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Pages AKC Breeder Of Merit Program
Here at the AKC, we believe in honoring responsible breeders who have gone above and beyond on health issues, temperament, and genetic screening, as well as to the individual care and placement of puppies in responsible homes. That’s why we started the AKC Breeder of Merit Program: To give breeders a way to prove [...]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/akc-breeder-of-merit-program/ | December 14, 2010
Press Releases Debbie Butt Named 2010 AKC Breeder of the Year
  Award Presented at AKC/Eukanuba National Championship  Debbie Butt of Toms Brook, Virginia was honored with the 2010 AKC Breeder of the Year Award for her Sporting Fields Whippets at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Sunday, December 5, 2010.  The annual award honors those breeders who have dedicated their lives to improving the health, temperament […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/debbie-butt-named-2010-akc-breeder-of-the-year/ | December 14, 2010
Press Releases AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB HIRES MELANIE KING AS EXECUTIVE FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is thrilled to announce that Melanie King has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. She will start on May 20th, 2024. “Melanie has longtime experience with Irish Wolfhounds and Whippets. She is a successful Breeder-Owner-Handler […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-hires-melanie-king-executive-field-representative/ | May 13, 2024
Press Releases AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB HIRES TARA MARTIN ROWELL AS EXECUTIVE FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is pleased to announce that Tara Martin Rowell has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. She will start June 3rd, 2024. “Tara brings a broad background as a successful Maltese AKC Breeder of Merit, expertise as an All-Breed Professional Handler with many Best In Show titles and top winning dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-hires-tara-martin-rowell-executive-field-representative/ | May 1, 2024
Expert Advice: Feature German Wirehaired Pointer ‘Natalie’ Balances Shows With Service Dog Duties
When Kevin Holmes went looking for a service dog that would double as a competition teammate two years ago, he had specific idea in mind. His answer? "Natalie" the German Wirehaired Pointer.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/natalie-german-wirehaired-pointer/ | April 30, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Introducing AKC DNA + Health
The AKC DNA Program is proud to announce the official launch of a new DNA test, AKC DNA + Health. This test combines the original AKC DNA profile with genetic health and traits testing for a powerful breeder tool. The goal of this new test is to satisfy all the needs of breeders with just […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/introducing-akc-dna-health/ | April 18, 2024
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB INTRODUCES AKC® DNA + HEALTH
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is excited to announce AKC® DNA + Health. This new test combines genetic health and traits testing with AKC DNA identification, creating a powerful tool for breeders. “At the AKC, we’re always looking for tools to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-introduces-akc-dna-health/ | April 11, 2024
Pages Parent Club Health Statements
Insight into your breed's health Most breeds' health testing requirements originate with an AKC Parent Club, the AKC-recognized national club devoted to that particular breed. AKC Parent Clubs represent experts of a single breed. The AKC approves only one national club per breed. AKC Parent Clubs generate Parent Club Health Statements to provide health testing […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/parent-club-health-statements/ | March 12, 2024
Pages Breed-Specific DNA Testing Recommendations
Test for what is recommended for your breed, not everything available. Order AKC DNA + Health Kit The AKC DNA Program recommends that breeders perform DNA tests that are relevant to their breed. Although the AKC DNA + Health Kit includes over 328 markers for health and traits, not all genetic variants have been validated […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/breed-specific-dna-testing-recommendations/ | March 12, 2024
Pages AKC DNA + Health
Genetic health and traits testing combined with AKC DNA identification for a powerful breeder tool Order AKC DNA + Health Kit Offers AKC DNA Profile + over 328 markers for health and traits Helps to meets AKC registration and Breeder of Merit/Bred with H.E.A.R.T. certification requirements. Some exclusions apply. For breed-specific DNA test recommendations, click […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/ | March 11, 2024

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