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Remembering Michael Shoreman

Michael Shoreman

We received the sad news that Michael Shoreman passed away yesterday, March 25th, surrounded by family. Mr. Shoreman was a American Kennel Club and Canadian Kennel club Judge of All Breeds. Before embarking on his judging career in 1987, Mr. Shoreman successfully bred Border Terriers and Weimaraners under the Roschel prefix. The Roschel dogs have [...]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Prize-Winning Show Dog Vanishes at Atlanta Airport – Update – Gale is Found!


WSB-TV 2, a local Atlanta news station has reported that an American Staffordshire Terrier that was traveling in the states for a dog show is missing from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport. The Am Staff, “Gale”, was traveling with her handlers to a dog show from Amsterdam. KLM Airlines in the Netherlands had the following statement [...]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Expands Voluntary Recall of Select Canned Dog Food for Elevated Vitamin D


Hill’s Pet Nutrition today announced it is expanding its recall of select canned dog food products due to elevated levels of vitamin D. This recall expansion was caused by the same vitamin premix received from a U.S. supplier that was the source of the January 31, 2019, recall and is being conducted in cooperation with [...]

March 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Purina Donates More Than $31 Million to Help Pets and People in Need


Nestlé Purina PetCare Company continued its commitment to supporting individuals, communities and our planet in 2018 through providing more than $31 million in funding, Purina pet food and Tidy Cats litter to nonprofit organizations across the country. “At Purina, we’re guided by a core belief that people and pets are better together,” said Joseph Sivewright, Purina CEO. “That’s [...]

March 21st, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Labrador Retriever Tops The Popularity Charts for 28th Year


- German Shorthaired Pointer Continues its Ascent Up the List  New York, NY – The Labrador Retriever once again breaks records!  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced at a press conference today at the AKC Museum of the Dog that the loveable Lab remains the number one most popular breed in the United States.  Additionally, [...]

March 20th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Crowns New National Champions in Agility, Obedience and Rally


New York, NY – The top dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of more than 1,800 dogs this past weekend at the AKC National Agility Championship, AKC Preferred National Agility Championship, AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally National Championship . Competitions were held March 15 – 17 th , [...]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation and AKC Reunite Support Canine Health Research Related to Natural Disasters

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The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce that AKC Reunite has donated $50,000 to research and grants support related to infectious diseases that are on the rise in dogs concurrent with natural disasters, especially floods and hurricanes. AKC Reunite is North America’s largest not-for-profit pet identification and recovery service. In [...]

March 18th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Remembering Vicki Fierheller


We are sad to report the passing of famed Maltese breeder Vicki Fierheller.

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Sully The Service Dog Honored with 2019 AKC Paw of Courage


-The late President George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog Honored by American Kennel Club- New York, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC ® ), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is proud to honor the late President George H.W. Bush’s service dog, Sully, as the recipient of the 2 019 [...]

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Board of Directors Class of 2023 Elected

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New York, NY – At the annual meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 12, 2019, the Delegates elected the AKC Board of Directors Class of 2023. The three Directors elected were: Dr. Charles Garvin, Delegate from the Dalmatian Club of America. Steven Hamblin, Delegate from the Pekingese Club of America. Daniel J. Smyth, [...]

March 12th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »


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