Four More States Pass AKC Canine Good Citizen® Resolutions Bringing Total To 39
-- Arkansas, Iowa, Rhode Island & Vermont Recognize Importance of Responsible Dog Ownership -- New York, NY - As a testament to the important role that training and responsible dog ownership play in ensuring that dogs are well behaved members of society, four states have recently joined the growing list that have passed American Kennel […] | April 3, 2009
Do You Know a Canine Hero?
  AKC Humane Fund Seeks Entries From Across the Nation for 10th Annual Awards for Canine Excellence New York, NY – Just about every dog owner agrees that canines offer us unlimited love and companionship no matter what hardships we face in life. The AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) were created to […] | April 3, 2009
1st Quarter 2009 Community Achievement Awards
Following, please find 3 AKC press releases announcing the winners of the 1st quarter 2009 AKC Community Achievement Awards which support and recognize outstanding public education and legislation efforts of AKC-affiliated clubs, AKC-recognized federations and their members. Anne Humphreys Boca Raton Dog Club Olympic Kennel Club | March 30, 2009
AKC and Cat Fanciers’ Association Debut ‘Meet The Breeds’ At New York City’s Javits Center
Click here for more information World's Largest Showcase of Cat & Dog Breeds to be Held in October in New York City; Unique Event Presented by PetPartners, Inc.   New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®), in conjunction with the Cat Fanciers' Association® (CFA®), is pleased to announce that "Meet the Breeds™" will […] | March 20, 2009
AKC Community Achievement Award Highlights AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
  $1,000 Presented to AKC Affiliated Clubs Hosting Exceptional AKC RDO Day Events The fourth quarter Community Achievement Awards will solely honor AKC clubs holding exceptional AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Day) events in September 2009. AKC RDO Day aims to educate first-time dog owners about the responsibilities of dog ownership and help […] | March 20, 2009
American Kennel Club Celebrates Irish Dog Breeds in Spirit of St. Patrick’s Day
AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary and Tips its Hat to Two Irish Breeds That Were Among the First Recognized In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) celebrates the loveable breeds of Irish descent. Notable Irish breeds include the Irish Red & White Setter which was welcomed into the AKC […] | March 10, 2009
AKC Announces Board of Directors Election Results
  -- Lee Arnold, Carl C. Ashby, III, Alan Kalter, and Dr. Robert D. Smith Elected -- The Annual Meeting of the AKC Delegates took place on March 10, 2009. Four new Directors have been elected: Lee Arnold, Delegate from the Southern Colorado Kennel Club; Carl C. Ashby, III, Delegate from the United States Kerry Blue […] | March 10, 2009
John Wade appointed to Director of Judging Operations
  The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wade to Director of Judging Operations. Wade’s background includes 50 years of involvement in the sport and more than 20 years of business and management experience from various professional roles in highly competitive industries. "We are pleased to welcome John to his […] | February 26, 2009
AKC Director of Judging Operations Peter Gaeta Retires
The American Kennel Club® announced today that Director of Judging Operations, Peter Gaeta will retire on March 2, 2009. Gaeta joined AKC in 1999 as an Executive Field Representative in the Fort Worth-Dallas area. In July 2005 he was promoted to Director of Judging Operations and began working in the Raleigh AKC Operations Center. "Peter’s […] | February 26, 2009
American Kennel Club Offers New Training Program to Make Your Puppy the S.T.A.R. of the Community
The arrival of a new puppy is an exciting time for any household. But what happens if your cute, cuddly pup turns into a chewing, barking, digging, and eating machine?  Before long it becomes clear that your new arrival means there's a lot for you to do, and even more for him to learn. To […] | February 23, 2009

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