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Certified Pedigree

Certified Pedigree

Document your dog’s proud purebred heritage

We offer 2 types of pedigrees: a handsomely printed AKC Certified Pedigree up to 4-generations and an Export Pedigree for registering or showing your dog in a foreign country.

Costs of Pedigrees:

  • Up to 4-generation: $36.00
    • Provides registered names, registration numbers and available coat colors for up to 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.

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Perfect for gifts, 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.

Here are the purchasing methods:

  • Online: You can purchase either pedigree in our Online Store.
  • E-mail: E-mail your request to the AKC’s Order Desk Department.
  • 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.

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