Winners Crowned at AKC National Agility Championship in Sunbury, Ohio
More than 1,000 of the Nation's Most Athletic Dogs Competed for Top Honors Agility events allow dogs to demonstrate their athleticism and versatility by racing against the clock and overcoming a challenging course of different obstacles. Success requires proper training, as it is a sport of physical skill, control, patience and – most importantly – […] | April 4, 2007
Anticipated Release of ‘Firehouse Dog’ Prompts AKC to Send Message to Potential Dog Owners
Dog Experts Say Researching Breeds and Finding a Responsible Breeder Puts Your Pet in a Leading Role in Your Family New York, NY — In anticipation of the April 4, 2007 release of the family comedy Firehouse Dog, the American Kennel Club® reminds moviegoers about the importance of making careful, educated decisions when considering adding […] | April 2, 2007
American Kennel Club Strengthens Breeder Inspections Protocol
  AKC Compliance Department Lowers Litter Threshold; Rewards Good Breeders In keeping with its mission of upholding the integrity of the registry and protecting the welfare of purebred dogs, the American Kennel Club® has announced a new protocol for its inspections program. Inspections of breeders who register with AKC focus on monitoring and enforcing accurate […] | March 21, 2007
AKC Announces Future Location for Raleigh Operations Center
  -- Move Slated for 2008 -- The American Kennel Club® announced today plans to move its Raleigh Operations Center from its current location at 5580 Centerview Drive to the Brier Creek Corporate Center in Raleigh. The move is expected to occur in mid-2008. The Brier Creek building is currently under construction. The Brier Creek […] | March 20, 2007
Swedish Vallhund, Beauceron Eligible For AKC Registration
  --Both Breeds To Compete In Herding Group--   The Swedish Vallhund and Beauceron became eligible for American Kennel Club® registration on March 1, 2007 and will compete in the Herding Group at shows held on and after June 27, 2007. The Beauceron is an old, distinct breed closely related to the longhaired Briard. They […] | March 19, 2007
Highlights from the March 2007 Delegates Meeting
  New York, NY - Highlights from the March 13, 2007 meeting of the AKC Delegates are as follows: At the re-convened Board Meeting held after the Delegate Meeting, Ronald H. Menaker was re-elected Chairman and David C. Merriam Vice-Chairman of the AKC Board of Directors. The Delegates elected Dr. Patricia Haines, Mrs. Patti Strand, […] | March 16, 2007
AKC Announces Board of Directors Election Results
  -- Kenneth A. Marden Elected; Dr. Patricia H. Haines and Patti L. Strand Re-Elected; Ronald H. Menaker and David C. Merriam Re-Elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman Respectively -- The Annual Meeting of the AKC Delegates took place on March 13, 2007. Kenneth A. Marden, Delegate from the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America, […] | March 14, 2007
American Kennel Club Celebrates Irish Dog Breeds in Spirit of St. Patrick’s Day
"As the big hound is, so will the pup be."-- Irish Proverb New York -- It’s no surprise that Ireland has produced many immortal writers, poets and musicians, but did you know there are several dog breeds that hail from the Emerald Isle? In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th, the American Kennel […] | March 12, 2007
American Kennel Club Announces Teams for Crufts Obedience World Cup
  -- Nation's Top Agility Team Also to Compete at Crufts International Agility Competition -- The American Kennel Club is proud to announce that four U.S. dog and handler teams will be traveling to England for the Kennel Club's prestigious Crufts Obedience World Cup Competition on Sunday, March 11th, 2007. In addition to the obedience […] | March 2, 2007
First-Time Nominee AKC Family Dog Wins DWAA’s Best All-Breed Magazine Honor
- AKC Publications Garner 5 Additional Awards - The American Kennel Club® is proud to announce that the Dog Writer's Association of America (DWAA) honored AKC Family Dog with its "Best All-Breed Magazine" award. This year was the publication's first nomination for the award. In addition, the AKC Gazette won three awards at the DWAA […] | February 28, 2007

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