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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder of Merit: Recognizing Breeder Success with Multiple Levels
The AKC Breeder of Merit program was introduced in October 2010. Since that time, almost 16,000 breeders have been enrolled. The program was developed to recognize those breeders who are the foundation of our sport through their participation in various AKC events and dedication to selective breeding of healthy purpose-bred purebred dogs. The basic requirements are Minimum […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-merit-recognizing-breeder-success-multiple-levels/ | September 19, 2022
Great Pyrenees getting pet by a woman in a pasture.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 75 Ways to Be a Responsible Dog Owner
Owning a dog is a joy, privilege, and responsibility. If you are considering bringing a dog into your life, think seriously about the commitment that being a responsible dog owner entails. The AKC is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all dogs. In honor of AKC's Responsible Dog Ownership Day, on September 17th, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/responsible-dog-owner/ | August 30, 2022
Pages AKC’s Guide to Responsible Dog Breeding
Use the following resources as a guide to responsible dog breeding. You may also want to watch the AKC webinar on Planning Breedings: Are you ready to breed a litter of puppies? Prepare Yourself for Breeding a Litter of Puppies Breed to Improve Understand the Commitment Choose A Suitable Mate Know Your Genetics Finalize Stud […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/breeder-education/akcs-guide-responsible-dog-breeding/ | June 15, 2022
Legislative Alerts MA Action Alert: Oppose Restrictions on Responsible Dog Ownership, Training and Breeding!
The Massachusetts Senate could soon consider a bill with negative impacts on owning, breeding, and training dogs.  Massachusetts residents are strongly encouraged to use the information below to contact your State Senator TODAY and ask them to oppose Senate Bill 1322, as written. Summary: The Massachusetts Senate is being strongly encouraged to favorably pass SB […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ma-action-alert-oppose-restrictions-responsible-dog-ownership-training-breeding/ | June 10, 2022
Legislative Alerts New York: Senate Committee Considering Limiting Pet Choice, Breeder Rescue on Tuesday
On Tuesday, May 3, the New York Senate Agriculture Committee will consider a bill which will prohibit retail pet stores from selling any dogs or cats.  Instead, they would only be allowed to “showcase” animals available for adoption from a shelter, rescue, or adoption agency that has no affiliation with breeders. Senate Bill 1130 previously […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/new-york-senate-committee-considering-limiting-pet-choice-breeder-rescue-tuesday/ | April 29, 2022
Legislative Alerts Montgomery AL: Vote Is TUE (4/5) on Animal Breeder/Trainer/Seller Permits, Expanded Cruelty Offenses
The American Kennel Club’s Government Relations Department (AKC GR) just learned that a proposed animal ordinance is scheduled for a vote by the Montgomery City Council on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. At the time of this alert, AKC has received information about certain provisions of the proposed ordinance.  An official copy of the proposed ordinance […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/montgomery-al-vote-tue-4-5-animal-breeder-trainer-seller-permits-expanded-cruelty-offenses/ | April 1, 2022
Legislative Alerts US Congress: Harmful, Arbitrary Breeder Mandates Bill Gaining Support – Contact Your Representatives
A set of arbitrary and harmful federal breeder bills (H.R. 2840 /S. 1385) that would mandate new requirements for certain hobby and professional dog breeders are gaining support in Congress.  We urge all responsible dog owners, breeders and enthusiasts to contact their lawmakers about the harmful consequences of the bills, and ask them not to […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-congress-harmful-arbitrary-breeder-mandates-bill-gaining-support-contact-representatives/ | March 2, 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
Legislative Alerts US Congress Update: Harmful, Arbitrary Breeder Mandates Bill Continues to Gain Support – Don’t Forget to Contact Your Representatives
A set of arbitrary and harmful federal breeder bills, H.R. 2840 /S. 1385 that would mandate new requirements for certain hobby and professional dog breeders are continuing to gain support in Congress.  We urge all responsible dog owners, breeders and enthusiasts to contact their lawmakers about the harmful consequences of the bills. While certain aspects […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-congress-update-harmful-arbitrary-breeder-mandates-bill-continues-gain-support-dont-forget-contact-representatives/ | November 18, 2021
Legislative Alerts US Congress: Harmful, Arbitrary Breeder Mandates Bill Advancing – Contact Your Representatives
A set of arbitrary and harmful federal breeder bills (H.R. 2840 /S. 1385) that would mandate new requirements for certain hobby and professional dog breeders are gaining support in Congress.  We urge all responsible dog owners, breeders and enthusiasts to contact their lawmakers about the harmful consequences of the bills. While certain aspects of this […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-congress-harmful-arbitrary-breeder-mandates-bill-advancing-contact-representatives/ | November 8, 2021

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