Three New Loveable Breeds Join AKC Family
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog, the Six-Toed Norwegian Lundehund and the Ancient and Rare Xoloitzcuintli Gain Full AKC Recognition  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) expanded its litter of registered breeds on January 1, to welcome the Entlebucher Mountain Dog, the Norwegian Lundehund and the Xoloitzcuintli --growing AKC’s family to 170 breeds. "The AKC is delighted to […] | January 24, 2011
AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show Winner Australian Shepherd ‘Reckon’ Honored With Gov
-- Watch Reckon Defeat Nearly 2,500 Top Dogs During the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Broadcast on January 23, 2011 on ABC Television Network -- AKC/Eukanuba National Champion and New Hampshire’s Top Dog, Australian Shepherd Ch. Propwash Reckon, received an Official Commendation today from New Hampshire Governor John Lynch congratulating him and owners Leslie Frank and Judy […] | January 18, 2011
The American Kennel Club’s Overall Entries Increase in 2010
-- Records More Than 3 Million Entries -- The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) leapt over the 3 million entry mark in 2010, recording a total of more than 3,014,000 dog entries across all conformation, companion and performance events. The growth over the number of entries received in 2009 was sparked by the ever-growing interest in […] | January 17, 2011
Agility ‘Time 2 Beat’ Titling Class Launches
-- AKC’s Fastest Growing Sport Adds Fastest New Class -- The American Kennel Club continues with innovations in the sport of Agility by offering new opportunities for exhibitors with the launch of the Time 2 Beat (T2B) Titling Class. It’s the most interactive class to date where the most accurate, quickest dog sets the pace […] | January 5, 2011
AKC Survey Finds Dog Lovers Plan To Get Fit With Fido In 2011
  Majority of Dog Owners Would Rather Kiss the Family Dog Than Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie Forget about the treadmill. A recent American Kennel Club® (AKC®) New Year’s survey revealed that dog owners will use Fido to assist with a New Year’s resolution to exercise more.  In fact nearly 75% of respondents intend on […] | December 28, 2010
AKC Family Dog Magazine Offers Tips on How to Give to a Dog in Breed-Club Rescue This Holiday
The holiday season inspires many to donate their time and money to charitable causes.  The November/December 2010 issue of the American Kennel Club’s AKC Family Dog magazine reports that for dog owners, volunteering at a breed-club rescue is a great way to help dogs in need of homes, medical attention, or simply a good scratch […] | December 21, 2010
AKC Survey Finds Dogs Who Chew Up Household Items Are Most Likely to End Up on Santa’s Naughty List
- Yet the Beloved Family Dog is Still Least Likely to Get Coal in their Stocking - Results from a recent American Kennel Club® (AKC®) holiday survey reveal that one of the most popular reasons (15%) that Fido is most likely to end up on Santa’s naughty list is for chewing up anything and everything.  […] | December 20, 2010
4th Quarter 2010 Community Achievement Awards
American Kennel Club Honors Black Hills Dog Training Club With a Community Achievement Award The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announced recently that Black Hills Dog Training Club (BHDTC) of Rapid City, South Dakota has been named a recipient of the AKC Community Achievement Award for hosting an exceptional AKC Responsible Dog Ownership (RDO) Day event. […] | December 16, 2010
Debbie Butt Named 2010 AKC Breeder of the Year
  Award Presented at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship  Debbie Butt of Toms Brook, Virginia was honored with the 2010 AKC Breeder of the Year Award for her Sporting Fields Whippets at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Sunday, December 5, 2010.  The annual award honors those breeders who have dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament […] | December 14, 2010
Record-Breaking Entry of 3,233 Top Competitors Will Participate At Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba Nationa
Record-Breaking Entry of 3,233 Top Competitors Will Participate At Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship   Dogs from 49 States and More Than 40 Countries Compete for Over $225,000 in Prize Money and Prestigious Wins Event Broadcast airs on ABC Network Television Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011 NEW YORK, NY – Nearly 2,500 dogs will compete for […] | November 10, 2010

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