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The AKC Patch Program, launched in 2016, is an interactive scavenger hunt designed to be hosted at a dog show and to teach children ages 5-18 about purebred dogs and the sport of purebred dogs. As we are stay home during the COVID-19 crisis, AKC Public Education has introduced the AKC Virtual Patch Program.

  • How it Works +

    1. The AKC Virtual Patch Program packet can be downloaded here. All links are included in the packet. We have a version for exceptional learners here.

    2. Your child/student can complete the packet online or in printed form. They will need access to a computer or tablet with internet access.

    3. Once you are finished, complete the quiz to show what you learned and then print your patch!

  • Resources +

    Print the Word Search

    Print your Digital Patch

  • Frequently Asked Questions +

    How do I complete the AKC Virtual Patch Program?

    It’s easy! Just download the packet above and get started.

    Can I get a real patch?

    Please complete this form to receive a patch in the mail. (While supplies last)

    What if I have questions?

    Please email us at

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