AUSTRALIAN TERRIER “MADDIE” WINS AKC NATIONAL TRICK DOG COMPETITION
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce the 2022 AKC Trick Dog Competition winners. The overall winners were Muriel McMullen and her Australian Terrier, "Maddie" from Altoona, WI. In their routine, "Dogwarts School of Witchcraft," Maddie used her tricks to become a witch. This fourth annual competition was a virtual event open to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/australian-terrier-maddie-wins-akc-national-trick-dog-competition/ | October 5, 2022
ENTRIES OPEN NOW FOR THE AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY ROYAL CANIN
Entries are now open for the 2022 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, which returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) North/South Concourse this December 17th and 18th. Entries are also open for the AKC/Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes, taking place on Friday, December 16th at the OCCC, and the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/entries-open-now-akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin-4/ | October 4, 2022
AKC FASTEST DOGS USA SPRINTS ONTO ABC
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce that AKC Fastest Dogs USA, brought to you by presenting and official sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE, will be broadcast on the ABC Network. The competition will premiere on ABC on Sunday, September 25 at 3pm ET. This invitational event was held on Friday, September […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-fastest-dogs-usa-sprints-onto-abc/ | September 21, 2022
AKC Humane Fund Announces Winners Of The 2022 Sir John D. Spurling, OBE, KCVO Scholarship
The AKC Humane Fund, Inc. is thrilled to announce the 2022 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-2022-sir-john-d-spurling-obe-kcvo-scholarship/ | September 20, 2022
AKC LAUNCHES DIGITAL LIBRARY TO COMMEMORATE ANNIVERSARY
In celebration of its 138th anniversary, the American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and governing body of dog sports, is excited to announce the launch of its digital library. “The AKC houses an expansive library with a tremendous amount of history,” said AKC Executive Secretary Gina DiNardo. “It’s exciting to offer […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-launches-digital-library-commemorate-anniversary/ | September 19, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF INAUGURAL SEASON OF THE AKC® AGILITY LEAGUE
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and governing body of dog sports, is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural season of the AKC Agility League. The AKC Agility League has concluded its pilot season, which ran from May 30th to August 21st, and named the first League season […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-winners-inaugural-season-akc-agility-league/ | September 7, 2022
DR. CLAIRE WILEY HIRED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE AKC DNA PROGRAM
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Claire Wiley, VMD, DACVIM has been hired as the Executive Director of the AKC DNA Program. The AKC has one of the oldest continuously operating canine DNA programs in the world.  With nearly 1,000,000 canines profiled, nearly 300,000 canine DNA samples in storage, and more than […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dr-claire-wiley-hired-executive-director-akc-dna-program/ | August 24, 2022
AKC RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY RETURNS FOR ITS 18TH YEAR: HOST AN EVENT!
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is thrilled to announce the return of the AKC’s Responsible Dog Ownership Day. This summer and fall hundreds of clubs and dog organizations around the country will host free events to educate dog lovers and owners alike about the responsibilities that come with dog ownership after a brief two-year hiatus […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-day-returns-18th-year-host-event/ | August 1, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB RECEIVES LEASHES OF LEADERSHIP AWARD
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred registry and leading advocate for dogs received the ‘Leashes of Leadership Award’ from the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans (ASDPMV) on July 20, 2022 at the National Service Dogs for Veterans Conference held in San Antonio, TX. "We are thrilled to see our […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-receives-leashes-leadership-award/ | August 1, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CROWNS 2022 AKC AGILITY DOG PREMIER CUP WINNERS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce the winners of the 2022 AKC Agility Dog Premier Cup, brought to you by presenting and official sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE. This invitational event was held on July 9, 2022 at Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. “This year’s Agility Dog Premier Cup was […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-2022-akc-agility-dog-premier-cup-winners/ | July 25, 2022

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