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The Public Education department offers brochures, books, and fliers that contain popular AKC responsible dog ownership messages or games and activities for children, as well as a wealth of information for current and prospective dog owners. The resources below can be printed or purchased (books and breed poster) and utilized at events or shared with your community.

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.

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!

AKC Breeds Poster

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

How to Approach a Dog

11″ x 17″ wall poster.

24″ x 36″ Wall Poster.

Hotel Door Tag


Our brochures are available in a downloadable PDF that can be printed and copied for your convenience.


Reproducibles for Children

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