AKC Launches First Health Microsite
The American Club today launched akc.org/health, the organization’s first ever mobile-optimized, digital content platform dedicated to canine health. The site kicks off a series of health initiatives and announcements to be introduced in the coming year. The initial stage of the new microsite offers resources and information on care, nutrition, fitness, preventative health and breeder […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-launches-first-health-microsite/ | March 28, 2015
Winners Crowned at the AKC Rally and Obedience National Championships
New York, N.Y. – The 2015 Obedience and AKC Rally® National Champions were crowned this weekend at the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) National Obedience Championship and the AKC Rally National Championship, held at Purina Farms just outside of St. Louis, Missouri. The Championships, sponsored by J & J Dog Supplies, RB Rubber Products, Inc. and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/winners-crowned-2015-rally-obedience-national-championships/ | March 18, 2015
AKC Board of Directors Class of 2019 Elected
  New York, NY – At the Annual Meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 10, 2015, the AKC Board of Directors Class of 2019 was elected. The three Directors elected were: Dr. Carmen L. Battaglia, Delegate from the German Shepherd Dog Club of America. Dr. Thomas M. Davies, Delegate from the Springfield Kennel Club, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-board-of-directors-class-of-2019-elected-31015/ | March 10, 2015
The Loveable Bulldog Hits Highest Spot Ever, While Labrador Retriever Remains Number One
New York, NY - The Labrador Retriever has done it again. The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that the intelligent, family friendly breed holds tight to the number one spot on the most popular list for the 24th consecutive year, continuing the longest reign as the nation’s top dog in AKC history. While the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/most-popular-breeds-2014/ | February 26, 2015
AKC Hires Michael Basone as VP of Tech
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club announced today the appointment of Michael Basone to Vice President of Technology. Basone will enter the new, New York-based role on February 23, 2015. Basone brings with him 20 years of experience and leadership in technology management. Prior to joining the AKC, Basone founded High Ground Group, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-hires-michael-basone-as-vp-of-tech/ | February 23, 2015
AKC Launches Redesigned Website, Logo
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club launched to the public a fully redesigned, mobile-optimized website, AKC.org, merging 130 years of canine expertise with world-class digital innovation to become the number one destination for all things dog. The site launch also serves as the debut of AKC’s redesigned logo – a streamlined, modern take […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-launches-redesigned-website-logo/ | February 13, 2015
A Day in Doggie History for the Pyrenean Shepherd
Pyrenean Shepherds like Sunny Bear are lively herders, known for their free-flowing, easy movements. They are mischievous, incredibly smart, and playful with family. This breed is very active, they love to work. Achieving Best in Show is one more goal that the hard-working Pyrenean Shepherd can check off their list. Credit: http://dogshowpoop.blogspot.com/2015/01/first-ever-pyrenean-bis.html   Pyrenean Shepherds […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/a-day-in-doggie-history-for-the-pyrenean-shepherd/ | January 27, 2015
Merrimac Dog Training Club Sparks Interest in Dog Sports in Kids with Disabilities
The Merrimac Dog Training Club hosts an annual Canine Kids Camp, where children with disabilities take part in fun dog competitions. Each child takes one of the member’s dogs, who are all trained performance and/or therapy dogs, through a small agility course, a small AKC Rally® course and a therapy dog training session. One 10-year-old […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/merrimac/ | January 14, 2015
Pup Culture
Picture Perfect: Beauty and Utility in Canine Imagery This month I was going to write about an all-time canine tearjerker, "Lassie Come Home." To refresh my memory, I cued up the 1943 classic and settled in with my notebook and some peanut M&Ms. And then I got sidetracked before the movie even began. The screen […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/pup-culture/ | January 13, 2015
2015 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the 15th Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship to be held in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, Dec. 12 and Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. Check to see who's judging your breed here. The 2015 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2015-akceukanuba-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | January 7, 2015

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