Welcome to our site!
We are a small kennel located in Franklin, Kentucky
very close to the Tennessee state line. Here at KVK we strive to
produce Healthy and Happy... American Hairless Terriers (AHT's)
Correct in conformation, with willing pleasant dispositions.
AKC / UKC registered,
Patella, Cardiac, PLL, PRA-PRCD, DM and vWD Health tested,
Companion, Show and Performace home. Pre-Screening and Contract
Beginning November 18,
2013, I will be joining a very large number of other breeders
across the U.S. in no longer shipping puppies. Due to a change
in Department of Agriculture regulations for pet breeders that
USDA itself has interpreted in contradictory ways, it is
impossible for most persons who sell dogs to know whether it is
legal to ship a dog that the buyer has not already seen at the
seller's location. Violations of this rule carry severe
penalties. For our safety, ALL sales must take place at the
This ruling is going to seriously curtail the choice of those
wishing to buy the puppy of their choice unless you are willing
to travel to your breeder of choice regardless of distance. As
written this will also affect service dogs being made available
to those in need.
While we do understand the need to stop those who don't properly
care for their animals, and who knowingly sell sick puppies, we
already have state and federal laws for those things.
If you would like to help us fight this bad choice of regulation
policy, please contact me or your breeder of choice to see what
you can do to help. It is YOUR right to be able to buy a puppy
from whoever you choose and to pick it up personally or have
your puppy shipped to you or to meet your breeder at a mutually
agreed upon place to save you travel and expense. However you
only have that right if it remains OUR right to offer those