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Board of Directors: bod@akkaoa.org

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History of AKKAOA   The Original AKK Breed Club

2010

January, 2010:

  • AKKAOA Facebook page was created

  • AKK Pedigree Database has 1590 unique dogs & 342 registered users as reported in the AKK News

 

February 6-7, 2010:

  • AKKAOA Multi-breed shows in Claremont, CA, hosted by the GWG

 

February 14, 2010:

  • General meeting, topic was Altered classes at UKC shows are now licensed, and what this may mean for AKKAOA.  Currently we have 200 members.

 

March, 2010:

  • AKK Pedigree Database reports 1617 dog in database

 

April 16-18, 2010:

  • GWG for the 7th year was at Pet Expo in Costa Mesa, CA

 

May, 2010:

  • AKK Pedigree Database has 1733 dogs listed in the database and well over 300 users from the U.S. and many other countries

  • Started having Advertisements/ Brags/ Promotions by members in the newsletter

 

July 23-25, 2010:

  • AKKAOA Specialty, Reunion picnic and Multi-Breed show in Claremont, CA

  • Mary Jones awarded first Pet Award Winner (PAW) award. The PAW award is intended to be given to the member who best fits the profile of AKKAOA members who have shown a capacity for understanding the meaning and ideal of the workings of the AKKAOA, along with a spirit of fun and camaraderie.

  • Installed Bonnie Gabriel as Membership Secretary and Sharon Hari as a Director

 

September, 2010:

  • AKK Pedigree Database currently has 1781 unique AKK listed in the database and well over 455 users from all over the world

 

September 15th, 2010:

  • Approved new regional group – Southern Steel Magnolias AKK (SSMAKK) in the southern region

 

September 25-26, 2010:

  • Multi-breed show in Carlisle PA, hosted by the PEG

 

November 29 – December 6, 2010:

  • eBay auction fundraiser with donated baskets

 

December, 2010:

  • General meeting, topic on "what is that you want or would like to get from AKKAOA and the Board of Directors that you are not getting?"

 

2011

February 5 - 6, 2011:

  • Multi-breed shows in Claremont, CA

 

March 13, 2011:

  • Online meeting, Terry Wright discussing Nose Work

 

April 22, 2011:

  • SSMAKK along with AKKAOA hosted the 2011 annual 11th AKK Specialty,  Picnic, and quarterly in-person meeting in Athens, TN.  The Great Smoky Mountain Dog Club graciously invited AKKAOA to hold this at their show site where they also held 2 MB shows. It was Lo’s last in person meeting as President and she opted to talk to the group a bit.

 

July 10, 2011:

  • Online meeting and introduction of new BoD members, Sherry Blose (President) and Robin Carlstrom (Treasurer)

 

July 23-24, 2011:

  • Multi-breed shows in Claremont, CA

 

September 17-18, 2011:

  • Multi-breed shows in Carlisle, PA hosted by PEG

 

October, 2011:

  • Website revamp is complete, with the new version up and running

 

October 28-30, 2011:

  • Joint AKKAOA Specialty with UAKKA at the UKC Gateway Nationals in Gray Summit, MO

 

November 13, 2011:

  • Online General Membership Meeting, topic by Patricia Zengel to talk about Health concerns as chair of Health committee

 

November 28 – December 5, 2011:

  • Annual Ebay auction fundraiser

 

2012

January, 2012:

  • AKKAOA and UAKKA are in the process of making a joint Health Committee for more and better information in one place about our beautiful breed

 

February 4-5, 2012:

  • Multi-breed shows in Claremont, CA

 

April 20-22, 2012:

  • AKK represented in the America's Family Pet Expo in Costa Mesa, CA

 

June 14-17, 2012:

  • AKK Specialty, hosted by UAKKA and supported by AKKAOA on June 14 , 2012 during UKC Premier in Kalamazoo, MI

 

July 21-22, 2012:

  • Mulit-breeds shows in Claremont, CA

 

September 21-23, 2012:

  • Annual Picnic, meeting, AKK Specialty, and Multi Breed show in Carlisle, PA.

 

October 25-28, 2012:

  • Joint AKK Specialty in Gray Summit, MO, hosted by AKKAOA supported by UAKKA, on October 25, at Gateway Nationals

 

2013

February 2-3, 2013:

  • Multi breed show in Claremont, CA, hosted by GWG

 

June 12-16, 2013:

  • Joint AKK Specialty in Kalamazoo, MI, hosted by AKKAOA supported by UAKKA, at UKC Premier

 

July 19-21, 2013:

  • Annual Picnic, meeting, AKK Specialty  in Claremont, CA. This is our 25th anniversary!

 

September 21-22, 2013:

  • Carlisle, PA

 

October 25-27, 2013:

  • Joint AKK Specialty in Gray Summit, MO, hosted by AKKAOA supported by UAKKA, at Gateway Nationals.

 

2014
February 1-2, 2014:

  • Multi breed show and AKKAOA’s first Obedience trail in Claremont, CA

 

June 11, 2014:

  • AKK Specialty in Kalamazoo, MI, at UKC Premier

 

July 19-20, 2014:

  • Multi breed show in Claremont, CA

 

October 23, 2014:

  • AKK Specialty in Gray Summit, MO, at Gateway Nationals.

 

2015

January 12, 2015:

  • Alaskan Klee Kai Genetic Diversity Study - our request to Dr. Pedersen who developed the study for Standard Poodles has just been accepted

 

March, 2015:

  • AKKAOA Yahoo group was removed

 

June 10, 2015:

  • AKK Specialty in Kalamazoo, MI, at UKC Premier

 

July 17-19, 2015:

  •  Annual Picnic, meeting, Specialty, 4 multi breed shows in Claremont, CA

 

Aug 12, 2015:

  • Health committee updated that 279 AKK have participated in Genetic Diversity Study, with an additional 96 test kits ordered by not yet received for processing

 

September, 2015:

  • The Newsletter is now published in a new format

  • Pending new health Study Project via UC Davis – Kinked Tails

 

September 5-6, 2015:

  • AKKAOA multi breed show, in Coolspring, PA

 

Oct 23-25, 2015:

  • AKKAOA Northern Group Specialty in Gray Summit, MO, at Gateway Nationals on October 22, 2015.

 

2010 through Present