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Registering your pure bred puppy with the American Kennel CLub

Sunday, August 12, 2012
posted by Jim Murphy

When you purchase a purebred dog or a puppy said to be AKC (American Kennel Club)  registrable , you should obtain an individual dog registration form from the seller. Complete the registration form and return it to the AKC with the proper fee. You can also register online. Once you’re registered, you may take advantage of the AKC  healthcare plan. They have  an introductory offer wherethe first 60 days of pet health care insurance is of no cost to you.

According Kennel Club, here is the information necessary for registration.

Filling out the Application

The Dog Registration Application must be filled out jointly by the litter owner(s) and the new owner(s) of the dog. The application is color-coded for the convenience of both parties. The litter owner(s) must fill out the most of the application, including the following information:

  • Sex of dog
  • Color and markings of dog
  • Registration type (Full or Limited)
  • Transfer date
  • Name and address of all new owners and co-owners
  • Signatures of all litter owners

The new owner(s) of the dog must fill out the following:

  • Name of dog
  • Signatures of all owners and co-owners
  • Payment information
  • Registration Options (For purchasing pedigrees and DVDs)

Processing fees are nonrefundable, and all fees are subject to change without notice.


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