Above photo – Lynn Meyer poses with her parents at a recent dog show. Photo by Linda Ayers Turner Knorr.
NEW YORK, NY – The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Lynn Meyer has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. She joins the staff on July 16, 2018 and will be based in the upper mid-west.
“Lynn brings an abundance of experience to the position of Executive Field Representative, with many successful decades in the sport as a breeder, owner handler and professional handler,” said Patricia Proctor, Field Director, Conformation. “The American Kennel Club is proud to welcome her to the staff.”
Meyer has over 30 years of experience in breeding and exhibiting dogs and is a 3rd generation dog show enthusiast. She is also a member of the Tibetan Terrier Club of America and is an AKC Breeder Of Merit. She has participated in Obedience, Rally and Fast Cat. She has an extensive knowledge of a wide variety of breeds in all seven groups. She has spent the majority of her career handling highly successful show dogs and maintaining the health and welfare of the dogs in her care at her boarding kennel.
About the American Kennel Club
Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org.
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