Clubs in the News – Walla Walla Kennel Club
The Walla Walla Kennel Club's recent events were promoted in the Union-Bulletin.   The club hosted a weekend of dog shows, Coursing Ability Tests (CAT) and canine eye exams. They made a great effort to invite the public to take part in the CAT with their dogs.   Check out the great coverage here. The […] | May 1, 2014
AKC Rules Update
After each AKC Board and Delegate meeting, we’ll update you with the new Rules, Regulations and Policies adopted by the American Kennel Club. To view the updates from the April Board Meeting, see below. NOHS Changes (effective for events held on or after October 9, 2014): The AKC National Owner-Handled Series will be a required […] | May 1, 2014
A Royal Dog and Expert Hunter Join AKC Family
The Coton de Tulear and Wirehaired Vizsla Gain Full AKC Recognition New York, NY — The pack has expanded!   The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announced today the Coton de Tulear and Wirehaired Vizsla will be welcomed to its litter of recognized breeds this year, growing AKC’s family to 180. “The AKC is excited to […] | April 28, 2014
Pioneer Valley Kennel Club and Tracy Sanderson of the Greater Ocala Dog Club Honored with AKC Commun
AKC Community Achievement Awards Honorees For The First Quarter of 2014   New York, NY - Pioneer Valley Kennel Club and Tracy Sanderson of the Greater Ocala Dog Club have been selected as American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Community Achievement Awards honorees for the first quarter of 2014. The AKC Community Achievement Awards support and recognize […] | April 25, 2014
Highlights From The April 2014 Meeting Of The AKC Board Of Directors
New York, NY - Highlights from the April 21-22, 2014 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. In accordance with the requirements of the […] | April 25, 2014
A Response To HBO Real Sports
In November of last year, AKC received an inquiry from HBO Real Sports. They told us they wanted to do a story about the dog sports in America, how it has evolved and the role that health plays in competition and breed standards. After months of conversation, deliberation, negotiation and preparation, AKC made the decision […] | April 23, 2014
AKC Chairman of the Board Alan Kalter Shares AKC’s Future Direction In Dog News Q&A
New York, NY – A Q&A between AKC Chairman of the Board Alan Kalter and Dog News’ Matthew H. Stander originally appeared in the April 11, 2014 issue of Dog News. The contents of the interview about the future direction of the AKC are reprinted here with permission of the publisher.   What steps do […] | April 23, 2014
Diana Wilson and Guy Fisher Hired as AKC Executive Field Representatives
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Diana Wilson and Guy Fisher have been hired as AKC Executive Field Representatives.   Wilson will join the staff May 5, 2014 in the Denver, Colorado area, while Fisher will join the staff on June 2, 2014, working out of the AKC […] | April 15, 2014
AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help For Pets In Tennessee
AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers help to create a safe, temporary home-base for at least 50 pets immediately after a disaster is declared. Co-location shelters, where people can evacuate with their pets, as well as emergency animal shelters for displaced animals can be created. The trailers house and deliver essential supplies such as fans, lighting […] | April 7, 2014
Agility, Obedience and AKC Rally National Champions Crowned in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at Companion
Eleven AKC® National Agility Champions, one National Obedience Champion and the first-ever AKC Rally® National Champion were crowned from a record entry of more than 2,000 purebred and mixed-breed dogs at the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) Companion Events Extravaganza, which took place this weekend in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “The winners of these Championship events are truly […] | March 31, 2014

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