National Wildlife Week

It's National Wildlife Week! Learn and share a few fun and WILD microchipping facts! It's National Wildlife Week and we're WILD about microchipping! Did you know even the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service microchips animals for research and tracking?   To share the wildlife graphics: Right click and save the graphic to your desktop. Then upload the graphic, along with the post associated with it, on your favorite social media network. BE SURE TO INCLUDE #AKCREUNITE WITH [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:07+00:00 Categories: AKC|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief One Year Anniversary

Today was a big day at AKC Reunite! In honor of Emergency Preparedness Month and the one-year anniversary of AKC Pet Disaster Relief, we donated 16 microchip scanners to pet disaster trailers (CAMETs) in North Carolina. Universal microchip scanners are a vital tool Emergency Management relies upon to identify and reunite pets. AKC Reunite CEO Tom Sharp presented the microchip scanners to North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry today at our headquarters in Raleigh, [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:15+00:00 Categories: AKC, Donate, Pet Disaster|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Maryland

Raleigh, NC — AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC Reunite and dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, today donated its first-ever trailer in the state of Maryland. Members of the Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club presented the trailer to officials from Cecil County Department of Emergency Services in a ceremony at the Cecil County Administration Building. "This new trailer will allow us to [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:17+00:00 Categories: AKC, Canine Support, Donate, Pet Disaster, Relief|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Harford County, Maryland

Raleigh, NC — AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC Reunite and dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, just donated an AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer to Harford County, Maryland. Members of the Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club presented the trailer to officials from Harford County Department of Emergency Services in a ceremony held today at the agency’s [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:17+00:00 Categories: AKC, Pet Disaster|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets in Tennessee

Raleigh, NC — AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, presented its first-ever trailer in the state of Tennessee to officials from Cleveland-Bradley County Emergency Management Agency today. "We want to help our local community be prepared to help people and their pets for any disaster and its aftermath" Nancy Pearl, Chattanooga Kennel Club Corresponding Secretary AKC [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:17+00:00 Categories: AKC, Canine Support, Donate, Pet Disaster, Relief, Trailers|

AENC 2013 Photos

Here are a few photos from our booth at the AKC Eukanuba National Championship. The event was a huge success and AKC Reunite and the American Kennel Club Pet Disaster Relief program was on full display. The first photo below is of Joyce Prapuolenis, Microchip Consultant; Stacy Mabe, Microchip Consultant and Dallas Harsa, Director of Sales and Business Development of AKC Reunite. They are all smiles at our AKC Reunite booth at the AENC. The [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:17+00:00 Categories: AKC, Pet Disaster, Relief, Trailers|

Tornado Assistance is Available from the AKC and AKC Reunite

Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by the recent tornadoes in the Midwest. The American Kennel Club and AKC Reunite are reaching out to AKC clubs and animal organizations in the area and stand ready to assist. The AKC Reunite Canine Support and Relief Fund can provide resources, support and other assistance to not-for-profit animal shelters and similar not-for-profit organizations providing care for pets displaced as a result of natural or civil disasters like these [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:17+00:00 Categories: AKC, Canine Support, Donate, Pet Disaster, Relief|

AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help for Pets Across the Country

AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a program dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe during storms, fires and other natural or civil disasters, presented its first-ever trailer to emergency officials from North Carolina’s Pamlico County. The trailer was presented to Chris Murray of Pamlico County Emergency Management during a ceremony held at the Agriculture Building Plaza in downtown Raleigh attended by representatives from the Department of Agriculture, including Director, Emergency Programs Sharron Stewart, and the [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:17+00:00 Categories: AKC, Donate, Pet Disaster|

AKC Community Donates $14,250 to Secure Newtown’s New K-9 Officer ‘Saint Michael’

Newtown, CT — Newtown’s newest K-9 Officer ‘Saint Michael’, a two-year-old German Shepherd Dog, was sworn in today during a ceremony to pay tribute to the Newtown Police Department’s recently deceased K-9 officer ‘Baro’ at the Newtown Municipal Center. The new police dog’s purchase and training was made possible by $14,250 in donations and grants from the American Kennel Club community of non-profit affiliates AKC Reunite and the AKC Humane Fund; AKC member clubs, Trap [...]

2017-06-20T12:16:17+00:00 Categories: AKC, Donate, K-9, Newtown|