How do I get the AKC papers for my pit bull?


You must first determine if the dog's parents were registered with the American Kennel Club (AKC) before getting papers for your pit bull. If the parents were registered, the process for registering your dog is easy. If the parents were not registered, the dog's pedigree needs to be researched to determine if the dog is eligible for registration.

Check with the dog's breeder to find out if the parents were registered. If so, you need to fill out an application for registration with information such as the color and markings of the dog, the transfer date, your name and address, and the dog's name. If you did not purchase the dog from the original breeder, you need to submit a supplemental transfer statement for each transfer of the animal. The entire registration process can be completed by mail or online.

If you are unable to obtain AKC papers due to lost paperwork or breeder error, you must obtain a copy of the dog's pedigree and a bill of sale or the buyer's contract from the breeder and submit it to the AKC. The dog is eligible for registration if there is no break in AKC lineage and the dogs listed in the pedigree are from AKC registrable stock.

Some dogs that may not be eligible for registration include those whose owners never received paperwork from the breeder, dogs registered with another organization that would exclude them for AKC registration, such as the Canine Kennel Club, or those whose owner submit incomplete paperwork.

Q&A Related to "How do I get the AKC papers for my pit bull?"
1. Select a veterinarian for your dog. Pit bulls should have a vet within a couple weeks of adoption to get necessary shots and a check-up. The average pit bull is neutered or spayed
Go to the American Pit Bull Registry, or follow this link, Get that dog registered, Bill.
The pitbull's full breed name is The American Pit Bull Terrier. They are not
You can put down that she is a mix and that would be the truth. BUT, is she looks like a Pit Bull, you will probably be out of luck. Recently, a dog that was NOT a Pit Bull, but an
Explore this Topic
Pitbulls, just like any other dogs, need sufficient amount of food that is high in quality. There are several kinds of dog food that are actually available for ...
Miniature pitbulls are dogs that are formed as offsprings of or thought to have originated in England in 1835 by breeding the English bull dog and the English ...
A Gator pitbull is a breed of dogs from the Gator bloodline. It is said that Gator pitbulls were originally bred specifically to be fight champions. In the UK, ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014