AKC National Championship
December 16 & 17 in Orlando, Florida
Dog Health
An Update on Canine Influenza
Helpful information and tips from Dr. Jerry Klein Chief Veterinary Officer of The American Kennel Club
AKC Events
AKC Lure Coursing Championships
Some of the world's fastest dogs will be competing at the AKC National Lure Coursing Championships, December 2nd & 3rd in Limestone, TN.
Tips for Dog Owners
AKC has the best resources to help you train your dog.
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Always Know Where Your Dog Is
Advanced GPS, activity monitor, adventure tracker, and more!

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  • Conformation , Jr. Showmanship, Obedience, Rally

    Shasta Kennel Club

    June 1 - 4
  • Field Trial

    Pointer Associates of New England

    June 2
  • Agility

    Oriole Dog Training Club

    June 10
  • Lure Coursing Trials & Tests

    Saluki Club of America

    June 13 - 14