AKC Breeder of Merit
Requirements and Benefits
- Has a history of at least 5 years involvement with AKC events.
- Earned at least 4 Conformation, Performance or Companion event titles on dogs they bred.
- Member of an AKC club.
- Certifies that applicable health screens are performed on the sire and dam as recommended by the Parent Club.
- Demonstrates a commitment to ensuring 100% of the puppies produced are AKC registered enabling AKC to maintain accurate records.
- Breeder of Merit registration applications and registration certificates featuring a special designation
- Complimentary access to online reports
- Access to the AKC Direct toll free number
- Online record support
- A certificate of distinction
- Breed-specific web banners that participants can use to proudly promote their involvement in the Program
- Acknowledgement in the AKC Gazette and on AKC.org
- Lapel pin
- And more!