AKC Registration Certificate

The AKC Registration Certificate contains a great deal of information about your dog. Some of this information is easily understood and, in some cases, abbreviations or codes are used to save space.

To help you understand the standard notation on certificates, we have hotlinked sections of the certificate below. Click on the specific notation on the certificate for an explanation. Click here to see an example of a Conditional Registration Certificate and Pedigree.

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