AKC News

The AKC has continued its support of students pursuing veterinary studies by awarding the 2016 AKC/American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) Veterinary Scholarship and eight AKC Veterinary Scholarships.

Learn more about this year’s recipients.


Club News

The Coeur d’Alene Dog Fanciers recently presented the Coeur d’Alene Police Department’s K9 unit with two bullet and stab-protective vests. Club members decided to make this donation in appreciation of their heroic dogs and the service they provide the community.

Learn more about the club’s generous donation.


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

Woofstock is a 4 day show created by the Contra Costa County Kennel Club and the Yosemite Kennel Club where exhibitors and fellow dog lovers can enjoy a weekend filled with peace, music and dogs. Everyone at Woofstock is encouraged to dress up in their favorite hippie clothes, which only makes the weekend that much more fun. Main attractions of this cluster include plenty of specialties, opportunities for majors, and the always entertaining costume competition!

Watch our video from the event.


Sign Up

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day kits are getting claimed quickly! Whether you’re hosting an education table or a day-long festival, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating responsible dog ownership this summer and fall by hosting an AKC RDO Day.

Sign up to grab your club’s free kit of giveaways.


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