The American Kennel Club Promotes Sandra D’Andrea to Field Director of Conformation
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Sandra D’Andrea has been promoted to Field Director of Conformation effective September 1, 2021. In her new role, she will be responsible for managing the field staff at conformation events.  Sandra joined the AKC in November 2012 as an Executive Field Representative based in the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-promotes-sandra-dandrea-field-director-conformation/ | August 30, 2021
AKC Participates in Second Annual ESPN Dog Day
- Programming to Feature Agility, Diving Dogs, & Flyball – The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for all dogs, is excited to participate in the second annual ESPN Dog Day, celebrating International Dog Day. Canine action will take over ESPN2 on August 26th from 7:00 p.m. ET-12:00 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-participates-second-annual-espn-dog-day/ | August 23, 2021
Senators Take Action to Forestall Potential Crisis of Unhealthy Imported Dogs
Memorandum Today, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Tina Smith (D-MN) introduced a measure to require that all dogs imported into the U.S. meet minimum health standards as demonstrated in a health certificate issued by a recognized veterinary authority in the country of origin. The Senate Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2021 joins companion measure HR […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/senators-take-action-forestall-potential-crisis-unhealthy-imported-dogs/ | August 4, 2021
Clifford W. Steele and Jeffrey Wright Hired as AKC Executive Field Representatives
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Clifford W. Steele and Jeffrey Wright have been hired as Executive Field Representatives in Conformation, with Mr. Steele covering the New England area, and Mr. Wright covering the Midwest. Both started their positions in July 2021. “Both Clifford and Jeffrey have been handling dogs for […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/clifford-w-steele-jeffrey-wright-hired-akc-executive-field-representatives/ | August 4, 2021
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Return for the 19th Year: Host an Event!
--Annual Events Educate Public on How to Be Effective Dog Owners-- The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is preparing for the 19th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Days). This summer and fall hundreds of clubs and dog organizations around the country will host free events to educate the dog-loving public about the responsibilities […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-days-return-19th-year-host-event/ | July 26, 2021
The American Kennel Club’s Wildly Popular ‘Down and Back’ Podcast Returns for Season 2
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is proud to announce the return of the popular podcast series, “Down and Back: Stories From the American Kennel Club Archives”. Season two kicks off today. AKC Historian Bud Buccone returns with all-new stories of purpose-bred dogs that will continue to delight a new generation of listeners. The first episode, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-clubs-wildly-popular-back-podcast-returns-season-2/ | July 23, 2021
The American Kennel Club and GF Sports & Entertainment Announce Additional AKC Meet the Breeds Tour Dates on Sale
Tickets On-Sale Today for Tampa, Columbus, and New Orleans via SeatGeek The American Kennel Club (AKC)®, the leading purebred dog registry and governing body of canine sports in the United States, and GF Sports & Entertainment, a global sports and entertainment events and operations company, today announced tickets on sale for three additional cities on […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-gf-sports-entertainment-announce-additional-akc-meet-breeds-tour-dates-sale/ | July 22, 2021
American Kennel Club Introduces Enhanced DNA Test Kits
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce that an enhanced DNA test kit is now available. This new product utilizes an improved method of submitting canine DNA samples to the American Kennel Club. The updated AKC DNA kits contain a […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-introduces-enhanced-dna-test-kits/ | July 16, 2021
AKC Humane Fund Announces Winners of the 2021 Sir John D. Spurling, OBE, KCVO Scholarship
The AKC Humane Fund, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Sir John D. Spurling Scholarship, celebrating the human-canine bond. Each year, the AKC Humane Fund awards five full-time students enrolled in courses of study that contribute to the well-being of dogs and the advancement of responsible pet ownership. The scholarship is […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-humane-fund-announces-winners-2021-sir-john-d-spurling-obe-kcvo-scholarship/ | July 15, 2021
American Kennel Club Crowns New National Champions in Obedience and Rally
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 640 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally® National Championship. Competitions were held July 9th-11th, 2021 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH. “It was absolutely incredible to watch these outstanding performances as […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-new-national-champions-obedience-rally-3/ | July 12, 2021

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