PBGVCA Breeders' Tool Chest To preserve the well‐being and unique character of the Breed.

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The Basics

The Basics

Basic information such as links to our breed standard, pedigree-health database, Breeder's Code of Best Practices, puppy and stud dog service directories, etc.

Being a Responsible Dog Breeder

Responsible Dog Breeding

Being a Responsible Dog Breeder includes selecting breeding stock, health testing, AKC/International Registries, Educational Videos, getting the bitch pregnant right on through to puppy packets and sample new puppy owner contracts, assessing new puppy buyers, etc. documents.

Breeders' Community

Breeders' Community

There is no substitute for the extensive experience available from your breeder community. GO

Quick AKC Links

AKC Manage Your Dogs & Follow Dogs: Personalize and maintain a list of the AKC dogs you own or dogs you would like to follow. GO

AKC Online Registration GO

AKC Mail-in Registration GO
AKC Litter Coupons toward your next litter (need to login). GO

AKC Breeding Records: Create and manage your AKC mating, birth and puppy records. GO

AKC Online Reports: View and order AKC reports including breeder reports and custom dog reports through AKC Online Reports. Breeder Reports and Competitor Reports

AKC Transfer ownership

AKC Kennel name registration form

AKC Artificial Insemination

AKC Special Registration (i.e., acceptable registries, foreign registrations, etc.)

AKC Canine College Courses For Breeders

AKC Fee Schedule

AKC’s Canine Care packages, which include essential resources and services available to you throughout every stage of your dog’s life. GO

AKC Kennel name registration form

AKC Event Calendar

AKC Foreign Registration-Who should use Online Foreign Registration?

AKC’s Guide to Responsible Dog Breeding: resources as a guide to responsible dog breeding with everything from preparing for a litter to placing your puppies.

Being a Responsible Breeder

Breeding is a serious responsibility which should not be undertaken without a great deal of planning and forethought. Responsible PBGV breeders carefullyresearch each mating and strive to avoid genetic defects in order to produce healthy, sound puppies. It is an expensive and time-consuming process and should be undertaken only by an experienced breeder.


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Breeders’ Code of Best Practices

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen Club of America’s core mission is to preserve the well‐being and unique character of the Breed. Mindful of this responsibility, the Club has identified three areas of concern that are essential to this mission: the selection of breeding stock, the maintenance of breeding stock and their whelp, and an ethical practice based on honesty, openness and commitment to the preservation of the breed. Read more...