The AKC and Royal Canin Announce Renewal of Multi-Year Agreement to Sponsor the Nation’s Largest Canine Event
Sponsorship to include new content series: “The Road to The National Championship” The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry, and Royal Canin, a leading global pet food company specializing in breed-health nutrition, are pleased to announce the renewal of a multi-year agreement for Royal Canin to continue as the presenting sponsor of […] | April 12, 2019
Election of AKC Executive Officers
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the results of the annual election of officers, held in accordance with The Charter and Bylaws of the American Kennel Club. At the April 2019 Board of Directors Meeting, the Executive Officers were reelected to the following positions: • Dennis B. Sprung- President and Chief Executive Officer […] | April 10, 2019
American Kennel Club Launches AKC B.A.R.K. Program to Get Kids Excited About Reading
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry, leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the launch of the AKC B.A.R.K Program. The AKC B.A.R.K (Be A Reading Kid) Program is a program designed to get children excited about reading. The goal of the AKC B.A.R.K Program is to […] | April 4, 2019
Labrador Retriever Tops the Popularity Charts for the 28th Year
- German Shorthaired Pointer Continues its Ascent Up the List - The Labrador Retriever once again breaks records! The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced at a press conference today at the AKC Museum of the Dog that the loveable Lab remains the number one most popular breed in the United States. Additionally, AKC registration continues […] | March 20, 2019
American Kennel Club Crowns New National Champions in Agility, Obedience and Rally
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 1,800 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Agility Championship, AKC Preferred National Agility Championship, AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally National Championship. Competitions were held March 15-17th, 2019 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex and […] | March 19, 2019
Sully the Service Dog Honored with 2019 AKC Paw of Courage
-The late President George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog Honored by American Kennel Club- The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is proud to honor the late President George H.W. Bush’s service dog, Sully, as the recipient of the 2019 AKC Paw of CourageSM award. This award […] | March 13, 2019
The American Kennel Club Announces ‘AKC Fit Dog’ Clubs
Popular program to include clubs who run fitness programs The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry and leading advocate for dogs and their owners, announces an expansion of its FIT DOG program by recognizing clubs and organizations that provide canine fitness classes and organized canine walks as AKC FIT DOG clubs. Last […] | February 25, 2019
The American Kennel Club Joins With EEM World to Host the AKC Agility Premier Cup Presented by EEM
Canine and Equine Sports combine for a thrilling event.   The American Kennel Club and EEM will host the first-ever 2019 AKC Agility Premier Cup presented by EEM to be held in conjunction with the Longines Masters of New York. The event will take place on Thursday April 25th from 4 P.M.- 9 P.M. at NYCB Live […] | February 21, 2019
Dog Lovers Rejoice! The American Kennel Club Introduces the ‘AKC Puppy Pack’
[caption id="attachment_74109" align="alignnone" width="646"] Follow the lives of 7 growing puppies via social media[/caption] Make way for the puppies! The American Kennel Club (AKC®) introduces seven adorable puppies that will make up its first ever “AKC Puppy Pack”. The AKC will follow the story of these puppies as they grow, learn and wiggle their way […] | February 14, 2019
Blue Buffalo Donates$1 Million to AKC Museum of the Dog
Organizations partner together to raise funds for canine cancer research The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog announced today that pet food leader Blue Buffalo awarded $1 million to the Museum of the Dog over the next five years. The donation is being made in remembrance of the Airedale Terrier “Blue” for which the […] | February 11, 2019

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