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 Fund is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE).  Nominations are now open and winners will be announced in Fall 2016.   Each year, the AKC Humane Fund pays tribute to five dedicated, hardworking dogs […] | May 12, 2016
American Kennel Club Launches “I Am A Breeder” Video Series
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today the launch of the brand new “I Am a Breeder” video series.  The series is aimed at promoting responsible breeders and the love they have for their dogs to the general public. “Responsible dog breeders have a depth of knowledge and a level of commitment to purebred dogs […] | May 11, 2016
Congressional Resolution Designates May 1st as National Purebred Dog Day
In celebration of yesterday’s National Purebred Dog Day, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina has introduced Senate Resolution 447. This resolution would officially designate May 1st as National Purebred Dog Day (NPDD), highlighting the crucial role that purebred dogs and breeders of purebred dogs have played in United States history and spotlighting the many […] | May 2, 2016
The American Kennel Club Adds New Event With Fast CAT
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the launch of a new event called Fast CAT.  The Fast CAT test is a timed 100-yard-dash where a dog chases a lure.  Dogs are run one at a time.  It is a […] | March 24, 2016
Agility, Obedience and AKC Rally® National Champions Crowned In Tulsa, Oklahoma
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall entry of more than 1,600 this weekend at the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) National Agility Championship, AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally National Championship held in Tulsa, Oklahoma.   “The winners of these Championship events are truly the best in their sport across […] | March 22, 2016
Nation’s Top Agility, Obedience & Rally Dogs To Compete For National Championship Titles In Tulsa,OK
More than 1,600 talented purebred and mixed-breed canines will jump, heel and retrieve their way to Tulsa, Oklahoma March 18-20, 2016 for a series of Championship events hosted by the American Kennel Club® (AKC®). Over the three days, these top dogs will compete in the AKC National Agility Championship, AKC National Obedience Championship and the […] | March 10, 2016
Rosanne Demascio & Dog “Strafe” Selected To Compete At Crufts International Agility Competition
Rosanne Demascio and her Border Collie, MACH All Zet Air Attack Strafe MXB MXJ “Strafe” have been selected to represent the American Kennel Club in the prestigious International Agility Competition during the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, England. The pair will compete against 25 teams from countries around the world. Rosanne and Strafe were selected […] | March 7, 2016
The American Kennel Club Expands Breeder Education Program
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Breeder Education platform to include new courses and materials.  With Royal Canin USA as the sponsor, the AKC continues its long-standing commitment to advance the health and welfare of all dogs by creating one of the world’s foremost online breeder education libraries. […] | March 1, 2016
2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […] | February 11, 2016
Dr. Arnold Goldman and CT Federation of Dog Clubs & Responsible Dog Owners Win 2015 Bebout Award
In a ceremony held at their New York headquarters, the American Kennel Club presented Dr. Arnold L. Goldman, DVM, MPH and the Connecticut Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners with the 2015 Bebout Memorial Award for Leadership in Canine Legislation. Named for Walter Bebout, the late Director of the AKC Government Relations Department, […] | January 25, 2016

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