Become a Member

Become a member of the AKC Museum of the Dog and experience our brilliant, one-of-a-kind collection year-round.

Members are given exclusive access to our world-renowned collection, special exhibitions, library and member-only events. They also receive a special discount in our Museum Shop and much more. 

Your membership not only entitles you to exclusive museum opportunities, but it helps fund our mission to collect, preserve and display the art and literature that celebrates the human-canine relationship. We would like to thank our generous members for their continued support of our operations, collections and educational programs.

Best in Show

Members at this level receive all the benefits of the above level in addition to:

  • Admission passes for 12 guests
  • A 20% discount at the AKC Online store
  • 4 tickets to the Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
  • Private tour and dinner with Museum of the Dog Director (up to 8 guests)
  • Complimentary use of Museum space for a private reception

$10,000 ($8,831 tax deductible)


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Best in Show Members

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  • Jeffrey & Lynne Ansell
  • Tom & Melinda Peters
  • Dr. Robert Tainsh

Grand Champion

Members at this level receive all the benefits of the above level in addition to:

  • Admission passes for 10 guests
  • 4 tickets to AKC's Annual Meet and Compete during Westminster Weekend
  • Private tour and dinner with Museum of the Dog Director (up to 4 guests)

$5,000 ($4,359 tax deductible)


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Grand Champion Members

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Champion

Members at this level receive all the benefits of the above level in addition to:

  • Admission passes for 8 guests
  • A 20% discount at AKC Canine Retreat
  • Private tours of the Museum
  • Free registration and admission to Museum of the Dog paid events

$2,500 ($2,487 tax deductible)


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Champion Members

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  • Michael Stone
  • David C. Merriam
  • Karen C. Wilson
  • Karen Mindich

Best of Breed

Members at this level receive all the benefits of the above level in addition to:

  • Admission passes for 6 guests
  • A 10% discount to AKC Canine Retreat
  • A 50% discount on Museum of the Dog paid events 

$1,000 ($987 tax deductible)


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Best of Breed Members

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  • Susan and John Hamil
  • James Tysseling
  • Joyce A Dandridge
  • James and Cathy Gaidos
  • Pam Davis
  • Shirlee A. Kalstone

Blue Ribbon

Members at this level receive all the benefits of the above level in addition to:

  • Admission passes for 2 guests
  • A 10% discount at the AKC online store
  • A 25% discount on Museum of the Dog paid events

$500 ($487 tax deductible)


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Blue Ribbon Members

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  • John Ioia
  • Yelena Weissman
  • Richard D. Hooper
  • Mari-Beth O’Neill
  • Paula Spector
  • Peter Rohslau
  • Ellen MacNeille Charles
  • Patricia Sheridan
  • John Goodwin Bland
  • Martha Lee Beckington
  • Jeffrey Pepper
  • Maureen Setter
  • Beth Sweigart
  • Hilary Coman

