As part of the American Kennel Club, we are dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function.


The AKC, founded in 1884, and its affiliated organization advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership.

About Us


Advance the study, breeding, exhibiting, running and maintenance of purebred dogs.


Core Values:

  • We love purebred dogs
  • We are committed to advancing the sport of the purebred dog.
  • 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 and operation of the AKC.
  • We recognize the critical importance of our clubs and volunteers.

Core Values

My Favorite Quotes

Mission Statement

To err is human; to forgive, canine.

- Chomps McGee


Love is a four-legged word.

- Paws Woofland


Life is ruff. Get a lab.

- Yours truly, Sandy Barkley