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Breeder Matrix - How to find a reputable breeder


American Kennel Club Below is a small selection of pages within

  • Find the Best Breed for You

  • AKC Family Dog Program: STAR Puppy, CGC, and more!

  • Dog Sports and Events

  • AKC Canine Partners - Mixed breed dogs can participate in AKC performance events

  • Breeder Programs and Services

  • Expert Advice: dog breeds, health, nutrition, training and more!

  • Event Search

  • Canine College: Quality online courses for judges, groomers, breeders, trainers and the general dog-owning public.


AKC Canine Health Foundation: Free Webinars, podcasts and resources for owners, breeders, veterinarians and educators.


Canine Health Information Center (CHIC)

  • Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) Databases and DNA Repository 

  • Researches and maintains information on the health issues prevalent in specific breeds. 

  • Includes checklists of suggested radiographs and other tests for specific breeds including hips, elbows, knees, eyes, heart and others.

Tips for Travelling With Your Dog


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