Press Conference Held at AKC Headquarters: State Assemblyman Vincent Ignizio Introduces New Bill to Honor German Shepherd Dogs’ Service to the State of New York
Today at AKC's Headquarters in New York City, State Assemblyman Vincent Ignizio announced the introduction of Assembly Bill A9300 to recognize the German Shepherd Dog as the official dog of the State of New York. He was joined by Noreen Baxter, AKC's Vice President of Communications, and Anne Lettis of the Responsible Dog Owners Association […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/press-conference-held-at-akc-headquarters-state-assemblyman-vincent-ig/ | February 3, 2006
AKC’s Complete Dog Book 20th Edition On Sale Now
All 153 AKC-Recognized Breed Standards and Histories Included with Photographs The American Kennel Club has released the 20th edition of The Complete Dog Book, published by Ballantine Books. Previously revised in 1997, the volume has been a bestselling dog book for over seventy-five years (with over 2 million copies sold).   The newly revised The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akcs-complete-dog-book-20th-edition-on-sale-now/ | January 30, 2006
AKC Honors Oregon Fancier Lucille Perry with a Community Achievement Award
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that Lucille Perry, of Grants Pass, Oregon, has been named a recipient of the AKC Community Achievement Award for her efforts to promote responsible dog ownership. The Rogue Valley Kennel Club, a group in which she serves as public education coordinator and legislative liaison, nominated Perry. Perry was […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honors-oregon-fancier-lucille-perry-with-a-community-achievement-a/ | January 26, 2006
AKC Honors Ohio Fancier Carol Jo Stuart with a Community Achievement Award
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that Carol Jo Stuart, of Peninsula, Ohio, has been named a recipient of the AKC Community Achievement Award for her love and support of all aspects of the canine community. The Metropolitan Cleveland Miniature Schnauzer Club (MCMSC), a group in which she serves as vice president and show […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honors-ohio-fancier-carol-jo-stuart-with-a-community-achievement-a/ | January 26, 2006
Dave and Peggy Helming Receive AKC Breeder of the Year Award
Award Ceremony Featured on National Broadcast of AKC/Eukanuba National Championship The recipients of the AKC Breeder of the Year Award, Dave and Peggy Helming of Flemington, N.J., were honored on the live national broadcast of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Saturday, January 14. The annual award honors those breeders who have dedicated their lives to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dave-and-peggy-helming-receive-akc-breeder-of-the-year-award/ | January 20, 2006
Labrador Retriever Leads the Pack According to AKC’s 2005 Registration Statistics
-- Tiny Terrier Poised to Overtake the Great Golden Retriever as Second Most Popular Dog in U.S.-- New York, NY — For the 15th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to AKC® registration figures released today. The Golden Retriever held onto the number two spot and the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-leads-the-pack-according-to-akcs-2005-registration/ | January 11, 2006
AKC Seeks Young Fanciers for Summer 2006 Internship Program
The American Kennel Club® is seeking new interns for the summer of 2006 as part of their popular internship program. Students will be selected for paid eight-week internships at either the New York headquarters or the Raleigh facility. The program will run June 5 - July 28, 2006. Dating back to the summer of 2002, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-seeks-young-fanciers-for-summer-2006-internship-program/ | January 4, 2006
The American Kennel Club Holds Charity Brunch With Bonhams Auction House
-- John Emms' "The New Forest Hounds," Valued at $800,000 - $1.2 million, to be Auctioned -- New York, NY - In celebration of dogs in art, the American Kennel Club® is once again hosting a charity brunch, Barkfest at Bonhams, on Sunday, February 12, 2006, from 10 a.m. to noon. Dog lovers, art aficionados […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-holds-charity-brunch-with-bonhams-auction-hou/ | December 22, 2005
William Speck Reappointed as AVP of Performance Events
  The American Kennel Club® announced today that William Speck has been reappointed to his previous position of Assistant Vice President of Performance Events. Speck retired from AKC as AVP in 2003 but continued to serve as a consultant to the Performance Events Department. "Like a good Retriever, Bill keeps coming back," joked John Lyons, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/william-speck-reappointed-as-avp-of-performance-events/ | December 20, 2005
Hurricane Relief Updates
More Canine Victims of the Hurricanes Airlifted Out of Ravaged Area Continuing its efforts to aid the canine victims of the hurricane affected areas, the American Kennel Club (AKC®), along with its affiliate AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR), airlifted 4,000 pounds of furry passengers to Illinois and Wisconsin. This is the sixth airlift of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/hurricane-relief-updates/ | December 1, 2005

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