Breed of the Month

Breed of the Month: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Each month the Museum will feature a breed as its Breed of the Month. Fun facts and a monthly craft will be available to visitors in the education center. Breed of the Month special activities and events will vary. Some highlights include breed books, tours, ceramic models, and special guest dog appearances. Submit photos to our monthly breed photo contest for a chance to be highlighted on our community wall! See details below.

Breed of the Month Photo Contest

Want us to share your photos of the breed of the month? Fill out the form and upload your image to be considered.

Breed of the Month Photo Contest

To submit your photo into our contest, please fill out the information below and upload your photo:

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Terms and Conditions for Submitting Your Photos to Us
By submitting a photo, you grant an irrevocable, unconditional, perpetual, worldwide, transferable, fully-paid, royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license to the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog and its affiliates, related entities and service providers (“us” or “our”) to use, reproduce, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, distribute, display and create derivative works of and/or otherwise use the photo in any manner in our discretion in any media now or hereafter known including, but not limited to, on our Web pages, social media pages and other digital media, newsletters, third party sites, print materials, in-museum materials, television and other broadcast media, for marketing and/or advertising. You agree not to submit any photo not originally created by you, or any photo which is not properly licensed to you by someone else for submitting. You waive intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude our use of the photo, and agree not to sue or assert any claim against us for the use of the photo.
By submitting a photo, you warrant and represent that you are the owner of the photo; you have obtained all consents, permissions and releases necessary for us to display, post, publish or use the photos; you have permission from any person(s) appearing in the photo and any owner or holder of any dog, property, copyrights, trademarks or other rights in materials or other items depicted in the photo to grant the rights herein; and that you are not a minor.
You hereby release, discharge and agree to hold us and any person acting on our behalf harmless from any liability related in any way with the photo. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless against any third party claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or brought against us alleging that your photo infringes or misappropriates such third party’s intellectual property rights or violates applicable law.
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Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.


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Accessibility

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.