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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:

    Getting Puppies Started Right for Detection: 3-6 Month Puppies

    Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 7:30pm EDT

    Join us for a discussion about how to get 3-6 month old puppies started right for detection work. Panelists are Tim Baird, Bart Rogers, and Stacey West


    Studying and Educating the Decontamination of Working Dogs

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 7:30pm EDT

    Erin Beth Perry, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Equine Science Internship Director
    Canine Sciences Faculty Mentor
    Southern Illinois University


    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 +

    Review & FAQ’s on Conformation Judging Procedures, Polices & Guidelines

    Tuesday, August 31 at 5:00pm EDT

    Tim Thomas, VP of Dog Show Judges, will review matters related to judging at AKC conformation events and/or applications for conformation judging approval. Topics covered will be derived from questions frequently addressed by Judging Operations and/or arising at events. Judges and prospective judges who wish to submit topics for consideration may do so by emailing to and include “Webinar FAQ” in the subject line.


    Judges Education Webinar: Anatolian Shepherd

    Tuesday, September 21 at 5:30pm 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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