Donate & Giving


Please join us in honoring Ronald H. Menaker


We remember Ron as a banking executive, sportsman, and Chairman Emeritus of the American Kennel Club Board of Directors, whose business acumen and spirit of innovation were essential in guiding the AKC into the 21st century. 

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Your support makes us jump for joy!

Any amount helps us further our mission.

Donations can be one-time or recurring, and can be made in the name of a special person or canine companion. Your fully tax-deductible gift is greatly appreciated.



We are Paw-sitively Thankful for Our Donors

The AKC Museum of the Dog preserves, interprets and celebrates the role of dogs in society and educates the public about the human-canine bond through its collection of art and exhibits that inspire engagement with dogs.

You can help fulfill our mission by providing outright gifts and/or planned gifts that will last for generations to come.

Ways to give

Explore the many ways you can support the AKC Museum of the Dog!



The simplest and most common ways to make a gift are through cash donations. Cash donations can be made in person, through postal mail by sending a check to our address below, online through our website or by phone at 212-696-8364.


Recurring gifts are a great option for donors who want to maximize their gift with the convenience of automatic renewal. Donors can give in a monthly, quarterly, or yearly installments. Click here to learn more and Become a Friend of Arty, the Museum of the Dog's program for committed monthly givers!


The Guardian Society recognizes all donors who pledge a planned gift to the AKC Museum of the Dog. Wills may be the most popular planned giving vehicle, but there are several other ways that you can remember the museum on your estate plans.


There are many valuable ways you can donate to the AKC Museum of the Dog. Examples of these non-cash gifts are Art Donation, Real Estate and Retained life Estate donations. To learn more about giving gifts in king, please contact us by clicking below.

More Ways to Give

Discover additional ways you can support the AKC Museum of the Dog!

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.

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