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Purina And RedRover Continue Support Of Domestic Violence Survivors With Pets With More Than $100,000 In Purple Leash Project Grants

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Purina and the nonprofit RedRover continue their commitment to domestic abuse survivors by awarding six more Purple Leash Project grants to domestic violence shelters across the country this winter. The latest round of Purple Leash Project grant recipients include Sojourner Center in Maricopa County, AZ; Hope Haven of Cass County, MO; Palomar Family Justice Center in Oklahoma County, OK; Domestic Violence Intervention [...]

January 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Midwestern Pet Foods Voluntarily Expands Recall of Pet Food for Aflatoxin Health Risk


Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., of Evansville, IN is expanding its December 30, 2020 voluntary recall of certain dog and cat food products produced in our Chickasha Operations Facility to include all dog and cat pet food products made with corn products because those products may contain aflatoxin levels which exceed acceptable limits. Products were distributed [...]

January 13th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Indiana: Support Bill Providing Liability Protections for COVID Exposure on January 13


Tomorrow  (Wednesday, January 13), the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee will be considering Senate Bill 1, which provides certain liability protections when there has been exposure to the COVID-19 virus. This new law may be of potential interest to some AKC-affiliated clubs with concerns about conducting their events while under a higher-than-normal exposure to liability risks. Among [...]

January 12th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

FDA Conditionally Approves First Oral Tablet to Treat Lymphoma in Dogs

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration conditionally approved Laverdia-CA1 (verdinexor tablets) to treat dogs with lymphoma, a type of cancer of the lymph nodes and lymphatic system. Laverdia-CA1 works to prevent certain proteins from leaving the nucleus of cancer cells, thereby allowing these proteins to control the growth and prevent the spread of cancerous cells [...]

January 12th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin to Air on ABC January 17th


The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin® will air on its new network, ABC, as a three-hour special this Sunday January 17, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. The show features thousands of dogs from around the country and the world competing for the coveted title of National Champion. Hosting the 20th Anniversary [...]

January 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Merck Animal Health Announces Partnership with The Street Dog Coalition


Donation will provide vaccines and treatment for pets of the homeless Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (NYSE:MRK), today announced a partnership with The Street Dog Coalition to provide medications, vaccines and treatment for pets of those experiencing [...]

January 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Remembering Don Sutton

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It is with great sadness and regret that we report the passing of Mr. Don Sutton of Dallas, Texas. Mr. Sutton was a respected AKC Judge of all Sporting, Toy, and Non-Sporting breeds as well as Best in Show. Mr. Sutton was a kind and knowledgeable friend to the sport of purebred dogs. Don Sutton [...]

January 8th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

American Kennel Club Names NH Dogs Federation Winner of Bebout Legislative Award

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The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to name the Dog Owners of the Granite State (NH DOGS) as the fourth quarter 2020 winner of the Walter Bebout Award for Leadership in Canine Legislation. The award recognizes federations and owner/breeder organizations that have demonstrated leadership in educating legislators about responsible dog ownership issues and have worked to preserve the rights [...]

January 7th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

American Kennel Club Recognizes Top Juniors by Sport

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The American Kennel Club (AKC®) wishes to acknowledge the participation of Juniors in all AKC Sports. Top juniors are determined by a point system for participation, handling dogs to qualifying scores or legs for the event, placements and wins. “We at the American Kennel Club are thrilled to recognize these juniors,” said Mari-Beth O’Neill, Vice [...]

January 6th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Museum of The Dog To Host Virtual Night With The Museum

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New York, NY - The AKC Museum of the Dog is excited to announce “Virtual Night with the Museum,” a livestream virtual gala honoring the Museum’s longtime friend,  supporter and board member Ronald H. Menaker on Friday, February 12 between 8pm -9pm. For almost three decades, the Theatre Benefit for the Museum has been Menaker’s passion project and [...]

January 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »


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