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California Victory: AB 702 to be Pulled from Committee Agenda


AKC has been notified that California Assembly Bill 702, which would have regulated all breeders in the state, will be pulled from today’s committee hearing agenda and not be considered this year. As such, we no longer need clubs and hobbyists to make phone calls during today’s meeting. AKC extends a huge thanks to all [...]

May 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Welcomes 2,500 Dogs From All 50 States To Historic Lyndhurst Estate

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Four New Breeds: Barbet, Biewer Terrier, Belgian Laekenois, Dogo Argentino Debut at America’s Dog Show NEW YORK - The Westminster Kennel Club welcomes 206 breeds and varieties among 2,500 entries from 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and 10 additional countries to its 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Presented by Purina Pro Plan® at Lyndhurst, [...]

April 30th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Canine Health Bytes Webinar On Demand – Vector-Borne Disease


The AKC Canine Health Foundation and VetVine have teamed up to offer a series of webinars featuring leaders in the field of veterinary health research that offer practical advice on common health concerns as well as information on cutting-edge research to benefit all dogs. The latest webinar in this series features vector-borne disease (VBD) diagnosis [...]

April 28th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Gregory McCarthy Hired As AKC Executive Field Representative


New York, NY – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Gregory McCarthy of Avon, Massachusetts has been hired as an Executive Field Representative in Conformation. He starts effective May 2021 and will cover the Pacific Northwest territory. “Gregory has been involved in AKC dog sports since 1979 and certainly possesses the level of [...]

April 26th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

American Kennel Club Presents Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker with AKC “Top Dog” Leadership Award


The American Kennel Club™ (AKC), the largest purebred registry in the world and leading advocate for dogs, has presented Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker with the AKC “Top Dog” Leadership award in recognition of his advocacy for ensuring proper care and conditions at animal welfare facilities in the state. The AKC recognizes Governor Baker for his [...]

April 21st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Please Join The Ladies’ Dog Club For Their 137th & 138th Shows – June 5 & 6 2021

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Please join the LADIES’ DOG CLUB for their 137th and 138th shows, Saturday & Sunday June 5 & 6, 2021 at the Crackerbarrel Fairgrounds Wrentham Developmental Center, 54 Emerald St., Wrentham, MA 02093. Our shows are the weekend before Westminster and just 3 hours away from Tarrytown, NY! With independent specialties on Friday June 4th and the specialties and supported entries [...]

April 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

Texas: Express Opposition Now to Bill Allowing Quick Termination of Your Ownership Rights


Texas House Bill 1083 seeks to provide for the quick termination of ownership rights in animals that are impounded by an animal shelter.  Instead of a uniform statewide minimum holding period before ownership rights would be terminated, as is customary in other states, HB 1083 would let local governments set a holding period for such animals; [...]

April 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

Remembering Arley Hussin

Arley Hussin

We received the sad news that Arley Hussin of Arvada, Colorado has passed away at 90 years old. Mr. Hussin was an esteemed and highly respected judge of all Sporting, Working, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding breeds. Before becoming a judge, he was a successful professional handler. Mr. Hussin was popular among all exhibitors, as a [...]

April 20th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer To Help Displaced Pets In Brazoria County, TX


AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States is pleased to announce its donation of an AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer to the Brazoria County Office of Emergency Management. This life-saving piece of equipment will be available to dispatch to any local disaster scene that needs assistance sheltering [...]

April 19th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News | Read More »

John D. Spurling Scholarship Now Open To Students Interested in Responsible Pet Ownership

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Applications Due By June 15th The AKC Humane Fund, Inc, is pleased to announce that applications for the John D. Spurling, O.B.E. Scholarship are now open. The Fund will award five scholarships, at $2,000 each, payable as tuition assistance to accredited institutions where students are enrolled in courses of study focusing on the care of pets. [...]

April 19th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured | Read More »


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