Agility, Obedience and AKC Rally National Champions Crowned in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at Companion
Eleven AKC® National Agility Champions, one National Obedience Champion and the first-ever AKC Rally® National Champion were crowned from a record entry of more than 2,000 purebred and mixed-breed dogs at the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Companion Events Extravaganza, which took place this weekend in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “The winners of these Championship events are truly […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/agility-obedience-and-akc-rally-national-champions-crowned-in-harrisbu/ | March 31, 2014
American Kennel Club Reveals The Most Important Questions To Ask When Getting A Dog From A Shelter
New York, NY – Spring has arrived, and the warmer months often prove an ideal time for families to add a pet to their homes.  The season can also generate an influx of dogs to shelters as a result of owners who brought home holiday puppies before fully considering the responsibility.  Potential owners should always […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-reveals-the-most-important-questions-to-ask-when/ | March 28, 2014
Highlights From The March 2014 AKC Delegates And Board Meetings
Highlights from the March 11, 2014 Delegates Meeting and the March 11-12, 2014 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 following Delegates […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-march-2014-akc-delegates-and-board-meetings/ | March 17, 2014
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

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