Press Releases

In Response to ASPCA Concerns, Puppy Mill Dogs No Longer Sold via Marketplace on Facebook

Mar 21, 2012 13:47 America/Los_Angeles Tens of thousands of dog sale ads eliminated NEW YORK, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In response to concerns from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), measures will be put in place to ensure that puppy mill dogs will no longer be sold via… read more

Laguna Steps Toward Banning Puppy Mills

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The City Council and residents voiced support Tuesday night for a law banning commercial pet stores in the city. Staff will come back to the council with a draft of an ordinance that aims to keep dogs and cats from inhumane, commercial breeders known as puppy mills… read more

Don't Give Your Pet a Deadly Dose; Medicines Top the List of Household Poisons for Pets

Mar 16, 2012 10:22 America/Los Angeles SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On the 50th anniversary of Poison Prevention Week, March 18-24, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is reminding pet owners that accidental poisonings are a common problem. The vast majority of accidental poisonings in humans happen in the home, and that’s true… read more

2012 AKC Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 15, 2012 Contact: AKC Communications Phone: 212-696-8228 Email: WINNER CROWNED IN AKCŽ POINTING BREED GUN DOG CHAMPIONSHIP New York, NY – Pointer FC Old School Attitude prevailed at the recent American Kennel ClubŽ Pointing Breed Gun Dog Championship, defeating the largest number of AKC Pointing Breed Field Champions ever… read more

Laundry Room Safety: Close Your Detergent After Use

Mar 15, 2012 08:35 America/Los Angeles ACI Survey: 12% Only Sometimes, Rarely or Never Seal Containers Immediately After Use WASHINGTON, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — When millions of Americans do the laundry every week, one in ten forgets to take an important safety step – closing that container of detergent after use. As 2012 commemorates… read more

Veterinarians and Veterinary Educators Focus on Financial Concerns

Mar 14, 2012 12:07 America/Los_Angeles WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Veterinarians, veterinary medical educators, and veterinary industry representatives often turned their attention to economic issues this past weekend at the 2012 Annual Conference of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), which was preceded by the second economic summit between the AAVMC and… read more


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 13, 2012 Contact: AKC Communications Phone: 212-696-8228 Email: AKC ANNOUNCES BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION RESULTS — Patricia M. Cruz, William J. Feeney, & Thomas S. Powers Elected — New York, NY – At the Annual Meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 13, 2012, the AKC Board of Directors… read more

March Chairman's Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 13, 2012 Contact: AKC Communications Phone: 212-696-8228 Email: CHAIRMAN’S REPORT — Canine Partners Program Celebrates Several Milestones — New York, NY – I’d like to share an update with you on the Canine Partners program. Since the program’s inception, cumulative trial entries have topped 30,000. Last year, 85% of… read more

Dogs At Work Program for AKC Judges in Pennsylvania

For Release: March 12, 2012 Contact: Mark R. Kennedy, The PA Dog Judges Association is presenting a Dogs At Work program for all AKC judges on Saturday May 5, 2012, at Townsend Park, Murrysville, PA 15668. We are also offering a Canine Temperament Test and Beginning Rally Training. These programs are open to all… read more


Date: March 6, 2012Contact: AKC CommunicationsPhone: — Dogs from 45 States and Canada Vie for National Agility Champion Titles — New York, NY – Nearly 1,000 of the top agility dogs and handlers in the nation will vie for the title of American Kennel Club(r) (AKC(r))National Agility Champion in their height classes on March… read more

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