Welcome to the new AKC.org.

The American Kennel Club is, and always has been, the first name in all things dog. This site marks the first step in a series of exciting innovations that will bring man's best friend closer to each of us than ever before. We're excited to show you around.

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Find a Match

enter in your zip code to start finding your best matches.

You vs. Breed

Ever wonder which dog breed you have the most in common with? Find out which breed you're most compatible with here.

Visit the AKC Online Store

From Certified Pedigrees and Reports to Training Products and Services, the AKC Online Store has it all.

Find a Puppy

Search the new AKC Marketplace to find your perfect purebred puppy today.

registerYour Dog with AKC


As a proud owner, register dogs from purebreds to even mixed breeds.



Do everything from registering litters and puppies for owners to registering a dog for yourself.



  • All-Breed Dog Show and Obedience Trial

    Elgin Kennel Club

    August 21 - 23
  • Health Clinic and AKC Match Show

    Watchung Mountain Poodle Club

    August 23
  • 80th All-Breed Dog Show

    Somerset Hills Kennel Club

    September 5
  • All-Breed Dog Show, Obedience and Rally

    Lake-Drake Cluster

    September 10 - 13



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