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Fromm and Champion Petfoods’ Decision to Leave Chewy.com Lauded

Two pet food manufacturers have severed ties with Chewy.com. Fromm Family Foods in Mequon, Wis., and Champion Petfoods, which has U.S. offices in Auburn, Ky., announced that they will no longer sell their products through the online retailer, which was acquired by PetSmart in May, earning both companies praise from fast-growing pet retail chain Bentley’s… read more

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AKC HUMANE FUND DONATES $40,000 TO ANIMAL ORGANIZATIONS -Funds donated to help animal organizations with disaster relief efforts

 New York, NY – In support of the people and pets affected by the recent natural disasters around the country, the AKC Humane Fund has donated $40,000, through its “Sandy Fund,” to four separate animal organizations.  The donations of $10,000 each were made to The Sato Project, The Houston SPCA, Napa Humane, Sonoma Humane Society. The AKC… read more

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THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB NAMES 2017 BREEDER OF THE YEAR GROUP HONOREES

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to recognize breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2017 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees.   “The breeders honored with this award are truly committed to excellence, consistency, breed standard and type,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and CEO. … read more

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FIVE HEROIC DOGS HONORED WITH AKC® HUMANE FUND AWARDS FOR CANINE EXCELLENCE (ACE)

The AKC® Humane Fund is pleased to announce the winners of the 18th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). These awards celebrate five loyal, hard-working dogs that have significantly improved the lives of their owners and communities.   One award is presented in each of the following five categories: Uniformed Service K-9, Service, Therapy, Search and Rescue… read more

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Royal Canin and Eukanuba Petcare Brands Come Together to Unveil World Class Competition Facilities at The Roberts Centre

Ohio Becomes Premier, Global Destination for Dog and Cat Shows and Competitions WILMINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 15, 2017) – Two of the most respected names in pet health nutrition are coming together to provide a best-in-class venue to honor incredible breeds and extraordinary performances. Today, Royal Canin® and Eukanuba™, two Mars Petcare brands dedicated to providing… read more

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AKC HUMANE FUND DONATES $10,000 TO CITY OF HOUSTON IN WAKE OF HURRICANE HARVEY DEVASTATION

In support of the people and pets affected by Hurricane Harvey, the AKC Humane Fund has donated $10,000, through its “Sandy Fund,” to the city of Houston to aid in relief efforts.  The donation was made to the Greater Houston Community Foundation and the Hurricane Harvey Relief fund created by Mayor Sylvester Turner.   The… read more

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Stem Cell Treatment for Spina Bifida Helps Dogs and Children at UC Davis

Sibling bulldogs Darla and Spanky, born with spina bifida, are the first patients to be successfully treated with a unique therapy—a combination of surgery and stem cells—developed at UC Davis by a team of veterinary and human medicine researchers and clinicians. The breakthrough may lead to advancements in human treatments for babies with the disease…. read more

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American Kennel Club and AKC Museum moves to Kalikow building

American Kennel Club, (AKC), and the Museum of the Dog are planned to move to the Kalikow building,  101 Park Avenue in New York City. The headquarters for the AKC will be moved in by early fall of 2018 and the museum will be planned to move in early 2019. AKC headquarter’s will be on the… read more

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A new competition addition for AKC National Championship in Orlando Florida

American Kennel Club (AKC) and Royal Canin joined together to release a new Stakes in the AKC National Championship in Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida in December 15th-17th, the new event will happen in 15th, while the championship starts 16th and 17th of December. The newest addition is AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy… read more

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Sad news today for publication side of the dog world. Joining Dogs In Review, another publication covering the fancy & the sport of purebred dogs has ceased publication. Dog World, has stopped reporting due to the high costs of producing paper-based publications along with other expenses such as marketing; and digital’s influence on advertising revenues…. read more

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