Celebrities Gone Wild for Cats and Dogs
FACT SHEET As we all know, romance and marriage are fleeting in Hollywood.  One love affair that stays constant, however, is the one between celebrities and their dogs and or cats.  Long time dog lover Paul McCartney owned an Old English Sheepdog named Martha in the sixties with his first wife Linda.  It doesn’t look […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/celebrities-gone-wild-for-cats-and-dogs/ | August 13, 2009
Dogs and Cats Come Together in Cyberspace at Meetthebreeds.com
Meet 200 Cat and Dog Breeds, Play Interactive Games, Declare Your Allegiance to Cats or Dogs, Download Virtual Bumper Stickers and Buy Tickets for the Event @ www.meetthebreeds.com New York, NY – Attention all dog and cat lovers, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and the Cat Fanciers’ Association® (CFA) – invite you to log on […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dogs-and-cats-come-together-in-cyberspace-at-meetthebreedscom/ | August 7, 2009
AKC Awards $141,000 in Veterinary Student Scholarships
  –– Scholarships Awarded With Support from Royal Canin, American Veterinary Medical Foundation, AKC Companion Animal Recovery and AKC Canine Health Foundation The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announced today it has awarded scholarships to 25 students from 19 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited schools of veterinary medicine. Sponsors are broken down as follows: Royal […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-awards-141000-in-veterinary-student-scholarships/ | August 7, 2009
Invisible Fence® Brand Returns As National Sponsor of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days
New York, NY—The American Kennel Club® is pleased to welcome Invisible Fence® Brand as a returning sponsor of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days (AKC RDO Days). A nationwide initiative in its seventh year, AKC RDO Days engage dog-related organizations across the country to educate the public about the importance of being a responsible dog owner and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/invisible-fencer-brand-returns-as-national-sponsor-of-akc-responsible/ | July 23, 2009
American Kennel Club Honors Lori Finlayson With A Community Achievement Award
  New York, NY – Lori Finlayson of the Mid-Continent Kennel Club and a resident of Jenks, Okla. has been named a recipient of the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Community Achievement Award for combining her passion for teaching and purebred dogs into unique programs for children. Finlayson received one of three awards for the second […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-lori-finlayson-with-a-community-achievemen/ | July 17, 2009
Highlights From The July 13-14, 2009 Meeting
  New York, NY – Highlights from the July 2009 meeting of the AKC® Board of Directors are as follows: The Board retired the kennel name "Danelagh" (Nancy-Carol Draper) for Great Danes. Effective January 1, 2010, all FSS enrolled dogs with three-generation pedigrees will be eligible to compete in all AKC Companion Events. The Lure […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-july-13-14-2009-meeting/ | July 17, 2009
American Kennel Club Honors Penn Ridge Kennel Club With A Community Achievement Award
New York, NY – The Penn Ridge Kennel Club (PRKC) of Hilltown Township, Penn. has been named a recipient of the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Community Achievement Award for promoting responsible dog ownership. The PRKC received one of three awards for the second quarter of 2009 (Lori Finlayson of the Mid-Continent Kennel Club and the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-penn-ridge-kennel-club-with-a-community-ac/ | July 17, 2009
American Kennel Club Honors Bakersfield Obedience Training Club With A Community Achievement Award
  New York, NY – The Bakersfield Obedience Training Club (BOTC) of Bakersfield, Calif. has been named a recipient of the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Community Achievement Award for its work with legislators to promote effective canine legislation and collaborate with local shelters. The BOTC received one of three awards for the second quarter of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-bakersfield-obedience-training-club-with-a/ | July 17, 2009
July 15 Declared National Pet Fire Safety Day to Help Protect Pets from Home Fires
– AKC and ADT Offer Prevention & Rescue Tips – To help reduce the estimated 500,000 pets affected by home fires each year, The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services today launched the inaugural "National Pet Fire Safety Day." This nationwide awareness day educates pet owners about potential risks when pets are left home […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/july-15-declared-national-pet-fire-safety-day-to-help-protect-pets-fro/ | July 16, 2009
Mark Dunn Hired as Director of Internal Consulting Group
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Dunn to the position of Director, Internal Consulting Group (ICG), effective July 20, 2009. AKC’s ICG provides business consulting services to AKC divisions; identifies opportunities to improve efficiency, increase customer service and increase revenue; and develops future leaders through business training, sport […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/mark-dunn-hired-as-director-of-internal-consulting-group/ | July 13, 2009

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