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Latest AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Stories

2013-01-23 12:23:06

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12(th) edition of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, featuring the country's premier dogs vying for the biggest dog show prize in the world and special features like a ceremony honoring hero dogs, will air on ABC on Saturday, February 2(nd )at 2 pm EST (check local listings). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-12-17 12:22:47

National Champion Beats Thousands of Dogs from All 50 States and Over 50 Countries National Obedience Champion and Best Junior Handler are Repeat Winners! ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to GCH CH Afterall Painting the Sky, a Wire Fox Terrier known affectionately as "Sky" owned by V. Malzoni Jr., T. Steele, S . & M. Olund and Diane Ryan of Rialto, CA. Before a full...

2012-01-26 13:49:00

-- Watch the Top Dogs in the Nation Compete for Best in Show and $225,000 in Prizes -- NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't miss the World's Greatest Dog Show, the AKC Eukanuba National Championship. This year's show will air on ABC on Saturday, February 4(th) at 2:00 pm EST (check local listings). Watch as the country's premier dogs vie for the biggest dog show prize in the world! ESPN anchor Todd Grisham will join AKC's Assistant Vice President...

2011-12-19 06:08:00

ORLANDO, Fla, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to GCH CH Jaset's Satisfaction, a Standard Poodle known affectionately as "London" owned by Beth Harris, Michel Molnar and Jamie Danburg of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Before a crowd at the Orange County Convention Center Sunday night "London" was crowned "National Champion" by Best in Show judge Mrs. Polly Smith after a weekend of intense canine...

2011-01-18 15:36:00

-- Watch Reckon Defeat Nearly 2,500 Top Dogs During the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Broadcast on January 23, 2011, on ABC Television Network -- NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AKC/Eukanuba National Champion and New Hampshire's Top Dog, Australian Shepherd Ch. Propwash Reckon, received an Official Commendation today from New Hampshire Governor John Lynch, congratulating him and owners Leslie Frank and Judy Harrington for his Best in Show win at the AKC/Eukanuba...

2010-12-06 13:02:00

National Champion Emerges From Nearly 2,500 Canine Competitors LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to CH Propwash Reckon, an Australian Shepherd known affectionately as "Reckon" owned by Leslie Frank and Judy Harrington of Kensington, New Hampshire. Before a crowd at the Long Beach Convention Center Sunday night "Reckon" was crowned "National Champion" by Best in Show judge...

2010-11-10 09:57:00

Dogs from 49 States and More Than 40 Countries Compete for Over $225,000 in Prize Money and Prestigious Wins Event Broadcast on ABC Network Television on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011 NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 2,500 dogs will compete for more than $225,000 in cash prizes at the Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) on Dec. 4 and 5, 2010 in Long Beach, Calif. The two-day event is held in conjunction with the AKC Agility Invitational and the AKC...

2009-12-14 08:57:00

New Champions Emerge from Field of Nearly 4,000 Canine Competitors LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Earning a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship was CH Roundtown Mercedes Of Maryscot, a Scottish Terrier known as "Sadie," owned by Amelia Musser of Mackinac Island, Mich. Sadie was named the nation's top dog by Best in Show judge Dr. Robert J. Moore after a weekend of intense canine competition in Long Beach, Calif. The...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club® and Eukanuba announced today that nearly 4,000 dogs will compete for more than $225,000 in cash prizes at the Ninth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Dec. 12 and 13, 2009, in Long Beach, Calif. The two-day event is held in conjunction with the AKC Agility Invitational and the AKC National Obedience Invitational (entries of 457 and 109 respectively) making for a combined entry of almost 5,000 dogs...

2009-01-21 08:51:00

- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Holds Firm in Top Spot While the Bulldog Continues its Ascent - NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club(R) announced today the "Top 10" most popular AKC(R) registered breeds in Tampa for 2008.* The AKC also announced their nationwide registration statistics which revealed that for the 18th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred in America. But, while more than twice as many Labs were registered...