Family/Dual Members

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  • Joan L. Fisher
  • Petra Gopfeit and Jeff Meltzer
  • Aimee Garn
  • Richard Weinstein
  • Jeremy Patuto
  • Mary Margaret Miller
  • Adrianna Lombardo
  • Bruce B. Gordon
  • Joy Sue Schaya
  • Mary Rutledge Reed
  • Linda C Flynn
  • Gregory Paveza
  • Joe and Terrie Breen
  • Barbara and Harve Burns
  • Lydia and Lloyd Ware
  • Wendi Paradise
  • Kisha Chandler
  • Sheila Schwartz
  • Lynne Doty
  • Joel Allen
  • Lori Chandler
  • Karen Hershey
  • George W. and Ann Mariah Cook
  • Yu Chen
  • Barbara Nitzberg
  • Edward Heim
  • Julia Johnson
  • Valerie A. Vacchio
  • Brian Silbernagel
  • Cathy Newman
  • Shane D Hudson
  • David Slemmer
  • Michael Marciano
  • Katie Welter
  • Elliott Bruce Weiss &  Janelle Rosen
  • The Newcomb Family
  • Melanie Coronetz
  • Kimberly Ann Kesselring,
  • Lucy Campbell-Gracie
  • Christopher Brown & Grant Flaiz
  • Connie Clark
  • Cahill Zoeller
  • Mary Ann Ulman
  • Anna Mae D Tuthill
  • Margaret Logan
  • Hester Meijer DeVoogd
  • Marilyn Molnar
  • Alice Yurke
  • Adriane J Adam
  • Christine G Roberts
  • Carl J Dilorenzo, Jr
  • Irene A LaRusso
  • Patricia Sendall, PhD
  • Leslie A Chandler
  • Mark Miller
  • Susan Hannah
  • Tina Marie Mulvey
  • Ede Plovanich
  • Rosana Hernandez
  • Karen & J Patrick Cottingham
  • Hannah Randolph Shipley
  • David Kirshenbaum
  • Stephen N Schneider
  • Susan MacDonald
  • Laura Pakis Davis
  • Nancy Sager
  • Johanne Mangi
  • Emily Brill
  • Danielle Golub
  • Jill Pride Anderson
  • Diana Lizeth Montoya
  • Nancy Stanley Waud and Sydney P. Waud
  • Chris Espiritu
  • Lynn Hamlin
  • John Scheuch
  • Robert Lachman
  • Alexander Muir
  • Carrie Ann Lean
  • Marianne Courey
  • Michael & Dabney Bowen
  • Kathryn Scali
  • Jan Gross
  • Ellen PutneyMoore
  • Diane Brown
  • Thomas and Nancy Pincus
  • Cara Wunderlich
  • Ann Sterman
  • Laura W Potash
  • Daniel Kressman
  • Jennifer L Mutch
  • Ernest and Julianne Knell
  • Irma Sicklick
  • Dr. Marilyn DeLuca & Dr. John Rotrosen
  • Mr. & Mrs. Gary Huffman
  • Torraine A. Williams
  • Laraine Ferguson
  • Donna Dobbs Archer
  • Laurie E Walters
  • Elliott & Jenelle Bruce Weiss & Rosen
  • Phyllis N Rieser
  • Cindy and Robin Stansell
  • Joe & Cathy Iacopelli
  • Mary Perry
  • Sophia Koutsogiannis
  • Michael Redmond Whelan
  • Marylyn DeGregorio
  • Link Newcomb
  • Jes Feuer

Basic Memberships

All memberships are based on an annual gift and include:

  • Unlimited Museum admission
  • A subscription to the quarterly newsletter and AKC Family Dog
  • 15% discount at the Museum store
  • Priority registration for Museum events
  • Admission to special Members Only events
  • Recognition in our annual report, website and in the museum
  • An AKC Museum of the Dog branded gift

Individual - $60 ($47 tax deductible)

Family/Dual - $95 ($82 tax deductible)

(Benefits of above category for 2 adults and 2 children under 12)


