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The American Kennel Club Appoints Vice Presidents In Legal Department

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New York, NY –  The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the promotion to Vice President of two key members of its legal team effective April 22nd, Heather McManus, Esq. and Cynthia Beagles, Esq. “I am very happy to promote [...]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

The American Kennel Club Announces 2017 Junior Scholarship Recipients

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New York, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry and leading industry authority and advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce that  twenty-four exceptional students from 16 states have been awarded the American Kennel Club (AKC®) Junior Scholarship for 2017.  The scholarships are offered to high school, college and graduate [...]

April 21st, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

PetSmart Announces Agreement to Acquire Chewy, A Leading Online Pet Retailer

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PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart”) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chewy, Inc. (“Chewy”), the online pet retailer. The acquisition accelerates the execution of PetSmart’s strategy and is a critical milestone in its transformational journey to be the most convenient, best-in-class pet retailer. The combination of PetSmart and Chewy will enhance both [...]

April 18th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Congressional Veterinarians Introduce Resolution Honoring Purebred Dogs

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New York – U.S. Congressmen and veterinarians Ted Yoho [R-FL-3], Ralph Abraham, [R-LA-5], Kurt Schrader [D-OR-5] and have joined forces across the aisle to introduce a Congressional Resolution in support of National Purebred Dog Day. The resolution highlights the essential and important role that purebred dogs and breeders of purebred dogs have played throughout United [...]

April 14th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Riverside, California Developing Breeder Regulations

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AKC Legislative Alert The City of Riverside’s Planning Commission held a workshop on March 9, 2017, to seek input on changes to the city’s animal control laws as part of new land use regulations.  At the workshop, the City’s Community Development Department presented the City’s goals for retail pet sales and breeder regulations.  It recommended [...]

April 12th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Election of AKC Executive Officers

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New York, NY –  The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce, in accordance with the charter and bylaws, the results from the annual election of officers, held at the April 2017 Board of Directors Meeting.  The Executive Officers were elected to the following positions: Dennis B. Sprung- President and Chief Executive Officer Gina M.DiNardo- [...]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Four Boston Terriers in Stolen Car During Boston Terrier National Specialty in Las Vegas

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Joseph Covill traveled to Las Vegas from Rhode Island for the Boston Terrier National Specialty with his five Boston Terriers, but his car was stolen with four of the five dogs inside. The local Las Vegas CBS News station has the full story here.

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals Judging Panel Released

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The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is delighted to announce the judging panel for the 2017 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals (NOHS). The Finals will be held in December in Orlando, Florida as part of the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. Breed and group judging will be held Friday, December 15th, with Best in [...]

April 6th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Quinn “Skip” Harned, Sakarya Anatolian Shepherds

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Quinn (“Skip”) Harned of Alpine, California, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 after a long illness. Quinn Harned ( better known as “Skip”) and his wife Marilyn have been long-time breeders of the Anatolian Shepherd Dog. They obtained their first Anatolian back in 1974. Anatolians carrying the “Sakarya” kennel  name have earned an impressive reputation [...]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Manuel Miyares

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The Canine Chronicle regrets to report the sad news that Manuel Miyares recently passed away. Mr. Miyares was a steadfast supporter of the sport of purebred dogs, as a charter member of the Metairie Kennel Club and leader of the cluster of dog shows in Biloxi, Mississippi for many years. He traveled to many dog [...]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

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