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As an experienced breeder, you balance litters, puppy buyers, titling, health testing and more. Find all your most-used resources in one place. Easily access AKC applications, manage your dog and litter records and much more.
Gain visibility in front of millions of dog lovers looking to add a new puppy to their family by joining the community of breeders who actively advertise their kennel and litters on AKC Marketplace. Customize your listings, screen potential puppy buyers, build your waiting list, and show off your adherence to our standards and regulations.
Open to all purebred dog breeders, our Breeder of Merit Program honors breeders who go above and beyond on health issues, temperament, and genetic screening, as well as to the individual care and placement of puppies in responsible homes.
Founded in 1884, the not-for-profit AKC is the recognized and trusted expert in breed, health, and training information for all dogs. AKC actively advocates for responsible dog ownership and is dedicated to advancing dog sports.