Resource Materials

Books and Posters

Here are three items that are wonderful tools in educating children about the world of dogs. To see the coloring and safety activity sheets, click here. The links below will take you to more information on each item in the AKC Online Store.

The New Complete Dog Book

The best selling dog book of all time, The New Complete Dog Book includes photographs, history, and the official standard for every breed admitted to AKC registration.
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AKC Breed Identification Guide

A portable version of our popular breed poster, the AKC Breed ID Guide is designed to help you identify AKC's recognized breeds. This pocket-sized, laminated guide has colorful illustrations and provides the breeds' parent club websites' conveniently at your finger tips!
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AKC Breeds Poster

A full-color 25" x 38" wall poster, The AKC Guide to Purebred Dogs features more than 145 breeds currently registered by the AKC and is a useful reference tool for schools, libraries, veterinarians, shelters and anyone interested in purebred dogs.
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Public Education Resources