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Did You Know?

  • AKC Reunite, an AKC Affiliate organization, the nation’s largest not-for-profit pet identification and 24/7 recovery service. Millions of pets are enrolled and hundreds of thousands have been recovered through this service. Microchips matter and, as a not-for-profit organization, AKC Reunite makes them affordable.
  • The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy® program is designed to get owners and their puppies off to a good start and is a natural lead in to the Canine Good Citizen program.
  • As the dog’s champion, the AKC is focused on helping all dogs and the people who love them. The AKC Canine Partners program encourages people to explore the unique bond shared with humankind’s best friend. All dogs not eligible for regular AKC registration may be listed with AKC Canine Partners and receive access to many valuable AKC benefits and fun activities. AKC invites dogs listed with AKC Canine Partners to participate and earn titles in AKC Agility, Obedience and AKC Rally.
  • Are any of your clients being left out in the cold? Are they having problems with homeowner's insurance because they have a dog? The American Kennel Club Website offers a new Homeowners Insurance Resource Center with helpful suggestions for dog owners looking for insurance.
  • The AKC Breeders Education program encourages good working relationships with veterinarians, attention to health issues and better breeding practices.
  • The AKC Canine Health Foundation promotes and supports research into canine health and diseases.
  • That an AKC an registration certificate identifies the dog as the offspring of a known sire and dam born on a known date and ensuring its addition to its family tree. The registration certificate documents your dog's identity, providing recognition and official documentation of your dog's place in breed history. The owners of registered dogs have access to numerous educational and informational services provided by AKC, as well as to various competitive events. Benefits of registering with the AKC