In order to be accepted into the program a breedermust: Have a history of at least 5 years involvement with AKC events. Have earned AKCConformation, Performance or Companion event titles on a minimum of 4 dogs from AKClitters they bredor co-bred. Be a member of an AKCclub.
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How to become a dog breeder?
How to Become a Dog Breeder. Being a dog breeder is a commitment. You must care about what happens to each dog you breed and be sure a potential owner is willing and able to give the dog the best care and a loving home. In addition, irresponsible breeding practices lead to animal overpopulation as well as to dogs that aren’t healthy.
What does it mean to be an AKC registered breeder?
An AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T breeder makes an on-going commitment to the health and well-being of purebred dogs by committing to these program requirements: Certifying that their breeding stock is health tested in accordance with the recommendations of their breed鈥檚 AKC Breed Parent Club. Review the Breed Health Testing Requirements.
What is the AKC website for buying a dog?
The AKC web site offers potential puppy buyers access to a wealth of information on buying a dog, selecting a breeder, and dog care. The best way to ensure a long and happy relationship with a purebred dog is to purchase from a responsible breeder.
What is the American Kennel Club鈥檚 policy on breeding dogs?
The American Kennel Club considers the purchase of a dog a private transaction between the buyer and the seller. As with any transaction, the seller, or in this case the breeder, we believe should stand behind their product and act as a responsible breeder.