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Advanced Recognition Breeders of Merit

Advanced Recognition Breeders of Merit

The following breeders have met the requirements for the Breed and Levels recorded at the time of the application. The American Kennel Club is pleased to recognize these breeders for their contribution to the sport and maintaining the tenets of the Breeder of Merit program.

Platinum

Basenji Sally A. Wuornos
Bedlington Terriers Lucy A. Heyman
Border Terriers Harriet Haydon
Borzoi Sandra R. Moore
Bouviers des Flandres Sandi Lyon
Bulldogs Cody T. Sickle
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Dyane M. Baldwin
Chinese Shar-Pei Bonnie J. Stoney
Dachshunds Anne H. Carson
Keeshonden Beth Blankenship
Kuvaszok Constance D. Townsend
Kuvaszok Lynn S. Brady
Lakeland Terriers Jean L. Heath
Pembroke Welsh Corgis Susan W. Strickland
Pointers Rachael L. Murphy
Poodles Marie L. Hedeman
Portuguese Water Dogs Catherine M. Dugan
Portuguese Water Dogs Dr. Linda M. Fowler
Portuguese Water Dogs Jane Harding
Shetland Sheepdogs Sylvia Calderwood
Silky Terriers Sandy B. Mesmer
Vizslas Kathy A. Rust

Gold

Airedale Terriers Margo Dupre
American Staffordshire Terriers Lelania Michelle M. Aguillard
American Staffordshire Terriers Lorene Wilson
Australian Cattle Dogs Connie P. Hayes
Belgian Malinois Susan J. Williamson
Belgian Sheepdogs Terri Ann Votava
Bloodhounds Susan LaCroix Hamil
Borzoi Barbara E. Ewing
Borzoi Susan Van de Water
Boston Terriers Joyce M. Davis
Boston Terriers Thomas J. Davis
Brittanys Christine E. Ward-Weber
Brittanys Karen L Hanson
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Kim K. Peckman
Chow Chows Linda Love Banghart
Dachshunds Anne M. Schmidt
Dachshunds Margaret E. Peat
Dalmatians Meg Ispas-Hennessey
Doberman Pinschers Cheryl E. Green
English Cocker Spaniels Betty H. Ganung
Flat Coated Retrievers Rachael T. Hill
Flat-Coated Retrievers Ann T. McConnell
Flat-Coated Retrievers Douglas E. Windsor
German Pinschers F Lynann Stuby
German Shorthaired Pointers Julia M. Carroll
German Wirehaired Pointers Angela E. Johnson
German Wirehaired Pointers Judy Chesire
Golden Retrievers Gayle L. Watkins
Great Danes Teresa La Brie
Great Pyrenees Terry M. Denney-Combs
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Laurie A Carmody
Greyhounds Laurie Soutar
Havanese Arlene T. Etzig
Keeshonden Suzette F. Lefebvre
Newfoundlands Denise L. Castonguay
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers Laurie B. Geyer
Poodles Julie B. Reed
Portuguese Water Dogs Cathy M. Dugan
Rat Terriers Stacy McWilliams
Rottweilers Cathleen A. Rubens
Rottweilers Sharon M. Marples
Samoyed Kathy B Bube
Vizslas Beth T. Kirven
Vizslas Jill L. Brennan
Vizslas Nancy B. Edmunds
Welsh Springer Spaniels Sandra N. Holmes
Welsh Terriers Charlene K. Czarnecki

