(the) American Kennel Club

(the) American Kennel Club
the American Kennel Club [the American Kennel Club] (abbr the AKC)
a US organization, established in 1884, that holds the official records relating to dog breeding in the US, proving that individual dogs are of a pure breed. The AKC also encourages responsible dog ownership and has a service to find lost dogs and a Canine Health Foundation for research to improve the health of dogs.

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