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Texas and Louisiana Laws on Disaster Preparedness

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AKC Legislative Alert Of the many stories brought to the country’s attention in the months following the landfall and destruction of Hurricane Katrina, perhaps none was as horrific to dog owners as those involving pets.  In 2005, no laws existed that required animals be evacuated or sheltered during a natural disaster emergency.  Instead of abandoning [...]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

AKC Reunite Announces Second Challenge Grant to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

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New York, NY —  AKC Reunite is pleased to announce a second Challenge Grant has been created by the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America Charitable Trust, which will match donations to AKC Reunite’s Pet Disaster Relief Fund dollar for dollar for a total amount of $10,000 from their trust to support efforts for the families [...]

September 1st, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Humane Fund Donates $10K and Pet Disaster Relief Trailer to Houston

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New York, NY – In support of the people and pets affected by Hurricane Harvey, the AKC Humane Fund has donated $10,000, through its “Sandy Fund,” to the city of Houston to aid in relief efforts.  The donation was made to the Greater Houston Community Foundation and the Hurricane Harvey Relief fund created by Mayor [...]

September 1st, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Reunite Pitches In To Help Hurricane Harvey Evacuees And Their Pets

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Raleigh, NC – Our hearts and prayers go out to the many people in Texas, Louisiana and surrounding areas that are in the path of Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. The magnitude of the devastation from this storm is unimaginable and the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and AKC Reunite are here to contribute to the relief. Two AKC [...]

August 31st, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

AKC Reunite Announces Challenge Grant to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

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AKC Reunite is pleased to announce a Challenge Grant from Barbara and Bob Amen (Delegate, Greater St. Louis Training Club), which will match donations to AKC Reunite’s Pet Disaster Relief Fund up to $10,000 to support efforts for the families and pets in Texas and Louisiana affected by Hurricane Harvey. “We have many friends in [...]

August 30th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Take The Lead: Hurricane Harvey Emergency Assistance Information

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Take The Lead released the following information regarding emergency assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The link to apply for Take The Lead Emergency Assistance is here. “The Board of Take The Lead has established an Emergency Fund to assist those in our sport who are currently enduring hardship due to fires and floods [...]

August 28th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Event Cancellation: Toy Club of Greater Houston

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The Toy Club of Greater Houston to be held in Houston, Texas this weekend has been cancelled on Saturday, August 26th and Sunday, August 27th due to inclement weather. Check back for more updates!

August 26th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Tropical Storm Harvey Threatens Texas and Louisiana: Tips from American Humane On How to Keep Yourself and Your Pets Safe

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Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to become a Category 3 hurricane, threatening Texas and Louisiana with torrential rains, dangerous winds, and flooding. As it has done for 100 years, the American Humane Rescue team is standing by to help save and shelter animals in need. In the meantime, here are some potentially lifesaving tips from the team’s experts to [...]

August 25th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day in Raleigh This September

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Raleigh, NC — The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) invites you to celebrate the human-canine bond at the 15th annual flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day in Raleigh this September. Owning a dog has endless pleasures and rewards, but we all need a friendly reminder about the obligations we have to our pets in return. Each September, [...]

August 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Pratt Institute Named New Westminster Art Contest Partner

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Students and Alumni Now Eligible to Submit New Works New York, N.Y – The Westminster Kennel Club has partnered with Pratt Institute for its annual art contest. The contest participants will be current students and alumni. The winning artist will receive $10,000 and the five finalists $1,000. Pratt Institute, founded in 1887, has a mission [...]

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

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