AKC Mourns the Loss of Sue Gray
The AKC is devastated to have to announce the death of Sue Gray, a valuable and popular member of the Special Services Department. Sue joined us in 1999 and has been an extremely competent, and very popular, connection to people in the sport of dogs as a "trouble shooter." Recently Sue took over the Foundation […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-mourns-the-loss-of-sue-gray/ | February 17, 2004
AKC Gazette Wins Accolades at Annual DWAA Dinner
The American Kennel Club Gazette, The Official Journal for the Sport of Purebred Dogs which has been continually published since 1889, swept the annual Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) awards dinner last night, taking home a total of seven awards: Best All Breed Magazine - AKC Gazette Best Special Publication - AKC Gazette special […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-gazette-wins-accolades-at-annual-dwaa-dinner/ | February 9, 2004
Jud Streicher wins Skarda Award
The Skarda Award Committee selected Jud Streicher as the 9th recipient of one of the dog world's most prestigious awards. In a career spanning almost sixty years, Jud Streicher has been a leader in the dog world in both obedience and conformation. He was the president of the first obedience club to be admitted to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/jud-streicher-wins-skarda-award/ | February 7, 2004
AKC Selects Agility Team for Crufts
Team Competes for First Time at Crufts 2004 The American Kennel Club announced today that a U.S. dog and handler team has been invited to compete, for the first time ever, at the UK's prestigious Crufts International Agility Competition on Thursday, March 4th, 2004. Jen Pinder of Lapeer, MI will compete in the 26" jump […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-selects-agility-team-for-crufts/ | February 2, 2004
Severe Weather Alert in North Carolina
  Due to severe winter weather in North Carolina the North Carolina AKC office is open but working with very limited staff. If you are having difficulty reaching the office please be patient or if your call can wait, try us later in the week when we will be fully staffed. Thank you for your […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/severe-weather-alert-in-north-carolina/ | January 27, 2004
AKC Stud Book Corrections
  It was recently discovered that the birth country was inadvertently omitted on entries from the printed and online versions of the AKC Stud Book. The omission began with the February 2003 issue and continued through the February 2004 issue. This problem has been corrected and will be reflected in the March 2004 issue. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-stud-book-corrections/ | January 22, 2004
As Seen in USA Weekend: 2003’s Most Popular Dogs
As seen in the 1/18 issue of USA Weekend Magazine, the AKC has just released its registration numbers for 2003. For the 14th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to registration figures released today by the American Kennel Club*. Nearly three times as many Labs were registered […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/as-seen-in-usa-weekend-2003s-most-popular-dogs/ | January 19, 2004
Sue Richey Named Director of AKC-CAR
  American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery (AKC-CAR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Richey as Director of AKC-CAR. AKC-CAR was founded in 1995 to help reunite lost pets with their owners by providing 24-hour recovery services for microchipped and tattooed pets. Richey brings a wealth of experience in operations management and the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/sue-richey-named-director-of-akc-car/ | January 16, 2004
AKC Hires New Chief Operating Officer
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that John Lyons has been elected to the position of Chief Operating Officer effective March 1, 2004. Lyons has over 30 years involvement in the sport of purebred dogs. He has served in numerous capacities including, breeder, exhibitor, multi-group judge, national and regional specialty chairperson, and AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-hires-new-chief-operating-officer/ | January 14, 2004
CGC: New Year’s Resolutions
There's nothing like a New Year's resolution- especially when it is a state resolution designed to promote responsible dog ownership. Thanks to the Doggonits 4-H Club, a group of active AKC CGC supporters, the state of Washington has passed a Canine Good Citizen resolution. The Washington resolution endorses the AKC's CGC program and its public […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/cgc-new-years-resolutions/ | January 8, 2004

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