American Kennel Club, Eukanuba and New York Yankees Work Together to Help Pet Owners in Aftermath o
After Hurricane Sandy swept through the tri-state area, many residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut were left in need of basic supplies for their homes and pets. As part of hurricane relief distribution efforts, the New York Yankees organization reached out to request support for companion animals in the region. The AKC immediately […] | November 15, 2012
AKC and Westminster Kennel Club Donate $20,000 To Sandy Fund To Help Those Affected By Hurricane And
In support of the people and their pets affected by Hurricane Sandy, the American Kennel Club Humane Fund, Inc. and The Westminster Kennel Club have each donated $10,000 to the Humane Fund’s newly-created “Sandy Fund.” This $20,000 grant and other donations to the Sandy Fund will assist organizations that provide support and services for dogs […] | November 8, 2012
Daryl Hendricks Hired as AKC Chief Operating Officer
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Daryl Hendricks has been hired as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 5, 2013. He will begin employment on November 12, 2012. “Daryl brings a broad business management background to AKC, with extensive experience managing large teams in operational settings and handling budgetary responsibilities,” said Dennis […] | November 6, 2012
AKC Humane Fund Creates Sandy Fund to Help Those Affected by Hurricane and Future Disasters
After the recent devastation in the northeast caused by Hurricane Sandy, the American Kennel Club Humane Fund has created the “Sandy Fund” to assist organizations that provide support and services for dogs and owners faced with the challenges of natural disaster.    “The AKC is greatly saddened by the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy,” said […] | November 5, 2012
October 2012 AKC Board Meeting Highlights
  Highlights from the October 22-23, 2012 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 are posted on the AKC website, within one week of the meeting. The Board authorized the extending of […] | October 26, 2012
AKC Humane Fund Grants Help Women and Their Pets Escape from Domestic Violence
In an effort to end domestic violence and keep pets safe, the AKC Humane Fund awarded grants to eleven different “pets allowed” women’s shelters across the country in honor of October’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The recipient shelters in Safford, Arizona; Cabot, Arkansas; Crescent City and Susanville, California; Fort Collins, Colorado; Alpharetta, Georgia; Aurora, […] | October 26, 2012
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Offers Tips To Prepare Your Pet For Hurricane Sandy
With Hurricane Sandy expected to affect much of the northeast coastal states early next week, AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) reminds pet owners to have a safety plan in place for their pets, whether evacuating or remaining at home. “Since 2003, the AKC CAR Canine Support and Relief Fund has been active in donating […] | October 26, 2012
Tickets Now on Sale for the 2012 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Orlando, Florida
  Thousands of Top Show Dogs, More Than 150 AKC Meet the Breeds® Booths, Holiday Shopping for Dog Lovers and More!   All dog lovers invited! Come enjoy the 12th Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, returning to Orlando, Florida on December 15-16, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center. Day and Evening tickets are now on […] | October 23, 2012
Military Working Dogs From Connecticut Army National Guard to be Honored at AKC Meet the Breeds
Thousands of dogs serve with U.S. forces on bases and operating posts around the world as patrol dogs and detectors of explosives and drugs.   Six of these hard-working canines from the Connecticut Army National Guard Military Working Dog program will be honored with the DOGNY Heroic Military Working Dog Award sponsored by Citibank at […] | October 19, 2012
Dancing Dogs! Cats in Ready-to-Wear! American Kennel Club and The International Cat Association Host Meet the Breeds®
From skateboarding dogs to cats working the runway, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to meet these and more than 200 different dog and cat breeds up close and personal when the American Kennel Club (AKC®) and The International Cat Association (TICA) host the fourth annual AKC Meet the Breeds® event October 20 & 21 […] | October 15, 2012

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