The American Kennel Club Celebrates the Dogs of Our Founding Fathers This Independence Day
Come Meet All 167 AKC Breeds at From George Washington’s Foxhounds to Thomas Jefferson’s Briards, purebred pups are as all-American as apple pie.  To celebrate the Fourth of July and the New York City return of Meet the Breeds™ – the world’s largest gathering of dogs and cats – the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) […] | June 29, 2010
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 […] | June 21, 2010
AKC Companion Animal Recovery Donation to Help Save Lives of Georgia Pets
  --AKC CAR Pledges 25 Universal Microchip Scanners to Shelters In Support of GA House Bill 1106-- AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR), the nation’s largest and only non-profit pet recovery service, recently pledged 25 Proscan 700 universal microchip scanners to Georgia shelters in support of Georgia House Bill 1106. HB 1106, sponsored by Georgia […] | June 2, 2010
Weimaraner, Stoli, Leaves Paw Prints in AKC History Books as First AKC Grand Champion
The American Kennel Club’s first-ever Grand Champion title earner – a 4-year-old Weimaraner named GCH Monterra’s Best Bet, MH, affectionately known as "Stoli" bred and owned by Elizabeth Krupinski and co-owned by Timothy Bintner of Elizabeth, Colorado and handled by Tad Walden, completed the title requirements to earn the newest AKC title at the Coronado […] | May 26, 2010
Release of Marmaduke Prompts AKC to Remind Potential Dog Owners Not to Get Starstruck
  With Great Danes set to take center stage in the release of "Marmaduke," the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and the Great Dane 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 Great Dane Club of America […] | May 24, 2010
AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Launches 2010 Commemorative Poster Contest
The American Kennel Club® and Eukanuba are pleased to announce the start of the commemorative poster competition in which artists are encouraged to submit an original two-dimensional painting or drawing celebrating the theme: "The Wonderful World of Purebred Dogs." The poster will commemorate the 10th Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship where thousands of top dogs from […] | May 20, 2010
Winners Crowned in AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championships
History Made With Same Dog Winning Both Stakes For the first time in the history of the event, one dog, the German Shorthaired Pointer FC Slicks Cuttin Wild, won both the Retrieving Championship and the Non-Retrieving Championship stakes in the 17th annual American Kennel Club® Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship, sponsored by Purina and Tri-Tronics. […] | May 19, 2010
American Kennel Club Announces New Grand Champion Title
  -- AKC® Champions Can Compete for Grand Champion Title at AKC Conformation Events -- The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce that it will begin offering the Grand Champion title at AKC Conformation events. This new title will be available to AKC Champions of Record, giving the opportunity for Champion dog owners to […] | April 15, 2010
1st Quarter 2010 Community Achievement Awards
American Kennel Club Honors The Bayou Kennel Club With a Community Achievement Award The American Kennel Club® announced recently that the Bayou Kennel Club (BKC) of Monroe, Louisiana has been named a recipient of the AKC® Community Achievement Award for its contributions to its community after natural disasters. BKC received one of three awards for […] | April 9, 2010
Winners Crowned at AKC National Agility Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Nearly 1,000 of the Nation's Most Athletic Dogs Competed for Top Honors Eleven new AKC® National Agility Champions were crowned yesterday at the 2010 AKC National Agility Championship sponsored by LubriSyn CA and J&J Dog Supplies, held March 26-28 in Tulsa, Okla. The American Kennel Club® event brought together nearly 1,000 dogs from across the country […] | March 29, 2010

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