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
Sarah Prescott Of La Canada Wins Commemorative Poster Contest For Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National
--Prescott to Sign Posters at Long Beach Show-- NEW YORK, NY - Artist Sarah Prescott's stunning depiction of a variety of purebred dogs and puppies surrounding a silver trophy and colorful Best in Show ribbon will become the 2010 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship commemorative poster. Prescott of La Canada, California won the annual poster contest with […] | November 10, 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
Carrie DeYoung Promoted to Director of Agility
The American Kennel Club’s Chief Operating Officer John Lyons is pleased to introduce AKC’s new Director of Agility Carrie DeYoung. Formerly the Senior Agility Field Representative, she was promoted on November 2 after 11 years in the department. In her new role she will enhance AKC’s Agility program as well as develop numerous new initiatives. […] | November 5, 2010
Lisa Gonzalez Hired as Vice President of Marketing and Communications
  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announces the appointment of Lisa Gonzalez to the newly-created position of Vice President of Marketing and Communications effective Oct. 27, 2010. In this role, Gonzalez will provide marketing leadership for the AKC to ensure the long term sustainability of the AKC brand tradition as well as its future relevance. […] | November 4, 2010
American Kennel Club Archives Expands
  -- New 500 Square Foot Area Facilitates Collection Preservation -- The AKC Archives has expanded its collection preservation area as a result of the tremendous volume of archival material recently submitted by Parent Clubs. The Archives new 500-square-foot addition, located at AKC’s headquarters in New York City, will be used to process newly submitted […] | November 2, 2010
American Kennel Club & Cat Fanciers’ Association Make Learning Fun For More Than 39,000 Dog and Cats
-- View Extensive Photo Coverage of Meet the Breeds at -- From cats in costumes to "Toto" and the human characters from the Wizard of Oz, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and Cat Fanciers’ Association® (CFA) hosted more than 39,000 people at the second annual Meet the Breeds™ – the largest showcase of dogs […] | October 28, 2010
Results Revealed: A Maine Coon From Texas is New York’s Favorite Feline!
- The Audience Voted and Named the Winner of Meet the Breeds "Cat Idol" Competition - Described as a charming, laid-back, and loveable gentle giant by his owners, Walker, an 8½ year old Maine Coon from Richmond, Texas claimed the top spot at the second annual Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA®)-Iams Cat Idol competition during Meet […] | October 27, 2010
Release of Due Date Prompts AKC to Remind Potential Dog Owners Not to Get Starstruck
  With French Bulldogs set to take center stage in the release of "Due Date," the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and the French Bull Dog Club of America would like to remind moviegoers about the importance of making wise, educated decisions when it comes to adding a dog to the home. "The French Bull Dog […] | October 25, 2010
American Kennel Club Honors Tom Freeman, AKC Canine Ambassador Chair for Channel City Kennel Club
New York , NY – The American Kennel Club® announced at its quarterly Delegates’ meeting that Tom Freeman of the Channel City Kennel Club has been named a recipient of the AKC ® Community Achievement Award for his coordination of educational programs in Santa Barbara and surrounding communities. Freeman received one of two awards for […] | October 22, 2010

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