AKC Humane Fund Announces Winners of the 2016 Sir John D. Spurling, OBE, KCVO Scholarship
The AKC Humane Fund, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2016 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-awards-spurling-scholarships/ | August 17, 2016
AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals Judging Panel Released
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is delighted to announce the judging panel for the 2016 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals (NOHS). The Finals will be held in December in Orlando, Florida as part of the AKC National Championship, hosted in partnership with Royal Canin. Breed and group judging will be held Friday, December 16th, with […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-nohs-finals-judging-panel-2016/ | July 25, 2016
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Returns For Its 14th Year: Host an Event!
New York – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is gearing up for the 14th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days (AKC RDO Days) this summer and fall when hundreds of clubs and dog organizations around the country will host free events to educate the public about the responsibilities and unlimited joys of dog ownership.   […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-days-returns-for-its-14th-year-host-an-event/ | June 27, 2016
The American Kennel Club Introduces New Farm Dog Certified Test
New York, N.Y. – The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce a new program called the Farm Dog Certified test.  The test provides for a series of twelve exercises that represent situations a dog may encounter in a farm environment.  The basic test […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-introduces-new-farm-dog-certified-test/ | June 7, 2016
American Kennel Club Announces the 2016 Junior Scholarship Recipients
Twenty one exceptional students from 16 states have been awarded the American Kennel Club (AKC®) Junior Scholarship for 2016.  The scholarships are offered to high school, college and graduate school students, and range from $1,000 - $2,000. “These young men and women are dedicated not only to the sport of purebred dogs, but to their […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2016-junior-scholarship-receipients/ | June 1, 2016
The American Kennel Club Announces Recipients of AKC Paw Of Courage Award
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry, announces the launch of its newest award, the AKC Paw of Courage, in an effort to show appreciation for the many sacrifices that working dogs make while serving and protecting our country. This award specifically recognizes the extraordinary sacrifices of dogs who have been […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-announces-recipients-of-akc-paw-of-courage-award/ | May 23, 2016
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the introduction of two new entry level agility classes, ACT 1 and ACT 2 (Agility Course Test). The classes provide shorter courses with basic obstacles that are appropriate for dogs beginning in the sport. ACT is […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-introduces-new-entry-level-agility-classes-1/ | May 17, 2016
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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-humane-fund-ace-nominations-open-for-2016/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-launches-i-am-a-breeder-video-series/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/national-purebred-dog-day-resolution/ | May 2, 2016

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