Margaritas, Maracas and Mexican Dogs! AKC Honors Mexican Breeds in Spirit of Cinco de Mayo
From one of the most popular breeds to one of the rarest, the American Kennel Club (AKC®) celebrates Mexico’s two native breeds in honor of Cinco de Mayo.    While neither will be shaking their maracas in celebration of their country’s heritage, both have played integral parts in Mexico’s history, having been known as healers. […] | April 29, 2013
April 2013 AKC Board Meeting Highlights
Highlights from the April 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 meeting, which will be posted on the AKC website. The Wirehaired Vizsla becomes eligible for AKC registration on June 2, 2014. […] | April 29, 2013
AKC Hosts 2014 Companion Events Extravaganza in Harrisburg, PA with New AKC Rally National Champions
The second annual AKC Companion Events Extravaganza will run from March 27-30, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA. The 2014 Extravaganza will include the AKC National Agility Championship, the AKC National Obedience Championship and the first-ever AKC Rally® National Championship. Due to the 2013 Rally National Competition’s enthusiastic […] | April 25, 2013
The American Kennel Club Awards the 2013 Junior Scholarships
  New York, NY – Nineteen outstanding students from 14 states have been awarded American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Junior Scholarships for 2013. The scholarships – ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 – are offered annually to high school, college and graduate school students. “This year’s scholarship recipients have distinguished themselves through their commitment to academics, their […] | April 25, 2013
Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies Becomes Exclusive Sponsor of the AKC Online Store
New Jersey Retailer Solidifies Position as “Top Dog” in Show Industry   Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies, Bedminster, N.J., the leading provider of show dog products, has become the exclusive sponsor of the American Kennel Club (AKC) Online Store. Under the arrangement, AKC online shoppers are directed seamlessly to Cherrybrook’s storefront offering more than 27,000 quality […] | April 18, 2013
North Carolina HB 930 Invokes AKC Care and Conditions Policy Language As Best Standards Of Care For
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club, leading experts in the breeding, care and well-being of dogs for more than 128 years, is pleased that the sponsors and humane organizations supporting recently introduced North Carolina HB 930 agree that the AKC Care and Conditions of Dogs Policy offers the best standards of care for […] | April 15, 2013
Bryan Martin Hired As Executive Field Representative
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Bryan Martin has been hired as an Executive Field Representative.  He will join the staff on April 15, 2013 and will be based in the Portland, Oregon area. "Bryan brings a broad base of knowledge to the position of Executive Field Representative, […] | April 5, 2013
Colorado Federation Of Dog Clubs And Stone City Kennel Club Honored With AKC Community Achievement A
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) has announced that the Colorado Federation of Dog Clubs and the Stone City Kennel Club (IL) have been honored with AKC Community Achievement Awards for the first quarter of 2013.   The AKC Community Achievement Awards support and recognize outstanding public education and legislation efforts of […] | April 3, 2013
AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Week Is Growing To Celebrate Dogdom’s Final Five!
New York, NY (April 2, 2013) — Move over college basketball, the dog sport world now has the “Final Five.” This December, the competitive year will culminate with five events in Orlando, Florida. The week’s highlights are three all-breed dog shows, a day of independent specialties and special attractions, and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship. These […] | April 3, 2013
Highlights From The March 2013 AKC Delegate And Board Meetings
New York, NY – Highlights from the March 12-13, 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 meeting, which will be posted on the AKC website.   Highlights from the […] | March 21, 2013

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