeks Feedback From The Fancy
New York, NY – The AKC Judging Task Force (JTF) has published a draft proposal that is being considered and discussed by the AKC Board of Directors. The draft proposal Appendix A was included with the most recently published October 2013 Board minutes. The JTF members - Dr. Charles Garvin, Chair, Kent Delaney, Douglas A. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-judging-task-force-proposal-seeks-feedback-from-the-fancy/ | November 8, 2013
Highlights From The October 2013 AKC Board Meeting
New York, NY – Highlights from the October 28-29, 2013 meeting of the AKC Board of Directors are as follows.   Full details on these actions, as well as other actions taken, are included in the minutes for the meetings, which will be posted on the AKC website.   The Board voted unanimously to designate […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-october-2013-akc-board-meeting/ | November 1, 2013
AKC Announces Recipients of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: Pat Hastings (Conformation), Lynn Eggers (Companion Events) and Dr. Ray Calkins (Performance). The AKC Lifetime Achievement Awards honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions on a national level. This year’s recipients have contributed […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-recipients-of-the-2014-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | November 1, 2013
AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help For Pets Across The Country
Raleigh, NC — AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a program dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe during storms, fires and other natural or civil disasters, presented its first-ever trailer to emergency officials from North Carolina’s Pamlico County. The trailer was presented to Chris Murray of Pamlico County Emergency Management during a ceremony held at […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-pet-disaster-relief-rolls-out-help-for-pets-across-the-country/ | October 30, 2013
American Kennel Club Honors Connecticut State Senator Clark J. Chapin as AKC Legislator of the Year
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce that Connecticut State Senator Clark J. Chapin has been named AKC Legislator of the Year for his work protecting Connecticut dog owners from harmful legislation. Senator Chapin will be awarded the James S. Holt Memorial Award for Promotion of Responsible Dog Ownership […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-connecticut-state-senator-clark-j-chapin-a/ | September 30, 2013

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