AKC Breeder of Merit Program

Breeders who believe they meet the requirements can down load the free application from AKC.

  • Benefits:
    • Breeder of Merit registration applications and registration certificates featuring a special designation
    • Complimentary access to online reports
    • Access to the AKC Direct toll free numbe
    • Online record support
    • A certificate of distinction
    • Breed-specific web banners that participants can use to proudly promote their involvement in the Program
    • Acknowledgment in the AKC Gazette and on AKC.org
    • Lapel pin
  • 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.
    • Member of an AKC club.
    • Certifies that applicable health screens are performed on the sire and dam as recommended by the Parent Club.
    • Demonstrates commitments to ensuring 100% of the puppies produced are AKC registered enabling AKC to maintain accurate records.
  • Recognized AKC Breeders of Merrit: