Ronald McDonald House Donation
  As one enters the efficiency suite at the Ronald McDonald House in Durham, NC they are taken back to simpler days spent playing with dogs in the summertime. Painted on the walls is a mural of dogs playing ball in the grass, a Beagle sitting under an oak tree, a Dalmatian with his food […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/ronald-mcdonald-house-donation/ | May 7, 2004
Companion Events Offers A New Activity for Dogs and Owners
The American Kennel Club has approved a new canine event, AKC Rally, in which dog and handler negotiate a course of exercises according to sequentially numbered signs. AKC Rally officially begins on January 1, 2005. The team may work at its own pace, with the dog heeling from sign to sign. Each sign contains an […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/companion-events-offers-a-new-activity-for-dogs-and-owners/ | May 4, 2004
Bark Around the Park Clinic – Raleigh, NC
  AKC Companion Animal Recovery held a microchip clinic on Saturday, April 24 in conjunction with the Bark Around the Park festival in Raleigh, NC. Beautiful weather brought a great crowd and CAR microchipped nearly 50 dogs and even 2 Maine Coon cats! Christy Steger, veterinary technician with the SPCA of Wake County and Kerri […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/bark-around-the-park-clinic-raleigh-nc/ | April 28, 2004
Notice to Exhibitors of the Cabrillo and Del Sur Kennel Club
  Please be advised - We have just been notified that the Cabrillo and Del Sur Kennel Club dog shows that were to take place May 15 and 16th have been canceled due to problems with the show site. The status of the independent specialties, the group show, and the other events surrounding the weekend, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/notice-to-exhibitors-of-the-cabrillo-and-del-sur-kennel-club/ | April 24, 2004
AKC Approves Three New Dog Breeds
  The American Kennel Club has announced that effective May 1, 2004, the Black Russian Terrier and the Neapolitan Mastiff have been granted regular status as AKC-recognized breeds and are eligible for competition in the Working Group, effective July 1, 2004. In addition, the Glen of Imaal Terrier is approved for AKC registration as of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-approves-three-new-dog-breeds/ | April 23, 2004
AKC Jr. News Available Via Email
The AKC Junior Organization is pleased to announce that its newsletter, AKC Jr. News, is now being distributed via email. AKC Jr. News contains articles by, for and about Junior Handlers, as well as news updates, seminar listings, and a photo gallery. The email format will enable the Junior Organization to send more issues, and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-jr-news-available-via-email/ | April 14, 2004
Fanciers: Apply to be Made-over on TV!
"Do you spend so much time grooming your dogs that there is not enough time left for you?" Well, here is your opportunity to be transformed! "A Makeover Story", which airs at noon and 12:30pm EST on TLC (The Learning Channel) has contacted the AKC Communications department and is seeking two active dog-show breeder/exhibitors to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/fanciers-apply-to-be-made-over-on-tv/ | April 2, 2004
The American Kennel Club Awards 2004 Junior Scholarships
  The American Kennel Club today announced that 54 Junior Scholarships have been awarded to students from 25 states. The scholarships totaling $100,000 range from $1,000 to $5,000 and winners include students from high school to graduate school. "The AKC recognizes the important role our young fanciers play in the future of the sport of […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/the-american-kennel-club-awards-2004-junior-scholarships/ | April 1, 2004
Bobby Birdsong Named Director Of Event Operations
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the promotion of Bobby Birdsong to Director of Event Operations. Birdsong brings a tremendous amount of experience in operations management and the sport of purebred dogs to his new position. Birdsong, who has been employed at the American Kennel Club since 1995, has over thirty years experience […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/bobby-birdsong-named-director-of-event-operations/ | March 31, 2004
Thank you from the US Obedience Team
  We are thrilled to announce that the US obedience team took 4th place at the first ever international obedience competition at Crufts! The team members and the Companion Events dept. wanted to thank all of you who sent our team support cards and well wishes. We showed up at Crufts with an impressive number […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/thank-you-from-the-us-obedience-team/ | March 12, 2004

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