AKC Judging Task Force Seeks Comment From Fancy
The American Kennel Club Board of Directors recently formed the Judging Task Force (JTF) to continue the ongoing improvement of all aspects of the dog show judging process from preparation and application to performance in the ring. The Board-appointed JTF members are Dr. Charles Garvin, AKC Board member; Kent Delaney, AKC multi-group judge; Doug A. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-judging-task-force-seeks-comment-from-fancy/ | July 23, 2013
AKC Calls On All Dog Organizations To Spread Responsible Dog Ownership Message This September
  Dogs give us so much: excitement when a favorite person arrives home, company on the couch at night, and full effort on the obedience or agility course. Give back to them by being a responsible dog owner and spreading the word to others. Join the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and host an AKC Responsible […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-calls-on-all-dog-organizations-to-spread-responsible-dog-ownership-1-1/ | June 25, 2013
Make Your Fourth of July Fido-Friendly
While fireworks and food are a major part of Independence Day festivities, they may not be much fun for your dog.    With all of the loud noises and disruption in his routine, your four-legged friend could end up getting sick – or worse, lost.  To help keep this Fourth of July happy and safe […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/make-your-forth-of-july-fido-friendly/ | June 21, 2013
Highlights From The June 2013 AKC Delegate and Board Meetings
Highlights from the June 11-12, 2013 meetings of the AKC Delegates and 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.   Delegate Meeting The Delegates approved an amendment […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-june-2013-akc-delegate-and-board-meetings/ | June 18, 2013
Pool Safety: Tips to Teach Your Dog to Swim
  The dog paddle may seem like it comes naturally to dogs – and for some it does – but even the best swimmers need some training. The American Kennel Club (AKC®) helps dog owners teach their four-legged friends how to swim and be safe around the pool so they can beat the summer heat […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/pool-safety-tips-to-teach-your-dog-to-swim/ | June 7, 2013
AKC Honors Canine Heroes With New Wilderness Search and Rescue Title
New York, NY— Wilderness Search and Rescue dogs, who use their air scenting or tracking abilities to locate missing persons, typically in a non-urban setting, will now be recognized by the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) with the new SAR-W title. The AKC already acknowledges dogs that are FEMA or State Urban Search and Rescue (SUSAR) […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honors-canine-heroes-with-new-wilderness-search-and-rescue-title/ | June 5, 2013
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Awards Over $400,000 In Grants To K-9 Search and Rescue Teams
More Than 140 Grants in 45 States to Support Volunteer Teams   Raleigh, NC — The AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) Canine Support and Relief Fund recently awarded $413,000 in grants, the majority to K-9 Search and Rescue (SAR) teams.  Since 2002, AKC CAR has proudly supported the crucial role these volunteers play during […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-companion-animal-recovery-awards-over-400000-in-grants-to-k-9-sear/ | May 30, 2013
Margaritas, Maracas and Mexican Dogs! AKC Honors Mexican Breeds in Spirit of Cinco de Mayo
From one of the most popular breeds to one of the rarest, the American Kennel Club (AKC®) celebrates Mexico’s two native breeds in honor of Cinco de Mayo.    While neither will be shaking their maracas in celebration of their country’s heritage, both have played integral parts in Mexico’s history, having been known as healers. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/margaritas-maracas-and-mexican-dogs-akc-honors-mexican-breeds-in-spiri/ | April 29, 2013
April 2013 AKC Board Meeting Highlights
Highlights from the April 22-23, 2013 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 meeting, which will be posted on the AKC website. The Wirehaired Vizsla becomes eligible for AKC registration on June 2, 2014. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/april-2013-akc-board-meeting-highlights/ | April 29, 2013
The American Kennel Club Awards the 2013 Junior Scholarships
  New York, NY – Nineteen outstanding students from 14 states have been awarded American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Junior Scholarships for 2013. The scholarships – ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 – are offered annually to high school, college and graduate school students. “This year’s scholarship recipients have distinguished themselves through their commitment to academics, their […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-awards-the-2013-junior-scholarships/ | April 25, 2013

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