THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF INAUGURAL SEASON OF THE AKC® AGILITY LEAGUE
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and governing body of dog sports, is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural season of the AKC Agility League. The AKC Agility League has concluded its pilot season, which ran from May 30th to August 21st, and named the first League season […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-winners-inaugural-season-akc-agility-league/ | September 7, 2022
DR. CLAIRE WILEY HIRED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE AKC DNA PROGRAM
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Claire Wiley, VMD, DACVIM has been hired as the Executive Director of the AKC DNA Program. The AKC has one of the oldest continuously operating canine DNA programs in the world.  With nearly 1,000,000 canines profiled, nearly 300,000 canine DNA samples in storage, and more than […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dr-claire-wiley-hired-executive-director-akc-dna-program/ | August 24, 2022
AKC RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY RETURNS FOR ITS 18TH YEAR: HOST AN EVENT!
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is thrilled to announce the return of the AKC’s Responsible Dog Ownership Day. This summer and fall hundreds of clubs and dog organizations around the country will host free events to educate dog lovers and owners alike about the responsibilities that come with dog ownership after a brief two-year hiatus […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-responsible-dog-ownership-day-returns-18th-year-host-event/ | August 1, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB RECEIVES LEASHES OF LEADERSHIP AWARD
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred registry and leading advocate for dogs received the ‘Leashes of Leadership Award’ from the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans (ASDPMV) on July 20, 2022 at the National Service Dogs for Veterans Conference held in San Antonio, TX. "We are thrilled to see our […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-receives-leashes-leadership-award/ | August 1, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CROWNS 2022 AKC AGILITY DOG PREMIER CUP WINNERS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce the winners of the 2022 AKC Agility Dog Premier Cup, brought to you by presenting and official sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE. This invitational event was held on July 9, 2022 at Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. “This year’s Agility Dog Premier Cup was […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-2022-akc-agility-dog-premier-cup-winners/ | July 25, 2022
2022 National Owner-Handled Series & National All-Breed Puppy & Junior Stakes Judging Panels Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2022 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The NOHS Finals will be held […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2022-national-owner-handled-series-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | July 22, 2022
THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES THE “AKC EDDY AWARD” FOR BREEDER EDUCATION
Award honors Parent Clubs that provide outstanding breeder educational materials to dog owners.   The American Kennel Club®, the world’s largest purebred registry and leading advocate for dogs is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new AKC Eddy Award. The AKC Eddy Award is designed to encourage and reward Parent Clubs that provide […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-akc-eddy-award-breeder-education/ | July 19, 2022
THE AKC AGILITY DOG PREMIER CUP LEAPS ONTO ESPN2
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is excited to announce that the AKC Agility Dog Premier Cup, brought to you by presenting and official sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE, will be broadcast on ESPN2. The competition will premiere on Saturday, July 23rd at noon ET. This invitational event was held on July 9, 2022, in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-agility-dog-premier-cup-leaps-onto-espn2/ | July 18, 2022
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CROWNS NEW NATIONAL CHAMPIONS IN OBEDIENCE AND RALLY
The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 640 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally® National Championship. Competitions were held July 8th-10th, 2022 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH. “It was absolutely incredible to watch these outstanding performances as […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-new-national-champions-obedience-rally-4/ | July 12, 2022
AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CELEBRATES ITS 200TH RECOGNIZED BREED
  The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is excited to announce that the Bracco Italiano has received full recognition and is the AKC’s 200th breed. The Bracco Italiano is eligible to compete in the Sporting Group. “We at the AKC are thrilled to welcome our […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-celebrates-200th-recognized-breed/ | July 6, 2022

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