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The AKC Museum of the Dog has built one of the largest repositories of canine-related art in the world. We are pleased to announce that the Museum of the Dog will be returning to New York City. This move provides an opportune moment for the Museum to reimagine itself and present its treasures to a far larger audience in one of the greatest cultural capitals in the world.
Take a tour of the Museum of the Dog’s latest exhibit, “Hollywood Dogs”. Learn about some of the country’s most famous canines and their influence on films and pop culture. Audio courtesy of bensound.com
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Meet the Vice Chairman of the museum board, David Merriam in this up close and personal interview with the museum’s CEO, Alan Fausel.
AKC Museum of the Dog CEO and Executive Director, Alan Fausel interviews AKC President and CEO, Dennis Sprung on how the American Kennel Club coordinated efforts to assist the SAR handlers and dogs at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The AKC also donated much needed medical equipment and covered all veterinary bills for dogs injured at Ground Zero.
During this time the AKC launched The AKC Reunite Corporation Canine Support and Relief Fund, a charitable fund to support professional and volunteer canine search and rescue organizations.
The fund was launched with DOGNY, America’s Tribute to Search and Rescue Dogs, a hugely successful public art initiative led by AKC CEO and President, Dennis Sprung. This initiative commissioned artists to paint over 100 life-sized sculptures of a German Shepherd Dog in honor of the incredible work of SAR dogs and their handlers.
Susan Bahary, a sculptor of Smoky statue in the AKC Museum of the Dog, tells a story of Smoky during the war. Smoky was a Yorkshire Terrier and a famous war dog who served World War II. Smoky was known for the beginning a renewal of interest in the Yorkshire Terrier.
Including paintings prints and drawings as well as an original wooden sled from the collection. Documents and historic photographs will help tell the story of these marvelous canines and their service to their companions.
Watch this video highlight from the Museum collection!