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.
If you’re new to breeding, things can get a little overwhelming. Becoming an experienced and well-respected breeder takes time and commitment.
Once you have decided to become a breeder, it’s important to make sure you are prepared for your first breeding, first pregnancy, and first litter.
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.
You carefully plan and raise each litter you breed. Here’s how to manage puppy inquiries and stay connected with puppy buyers.
As a breeder, you put time and love into your litters, so it’s important that your puppies go to the very best homes.
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.
Showcase your commitment to health testing and continued education with our free program for breeders. Gain access to special breeder benefits when you enroll.