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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/ | November 27, 2023
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB 2023 BREEDER OF THE YEAR GROUP HONOREES ANNOUNCED
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to recognize extraordinary breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2023 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees.   “We are proud to honor these knowledgeable and responsible breeders,” said Dennis B. Sprung, AKC President and CEO. “Each of these individuals are […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-2023-breeder-year-group-honorees-announced/ | November 27, 2023
Pages AKC Breeder Spotlight: Beth Kirven of Solaris Vizslas & Malmason Pointers
Beth Kirven of West Columbia, South Carolina, has always had Sporting dogs — her first dog as an adult was an English Cocker. But once she married and had children, she decided to ditch the grooming and go for some smooth operators: namely, Pointers, acquiring her first from the late Susan Thompson of Solivia Pointers […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/akc-breeder-of-merit-program/inner-circle-newsletter/akc-breeder-spotlight-beth-kirven-solaris-vizslas-malmason-pointers/ | July 31, 2023
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: William Buell III of Sitze-Gou Chow Chows
AKC Breeder of Merit William Buell, III grew up in Western North Carolina. His mother and her mother always had a Chow Chow. Bill has, since he can remember, almost always had a Chow Chow in the home. When he was young, he had two that would find, hold point and flush grouse. Although he […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-william-buell-iii-sitze-gou-chow-chows/ | June 20, 2023
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Karen Moureaux of Contact Point Border Collies
Karen Moureaux, of Contact Point Border Collies in Fillmore, CA, is the first and only AKC Breeder of Merit- Platinum in Border Collies and was named the AKC Breeder of the Year for Agility in 2014. She is a Southern California native who started in dog sports in 1989 with her first Border Collie, Dallas. After competing […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-karen-moureaux-contact-point-border-collies/ | March 14, 2023
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds AKC Breeder Spotlight: Traci Mitchell of Carlin Black & Tan Coonhounds
 Traci Mitchell is an AKC Breeder of Merit Bronze, who breeds Black and Tan Coonhounds and an occasional Smooth Fox Terrier. The name Carlin is Irish Gaelic, meaning Little Champion in honor of her first Smooth Fox Terrier. She splits her time between southern California and southwest Iowa. She has lived in California all her […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/akc-breeder-spotlight-traci-mitchell-carlin-black-tan-coonhounds/ | October 18, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds AKC Breeder Spotlight: Susan Carr of Salishan Tibetan Terriers
Salishan Tibetan Terriers, in Tolland, Connecticut, was founded by Gary and Susan Carr. They began exhibiting Tibetan Terriers in 1975 and breeding them in 1979. The Carrs became AKC Platinum Breeders of Merit, and their kennel has produced some of the top show dogs in the country. Their dogs have earned more than 300 AKC Championships and Obedience titles. In […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/akc-breeder-spotlight-susan-carr-salishan-tibetan-terriers/ | August 22, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder Spotlight: Sylvia Calderwood & Her Shetland Sheepdogs
As a child with a passion for dogs, constantly bringing home the strays that crossed her path, Sylvia Calderwood read every book written by Albert Payson Terhune, the beloved author who was also a renowned Collie breeder. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that her heart was eventually captured by the Shetland […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-sylvia-calderwood-shetland-sheepdogs/ | February 7, 2022
Press Releases The American Kennel Club 2021 Breeder of the Year Group Honorees Announced
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to recognize breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2021 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “It is our pleasure to honor this group of esteemed breeders,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and CEO. “These individuals have made important contributions […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-2021-breeder-year-group-honorees-announced/ | December 2, 2021
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Deb Kidwell-Taylor of Kel Simoon Azawakh
Deb Kidwell -Taylor lives in Sweetwater, TN, on three acres of fields and woods with her husband Ron and five Azawakh. Originally from Virginia, Deb has had Azawakh since 1989. She also raises super tall chickens known as Asian Fowl, jokingly calling them the “Azawakh of chickens.” She is an AKC Breeder of Merit and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-deb-kidwell-taylor-kel-simoon-azawakh/ | November 12, 2021

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