American Kennel Club Announces Most Popular Dogs (Photos and Coverage)
  -- Labrador Retriever Remains America’s Most Popular Dog as  German Shepherd Makes A Move For The Top Spot -- -- Breeds That Help Keep Us Safe Dominate the Top 5 -- Photos and Coverage For the 19th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, but could this be […] | January 27, 2010
AKC Gives Two Paws Up To Five Unique Pups In AKC Canine Partners Photo Contest
The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce the winners of the AKC Canine Partners℠ Photo Contest. From Nov. 1, 2009 through Dec. 31, 2009 hundreds of people submitted photos of their dogs for the AKC Canine Partners judging panel to consider. The panel selected twenty winners consisting of 5 favorites and 15 finalists […] | January 26, 2010
AKC and AKC CAR Salutes Returning SAR Canine Heroes From Haiti
The American Kennel Club and American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery salute the brave search and rescue dogs and their handlers from the New York City Police Department K-9 unit that deployed with the New York Task Force One (NY-TF 1) for their work in the aftermath of the earthquake that shook Haiti on January […] | January 25, 2010
If Dogs Could Talk: A Dog’s Top Ten New Year’s Resolution List
New Year's Eve traditionally is a time to reflect on our past, and more importantly, look forward to the changes we want to make in the coming year.  In addition to your own New Year's resolutions, your dog might have a few of his own.  The American Kennel Club® (AKC), the dog's champion, reflects on […] | December 29, 2009
American Kennel Club Cautions Owners as Pet Thefts Continue to Rise; State Lawmakers Consider Making
'Dog-Napping' a Serious Crime   AKC Appearance on ABC's Good Morning America Highlights Prevalence of Trend and Reminds Owners to Keep Pets Safe The American Kennel Club® continues to remind pet owners to heed warnings about an alarming rise in "dog–nappings." State houses across America have taken notice and are proposing laws to toughen penalties […] | December 22, 2009
Snoopy Crowned Canine King of Pop Culture
  Proving that Snoopy is the hippest dog of all, "Joe Cool" himself was named the top dog in pop culture by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and AOL’s today during a press conference in front of a special Snoopy exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.  The […] | December 22, 2009
4th Quarter 2009 Community Achievement Awards
The fourth quarter Community Achievement Awards will solely honor AKC clubs holding exceptional AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Day) events in September 2010. AKC RDO Day aims to educate first-time dog owners about the responsibilities of dog ownership and help current owners enhance their relationships with their pets. For the fourth quarter only, […] | December 21, 2009
Claudia Orlandi, Ph.D. Named 2009 AKC Breeder of the Year
Award Presented at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Claudia Orlandi, Ph.D. of Essex Junction, Vermont was honored with the 2009 AKC Breeder of the Year Award for her Topsfield Basset Hounds at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Sunday, December 13, 2009.  The annual award honors those breeders who have dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament […] | December 18, 2009
Remember Rover in Your New Year’s Resolutions
-- 2010 is the Year to ‘Do More with Your Dog’! -- As the end of the year approaches, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) urges pet owners toremember the family pet while pondering potential New Year’s resolutions. "Eighty-one percent of dog owners buy gifts for their dogs," said AKC spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "But what you […] | December 10, 2009
American Kennel Club & AOL’s Ask America to Show Their Team Spirit by Cheering for the
Cast Your Vote Now @ From Yale’s "Handsome Dan" to the University of Georgia’s "Uga", fans adore their college mascots as much as the highest scoring team players. But which mascot will score the most points? In celebration of its 125 Anniversary, the American Kennel Club and AOL’s ask America to weigh in […] | November 12, 2009

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