To get official pedigree papers for your dog, work through the American Kennel Club to be certain the papers are legal and accurate. Contact the AKC through their official website. If your dog is not registered, but elig... More »

While sites normally charge for blank forms or certificates, you can obtain a free pedigree chart that can be posted to a website. provides this free service, which take the details about a pet's paren... More » and offer blank pedigrees for dog owners to fill out. Pedigree Query also offers a message board and instructions on how to read pedigrees. More »

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