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Notice on Board Action on the Judging Approval Process

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The following letter from Mr. Ron Menaker was sent to each AKC Conformation Judge Regarding the Judging Approval Process:Dear AKC Conformation Judges and Delegates, At the Board’s July 2017 meeting, as Chairman, I appointed a committee to review the current Judging Approval Process to determine where modifications were warranted. This action was necessary after hearing [...]

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

AKC Reunite And The Theriogenology Foundation Join Forces to Solve US Detection Dog Shortage

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New York, NY—  The need for explosive detection dogs and assistance dogs has never been greater. Unfortunately, only half of the dogs being trained for this work succeed. The Working Dog Project is a unique opportunity to apply cutting edge genomics technology to investigate how genetic variation influences behavioral characteristics. By identifying the key genetic factors, [...]

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

Reminder! 2017 AKC National Championship Entries Close This Wednesday, November 15th

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Reminder! Entries close for the prestigious 17th Annual AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 3:00 PM CST. The superintendent is Onofrio Dog Shows. The AKC National Championship is on Saturday & Sunday, December 16th and 17th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. All [...]

November 13th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

American Kennel Club Announces The Recipients of 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards

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New York, NY-The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: Dr. Claudia Orlandi (Conformation), Patricia R. Krause (Companion Events) and Judy Powers (Performance). The Awards, created by AKC President and CEO Dennis Sprung, are presented in recognition of exceptional participation and achievement within the dog [...]

November 9th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Judy Thill

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We received the sad news that Judith Thill of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on October 27th 2017 at the Unity Point Health – Finley Hospital.  Ms. Thill was an AKC Judge of the Terrier Group, Best in Show, and several Non-Sporting breeds. Ms. Thill was a longtime active breeder and exhibitor of Fox Terriers and [...]

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

The American Kennel Club Announces Advanced Recognition Levels For Breeders of Merit

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New levels designed to recognize the dedication of breeders who contribute to the sport New York, N.Y. – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce the launch of Advanced Levels of Recognition for Breeders of Merit.  The program is being introduced to provide recognition to those long-term, successful breeders that have produced numerous titled dogs.  Dogs [...]

November 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

For the first time ever, the Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests – and their dogs

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For the first time ever, the Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests – and their dogs – to four of its resort properties! For more information about the new dog-friendly trial program, including other restrictions and policies, guests may contact 407-W-DISNEY.

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

How to Choose A Disinfectant: Make an Informed Decision

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While the statements above may sound logical and convincing, basing your disinfection program on these misconceptions can put your animals in danger.

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

Banfield Foundation And Texas A&M University Double Down On Disaster Relief, Unveil New Veterinary Response Unit

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Texas A&M’s Veterinary Emergency Team expands disaster-relief fleet with first fully equipped truck-based veterinary medical unit Banfield Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and Texas A&M University’s Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) today unveiled the university’s first custom, fully equipped veterinary medical unit. The 25-foot truck, which can be deployed anywhere in the U.S., was fully funded by a [...]

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

The American Kennel Club & Rover.com Join Forces On AKC Marketplace

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New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, joins forces with Rover.com, the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers, to bring even more pet services to AKC Marketplace. Each day, AKC Marketplace helps hundreds of potential dog owners find their life-long companions and [...]

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

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