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The AKC Education Webinar Series provides an opportunity for club members, judges, breeders, trainers and the general dog owning public to learn more about topics that are of interest to them.

Do you have an idea for a topic you would like covered as part of the AKC Education Webinar Series? Tell us about it here.

We strongly recommend that you view the webinar in Google Chrome. You can download Go to Webinar to your computer here. You can also download Go to Webinar to your Apple or Android device.

Please Note: While every effort is made to keep the date and time of a webinar once it is listed, webinars may be rescheduled due to unforeseen issues. If a webinar must be rescheduled, we strive to give registrants as much notice as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Upcoming AKC Education Webinars +

    Register for Webinars Below:

    Puppy Training During COVID-19

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 2:00pm EDT

    Join AKC GoodDog! Helpline trainers for a webinar on at-home puppy training tips and advice during quarantine. This webinar will include a discussion with Penny Leigh, a Certified Trainer with the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers and GoodDog! Helpline program lead. Penny will answer some of the top training questions she has been receiving during COVID-19. The webinar will then open up to a brief Q&A session.

    Virtual Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar Track

    Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 1:00pm EDT

    American Kennel Club, The Theriogenology Foundation, and AKC Canine Health Foundation are pleased to bring you the virtual Canine Breeder Excellence track.

    -Jamie Douglas, DVM – 2019 AKC-AKC CHF-TF Companion Animal resident and PhD student at Auburn University will discuss, “Interpreting estrous in the bitch: The stages, their hormones, her behavior, and vaginal cytology”

    -Karen Von Dollen, DVM, DACT – 2016 AKC-AKC CHF-TF Companion Animal resident and associate veterinarian specializing in equine and canine reproduction in Lexington, KY “Ovulation timing in the bitch: The importance of precision”

    Canine medical problem or emergency? When you shouldn’t wait.

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 7:00pm EDT

    Dr. Jerry Klein, AKC Chief Veterinary Officer, will discuss the difference between canine medical problems and emergencies. Please join us.

    Marketing and Public Relations Tips for Clubs

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 8:00pm EDT

    Staff from the AKC Marketing and AKC Public Relations teams will discuss marketing and public relations tips for clubs. Staff will be available to answer questions and engage in discussion.

    Gestation and Whelping

    Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 7:00pm EDT


    Getting Puppies Started Right for Detection-Part 2

    Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 7:30pm EDT

    Please join us to learn from the following industry experts:

    • Bart Rogers, Chief Canine Instructor, Auburn University Canine Performance Sciences
    • Tim Baird, Director of Operations Alabama, MK9 Solutions
    • Stacey West, Program Manager, AKC’s Patriotic Puppy Program


    Please Note:

    Topics and/or presenters may change due to presenter availability and/or other unpredictable events. Registered attendees will be notified of any changes in advance.

  • Upcoming AKC Judges Education Webinars +

    Judges Education Webinar: Black Russian Terrier

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT

    Judges Education Webinar: Dandie Dinmont Terrier

    Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT

    Judges Education Webinar: Shih Tzu

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT

    Judges Education Webinar: German Shorthaired Pointer

    Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT


  • Previously Aired AKC Education Webinars +

    Please click the links below to view the recordings and associated resources for webinars that aired in each year.

    Previously Aired Webinars-2021

    Previously Aired Webinars-2020

    Previously Aired Webinars-2019

    Previously Aired Webinars-2018

  • Previously Aired Judges Education Webinars +

    Please click the links below to view the recordings for webinars that aired in each year.

    Previously Aired Judges Education Webinars: 2021

    Previously Aired Judges Education Webinars: 2020

  • Frequently Asked Questions +

    What is a webinar?

    A webinar is a live, web-based video conference that connects the individual hosting the webinar to an audience. The host will deliver a live presentation at which participants may ask questions and interact with the host. Attendees will be emailed a link with directions on how to access the webinar after registering.

    What types of things will I learn?

    Our webinars will cover a variety of topics that will be of interest to Clubs. You may suggest a webinar topic by emailing

    Will I be able to ask questions?

    Yes. You will be able to raise your virtual hand and ask a question verbally. You may also choose to type your question to the host.

    How will I know what to do when I arrive?

    The first few minutes of every webinar will review how to navigate. Attendees will be shown how to raise their virtual hand, type in the chat box and respond to any live polls offered.

    How much does it cost?

    The AKC Education Webinar Series is offered free of charge.

    How do I log in?

    Once you have registered for the webinar, you will receive an email with information regarding how to access the webinar.

    What if I can’t make it?

    If you have registered for the webinar, a link to the recording will be emailed to you following the webinar. Additionally, links to the webinar recordings will be available under “Previously Aired Webinars.”

    How long will the webinar last?

    The webinar will last approximately one hour.

    How do I register?

    Click the button on the webinar webpage for the webinar you would like to attend.

    Will I receive a reminder?

    Once you have registered, you will receive an emailed reminder one week prior to the webinar, they day before and an hour before it begins.

    If I sign up for one webinar, am I signed up for the entire series?

    No. You must register for individual webinars.

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