American Kennel Club Opens Basenji Stud Book
  AKC announced today that, at the request of the Basenji Club of America (BCOA), it will open the Basenji stud book to dogs from countries with no AKC accepted registry. The BCOA has initiated this program in order to offer an opportunity to import dogs from their native land. "Due to the changing circumstances […] | August 18, 2008
American Kennel Club and AKC Canine Health Foundation Release Podcast on Canine Comparative Oncology
  The American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation are pleased to debut the next podcast in the Genome Barks series. This week's podcast is a follow up to our recent interview with Dr. Matthew Breen.  Dr. Breen, while a world renowned cancer researcher, is also the Treasurer of the Canine Comparative Oncology […] | August 14, 2008
Poodle and Wheaten Terrier Neck-and-Neck in Race for White House
  Less Than Two-Weeks Left to Cast Your Vote for The Best "Canine Candidate" for the Obama Family @ The American Kennel Club® (AKC) reports a tight race between the Poodle and Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier in their poll to determine America's breed of choice for the Obama family. Preliminary results indicate that the […] | August 7, 2008
AKC Represents Dog Owners in Challenge to Denver Breed Ban
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) will be joining Karen R. Breslin of the Progressive Law Center, LLC of Lakewood, Colorado and the Washington D.C. office of Kaye Scholer LLP in representing dog-owning plaintiffs Sonya Dias and others who are asserting that the Denver ordinance banning pit bulls within the city limits is unconstitutional. In March […] | July 30, 2008
AKC and Bayer, K9 Advantix® Announce Winners of Veterinary Technician Scholarships
Twenty-Five Vet Tech Students Honored The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Bayer, K9 Advantix® along with the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), are pleased to announce the winners of the AKC/ Bayer K9 Advantix Veterinary Technician Scholarship. Twenty-five scholarships in the amount of $1,000 were awarded to students from 21 American Veterinary […] | July 29, 2008
AKC Awards $150,000 in Veterinary Student Scholarships
  -- Scholarships Awarded In Partnership with Royal Canin, AKC Companion Animal Recovery and AKC Canine Health Foundation -- The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) today announced it has awarded scholarships to 24 students from 18 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited schools of veterinary medicine. These scholarships include the Chairman's Award and the President's Award, […] | July 29, 2008
AKC and AKC CAR Disaster Relief Donation to Aid Iowa Agencies in Wake of Flooding
$20,000 Donation to Animal Control That Helped Displaced Animals NEW YORK, NY – The American Kennel Club® and AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) are pleased to announce that the AKC CAR Canine Support and Relief Fund has donated $10,000 to the Kirkwood Foundation for the Friends of the Animal Shelter Fund, the non-profit group […] | July 25, 2008
American Kennel Club and AKC Canine Health Foundation Release Podcast About CHIC
  The American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation are pleased to debut the fifth podcast in the Genome Barks series. This week on Genome Barks, Eddie Dziuk, the Chief Operating Officer of the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) talks about the Canine Health Information Center (CHIC).  Established in 2001, CHIC is a […] | July 17, 2008
CNN Visits AKC
On July 10, CNN paid a visit to the AKC Headquarters in New York to kickoff AKC's new presidential poll encouraging dog lovers to vote for Barack Obama's new "number two". AKC initiated the poll based on Obama's promise to his family that they would get a dog following the presidential race. All five breed […] | July 10, 2008
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day Events Unleashed
New York, NY – Are you interested in learning training and grooming tips from the pros? Or considering adding a new family member? Be sure to mark "AKC® Responsible Dog Ownership Day" on your calendar. This month-long celebration includes hundreds of organizations around the country holding free events filled with fun and engaging activities for […] | July 7, 2008

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