Glenn Lycan Joins the AKC Event Operations Department
  New York, NY – The American Kennel Club announced today that Glenn Lycan has joined the AKC Event Operations Department as Director, Event Operations Support, effective immediately. Lycan, who joined the AKC in 2002, most recently served as Director, Call Center and Registration Support. In his new role, Lycan will assist conformation and obedience […] | April 7, 2015
Do You Know A Canine Hero? Nominate A Dog For An AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence!
    New York, NY – To celebrate the dogs that do extraordinary things for their human counterparts, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE).  Nominations open April 1, 2015 and winners will be announced summer 2015.   Each year, the AKC Humane Fund pays […] | April 1, 2015
Winners Crowned at the American Kennel Club National Agility Championship
New York, N.Y. – Eleven AKC® National Agility Champions were crowned this weekend at the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) National Agility Championship, held at the Reno Livestock Events Center in Reno, Nevada. The Championship, sponsored by J & J Dog Supplies, MAX 200, M.A.D. Agility and Voyce, drew a combined entry of more than 1,000 […] | March 30, 2015
AKC Launches First Health Microsite
The American Club today launched, the organization’s first ever mobile-optimized, digital content platform dedicated to canine health. The site kicks off a series of health initiatives and announcements to be introduced in the coming year. The initial stage of the new microsite offers resources and information on care, nutrition, fitness, preventative health and breeder […] | March 28, 2015
Winners Crowned at the AKC Rally and Obedience National Championships
New York, N.Y. – The 2015 Obedience and AKC Rally® National Champions were crowned this weekend at the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) National Obedience Championship and the AKC Rally National Championship, held at Purina Farms just outside of St. Louis, Missouri. The Championships, sponsored by J & J Dog Supplies, RB Rubber Products, Inc. and […] | March 18, 2015
AKC Board of Directors Class of 2019 Elected
  New York, NY – At the Annual Meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 10, 2015, the AKC Board of Directors Class of 2019 was elected. The three Directors elected were: Dr. Carmen L. Battaglia, Delegate from the German Shepherd Dog Club of America. Dr. Thomas M. Davies, Delegate from the Springfield Kennel Club, […] | March 10, 2015
The Loveable Bulldog Hits Highest Spot Ever, While Labrador Retriever Remains Number One
New York, NY - The Labrador Retriever has done it again. The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that the intelligent, family friendly breed holds tight to the number one spot on the most popular list for the 24th consecutive year, continuing the longest reign as the nation’s top dog in AKC history. While the […] | February 26, 2015
AKC Hires Michael Basone as VP of Tech
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club announced today the appointment of Michael Basone to Vice President of Technology. Basone will enter the new, New York-based role on February 23, 2015. Basone brings with him 20 years of experience and leadership in technology management. Prior to joining the AKC, Basone founded High Ground Group, […] | February 23, 2015
AKC Launches Redesigned Website, Logo
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club launched to the public a fully redesigned, mobile-optimized website,, merging 130 years of canine expertise with world-class digital innovation to become the number one destination for all things dog. The site launch also serves as the debut of AKC’s redesigned logo – a streamlined, modern take […] | February 13, 2015
A Day in Doggie History for the Pyrenean Shepherd
Pyrenean Shepherds like Sunny Bear are lively herders, known for their free-flowing, easy movements. They are mischievous, incredibly smart, and playful with family. This breed is very active, they love to work. Achieving Best in Show is one more goal that the hard-working Pyrenean Shepherd can check off their list. Credit:   Pyrenean Shepherds […] | January 27, 2015

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