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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 »

Kennel Club of Philadelphia Shares Its Success With Three Major Dog Organizations

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Philadelphia, March 11, 2019 – The Kennel Club of Philadelphia announced today that it has donated a total of $300,000 to three notable dog organizations — $100,000 each to the AKC Reunite, Take The Lead, and AKC Canine Health Foundation. “We have been truly blessed since 2002 to have two wonderful partners, Purina and NBC,” [...]

March 11th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Iowa: Problematic Breeder Bill Advancing – Contact The House Today!


A bill slated to move quickly in the Iowa House of Representatives would make significant changes to the state’s breeder laws. While some changes are a positive advancement, there are many concerning provisions that could unnecessarily harm dogs and responsible dog owners and breeders.  A subcommittee discussed House Study Bill 227 today, and it is probable [...]

March 7th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Grants and Resources for Canine Health

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces new grants and resources for canine health, celebrating their investments in better health for all dogs. Since this time last year, the AKC Canine Health Foundation has awarded new research grants solely for dogs totaling more than $3.6 million. CHF’s Hemangiosarcoma, Tick-Borne Disease, and Epilepsy Research Initiatives continue with new and ongoing [...]

March 4th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »


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