AKC News
AKC’s Gina DiNardo appeared on "Fox & Friends" this week to talk about the upcoming Meet The Breeds event. DiNardo was joined by an American Eskimo Dog, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, a Chow Chow, and their handlers to help give viewers a preview of what can be seen at the event, which will take place Saturday, Feb. 13 at Piers 92 and 94 in New York City from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Watch the clip.

We hope you’ll be able to join us for AKC Meet the Breeds if you’ll be in town. See what’s in store for you here!
Club News
Portsmouth Chesapeake Obedience Training Club members were thrilled to be able to purchase a ballistic Kevlar vest for one of the K-9 officers in their area. Club members attended a special presentation where they enjoyed a demonstration and tour of the K-9 training facilities.

Check out a few photos from the event.
PR/Social Tips
Do you have a club event coming up that you’d like to invite the public to? A meeting, show, trial, Responsible Dog Ownership Day, training class, cookout, or something else? Consider creating a Facebook Event to help spread the word! If you’d like assistance creating an Event page and promoting it to dog owners in your area, let us know at communications@akc.org.
Available Now
Has your club been considering hosting an AKC’s My Dog Can Do That! event? Penny Leigh, Program Manager for AKC Canine Partners and AKC GoodDog! Helpline, has created a video tutorial that explains how to set-up the event.

Watch now.

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