Online Duplicates (New!)
Not sure if your dog is registered?
Check your dog registration status
I am a litter owner and am registering a dog to all the litter owners.
I am registering a dog I purchased from a breeder/another party.
My dog’s breeder already pre-paid for its registration.
For mixed breeds and non-AKC registrable purebreds.
Joining Canine Partners enables your dog to:
For purebred dogs of AKC-registrable breeds not eligible for full registration
The AKC PAL is an opportunity for all purebred dogs of registrable breeds and their owners to participate in many of AKC’s most popular events.
For Foreign, Foundation Stock Service, Open Registration and Kennel Name Registration.
Dogs born in a foreign country may be eligible for registration with the AKC.
Register your foreign dog online for faster processing.
Download the paper foreign dog registration application.
The Foundation Stock Service is an optional record keeping service for all purebred breeds not currently registrable with the American Kennel Club, but enrolled in the FSS program.
If your dog is registered with one of our acceptable domestic registries and the breed is still Open you should be able to register with the AKC.
The American Kennel Club offers breeders the Registered Kennel Name Program to protect the use of their kennel’s name in the naming of AKC registered dogs