2nd Quarter 2010 Community Achievement Awards
American Kennel Club Honors the Lawrenceville Kennel Club With a Community Achievement Award The American Kennel Club® announced recently that the Lawrenceville Kennel Club (LKC) of Lawrenceville, Georgia has been named a recipient of the AKC® Community Achievement Award for its focus on training as an important part of promoting responsible dog ownership. LKC received […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2nd-quarter-2010-community-achievement-awards/ | July 21, 2010
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Unleashed
  Hundreds of Nationwide Events Listed on www.akc.org/rdod Interested in learning training and grooming tips from the pros? Looking for a new canine family member? Or want to start competing in AKC events? Then be sure to mark "AKC® Responsible Dog Ownership Days" on your calendar. This month–long celebration includes hundreds of organizations around the country […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-days-unleashed-1/ | July 19, 2010
AKC Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Finalists
  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the nominees for the annual Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Finalists are based on nominations by member clubs.  A winner from the three finalists in each category—Conformation, Companion Events, and Performance—will be voted on by member clubs, with voting ending on September 13, 2010.  There will be […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-lifetime-achievement-award-finalists/ | July 16, 2010
Invisible Fence® Brand, ADT Security Services and Hill’s® Science Diet® Brand to Sponsor AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days
The American Kennel Club® is pleased to welcome Invisible Fence® Brand and ADT Security Services as returning sponsors and Hill's® Science Diet® Brand Pet Food as a new 2010 sponsor of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days (AKC RDO Days). A nationwide initiative in its eighth year, AKC RDO Days engage dog-related organizations across the country […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/invisible-fencer-brand-adt-security-services-and-hillsr-science-dietr/ | July 15, 2010
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Donates Nearly $400,000 To Date in 2010
  --Disaster Preparedness Contributions to Benefit Organizations Across the Country-- Throughout the first half of 2010, the AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) Canine Support and Relief Fund has donated nearly $400,000 to organizations across the nation, including CAMET trailers to Delaware and Vermont and more than $215,000 in grants to Search and Rescue organizations […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-companion-animal-recovery-donates-nearly-400000-to-date-in-2010/ | July 13, 2010
‘National Pet Fire Safety Day’ Prevention Tips to Keep Pets from Starting Home Fires
- New Data Says Pets Start Nearly 1,000 Fires Each Year - New York – July 12, 2010 – An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires, however, nearly 1,000 house fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners’ pets, according to a new data analysis by the National Fire Protection Association. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/national-pet-fire-safety-day-prevention-tips-to-keep-pets-from-startin/ | July 12, 2010
First 10 AKC Grand Champions in Each Breed to Receive Special Medallion
  - First-Ever AKC Grand Champion "Stoli" Recognized at Oklahoma Dog Show - In recognition of the newest American Kennel Club® Grand Champion conformation title, a special blue enamel AKC Medallion will be sent to the owners of the first 10 Grand Champion title holders in each AKC-recognized breed to mark this historic achievement. To […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/first-10-akc-grand-champions-in-each-breed-to-receive-special-medallio/ | July 6, 2010
AKC Welcomes the Cane Corso, Icelandic Sheepdog and Leonberger
Three Breeds Gain Full AKC Recognition The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to welcome the Cane Corso, Icelandic Sheepdog and Leonberger as the 165th, 166th, and 167th AKC recognized breeds. The Icelandic Sheepdog will join the Herding Group while both the Cane Corso and Leonberger will join the Working Group. The new breeds became […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-welcomes-the-cane-corso-icelandic-sheepdog-and-leonberger/ | June 30, 2010
The American Kennel Club Celebrates the Dogs of Our Founding Fathers This Independence Day
Come Meet All 167 AKC Breeds at www.meetthebreeds.com From George Washington’s Foxhounds to Thomas Jefferson’s Briards, purebred pups are as all-American as apple pie.  To celebrate the Fourth of July and the New York City return of Meet the Breeds™ – the world’s largest gathering of dogs and cats – the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-celebrates-the-dogs-of-our-founding-fathers-t/ | June 29, 2010
AKC Calls on All Dog Organizations to Spread Responsible Dog Ownership Message This September
  - Annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Comprised of Hundreds of Events - Each year, the American Kennel Club® calls on its nearly 5,000 affiliated dog clubs and all other pet-related organizations from around the country to participate in AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days. The nationwide initiative educates the public about the importance of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-calls-on-all-dog-organizations-to-spread-responsible-dog-ownership-3/ | June 21, 2010

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