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Individual Members

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  • Tonya River Bennitt
  • Eileen Frankel
  • Kathi Peisner
  • Amy Sue Williams
  • Rita Mather
  • Karen Chu
  • Patricia Rilee St.Clair
  • Al Ferruggiaro
  • Donald Pogoloff
  • Ellen Anastasio
  • Victoria S. Zebrower
  • Sara Pool
  • Wendy Schmid
  • Tom Darrow
  • Elizabeth Garn
  • Mary Miller
  • Patricia A Murgo
  • Roberta Lyon
  • Jennifer Leigh Jones
  • Mary Elizabeth Hutchings
  • Eileen Rigert
  • Ellen J Epstein
  • Gerry Frankel
  • Clare Koller
  • Karen Feld
  • James Crowley
  • Sheila Bodine
  • Carmen Ross
  • Lea-Ann Ann Germinder
  • EJ Lee
  • Cathy Popowytsch
  • Kate McCroary Jay
  • JoAnn Brown
  • Terri Cournoyer
  • Mei Lin Shih
  • Felicia Korenstein
  • Stephany Monteleone
  • Susan Lange Ellis, MS
  • Ylisa Kunze
  • Terri Schmidt-Fellner
  • Thomas Dabbs
  • Judith Tabler
  • Sandra L. Reiley
  • Melissa Lara Mertl
  • Regina M. Alonge
  • William Ellis
  • Sally Fischel
  • Ellen Weinstein
  • Pamela Harris
  • Nancy E Van Meter
  • Silenia Ramirez
  • Cynthia Hayes
  • Robert J. Niehaus
  • Debra Marvin
  • Natalie Karabel
  • Deborah Schlein
  • Linda Neukirch
  • Paula Bodger
  • Mary Salinger Glucksman
  • Judith Goonyep
  • Elmer Joseph Dante
  • Diane Estes
  • Allie M Burnet
  • Colleen Cahill
  • Mary T. Morris
  • Rhetta Elser
  • Amy M Eisenberg
  • Nancy Willis
  • Bev Thompson
  • Linda C Wozniak
  • Debra Lampert-Rudman
  • Suzanne Preven Weiner
  • Madelyn Carlin
  • Virginia Helen Gallenberger
  • Ashley Lynn Jacot
  • Stacey Ober
  • Mary Donnelly
  • Arliss Paddock
  • Diana Wilson
  • Nancy Conley Dalton
  • Margo A Sommerfeld
  • Jill Warren
  • Ann Lettis
  • Ellen Sue Zirkelbach
  • Alexander James Cox
  • Joanne G Olson
  • Peggy Mennington
  • Barbara A Penny
  • Alexa Samarotto
  • Ann Lem
  • Howard Solomon
  • Laura A Johnson
  • Carl Gomes
  • Kathy Gregory
  • Aletta L Moore
  • Christine M Miele
  • Martha Guimond
  • Laurie Maulucci
  • Cristin Dalecki
  • Richard L Reynolds
  • Slaney Chadwick Ross
  • Anne Bowes
  • Patricia M. Cruz
  • Robert Holcomb
  • Katherine D. Romanski
  • Charmalan Wrencher
  • Patricia Boelte
  • Paul Anisman
  • Charlotte Roberta Reed
  • Joel Robert Gavriele-Gold
  • Patricia A. Berman
  • Ann F Yuhasz
  • Linda Bankhead
  • Joanne Soja
  • Clif de Raita
  • Karen Heller
  • Jane St. Lifer
  • Cindy M. Wood
  • Beverly R. Childs
  • Lori P Kelly
  • Sandra McCue
  • Allan Reznik
  • Theresa Romano
  • Leslie Kantor Meskin
  • Kathy Denker
  • Leslie A. Davis
  • Suzanne Bauman
  • Karen Eckhoff
  • Judith A. Hoover-Thompson
  • Alexandra Zell
  • John Shoemaker
  • Barbara Jane Frankfurt
  • Donna DeMartini
  • Greenwich Kennel Club, Inc.
  • Mickie Beerman, Ed. D
  • Joseph Neil McGinnis, III
  • Valerie A Black
  • Kerrin Churchill
  • Vandra L. Huber
  • Diane Reid
  • Karen Staudt-Cartabona
  • Kimberly Ann Kesselring
  • Christine Hilke
  • Sharon M. Spellman
  • Bill Nicholson
  • Jenifer Taylor
  • Elizabeth M. Frasco
  • Laura Taft Paulsen
  • Lucy C. Campbell
  • Amy H Phelan
  • Lisa Peterson
  • Ramon Martinez
  • Cathy Melissa Kaplan
  • Jade Albert
  • Patty A. Keenan
  • Nina Warren
  • Kathy Fish
  • Frank A Rogers
  • Eric Liebes
  • Pam Kessler
  • Susan J. Goldstein
  • Richard Chinitz
  • Dorice & Mark Stancher
  • Bruce and Margaret Boisture
  • Edmund Dziuk
  • Linda Fitzmaurice
  • Christine DeFilippo
  • David Fitzpatrick
  • Terry Danziger
  • Kathy Fish