Showing content tagged with: government relations

Expert Advice: News USPS Releases Stamps Honoring Military Working Dogs
The U.S. Postal Service has just released a series of beautiful stamps honoring the brave dogs who work with the U.S. military. These stamps were first made available on August 1 when they were unveiled at a dedication ceremony. The stamps are designed with a white star in the background, along with red, white, and blue colors […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/usps-releases-stamps-honoring-military-working-dogs/ | August 9, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Meet Three Amazing Mobility Service Dogs And Learn What They Do
Every day, specially trained mobility service dogs help people with balance, strength, or moveability issues live a happy, independent, and fulfilling life. What Do Mobility Service Dogs Do? Mobility service dogs can be trained to perform a variety of tasks, including: Pressing the button on automatic doors Retrieving dropped items Retrieving out-of-reach objects (like a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/mobility-service-dogs/ | August 1, 2019
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, Therapy Dogs: What’s the Difference?
Dogs have been aiding and working with humans since ancient times, in everything from farming to hunting to protection and more. Service dogs, emotional support animals, and therapy dogs all fulfill important roles in their aid to humans, but the terms are not interchangeable: each is specifically defined, both in terms of their jobs and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/service-emotional-support-ptsd-therapy-difference/ | July 31, 2019
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Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Terrier Group: Planet Earthdog
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-terrier-group-planet-earthdog/ | January 28, 2019
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Government Relations Helps Protect Your Dogs, Breeding Program
As a breeder, you are dedicated to your dogs and your breed. You spend countless hours, time, and energy to ensure your dogs are healthy, well cared for, and loved.  And the American Kennel Club is committed to partnering with you to help achieve these goals through a myriad of programs, education, and resources. One […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-government-relations-helps-protect-your-dogs-breeding-program/ | October 9, 2018
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog How to Throw a Spooktacular Dog Halloween Party
Is your dog all dressed up for Halloween, with no place to go? Consider throwing your own dog Halloween party! First things first, throwing a party is a big endeavor, in and of itself, and things don't get any easier when you add canine companions to the mix. Remember that this is a commitment, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-halloween-party/ | October 8, 2018
Clubs & Delegates Government Relations: Legislative Tracking
The U.S. Postal Service has just released a series of beautiful stamps honoring the brave dogs who work with the U.S. military. These stamps were first made available on August 1 when they were unveiled at a dedication ceremony. The stamps are designed with a white star in the background, along with red, white, and blue colors […]
http://www.cqstatetrack.com/texis/statetrack/insession/viewrpt/main.html?event=49bfaef9bd | April 2, 2018
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AKC CANINE LEGISLATION SUPPORT FUND AND PAC TWO WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS The AKC Government Relations team is working hard to protect the rights of dog owners, breeders, and fanciers throughout the country, but we need your help! Why are there two funds, what's the difference? CLSF and PAC Comparison Club Options for Political […]
https://www.akc.org/donations/ | October 30, 2017
Expert Advice: News A Lesson in Not Giving Up: A Dog and His Owner’s Story of Survival
  Courtney Hume sits patiently in the hectic waiting room of the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, N.Y. on a sunny August afternoon. Her pale, unadorned hands are folded neatly in her lap, loosely grasping a red leash marked with “Service Dog” in clear white letters along each side. At the end of that […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/not-giving-up-dog-and-owners-story-of-survival/ | September 13, 2017
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding What Does Responsible Dog Ownership Mean? — Breeder Edition
In the whelping box: A breeder’s responsibility begins. Photo by Thru Marzena’s Lens.   “People have forgotten this truth. But you mustn’t forget it,” the fox told the Little Prince. “You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed.” That clever canid in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous novella was uniquely qualified to lecture on the stewardship […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/responsible-dog-ownership-breeder-edition/ | September 8, 2017

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