AKC in the News
13 News Now in Virginia recently spotlighted the 2015 AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) Therapy Dog honoree “Wynd” for her work with military members.

Read her story.

The five recipients will be honored with their awards next weekend at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship. We’ll hope you’ll stop by to cheer them on if you’ll be in Orlando. Buy tickets here.
Clubs in the News
Last month, the Connecticut Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners, Inc. and their member AKC Kennel Clubs participated in the Connecticut Pet Expo & Meet the Breeds event in Hartford, Connecticut. This successful two-day event broke an attendance record and was a great way for the clubs to mingle with the general public and educate attendees on the purebred dog.

Check out the photos.
PR/Social Tips
Last call! 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 if you’d like to send a press release template to your local media.
Available Now
If you're an AKC club looking to get involved in the community or help local police dogs, watch this video to learn how the Newtown Kennel Club helped organize the Western CT Police K-9 Challenge.

Watch Now: Helping Local Community - Hosting a Police K-9 Challenge

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