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American Kennel Club

Mid-Hudson Kennel Association is a member club under the auspices of the American Kennel Club, which is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership.

AKC's Core Values:

  • We love purebred dogs
  • We are committed to advancing the sport of the purebred dog
  • We are dedicated to maintaining the integrity of our Registry
  • We protect the health and well-being of all dogs
  • We cherish dogs as companions
  • We are committed to the interests of dog owners
  • We uphold high standards for the administration & operation of AKC
  • We recognize the critical importance of our clubs and volunteers

Useful Links & Resources

AKC Links
American Kennel Club - akc.org
AKC Rules and Regulations - akc.org/rules/index.cfm
National Parent Club Search - http://www.akc.org/clubs/search/index.cfm
Indefinite Listing Privilege (ILP) - akc.org/reg/ilpex.cfm
Limited Registration - akc.org/reg/limitedreg.cfm
Registering a Dog - akc.org/reg/registeradog.cfm
Canine Good Citizen Program - akc.org/events/cgc/index.cfm

Organizations
American Dog Owners' Association (ADOA) - adoa.org
Associated Dog Clubs of New York State - adcnys.org
Owner/Handler Association - canineworld.com/oha
American Temperment Testing Society - atts.org

Superintendents
MBF Inc. - infodog.com
Jim Rau Dog Shows - raudogshows.com
McNulty Dog Shows - mcnultydogshows.com

Superintendents: (Agility)
Clean Run - cleanrun.com
Fast Times - fasttimesagility.com
Paw Print Trials - pawprinttrials.com

For cost and more information, contact info@mhka.org.

Curious about dog events? Want to know more about activities with your dog? Come to a meeting or event, and we'll be happy to answer your questions. Or contact MHKA by email. ©2017 Mid-Hudson Kennel Association. All rights reserved.