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Sep 17, 2019, 09:08 ET The American Kennel Club Celebrates 135th Anniversary

On September 17, 1884, a group of 12 dedicated sportsmen from local dog clubs convened to form the American Kennel Club® (AKC®). 135 years later, the ...


Sep 11, 2019, 10:05 ET Celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day In Raleigh This September

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) invites you to celebrate the human-canine bond this September 28th in Raleigh, NC at the 17th annual flagship AKC...


Aug 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Entries Open Now For The AKC National Championship Presented By Royal Canin

Entries are now open for the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, which returns to Orlando's Orange County Convention Center...


Aug 20, 2019, 10:08 ET The American Kennel Club To Host 2019 U.S. Dog Detection Conference

The American Kennel Club will host the 2019 AKC U.S. Dog Detection Conference Tuesday, August 27th – Thursday, August 29th, 2019 in Durham, NC to...


Aug 19, 2019, 10:15 ET American Kennel Club Takes Part In ESPN Dog Day

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for all dogs, is proud to participate in ESPN Dog Day ...


Aug 14, 2019, 09:00 ET The American Kennel Club Celebrates 1 Million Dogs Passing AKC's Canine Good Citizen® Test

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is celebrating one million dogs passing...


Jul 24, 2019, 10:00 ET Funding for Veterinary Educational Grants Program Announced

The American Kennel Club (AKC), AKC Canine Health Foundation (AKCCHF) and Theriogenology Foundation (TF) are pleased to announce a three-year...


Jul 11, 2019, 09:41 ET AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Returns For Its 17th Year: Host An Event!

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is preparing for the 17th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (AKC RDO Days). This summer and fall hundreds of...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:28 ET AKC Meet The Breeds® Returns To The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center In New York City

In 2020 the dogs are taking their talents to the Javits Center in New York City when The American Kennel Club (AKC®) hosts its annual AKC Meet The...


Jun 12, 2019, 09:47 ET Do You Know A Canine Hero? Nominate A Dog For An AKC Humane Fund Award For Canine Excellence!

To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane FundSM is seeking YOUR nominations for its AKC Humane...


May 29, 2019, 10:03 ET The American Kennel Club To Help Potential Puppy Owners With New Service "AKC PuppyVisor™"

The American Kennel Club has launched AKC PuppyVisor™, a personalized dog concierge service to help potential dog owners find their new best friend....


May 08, 2019, 11:40 ET Bronze Sculpture Of 'America's First War Dog' To Be Housed At The AKC Museum of the Dog

The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is pleased to announce that the official bronze statue of Sgt. Stubby, a distinguished World War I war dog ...


Apr 26, 2019, 15:18 ET American Kennel Club Crowns Winners Of First Ever AKC Agility Premier Cup Presented by EEM

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the winners of the...


Apr 12, 2019, 09:30 ET The American Kennel Club And Royal Canin Announce Renewal Of Multi-Year Agreement To Sponsor The Nation's Largest Canine Event

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world's largest purebred dog registry, and Royal Canin, a leading global pet food company specializing in...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET French Bulldog Is Miami's Most Popular Breed

This year, the French Bulldog took Miami's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET The Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme As Atlanta's Most Popular Breed Once Again

This year, the Labrador Retriever once again took Atlanta's number one spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Seattle

The Labrador Retriever has once again taken the top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Raleigh

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Raleigh's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET French Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In West Palm Beach

For the third time in a row, the French Bulldog took West Palm Beach's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular ...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET French Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In San Francisco

The Frenchies continue to hold the hearts of dog owners in San Francisco as they retain the top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET The Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Denver

The Labrador Retriever, once again, claims Denver's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog ...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET The Golden Retriever Is Boston's Most Popular Breed

This year, the Golden Retriever took Boston's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET French Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In NYC

Once again, the French Bulldog took NYC's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in ...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Dallas

Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Dallas' top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:32 ET Golden Retriever Is Washington, D.C.'s Most Popular Breed

The Golden Retriever is the leader of the pack in Washington D. C., inching ahead of the Lab in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the ...