Silver

Afghan Hounds Lynda Hicks
Basenji Susan Kamen Marsicano
Basenjis Vickie S. Jacobs
Bernese Mountain Dogs Georgeann Reeve
Bernese Mountain Dogs Mary-Ann E. Sontag Bowman
Border Terriers Ardith M. Dahlstrom
Border Terriers Sandra L. Gillen
Borzoi K.C. Thompson
Borzoi Kasey A. Parks
Borzoi Leonore Abordo
Boston Terriers Pamela H. Preston
Brittanys Connie M. Strom
Brittanys Helen V. Riggle
Brittanys Sheryl L. Rilea
Bulldogs George Lai
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Laura A. Chambers
Chow Chows Cathy Clapp
Chow Chows Robert E. Banghart
Cirneco Dell’Etna M Lucia Prieto
Cocker Spaniels Judie Posner
Dachshunds Barb Skaer
Dachshunds Brenda J. Nichols
Dachshunds Carol S. Burton
Dachshunds Lexa L. Richmond
Dachshunds Marianne McCullough
English Springer Spaniels Judy A. Manley
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs Anna M. Wallace
German Pinschers Amy L. Issleib
German Shepherd Dogs Lynda E. Bragg-Workman
German Shorthaired Pointers Tina M. Parker-Craig
German Wirehaired Pointers Garnett P. Persinger
Glen of Imaal Terriers Ara Lynn
Glen of Imaal Terriers Mary A. McDaniel DVM
Golden Retrievers Doranne Borsay Horowitz
Great Danes Jaynell Zee Strate
Great Danes Lenni (Brittany) B. Cipriotti
Great Danes T. Lynn Adams
Great Danes Tami L. Bradford
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Anna M. Wallace
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Bonnie S. Huett
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Janelle M. .Kaiser
Icelandic Sheepdogs Stacey L. Williams-Sucky
Irish Setters Bruce A. Foote
Irish Setters Gail Jackson
Irish Setters Janet E. Ziech
Irish Setters John Jackson
Irish Setters Mary C. Lamphier
Irish Setters Mary P. Foote
Irish Setters Tamara Jackson
Keeshonden Doris Meadowcroft
Keeshonden Jean Gauchat Hargis
Keeshonden Karen J. Evasuik
Manchester Terriers Dianna Lynn Texter
Manchester Terriers Mari-Beth O’Neill
Miniature American Shepherds Karey A. Marrs
Miniature American Shepherds Kim Gardner
Miniature Schnauzers Jean L. Heath
Papillons Anita O. Wright
Papillons Diana Sayre
Papillons Sherrie Puzak
Pekingese Cheryl S. Chang
Poodles Deborah A. Schnulle
Poodles Maryln T. Brooks
Poodles Wendy E. Cronkrite
Portuguese Water Dogs Linda K. Hunt
Portuguese Water Dogs Mary C. Salvary
Portuguese Water Dogs Michael T. Dugan
Pugs Carolyn J. Fisher
Pugs Joy C. Barbieri
Pugs Phillip G. Fisher
Pumik Chris A. Levy
Pumik Tom H. Levy
Rhodesian Ridgebacks Angie R. Hartley
Rhodesian Ridgebacks Tammy L. Lynch
Scottish Terriers Lisa Inman Lee
Shetland Sheepdogs Krystn M. Messer
Shih Tzu Vicki L. Carder
Standard Schnauzers Kellae D. Fischer
Toy Fox Terriers Sheryl A. Irwin
Vizslas Britt E. Jung
Vizslas Nancy J. Anderson
Vizslas Pam M. Williams
Vizslas Rachael L. Murphy
Welsh Terriers Caryn P. Stevens
West Highland White Terriers Lori L. Tuttle
Whippets Harold O. Tatro
Wire Fox Terriers Michele L. Smith
Yorkshire Terriers Crystal A. Messersmith

