4th Quarter 2009 Community Achievement Awards
The fourth quarter Community Achievement Awards will solely honor AKC clubs holding exceptional AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Day) events in September 2010. AKC RDO Day aims to educate first-time dog owners about the responsibilities of dog ownership and help current owners enhance their relationships with their pets. For the fourth quarter only, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/4th-quarter-2009-community-achievement-awards/ | December 21, 2009
Claudia Orlandi, Ph.D. Named 2009 AKC Breeder of the Year
Award Presented at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Claudia Orlandi, Ph.D. of Essex Junction, Vermont was honored with the 2009 AKC Breeder of the Year Award for her Topsfield Basset Hounds at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Sunday, December 13, 2009.  The annual award honors those breeders who have dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/claudia-orlandi-phd-named-2009-akc-breeder-of-the-year/ | December 18, 2009
Remember Rover in Your New Year’s Resolutions
-- 2010 is the Year to ‘Do More with Your Dog’! -- As the end of the year approaches, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) urges pet owners toremember the family pet while pondering potential New Year’s resolutions. "Eighty-one percent of dog owners buy gifts for their dogs," said AKC spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "But what you […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/remember-rover-in-your-new-years-resolutions/ | December 10, 2009
American Kennel Club & AOL’s PawNation.com Ask America to Show Their Team Spirit by Cheering for the
Cast Your Vote Now @ http://www.pawnation.com/category/akc-top-125-dogs From Yale’s "Handsome Dan" to the University of Georgia’s "Uga", fans adore their college mascots as much as the highest scoring team players. But which mascot will score the most points? In celebration of its 125 Anniversary, the American Kennel Club and AOL’s PawNation.com ask America to weigh in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-aols-pawnationcom-ask-america-to-show-their-team/ | November 12, 2009
American Kennel Club & AOL’s PawNation.com Ask America to Show Their Team Spirit by Cheering for the
Cast Your Vote Now @ http://www.pawnation.com/category/akc-top-125-dogs From Yale’s "Handsome Dan" to the University of Georgia’s "Uga", fans adore their college mascots as much as the highest scoring team players. But which mascot will score the most points? In celebration of its 125 Anniversary, the American Kennel Club and AOL’s PawNation.com ask America to weigh in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-aols-pawnationcom-ask-america-to-show-their-team-2/ | November 12, 2009
Timothy Thomas to Join AKC Executive Field Staff
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Timothy Thomas has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. Thomas will join the staff on January 4, 2010 and will cover shows in the Florida and southeastern portion of the United States. "Tim’s broad background in and passion for the sport along with his […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/timothy-thomas-to-join-akc-executive-field-staff/ | October 21, 2009
Results Revealed: Dog Lovers Make Their Bark Heard In Nationwide ‘Pet Preference’ Poll
-- Chicago, Seattle and Detroit Go to the Dogs While Baltimore, Philadelphia and Houston Are the Cat's Meow -- New York, NY – While both cats and dogs have been our faithful companions for centuries, it turns out that dog owners bark louder that cat owners purr when it comes to voicing their love for […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/results-revealed-dog-lovers-make-their-bark-heard-in-nationwide-pet-pr/ | October 14, 2009
Army Of Larger-Than-Life Pets Unleashed On Streets Of NYC
Persians and Bassets and Beagles! Oh My! New York, NY- In honor of Meet the Breeds™ presented by PetPartners, Inc., the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and Cat Fanciers' Association® (CFA) will release packs of  pet impersonators – people donning life-like dog and cat masks – on to New York City streets on Wednesday, October 14th. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/army-of-larger-than-life-pets-unleashed-on-streets-of-nyc/ | October 13, 2009
Cats And Dogs Take Over Financial Markets
American Kennel Club and Cat Fanciers' Association Lend a Paw to Ring NASDAQ Opening Bell  On October 14, 2009 New York, NY– American Kennel Club® (AKC) and Cat Fanciers' Association® (CFA) announced today that Meet the Breeds™ Chairperson, Gina DiNardo, will ring the NASDAQ opening bell on October 14th 2009 on behalf of leading toymaker […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/cats-and-dogs-take-over-financial-markets/ | October 12, 2009
AKC and Italian Dog Breeds Make Debut in NYC’s Columbus Day Parade
New York, NY – Earlier today the American Kennel Club® and many proud dog fanciers took part in the annual Columbus Day Parade on New York City's Fifth Avenue which is the world's largest celebration of Italian-American culture. For the first time ever in the parade's 65 year history, the procession included rare Italian dog […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-and-italian-dog-breeds-make-debut-in-nycs-columbus-day-parade/ | October 12, 2009

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