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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 11, 2019
three cavalier king charles spaniel puppies posing indoors
Expert Advice: Preparing for Puppy How to Prepare for a Breeder Interview
Adding a puppy to your family is a big decision that comes with lots of preparation. One thing you may not be prepared for is an interview with your prospective puppy's breeder. Responsible breeders want to place puppies with families that are a great match for the dog, so these interviews help both breeders and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/puppy-information/how-to-prepare-for-a-breeder-interview/ | December 11, 2019
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Adrienne Scott of Prairie Crest Beaucerons
Adrienne Scott is an AKC Breeder of Merit who has realized a lifelong dream in her small hobby kennel, Prairie Crest Beaucerons, of Maysville, Missouri, devoted to preserving the centuries-old Beauceron breed. She has produced many champions and, through health testing, improving temperaments, and structure, she strives to produce the best Beaucerons possible. Adrienne has traveled […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-adrienne-scott-prairie-crest-beaucerons/ | December 9, 2019
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Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Everything You Need to Know About Breeder Contracts
Most of life's major acquisitions require a legal contract, from purchasing a house to leasing a car. Add to that list bringing home a purebred dog. Reputable breeders almost universally require anyone who provides a home to one of their dogs to sign a contract. But if you've never purchased a dog from a reputable […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/everything-you-need-to-know-about-breeder-contracts/ | November 27, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Kimberly and Colin Fritzer of Windrock Greyhounds
Kimberly and Colin Fritzer are AKC Breeders of Merit and the owners of Windrock Greyhounds in Grand Junction, Colorado. They are originally from Wyoming and plan to return to their home state next year. The Fritzers have been breeding Greyhounds since the early 1990s, having bred Afghan Hounds before that. Kimberly, who describes herself as “just an old farm kid,” is also a livestock judge with a very critical eye when it comes to animals. She has raised more than 350 champions and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-kimberly-fritzer-windrock-greyhounds/ | October 7, 2019
Press Releases The American Kennel Club Announces 2019 Breeder of the Year Group Honorees
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to recognize breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2019 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “The breeders honored with this award have made important contributions to the sport and future of purebred dogs,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-2019-breeder-year-group-honorees/ | September 19, 2019
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping AKC Breeder Spotlight: Nancy Corkey of Corkey Basset Hounds
Corkey Basset Hounds is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Christiansburg, Virginia, on 10 acres of wooded land. Nancy and Dan Corkey have been breeding Basset Hounds for almost 24 years, producing a plethora of pet companions and AKC champions.  
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-nancy-corkey-basset-hounds/ | September 9, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Barbara Lundy of Patchwork Bedlingtons & Bichons 
Barbara Lundy owns Patchwork Pet Resort in Marshall, Texas. She has traveled the world showing her champion Bedlington Terriers, but her true love is the Bichon Frise. She has spent her career caring, grooming, training, showing, boarding and breeding four-legged furry children. AKC: How did you get started in breeding dogs? Barbara: I began working with German Shepherds when I was 9 years old. My […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-barbara-lundy-patchwork-bedlingtons-bichons/ | July 15, 2019
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Pet Insurance Discounts for Breeders: Providing a High-Value Benefit at a Low Cost 
Breeders want their puppies to live the best lives possible, which is why they take great care to raise each puppy right. From infancy, breeders provide their puppies with high-quality nutrition, socialization techniques, and – eventually - the best home. Breeders choose to invest time, love and resources, so why not invest a little extra protection during the time in a puppy’s life in which he’ll find the most trouble? Breeders are discovering the advantages of enrolling their puppies in pet insurance before they even leave for their new […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/pet-insurance-discounts-breeders-providing-high-value-benefit-low-cost/ | June 10, 2019
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Beth Lilly of Safari Schipperkes 
AKC Breeder of Merit and Bred with H.E.A.R.T. breeder Beth Lilly, owner of Safari Schipperkes, fell in love with her first Schipperke, Smokey, more than 30 years ago. At first, she was “just your average pet owner.” But with encouragement from a friend, she became a dedicated fancier and in the past 23 years has produced 38 champions and had well over 100 health tests performed on them. Smokey passed away at 19 years of age, and Beth said she still misses him.  […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-beth-lilly-safari-schipperkes/ | June 10, 2019

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