MISSION STATEMENT (AKC)
The American Kennel Club is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog
MISSION STATEMENT (GFKC):
The Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club is dedicated to furthering the advancement of all breeds
of pure bred dogs, to protecting and promoting AKC competitions, to encouraging good
sportsmanship, and to promoting responsible pet ownership throughout our community.