Bronze

Affenpinschers Dani L. Rosenberry
Akitas Linda Wolf
Akitas Victoria L. McConnell
American Eskimo Dogs Barbara E. Beynon
American Eskimo Dogs Carol A. Nassif
American Eskimo Dogs Lenise K. Redding
Australian Cattle Dogs Kimberly Jo-Ann Robinson
Australian Shepherds Kim A. Buffum
Basenjis Laura A. Gilchrist
Basenjis Linda D. Siekert
Basset Hounds Donald W. Bullock
Basset Hounds Pamela L. Bullock
Belgian Malinois Angela Silvestri
Berger Picards Valerie A. Black
Bernese Mountain Dogs Sharon L. Montville
Black and Tan Coonhounds Amanda M. Pillow
Black and Tan Coonhounds Traci A. Mitchell
Border Collies Lisa J. McWilliams
Border Terriers Elizabeth Crisp Blake
Borzoi Dale Parks
Borzoi Karin Johnson
Borzoi Leah N. Lanier
Boston Terriers Shirley Sanders
Boston Terriers Susan LeCalsey
Bouviers des Flandres Lynn Vellios
Brittanys Shellie M. Sytsma
Brittanys Todd Pamenter
Bulldogs Betsy L. Love
Bulldogs Corrine Long
Bulldogs Kimberly M. Lai
Bulldogs Michael R. Rathje
Bullmastiffs Charlotte A. Roberts
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Kristine M. Schmidt
Chihuahua Rachael L. Murphy
Chinese Crested Rachael L. Murphy
Chinese Shar-Pei Catherine M. Mall
Cocker Spaniels Kelly L. Scholting
Collies Alexzandra L. Erb
Cotons de Tulear Adrianne L. Dering
Dachshunds Brenna P. Carlisle
Dachshunds Chris L. Schulke
Dachshunds Cliff Ramos
Dachshunds David R. Hass
Dachshunds Karin B. Ashe
Dachshunds Mary C. Boyle
Dachshunds Melissa M. Sworab
Dachshunds Nancy Z. Prouty
Dachshunds Stephanie A. Hass
Dachshunds Vicki M Spencer
Dachshunds Victoria L. McConnell
Dachshunds Walter D. Cunningham
Dalmatians Beth Anne Johnson
Doberman Pinschers Melinda S. Moyer
Doberman Pinschers Thomas F. Moyer III
Dogues de Bordeaux Joy L. Chicatelli
English Springer Spaniels Carol M. Rushing
English Springer Spaniels Dani L. Rosenberry
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs Rebecca Hahn DVM
Finnish Spitz Michelle S. Leathers
German Pinschers Lorraine E. Shore
Glen of Imaal Terriers Jo E. Lynn
Glen of Imaal Terriers Theresa H. Nesbitt
Golden Retrievers Ann Chase
Golden Retrievers C. Maxie Bowen
Golden Retrievers Douglas E. Windsor
Golden Retrievers Kera J. Ferri
Golden Retrievers Robin R. Bowen
Golden Retrievers Viginia L. Pastor
Great Danes Michelle Conroy
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Holly B. Webb
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Kimberly M. Woollard
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Michael J. Rusk II
Havanese Karen H. Early
Icelandic Sheepdogs Blake R. Williams
Icelandic Sheepdogs Jo-Ann Secondino
Icelandic Sheepdogs Sheryl E. Thelen
Irish Red & White Setters Christina Phillips
Irish Red & White Setters Evangeline L. Devlin
Irish Red & White Setters Judy A. Baumgartner
Irish Red & White Setters Robert F.Devlin
Irish Setters Wendy L. Culbertson
Keeshonden Kathy D. Gray
Keeshonden Kimberly A. Wallace-Schall
Keeshonden Rev. Ruthann Seibert
Kerry Blue Terriers Stephanie Clark
Lakeland Terriers Harold O. Tatro
Leonbergers Julie S. Pepper
Leonbergers Lara Bohinc
Leonbergers Wendy R. Jones
Miniature Bull Terriers Kathleen M. Coffman
Newfoundlands Dawn M. Staffen
Pembroke Welsh Corgis Barbara Hughes
Pembroke Welsh Corgis Leslie Gene Reed
Pointers Cheryl E. Green
Poodles L. Darlene B. Kelley
Poodles LaVonne M. Santee
Portuguese Water Dogs Amy C. Lane
Portuguese Water Dogs Andrew Kalmanash
Portuguese Water Dogs Angela Kalmanash
Portuguese Water Dogs Janet L. Boyd
Portuguese Water Dogs Lisa J. McClish-Boyles
Portuguese Water Dogs Rebecca L. Morin
Portuguese Water Dogs Ruff-Wave Knl
Pugs Dr. Danielle M. Campi
Pumik Ildiko Repasi
Rhodesian Ridgebacks Asta Palmer
Rhodesian Ridgebacks Dale Parks
Rhodesian Ridgebacks Kasey A. Parks
Rottweilers Karen L. Bang
Salukis Sharon A Walls-Heddleston
Scottish Terriers Cliff E. Hewitt
Sealyham Terriers Lisa Inman Lee
Shiba Inus Kathy B Bube
Shiba Inus Lori B. Pendergast
Shih Tzu Gay D. Eckes
Siberian Huskies Elizabeth C. Chism
Standard Schnauzers Rene A. Nunzir
Tibetan Terriers Stacey L. La Forge
Vizslas Carole Stout
Vizslas Karen Beckwith
Vizslas Karen L. Lake
Vizslas Phil Stout
Welsh Springer Spaniels Andrea M. Pease
Welsh Terriers Matt O’Farrell
Whippets Donna R. Miner
Wire Fox Terriers Charlene K. Czarnecki
Wirehaired Vizslas Nancy B. Edmunds