Order an AKC Certified Pedigree

Document your dog's proud purebred heritage

We offer 2 types of certified pedigrees: 3 or 4-generations.

Costs of Pedigrees:
  • 3-generation: $25.00
    - Provides registered names, registration numbers and available coat colors for 14 immediate ancestors in your dog's family tree.

  • 4-generation: $32.00
    - Provides registered names, registration numbers and available coat colors for 30 immediate ancestors in your dog's family tree.
Here are the purchasing methods:

Mail: Send your request with a check, money order or credit card to: American Kennel Club, 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27617-3390.

Fax: You can fax your request to: 919-816-3740.

Phone: You can call our Order Desk at 919-233-9767 to place your order.

E-mail: E-mail your request to the AKC's Order Desk Department.

Online: You can purchase a 4 generation pedigree in our Online Store.

Note: If you send a check or money order, please make the check or money order payable to AKC. When using a credit card, please be sure to include the following:
  • Your name, address, and telephone number
  • Cardholder's name
  • Credit card number/type of card (Visa - AMEX - MasterCard - Discover)
  • Expiration date
An AKC certified pedigree includes the following:
  • Embossed gold AKC seal certifies that your dog's pedigree has been compiled from official Stud Book records and is an authentic AKC document.

  • Handsome watermarked heavy stock paper, suitable for framing.

  • Pedigree shows your dog's ancestry and gives the registered names and registration numbers of your dog's "family tree."

  • Indicates all AKC titles such as show championships, field championships, obedience, and hunting test titles.

  • Provides invaluable data on your dog's bloodlines - essential for breeding programs.

  • A pedigree will include countries (if a dog was from outside the US) and OFA certification.

  • Perfect for gifts, too.