On Wednesday December 7th, the Museum will open from 11am-4:30pm, with last admission at 3:30pm. Additionally, the Museum will be fully closed on Thursday, December 8th.

News & Press

Press Center

Discover the latest news and updates at AKC Museum of the Dog! We always have exciting things going on, so stay up-to-date with our news stories and press releases. For inquiries, please contact: communications@akc.org

Blue Buffalo honors National Pet Cancer Awareness Month at the AKC Museum of the Dog

November 07, 2022
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"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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Art, Activities, & Digital Fun

October 25, 2022
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"Hidden in Midtown is a spot where our furry friends are celebrated with art and activities! It’s the American Kennel Club’s ‘Museum of the Dog. The museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a new exhibit highlighting the collectors who made the museum what it is today. New York Living’s Marysol Castro checked out everything the museum has to offer!"  To watch PIX 11's coverage click here.…
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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.