AKC in the News
The story of Bella and her Great Dane George, one of our 2015 ACE honorees, has gone viral! Eleven-year-old Bella, who has a rare genetic disorder that affects her growth, uses George to help with mobility.

Their story has been featured on Today.com, the Huffington Post and ABC News, among other outlets.

Read more about George and Bella.
Clubs in the News
Over the course of many years, the Edwardsville Illinois Kennel Club has donated some of the proceeds from the club's annual two-day all-breed dog show to a wide variety of local dog-related charities and interests. The club made a sizable donation to the Alton, Illinois police department, which allowed it to purchase a dog for its K9 unit.

Read more about the dog's journey here.
PR/Social Tips
Will you be participating in the AKC Obedience Classic, AKC Agility Invitational or AKC/Eukanuba National Championship? Do you want to promote club members who will be attending? Email us at communications@akc.org for a press release template that you can send to local media.
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Health testing is an important tool for many responsible dog breeders. We visited the Bethel Village Square Animal Hospital's annual health clinic to learn more about the opportunities they offer breeders.

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Holiday WOOFipedia Packs Are Here!
‘Tis the season to spoil Fido… with the Christmas Pack for dogs! It’s the perfect gift for any dog lover. The gift pack includes an amazing mix of Christmas themed-toys—from the adorable winter scarf to the custom photo ornament, your dog will have everything he needs to get into the Christmas spirit. With enough toys and treats to go around, it even comes with a personalized stocking for all of your pup’s goodies. Beat that, Santa!

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Motel 6 offers a 10% nationwide discount to AKC Registrants.
To receive the discount guests must reference the AKC account number CP542764
100% of Motel 6 locations are Pet Friendly
Motel 6 Does NOT Charge a Pet Fee
Motel 6 Does NOT have weight limits on Pets
Motel 6 has lifted the 1 pet per room restriction

RESERVATIONS can be made at 800-4-MOTEL6 (800-466-8356), or with any Motel 6 property directly, or by clicking the Motel 6 logo on http://www.akc.org/motel6.