AKC Breeder of Merit

Program Requirements
An applicant must meet these requirements to be accepted into the Breeder of Merit Program.
Program Benefits
Program participants will enjoy many benefits, including these.
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Program Application
Download a Breeder of Merit Program application here.

The AKC® is proud to recognize AKC Breeder of Merit participants who are dedicated to breeding beautiful purebred dogs whose appearance, temperament, and ability are true to their breed.

These accomplished breeders are the heart of the AKC.

Helpful Links

Every One Makes A Difference

Convenient options to help breeders ensure that 100% of their puppies are AKC registered.

List of Participants

AKC congratulates these breeders who have met the requirements of the Breeder of Merit Program. (Updated weekly.)

Breeders Workshop

AKC is committed to our breeders today... for a better tomorrow. Click here for tools breeders can use.

For more information, contact:
AKC Special Services Department
P.O. Box 900059
Raleigh, NC 27675

The Breeder of Merit Program does not imply a recommendation of a breeder by AKC.