The Breeder of Merit Program honors breeder/exhibitors' dedication and hard work as they continue to produce dogs that are healthy, capable, and beautiful.
AKC Breeder of Merit Requirements:
-->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/co-bred.
-->Member of an AKC club.
-->Certifies that applicable health screens are performed on your breeding stock as recommended by the Parent Club.
-->Demonstrates a commitment to ensuring 100% of the puppies produced are AKC registered.