American Kennel Club

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization, which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and mixed breed dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org. AKC, American Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club seal and design, and all associated marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks of The American Kennel Club, Inc.

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer To Help Displaced Pets In Greenbelt, MD

AKC Pet Disaster Relief is a nationwide program sponsored by AKC Reunite, the country's ...

AKC Announces the Recipients of 2022 Lifetime Achievement Awards

AKC Announces the Recipients of 2022 Lifetime Achievement Awards

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AKC AGILITY LEAGUE, AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB AGILITY LEAGUE

AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB LAUNCHES THE AKC AGILITY LEAGUE

The American Kennel Club Launches the AKC AGILITY LEAGUE - Teams from around the ...

American Kennel Club Honors Centennial Clubs

The American Kennel Club Honors Centennial Clubs

The American Kennel Club Honors Centennial Clubs Clubs with 100 years or more of ...

Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

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Words matter. As dog lovers, we hear the words “Animal Rights” and “Animal Welfare” ...

2022 National Agility Championship

The American Kennel Club Crowns 2022 National Agility Championship

The American Kennel Club Crowns 2022 National Agility Championship - The top Agility dogs ...

American Kennel Club Announces 2021 Junior Scholarship Recipients

American Kennel Club Junior Scholarship 2021 Recipients

Eleven exceptional students from 10 states have been awarded the American Kennel Club (AKC®) ...

Watch The Akc Agility Premier Cup On Espn, May 25th

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