American Kennel Club Launches New Coursing Ability Test
  New Test Allows All Dogs the Chance to Experience the Fun and Excitement of Lure Coursing The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the launch of a new titling event – the Coursing Ability Test – on February 24, 2011 in Calhoun, GA.  Open to all dogs, the Coursing Ability Test is […] | February 2, 2011
American Kennel Club Offers Sneak Peek of Spectacular Dog Art at Barkfest at Bonhams
Poodle Breeder Karne LaFrak's New Children's Book "Best in Show" Book Signing In celebration of dogs in art, the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Bonhams Auction House are hosting their annual charity brunch, Barkfest at Bonhams, on Sunday, February 13, 2011 from 10 a.m. to noon, benefiting the AKC Humane Fund.  Dog lovers, art aficionados […] | February 1, 2011
American Kennel Club Announces Most Popular Dogs in the U.S.
  Lab Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in the Top Spot, While the Bulldog Continues Its Ascent to Reign Supreme in the Dog World The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced its nationwide registration statistics today, revealing that for the 20th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular breed in America. This year’s list included […] | January 26, 2011
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

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