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Pups raise the ‘woof’ at the AKC Museum of the Dog grooming party

March 01, 2023
"The American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog threw a “paw”-ty on Tuesday night for those with both two and four legs that looked to raise the “woof” of the art gallery. Held at 101 Park Ave. in Midtown, the furry fiesta promoted Pride+Groom, a line of grooming products made especially so that pets can enjoy the same level of care as their human counterparts. Founded by four dog moms in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the female-led company brought their first in-person event to the Big Apple to showcase the skin and fur care products on…
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Blue Buffalo honors National Pet Cancer Awareness Month at the AKC Museum of the Dog

November 07, 2022
"On the evening of November 2, 2022, Blue Buffalo Co, Ltd, hosted an event focused on pet cancer advancements at the prestigious American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog in New York, New York to bring attention to National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Blue Buffalo’s commitment to pet oncology research runs deep as the company was founded in 2002 by the Bishop family as a homage to their late dog Blue, an Airedale terrier who passed away from this devastating disease."  To read the entire article click here. …
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Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.



Service animals are welcome in the museum. The museum entrance is wheelchair accessible via the building’s main plaza on the corner of Park Ave and E 40th Street. Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum to the left of the admissions desk and gift shop. Public restrooms include accessible facilities.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact the museum.

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Photography Policy

Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal (non commercial) use except where noted. Flash photography, videography and tripods are not permitted in the Museum.