The American Kennel Club Announces Recipients of 2018 Junior Versatility Awards
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and advocate for all dogs, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Junior Versatility Awards. As a result of generous donations to the AKC® Humane Fund by Carolyn and Gary Koch and the Triangle Judges Group, the AKC awarded five scholarships at […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-recipients-2018-junior-versatility-awards/ | January 3, 2019
Azawakh Joins the Pack as Newest AKC-Recognized Breed
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Azawakh (pronounced Oz-a-wok) has gained full AKC recognition. This new addition to the AKC registry became eligible to compete in its group on January 1, 2019. “We’re excited to have the Azawakh join the AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/azawakh-joins-pack-newest-akc-recognized-breed/ | January 2, 2019
Whippet “Whiskey” Wins Best in Show at Largest Ever AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin
National Champion Beats Dogs from 49 States and 21 Countries GCHP CH Pinnacle Tennessee Whiskey, a Whippet known as “Whiskey,” triumphed over more than 5,000 entries to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, held December 15-16, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/whippet-whiskey-wins-best-show-largest-ever-akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin/ | January 2, 2019
Top Dogs Crowned at AKC Obedience Classic and AKC Agility Invitational
The 2018 AKC Obedience Classic and the AKC Agility Invitational took place December 15-16, 2018 in conjunction with the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, demonstrating the highest level of training and teamwork between dog and handler. Obedience and agility competitions for junior handlers were held for the eighth year, and an AKC Rally® […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/top-dogs-crowned-akc-obedience-classic-akc-agility-invitational/ | December 17, 2018
The American Kennel Club Announces Breeder of the Year By Sport Winners
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, wishes to acknowledge those individuals who have excelled at breeding dogs that have proven to be outstanding in AKC sports.  The AKC Breeder of the Year by Sport Award is given to those who have dedicated themselves to improving […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-breeder-year-sport-winners/ | December 16, 2018
Kent Boyles and Liz Oster Named 2018 AKC Breeder of the Year
–Award Presented at AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin – Orlando, FL — Kent Boyles and Liz Oster were presented with the 2018 AKC Breeder of the Year award for their Kenlyn/Marquis German Shepherd Dogs at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Saturday, December 15, 2018.  The annual award honors those […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/kent-boyles-liz-oster-named-2018-akc-breeder-year/ | December 15, 2018
Bedlington Terrier “Vogue” Wins Best in Show at 2018 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals
The AKC National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals Best in Show honors went to GCHG CH Lamz Strike A Pose RN CAA CGC TKN, a Bedlington Terrier known affectionately as “Vogue” owned and handled by Gabrielle Gilbeau and bred by Laurie Zembrzuski & Gabrielle Gilbeau. The 2018 NOHS Finals Best in Show winner was crowned by […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/bedlington-terrier-vogue-wins-best-show-2018-akc-national-owner-handled-series-finals/ | December 15, 2018
Whippet “Lizzie” Wins AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes
Orlando, FL (Dec. 14, 2018) – Aperture I Think I'M Going To Like It Here, a Whippet known as “Lizzie” triumphed over almost 1,300 dogs ages six months to 18 months to become the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy of the Year, held today in Orlando, Fla in conjunction with the AKC National Championship […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/whippet-lizzie-wins-akc-royal-canin-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes/ | December 15, 2018
American Kennel Club Records First Rally Champion
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce that the first AKC Rally Champion (RACH) titled dog has been recorded. A six-year old black Labrador Retriever named “Zorro,” owned by Robert (Bob) Fullum of Staten Island, NY, is the first dog to earn […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-records-first-rally-champion/ | December 6, 2018
The American Kennel Club Honors Connecticut Representative Doug Dubitsky as Legislator of the Year
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce that Connecticut State Representative Doug Dubitsky will be presented with the 2018 AKC Legislator of the Year Award. During the 2018 legislative session, Representative Dubitsky established a diverse legislative working group to study various dog-related […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-connecticut-representative-doug-dubitsky-legislator-year/ | December 5, 2018

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