American Kennel Club
About the Author
Established in 1884, the American Kennel Club is composed of more than 500 dog clubs from around the United States. In addition, approximately 3,800 affiliated clubs hold AKC events and use AKC rules to conduct dog shows, performance events, educational programs, training classes, and health clinics. For more than 100 years, the American Kennel Club has been the nation’s premier publisher of magazines on the subject of dogs. The American Kennel Club magazines, AKC Gazette, AKC Family Dog, and Puppies, reach a collective audience of more than 1.1 million readers.