American Kennel Club and Cat Fanciers’ Association Launch Website Devoted to World’s Largest Showcas
– Tickets Now On Sale at – Calling all dog and cat lovers, the world’s largest registries of purebred dogs and cats – the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and the Cat Fanciers’ Association® (CFA) – have launched, a new website dedicated to the first stand-alone event of the same name which will showcase […] | June 29, 2009
Breed Club Specialties at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Mark AKC Milestone
In celebration of the American Kennel Club’s 125th Anniversary, the ninth annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship becomes a regular AKC conformation event. The AKC will waive the invitational format allowing all exhibitors to enter. In addition the show will offer all regular classes and the potential for dogs to earn an AKC Championship title at this […] | June 15, 2009
AKC Welcomes 2009 Summer Interns
  The American Kennel Club® is pleased to welcome four students participating in the 2009 AKC® Internship Program. The program isgeared towards college students with a background and interest in purebred dogs and is designed to further their professional development, as well as help AKC identify potential employees with experience in both AKC operations and […] | June 11, 2009
Deb Hoff and Fargo-Moorhead Kennel Club Win Inaugural Diane Albers Memorial Disaster Relief Award
Albers Award Honors Extraordinary Community Service in Disaster Preparedness and Relief The American Kennel Club and AKC Companion Animal Recovery are pleased to announce that Deb Hoff and the Fargo-Moorhead Kennel Club have been named the first recipient of the Diane Albers Memorial Disaster Relief Award. Established in memory of former AKC Delegate Diane Albers, […] | June 10, 2009
Bayer® Healthcare Animal Health’s K9 ADVANTIX® Named Official Sponsor of AKC Veterinary Outreach, AKC Online Breeder Classifieds
    New York, NY- The American Kennel Club® announced today that BAYER's K9 Advantix, the topical solution that repels and kills fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and repels biting flies and kills lice , will sponsor the AKC® Veterinary Outreach and AKC Veterinary Network programs as well as the AKC Online Breeder Classifieds (OBC). The AKC […] | June 5, 2009
AKC and Dog Owners Win Ruling Granting a Trial to Challenge Constitutionality of Denver Breed Ban
  The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce that United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has ruled in favor of plaintiffs Sonya Dias, Hillary Engel, and Sheryl White in their appeal challenging the constitutionality of the Denver breed ban. This ruling reverses the United States District Court of Colorado’s 2007 dismissal […] | May 28, 2009
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Celebrates Its Four Millionth Pet Enrollment
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Celebrates Its Four Millionth Pet Enrollment   "Peaches" Honored Along with Connecticut State Police K-9 Heroes Hartford, CT – AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR), the nation’s largest and only non-profit pet recovery service, announced today that "Peaches," a 5-month-old German Shepherd Dog from West Hartford, Connecticut, owned by Tom and […] | May 14, 2009
The American Kennel Club Awards 2009 Junior Scholarships
  The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce that 26 Junior Scholarships have been awarded to students from 16 states. The scholarships for high school, college and graduate school students range from $1,000 to $3,000 for each student. "These awards have been given to successful students who have also reached the highest levels of […] | May 6, 2009
AKC Calls on All Dog Organizations to Spread Responsible Dog Ownership Message this September
  - Annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Comprised of Hundreds of Events - Each year, the American Kennel Club® calls on its nearly 5,000 affiliated dog clubs and all other pet-related organizations from around the country to participate in AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days. The nationwide initiative educates the public about the importance of […] | May 6, 2009
AKC Announces New Program for Mixed Breeds
  New York, NY – For the past 125 years, the American Kennel Club® has been the nation's premier advocate for dogs and the people who love them. The AKC's Board of Directors has voted unanimously to proceed with a program for mixed breed dogs which will allow it to act even more broadly and […] | April 14, 2009

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