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Certified Pedigree

Certified Pedigree

Document your dog’s proud purebred heritage

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

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: $34.00
    • Provides registered names, registration numbers and available coat colors for 30 immediate ancestors in your dog’s family tree.
  • 3-generation export: $69.00
    • Provides all the information on a standard AKC pedigree, but with ownership information included to enable you to register your dog with a foreign registry.

*Export pedigrees can only be purchased by an owner of record.

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 or export 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.

Order Your Pedigree Online