What Is the American Canine Association?


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The American Canine Association is a dog registry organization providing services like pedigree information, lifetime genetic health tracking, lost and found monitoring services and educational seminars for dog owners. The ACA explains that a pedigree is the family tree of a dog; it documents the pureness of a dog's breed.

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What Is the American Canine Association?
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Only pure-breed dogs can be registered with the American Canine Association. Dogs of pure-breed lineage can be registered with the ACA if pictures and professional evaluations are conducted for three or more generations, proving the dog's purity. Newborn puppies of ACA-approved parents can be registered at birth, following the completion of an ACA Canine Registration Form.

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