New Jersey Federation Of Dog Clubs President Jeffrey Ball Honored With AKC Community Achievement Awa
New York, NY – Jeffrey Ball, president of the New Jersey Federation of Dog Clubs (NJFDC), has been honored with the AKC Community Achievement Award for the second quarter of 2013.   The NJFDC, a statewide organization devoted to the welfare of dogs, is composed of 85 member clubs and organizations involving all phases of […] | August 15, 2013
AKC and North Carolina Legislature Help Reunite Lost Pets With Passage Of Senate Bill 626
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Pledges Free Universal Microchip Scanners to Shelters in Support Raleigh, NC — Thousands of North Carolina pet owners will now have a better chance of being reunited with their beloved ‘family members’ thanks to Senate Bill 626, which was sent to Governor Pat McCrory this week for his signature. The American Kennel […] | July 29, 2013
Good Luck to our AKC Agility International Team!
The AKC Agility International Team is competing at the FCI European Open in Belgium this weekend. Good luck to all the participants!   We visited two team members, Diane Goodspeed and Kathleen Oswald, to watch them prepare for the event with their Shelties. Watch a video of them here.   Interested in getting started in […] | July 26, 2013
Highlights From The July 2013 AKC Board Meeting
New York, NY – Highlights from the July 22-23, 2013 meeting of the AKC Board of Directors are as follows.   Full details on these actions, as well as other actions taken, are included in the minutes for the meetings, which will be posted on the AKC website.   The Board appointed the Nominating Committee, […] | July 24, 2013
AKC Judging Task Force Seeks Comment From Fancy
The American Kennel Club Board of Directors recently formed the Judging Task Force (JTF) to continue the ongoing improvement of all aspects of the dog show judging process from preparation and application to performance in the ring. The Board-appointed JTF members are Dr. Charles Garvin, AKC Board member; Kent Delaney, AKC multi-group judge; Doug A. […] | July 23, 2013
AKC Calls On All Dog Organizations To Spread Responsible Dog Ownership Message This September
  Dogs give us so much: excitement when a favorite person arrives home, company on the couch at night, and full effort on the obedience or agility course. Give back to them by being a responsible dog owner and spreading the word to others. Join the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and host an AKC Responsible […] | June 25, 2013
Make Your Fourth of July Fido-Friendly
While fireworks and food are a major part of Independence Day festivities, they may not be much fun for your dog.    With all of the loud noises and disruption in his routine, your four-legged friend could end up getting sick – or worse, lost.  To help keep this Fourth of July happy and safe […] | June 21, 2013
Highlights From The June 2013 AKC Delegate and Board Meetings
Highlights from the June 11-12, 2013 meetings of the AKC Delegates and AKC Board of Directors are as follows.   Full details on these actions, as well as other actions taken, are included in the minutes for the meetings, which will be posted on the AKC website.   Delegate Meeting The Delegates approved an amendment […] | June 18, 2013
Pool Safety: Tips to Teach Your Dog to Swim
  The dog paddle may seem like it comes naturally to dogs – and for some it does – but even the best swimmers need some training. The American Kennel Club (AKC®) helps dog owners teach their four-legged friends how to swim and be safe around the pool so they can beat the summer heat […] | June 7, 2013
AKC Honors Canine Heroes With New Wilderness Search and Rescue Title
New York, NY— Wilderness Search and Rescue dogs, who use their air scenting or tracking abilities to locate missing persons, typically in a non-urban setting, will now be recognized by the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) with the new SAR-W title. The AKC already acknowledges dogs that are FEMA or State Urban Search and Rescue (SUSAR) […] | June 5, 2013

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