Fancier Feedback Drives Enhancements to AKC National Owner-Handled Series
New York, NY – AKC Staff recently surveyed clubs, judges, exhibitors, and superintendents for their suggestions on how the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) can continue to enhance the experience of those hosting and participating in the AKC National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS). The AKC Board of Directors listened to the feedback offered and adopted the following […] | July 24, 2014
Host An AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Event And Celebrate 25 Years Of AKC’s Canine Good Citizen
New York, NY – AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days (RDO) returns for 2014 celebrating a very important American Kennel Club® (AKC) milestone   – the 25th birthday of AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) program! Join in on the birthday fun by hosting an AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days event that includes a Canine Good Citizen […] | June 10, 2014
10 Breeds That Will Help You Stay Fit
The exercise needs of these ten active breeds would keep any owner in shape! Walking, jogging, biking, hiking, swimming and playing Frisbee with your dog are all fun workouts you can take part in together.   American Staffordshire Terrier Courageous and strong, the Am Staff's athletic build and intelligence make him ideally suited to many […] | June 5, 2014
AKC To Acknowledge Titles Earned In North America Diving Dogs Events
New York, NY –The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) will now recognize titles earned by dogs competing in events sanctioned by North America Diving Dogs (NADD), an independent governing body for canine dock diving. NADD offer two types of competition for all dogs -- distance jumping and air retrieve. “NADD events are an exciting activity that […] | June 3, 2014
Keep Cool! American Kennel Club Offers Dos and Don’ts For Summertime Safety
Summer is right around the corner and with the warmer weather and longer days comes more time spent outside with your four-legged friends.    Summertime can, however, pose certain dangers to dogs.  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) offers the following tips to help dog owners have a safe summer season with their pets. DO keep […] | June 2, 2014
Alliance Data To Make Pet Ownership Even More Rewarding With Launch Of Credit Card Program For The A
Dallas [May 20, 2014]   Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced its Retail Services business, which manages more than 130 private label and co-brand credit programs, has signed a long-term agreement to provide co-brand affinity credit card services for The American Kennel Club […] | May 20, 2014
Real Estate Committee Members Named By AKC Director Ronald H. Menaker
New York, NY – At the March 2014 meeting of the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Board of Directors, Alan Kalter, Chairman, appointed Ronald H. Menaker to lead a Real Estate Committee.  The Committee will evaluate all options for AKC’s office or offices well before the New York and North Carolina office leases expire in 2019 […] | May 20, 2014
AKC Expands Therapy Dog Titling Program
New York, NY – In an effort to honor the thousands of therapy dog teams that make a difference in the lives of others daily, the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) has added four new titles to the popular AKC Therapy Dog™ program.  In addition to the AKC Therapy Dog (ThD) title (awarded after 50 visits), […] | May 12, 2014
AKC in the News – Two New Breeds
An Associated Press article about AKC’s two newest breeds was distributed over the AP wire to hundreds of publications across the country and included information about breed characteristics, a quote from AKC Spokeswoman Gina DiNardo and an update about AKC Meet the Breeds® partnering with Westminster in 2015. Read the article. | May 1, 2014

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