The AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T. program engages and educates breeders on the best practices, including health testing. AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T. breeders must comply with the AKC Care and Conditions Policy, including inspections by the AKC.
Founded in 1884, the AKC is the recognized and trusted expert in breed, health, and training information for dogs. AKC actively advocates for responsible dog ownership and is dedicated to advancing dog sports.
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals: Founded in 1966, our mission is to promote health and welfare of companion animal through the reduction in the incidence of genetic disease.