The Newest AKC Recognized Breeds
  Effective July 1, 2004, the Black Russian Terrier and the Neapolitan Mastiff became eligible for competition in the Working Group.   The Black Russian Terrier first bred true in 1956 and its history is a compelling one. During the 1930's a military kennel named the Red Star started work on a native breed that […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-newest-akc-recognized-breeds/ | July 2, 2004
Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004
Susan Komen Race for the Cure
  The 8th annual was held on Saturday, June 12th at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. This event raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for breast cancer research. This was the largest Susan Komen event yet, with over 17,000 participants. The AKC was represented by a team of 50 walkers/runners organized by the Community Events […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/susan-komen-race-for-the-cure/ | June 17, 2004
Hartz Mountain Corporation Becomes Official Sponsor of AKC Veterinary Outreach Program
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) is proud to announce a new relationship with The Hartz Mountain Corporation to become the official sponsor of the AKC Veterinary Outreach Program. The AKC Veterinary Outreach Program unites the world of purebred dogs with the veterinary community through educational initiatives aimed at veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/hartz-mountain-corporation-becomes-official-sponsor-of-akc-veterinary/ | June 17, 2004
AKC Featured on the TODAY SHOW
AKC's Gail Miller appeared on NBC'S Today Show Friday, June 11th to discuss the recent findings by German researchers that dogs can comprehend language. Interviewed by Ann Curry, Miller stated that the findings are, "not surprising at all to anyone who has owned or trained dogs. Dogs are very intelligent and it's in their nature […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-featured-on-the-today-show/ | June 11, 2004
AKC Welcomes 2004 Summer Interns
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to welcome the ten students who have been chosen to participate in the AKC Internship Program. The program--open to college students with a background and interest in purebred dogs--is designed to further their professional development as well as help the AKC identify potential employees with experience in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-welcomes-2004-summer-interns/ | June 11, 2004
AKC Offers Online Newsletter
The American Kennel Club announced today the initial delivery of Your AKC, an electronic newsletter delivered monthly to dog lovers' desktops. Currently, Your AKC has a circulation of 222,000 customers and year-end circulation figures are expected to be 350,000. Covering the complete world of AKC dogs, Your AKC will feature a broad range of articles […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-offers-online-newsletter/ | May 27, 2004
Keeping Canines Cool And Safe During Summer
  With more pets and people enjoying warm weather activities, the American Kennel Club advises responsible dog owners to take special care of their dogs during the summer months. According to a recent AKC online poll of more than 1,000 dog owners, 90 percent said their pet influences their weekend/free time activities and 76 percent […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/keeping-canines-cool-and-safe-during-summer/ | May 21, 2004
Ronald McDonald House Donation
  AKC President Dennis Sprung and COO John Lyons presented Noreen Strong, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Durham, a check for $2,000 on behalf of the AKC Community Events Team and all of the AKC employees. The money was used to redecorate one of the suites at the RMH into a dog-themed […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/ronald-mcdonald-house-donation-1/ | May 19, 2004
Russell Raman Appointed Director Of Marketing
  The American Kennel Club announced today the appointment of Russell Raman to the newly created Director of Marketing position. Raman who has significant experience in corporate marketing and brand-building, will be responsible for developing marketing programs and strategies that raise brand awareness, increase registration and create new revenue streams for the AKC. Most recently […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/russell-raman-appointed-director-of-marketing/ | May 18, 2004

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