Invisible Fence Brand Signs an as National Sponsor of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
New York, NY—The American Kennel Club® has announced that the Invisible Fence® Brand has signed on as a sponsor of the fifth annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Day), a nationwide initiative that educates the public about the importance of being a responsible dog owner and celebrates the deep bond between humans and […] | August 31, 2007
AKC Honors Outstanding Dogs With 2007 AKC Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE)
The American Kennel Club announced today the winners of the seventh AKC Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE), the award designed to commemorate loyal, hard-working dogs that have made significant contributions to their community. The ACE is given annually to dogs in each of the following five categories: Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Therapy, Service and […] | August 29, 2007
Group Honorees Named for the American Kennel Club Breeder of the Year Award
  - "AKC Breeder of the Year" to be Announced at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship - Today the American Kennel Club® announced the seven group recipients of the 2007 AKC® Breeder of the Year Award. The award honors breeders who have dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament and quality of purebred dogs. "It is […] | August 27, 2007
AKC Statement on Michael Vick Guilty Plea in Dog Fighting Case
  In response to reports earlier today that Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick has reached a deal with prosecutors and will plead guilty to crimes associated with dog fighting, the American Kennel Club® has issued the following statement from AKC's Chairman of the Board, Ron Menaker: "While we are pleased to hear that the Vick […] | August 20, 2007
AKC Takes Initial Step Toward Formation of Political Action Committee
  Requests Advisory Opinion From FEC on Status of Member and Affiliated Clubs On Friday, August 10, 2007 a request was filed with the General Counsel of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) seeking an opinion on whether the American Kennel Club® and its member and affiliate dog clubs are "membership organizations" as defined under relevant […] | August 15, 2007
Underdog Prompts AKC to Remind Potential Dog Owners to Research the Right Breed for Their Lifestyle
Taking the Time to Pick the Right Breed Makes You The Real Hero With the release of the action adventure movie Underdog, the American Kennel Club® reminds moviegoers about the importance of making careful, educated decisions when considering adding a dog to their home. Distributed by (c) Disney Enterprises, Inc., Underdog is a live re-make […] | August 6, 2007
Internal Consulting Group Under New Leadership
  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) has announced the resignation of Connie Pearcy, the Assistant Vice President of the Internal Consulting Group (ICG) and the promotion of Kristi Munchel from Senior Consultant to Director of ICG, effective July 30, 2007. AKC's Internal Consulting Group provides business consulting services to AKC divisions; identifies opportunities to improve […] | July 24, 2007
AKC And Bayer K9 Advantix® Announce Winners Of Veterinary Technician Scholarships
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AKC Statement on the Federal Indictment of Michael Vick on Charges of Dog Fighting
  In response to the federal Indictment of Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick and three other men alleging that they have sponsored dog fighting, the American Kennel Club® has issued the following statement: The American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the […] | July 19, 2007
AKC Awards $145,000 In Veterinary Student Scholarships
  -- Second Annual Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Asa Mays -- New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) today announced it has awarded scholarships to 23 students from 19 U.S. accredited schools of veterinary medicine. These scholarships include the Chairman's Award, the President’s Award and the Dr. Asa Mays Award, each in the […] | July 19, 2007

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