AKC News
The AKC National Agility Championship, AKC National Obedience Championship and AKC Rally National Championship kick off today in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Competitors have been getting great local press in the Midland Daily News, Tri-City Herald and Alpena News, among other outlets. Good luck, everyone!

Learn more about the events.
Club News
The Quincy Kennel Club (IL) recently joined forces with 22 Paws, a Missouri-based organization that provides service dogs for veterans, to provide Canine Good Citizen (CGC) testing to service dogs-in-training. The club’s testing session was featured in the local newspaper and filmed by the local NBC affiliate.

Check out what they did.
PR/Social Tips
Looking for something to share across your club’s social platforms? Carlotta Cooper recently wrote a great article to share: “Why We Need Purebred Dog Breeders.”

Read it now.
Available Now
We went back into the archives and found a vintage film from 1954 called “Dog Shows and You.” It’s an interesting look at AKC’s past and is now available on YouTube!

Take a look.

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