AKC ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF NATIONAL OWNER-HANDLED SERIES PROGRAM
The AKC is pleased to announce the expansion of the National Owner-Handled Series by launching the NOHS Levels of Achievement program. Owners and their dogs can obtain Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum recognition by earning a pre-determined number of lifetime NOHS points. Since 2012, the AKC National Owner-Handled Series has highlighted quality dogs being exhibited […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-expansion-national-owner-handled-series-program/ | February 23, 2022
2022 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2022 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2022. The 2022 event will showcase the top canine athletes and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2022-akc-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | January 24, 2022
Calling All Canine Heroes! 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 open now through July 1st and winners will be announced in late 2022. Winners will be highlighted in a made-for-tv special created […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/calling-canine-heroes-nominate-dog-akc-humane-fund-award-canine-excellence-2/ | January 13, 2022
AKC.tv Announces its Live Programming Lineup for Winter 2022
AKC.tv™, an OTT network designed especially for dog lovers & owners, presented by The American Kennel Club® (AKC®), is pleased to announce its list of live programs slated to air this winter. The 2022 winter season will launch with the Kennel Club of Palm Springs New Year Classic Dog Show on Saturday, January 8th and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-tv-announces-live-programming-lineup-winter-2022/ | January 6, 2022
American Kennel Club Expands its Pack in 2022
Mudi and Russian Toy Bring Recognized Breeds to 199 The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Mudi and Russian Toy have received full recognition, and are eligible to compete in the Herding Group and Toy Group, respectively. These additions bring the number […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-expands-pack-2022/ | January 4, 2022
Giant Schnauzer “Bayou” Wins Best in Show at 21st AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
National Champion Beats Out More Than 5,000 Dogs GCHG CH Lagniappe's From The Mountains To The Bayou, a Giant Schnauzer known as “Bayou” triumphed over more than 5,000 competitors to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, held December 18-19, 2021 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/giant-schnauzer-bayou-wins-best-show-21st-akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin/ | January 3, 2022
American Kennel Club Announces Breeder of the Year by Sport Honorees
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) wishes to acknowledge those individuals who 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 to those who […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-breeder-year-sport-honorees/ | December 27, 2021
American Kennel Club to Celebrate Dogs This Christmas Day on ESPN2
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce six and a half hours of exciting canine competition coming to ESPN2 this Christmas Day beginning at noon. The programming will kick off with the speediest dogs in the country during the premiere of the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-celebrate-dogs-christmas-day-espn2/ | December 22, 2021
Top Dogs Crowned at 2021 AKC Obedience Classic
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of 248 dogs this past weekend at the 8th AKC Obedience Classic. Competitions were held December 18-19, 2021 in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The 10th AKC Juniors […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2021-obedience-classic/ | December 21, 2021
Top Dogs Crowned at 2021 AKC Agility Invitational
The 16th annual AKC Agility Invitational took place December 17-19, 2021 in Orlando, FL in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, demonstrating the highest level of training and teamwork between dog and handler. The top five dogs in each breed received an invitation to compete in this prestigious event. Agility competition […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/top-dogs-crowned-2021-akc-agility-invitational/ | December 21, 2021

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