Can you look up a dog by AKC number?

Table of contents:

  1. Can you look up a dog by AKC number?
  2. How do I find out if my dog is AKC registered?
  3. How do I look up my dogs pedigree?
  4. Why is AKC registration so important?
  5. What qualifies a dog to be AKC registered?
  6. What does ACA mean in dogs?

Can you look up a dog by AKC number?

If you know your dog's AKC registration number, you can use the Club's website to search for information about your dog, and even getting full reports on its pedigree and dog show participation. All you need to do is register online for a free AKC account, and use the tools they provide.

How do I find out if my dog is AKC registered?

Once you're enrolled in the AKC system with an online PIN, you can check the status of your dog's registration online. You must enter your email address and your dog's AKC registration number. AKC registration numbers are composed of two letter and eight digits.

How do I look up my dogs pedigree?

With the registration number, you can contact the AKC or other online pedigree sites such as Pedigree Online. These two places can provide you copies of your dog's pedigree for a fee or for free. The AKC can usually provide documentation four to five generations back in pedigrees.

Why is AKC registration so important?

The AKC has built the world's largest database of canine DNA profiles for the purposes of parentage verification and genetic identity. AKC uses DNA certification to ensure reliable registration records vital to the preservation and advancement of purebred dogs.

What qualifies a dog to be AKC registered?

Requirements

  • Has a history of at least 5 years involvement with AKC events.
  • Earned AKC Conformation, Performance or Companion* event titles on a minimum of 4 dogs from AKC litters they bred/co-bred in each breed applied for.
  • Member of an AKC club.

What does ACA mean in dogs?

Dogs Registering a pet