GWP GCH Ripsnorter Reigning At Thunder Myst Wins Best In Show At 2015 AKC NOHS Finals
The AKC National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals Best in Show honors went to GCH Ripsnorter Reigning At Thunder Myst, a German Wirehaired Pointer known affectionately as “Reggie” owned by Steve & Betsy Bernock and Lisa George. The 2015 NOHS Finals Best in Show winner was crowned by judge Mrs. Murrel Purkhiser after a day of […] | December 11, 2015
AKC/Eukanuba Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar To Provide Educational Opportunities For Breeders
Among the many activities at the 2015 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, AKC and EUKANUBA™ Dog Foods will offer the first-ever Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar, powered by Royal Canin and the Theriogenology Foundation. Attendees will receive cutting edge information on a variety of reproductive topics straight from the veterinary experts. All breeders are welcome. When:     […] | November 9, 2015
The American Kennel Club Announces Strategic Partnership with FidoTV
The American Kennel Club (The AKC®) would like to announce that it has partnered with new network FidoTV, the first television programming channel dedicated solely to dog lovers on Dish Network (Channel 245). As part of this strategic partnership, FidoTV will air the 2015 American Kennel Club/Eukanuba National Championship evening events December 12th and 13th. […] | October 29, 2015
AKC Announces Recipients of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards
The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: Patti L. Strand (Conformation), John Cox (Companion Events) and John Russell (Performance). The Awards, first created and awarded in 1999, are presented in recognition of exceptional participation and achievement within the dog fancy. The finalists and winners, […] | October 26, 2015
Westminster Kennel Club & American Kennel Club Set to Take Over NYC With “MEET & COMPETE”
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 15, 2015   The 2016 Event Promises to be “Bigger and Better”   New York, NY – The Westminster Kennel Club and American Kennel Club (AKC®) present Meet & Compete, featuring the 3rd Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster and AKC Meet the Breeds®, brought to you […] | October 15, 2015
Uniformed Service K-9: “Pablo,” a Belgian Malinois handled by Greg Madrid of Albany, Georgia.
Five Heroic Dogs Honored With AKC® Humane Fund Awards For Canine Excellence (ACE)
New York, NY – The AKC® Humane Fund has announced the winners of the 16th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). These awards commemorate five loyal, hard-working dogs that have significantly impacted the lives of their owners and people in their communities. One award is presented in each of the following five […] | October 7, 2015
The American Kennel Club Appoints Dr. Jerry Klein Chief Veterinary Officer
Dr. Klein brings with him over 35 years of experience in the Veterinary field. Currently, he is the Supervising Veterinarian at the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center. He is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society, […] | October 6, 2015
Raleigh Mayor Proclaims September 19th AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
“We sincerely thank Mayor McFarlane for showing her support of Raleigh dog owners and responsible dog ownership by proclaiming September 19th AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day,” said Penny Leigh, AKC RDO Day chairwoman. “The AKC believes that every dog deserves a responsible, educated and respectful owner, and AKC RDO Day offers Raleigh dog owners the […] | September 16, 2015
Group Honorees Named for the 2015 American Kennel Club Breeder of the Year Award
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) has recognized seven breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2015 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “The individuals that make up these breeding programs have dedicated their lives to the advancement of the purebred dog, producing dogs […] | August 26, 2015
Courtney Korff Named 2015 AKC/AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Recipient
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) continues its support of students pursuing veterinary studies with the presentation of the 2015 AKC/American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) Veterinary Scholarship to Courtney Korff, a third-year student at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. This $5,000 scholarship, offered since 2009, is designed to support individuals with a background in […] | August 3, 2015

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