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Expert Advice: Conformation Getting Your Puppy People Primed for Conformation
Watch a dog show in action this Easter. The Kennel Club of Beverly Hills Dog Show in Pomona, California will be televised Easter Sunday, April 21, on NBC affiliates nationwide. It’s at the top of every breeder’s wish list: the once-clueless “pet person” who is now willing – even eager – to show their promising new […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/getting-puppy-people-primed-conformation/ | March 26, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Answering New Puppy Owner Misconceptions About Pet Insurance
The love, time and patience that breeders put into each litter is evident by the well-tempered, healthy puppies they send home with excited new puppy owners. Breeders can help ensure the continued health and safety of their puppies by encouraging puppy buyers to activate the 30 days of pet health insurance included with their AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/answering-new-puppy-owner-misconceptions-about-pet-insurance/ | December 10, 2018
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Can a Big Breed Live With a Small Breed?
When a breeder has puppies to place, the calls from potential buyers are more frequent, and the conversations become more detailed. They are more frequent because your fellow breeders refer callers when they can’t provide the right animal, and more detailed because now you must evaluate the home situation. The most welcome call is from […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/finding-the-right-match-for-a-brussels-griffon/ | December 10, 2018
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Pack a Puppy Kit for New Puppy Buyers
Sending puppies to their new home with a “new puppy kit,” which includes a selection of useful items for the dog, is a thoughtful way to help puppy buyers get off to the best possible start with their new friend. Even if this is not the buyer’s first puppy, a carefully curated kit ensures he […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/pack-puppy-kit-new-puppy-buyers/ | March 7, 2018
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Karen Hanson of Labyrinth Brittanys
  Each month, the American Kennel Club (AKC) profiles breeders to hear how they got started and learn about their breeding program and experience with AKC Marketplace. We recently spoke with Karen Hanson of Labyrinth Brittanys in Maidens, Va. Karen began breeding Brittanys when she was a teenager, and today she is an AKC Breeder […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-karen-hanson-of-labyrinth-brittanys/ | September 12, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health Every Little Bit Helps: Health Insurance for Your Puppies
“I am so very happy I activated the (30-day pet insurance policy). I thought for sure she would never need it, but I filled it out anyway. I wanted to be a good puppy owner. I figured . . . you really never know what could happen! Then, even if nothing happens to her, what's […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/health-insurance-for-puppies/ | September 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Meet Breeder of Merit and Aspiring Veterinarian: Maxie Bowen
  Reputable breeders don’t just breed in the moment: They are thinking years, even decades ahead, thoughtfully breeding dogs that are typey, healthy, and sound enough to continue to benefit the breed long after they are gone. And that philosophy of paying it forward is even more satisfying when a second generation decides to plunk […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/meet-breeder-of-merit-maxie-bowen/ | August 14, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Allan Unleashed: Juggling the Numbers Game
  As active breeder-exhibitors, much of our lives are tied up in numbers. Progesterone testing. Gestation periods. Keeping track of puppy weight gain. AKC registration numbers. Tabulating majors and point totals as we show our next generation of young hopefuls. One of the most important numbers we must keep in mind at all times is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/allan-unleashed-juggling-the-numbers-game/ | August 7, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Theresa Viesto of Tiger Rose Labrador Retrievers
  AKC Breeder Spotlight: Theresa Viesto of Tiger Rose Labrador Retrievers Each month, the American Kennel Club (AKC) profiles breeders to hear about how they got started, their breeding program, and their experience with AKC Marketplace. We recently spoke with Theresa Viesto of Tiger Rose Labradors in Newtown, Conn. Here, she answers questions about her […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-theresa-viesto-of-tiger-rose-labrador-retrievers/ | June 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices ​Meet Breeder of Merit Kathy Rust of Kizmar Vizslas
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes Breeders of Merit for their dedication to breeding purebred dogs with the appearance, temperament, and abilities that are true to their breed standard and for their commitment to health screening and 100 percent puppy registration. The AKC celebrates their success in and passion for canine sports. They are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/meet-the-breeder-of-merit-kathy-rust-of-kizmar-vizslas/ | June 20, 2017

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