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Pages AKC Facts and Stats
This section of the AKC website offers practical information as well as facts and statistical information on a variety of dog-related topics. The information provided will ensure you have the proper skills to successfully choose, raise, and train your new canine friend. About the AKC Founded in 1884, the AKC is the largest purebred dog […] | October 26, 2017
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The Communications staff is available to assist any working member of the news media. If you are not a journalist and are looking for assistance with AKC papers, registration, finding a breeder, DNA kits or any customer service related inquiries, please call our Customer Service center at: 919-233-9767. Our representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:15 […] | February 8, 2015
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Vacationing With Fido  American Kennel Club Offers Tips For Stress-Free Travel With Your Pet Millions of dog owners in the United States consider their pet to be a part of the family, so it's no surprise that an increasing number are including their pets in their vacation plans. Whether you're traveling by car or plane, […] | December 19, 2014
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AKC Facts and Stats   Finding a Friend in Fido: Tips for Considering a Dog A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society demonstrated that independently-living seniors with pets tend to have better physical health and mental well being than those who don't. But for many seniors, the fear of not being […] | December 19, 2014
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AKC Facts and Stats   Why Purebred? Welcoming a canine companion into your life is a commitment that may last 10 years or more. Finding a pet whose temperament matches your lifestyle and personality is best achieved by researching and selecting a purebred--a dog with predictable characteristics. There are as many breeds as there are […] | December 19, 2014
Pages Becoming Recognized by the AKC
What Does it Take to be an AKC Registered Breed? The American Kennel Club, founded in 1884, maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world, and currently registers 189 breeds, representing a wide variety of sizes, colors, coats, temperaments and heritages. A dog that has full registration with the AKC is eligible to participate […] | December 19, 2014
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AKC Facts and Stats   Test Your AKC IQ! Did You Know That... AKC is the largest and second oldest purebred dog registry in the world. Founded on September 17, 1884, the AKC was formed as a "club of clubs" to promote the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Today, the […] | December 19, 2014
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AKC Facts and Stats   What is Agility? Agility is the fastest growing dog sport in the U.S. and the fastest growing event at the AKC. All AKC registered breeds may compete -- whether a tiny Yorkshire Terrier or a giant Irish Wolfhound. Dogs of all sizes run the same course with adjustments in the […] | December 19, 2014
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AKC Facts and Stats   AKC Reunite: Fast Facts The American Kennel Club (AKC) established the AKC Reunite program as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) affiliate organization in 1995. AKC Reunite is dedicated to providing lifetime recovery services for all microchipped and tattooed animals 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year. AKC Reunite also enrolls those without permanent identification via a AKC […] | December 19, 2014

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