Posts with tag AKC Humane Fund

Deadline for ACE Nominations Upcoming

The AKC Humane Fund is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE), the program that recognizes dogs that have “performed some exemplary act, whether large or seemingly small, that has significantly benefited a community or individual.” Any dog of any breed or mixed breed can be nominated, whether or not it… read more

Humans weren’t the only victims of Superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2012. Photo ©

Response to Superstorm Sandy – Part I: AKC CAR Makes a Difference

In the aftermath of the storm that devastated parts of the eastern seaboard on October 29, 2012, many residents found themselves homeless or with severely damaged homes following hurricane-force winds, torrential rain and massive flooding. Recovery is still under way in New York, New Jersey and other states in the Northeast, where FEMA, along with… read more

Christi McDonald

Among the Shows Closing November 21, 2012…

Thinking about the Holiday Classic cluster of shows gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling for several reasons. I was, for a brief time when I lived in Southern California, a member of the Shoreline Dog Fanciers Association of Southern California, and am particularly fond of, among others, show chairman and Poodle breeder extraordinaire Peggy McDill, as… read more