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AKC Museum of the Dog Store

Bulldog Butler Tray

Every once in a while, I make a post about goings-on at the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York City. What I didn’t know until recently is that they have an awesome museum store that you can access online if you can’t make it to the city so nice they named it twice.

They have holiday items, stationery, and dog toys, among other things. One of my favorites is pictured above and featured in the Home Decor section. It’s a needlepoint valet tray featuring a really cute Bulldog Butler. Continue reading AKC Museum of the Dog Store

AKC Canine Partners Program Turns 10; Gains TSC Sponsorship

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From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: The American Kennel Club is proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Canine Partners program! AKC Canine Partners™ was developed to welcome mixed-breed dogs and their owners to the AKC Family. It promotes the strengthening of the human-canine bond by encouraging training, responsible dog ownership and pet owner education. And for the past ten years, the program has done exactly that and more!

Since its launch in 2010, AKC Canine Partners™ has had a steady and consistent rise in enrollment every year. As of June 2020, the total number of enrollments is over 420,000, with 85,000 enrollments in 2019 alone. AKC Canine Partners have earned more than 21,000 titles in the AKC companion events and programs, like Agility, Tracking, Rally, and Obedience, etc. Continue reading AKC Canine Partners Program Turns 10; Gains TSC Sponsorship

Tuesday Top Ten: Photos From AKC Meet The Breeds 2020

The AKC Meet the Breeds event was held this past weekend in New York City. Here are my top ten picks of the pictures provided to the press by the AKC. In a change this year (to accommodate the big crowds), the event was held separately from the Westminster Show.

Many of the booths are elaborately decorated, and a prize is given to the best booth from each breed group (Hounds,
Terriers, etc)



Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: Photos From AKC Meet The Breeds 2020

Calling All Artists

Museum Art

From the AKC Museum of the Dog, via The Dog Lady’s mailbag:

This February, we are hosting Dog Days of Winter, a pop-up exhibition showcasing the artistic talent of our members. Anyone currently enrolled in a membership program is encouraged to submit their canine-centric art for consideration—this includes all membership levels and types.

We’d like to extend our thanks to those members who have already submitted their art! We look forward to seeing the other submissions that come in. Even if your art is not selected to hang in the gallery, it will be featured digitally on our Community Wall. Continue reading Calling All Artists


From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: Bring in the new year with one of the world’s largest and most prestigious dog shows, The AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, returns to Animal Planet as a three-hour special on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. An encore of the special will air two hours following the conclusion of the premiere beginning at midnight, and re-airs will be available on AKC.TV.

This year’s AKC National Championship is the largest dog show in North America and the LARGEST in AKC history with 5,284 conformation entries from 50 states and Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico and 27 countries combined with competitions in Agility, Obedience, Rally and Diving Dogs 5,724 entries, bringing the total event entries to 11,008. Continue reading AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW PRESENTED BY ROYAL CANIN’ TO AIR ON ANIMAL PLANET ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

AKC Pet Disaster Relief

From The Dog Lady’s Mailbag: AKC Reunite, the nation’s largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider, has announced that it will infuse $200,000 more in funds to complement money raised by AKC clubs throughout the country for the AKC Pet Disaster Relief program.

AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in response to natural or civil disasters, joins forces with local American Kennel Club dog clubs and dog lovers to present emergency Pet Disaster Relief trailers to counties throughout the country. Continue reading AKC Pet Disaster Relief