American Kennel Club Honors Andrew D’Ambrose of Connecticut With a Community Achievement Award
The American Kennel Club® announced today that the Andrew D'Ambrose of Woodbridge, Conn. has been named a recipient of the AKC® Community Achievement Awards. D'Ambrose, recognized for staging an AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day event as his Eagle Scout project, received one of three awards this quarter - Northern Neck Kennel Club of Va. and […] | April 17, 2007
American Kennel Club Honors the Northern Neck Kennel Club of Virginia
  The American Kennel Club® announced today that Northern Neck Kennel Club (NNKC) of Virginia has been named a recipient of the AKC® Community Achievement Awards. The NNKC, recognized for its longtime dedication to educating the public about responsible dog ownership, received one of three awards this quarter - Andrew D'Ambrose of Woodbridge, Conn and […] | April 17, 2007
2007 Outstanding Sportsmanship Award Honorees Listed On AKC Web Site
  --New Program for Member Clubs Offers AKC Medallion--   New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® is pleased to announce that the first recipients of the AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award are now listed in the “Awards and Honors” section of the AKC web site. In the AKC’s ongoing effort to recognize and celebrate […] | April 5, 2007
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

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