- John D. Shirk has passed all required USDA and New York State inspections.
- John D. Shirk has a New York licensed attending veterinarian.
- John D. Shirk has in place daily socialization and exercise program, approved by the attending licensed veterinarian, for all of his adult dogs and puppies.
- John D. Shirk feeds all of his adult dogs and puppies only premium dog foods.
- John D. Shirk provides veterinary care, inoculations, dewormings, and proper grooming for all of his adult dogs and puppies.
- All of John D. Shirk 's breeding males and females have been certified free of one or more potential congenital defects by licensed veterinarians.
- All of John D. Shirk 's dogs have two or more points towards the Championship titles.
- John D. Shirk has participated in 2 or more dog shows in 2016.
- John D. Shirk has attended over 6 hours of ongoing breeder educational seminars for 2016.
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