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 ... More »

Dog owners can request for replacement registration certificates by filling out a form on the American Kennel Club website. Only recorded dog owners can obtain registration certificates, and they must provide their dog’s... More » Pets & Animals Pets

To find out whether a dog is registered with the American Kennel Club, enter its registered name and breed into the AKC's free dog lookup tool on its website. This tool also lets you search by registration number if you ... More »

First, locate an event approved by the American Kennel Club using the AKC's event calendar or your local breed club's information. Contact the show secretary to get a premium list and entry forms, and then submit the com... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

An AKC pit bull is a pit bull that comes with papers certified by the American Kennel Club. A pit bull with AKC-certified papers simply means that the club has registered the parents of the pit bull, and the animal in qu... More »

The easiest way to find purebred dogs that are registered with the American Kennel Club is to visit the AKC website and use their search tool to look for affiliated breeders. They can also be found through newspaper clas... More »

Use the American Kennel Club dog breed selector by deciding what characteristics you want in a dog, searching for a breed that meets your criteria in the AKC database and locating a specific dog through AKC breeders or r... More »