How to register a dog with American Kennel Club online?

This is a detailed guide to do AKC registration online. Register your dog with American Kennel Club and check the status of AKC dog registration using the official website –

American Kennel Club (AKC) is the oldest and largest purebred dog registry in the United States. It is a non-profit organization. AKC maintains a pedigree registry of purebred dogs and promotes events for purebred dogs like dog shows.

AKC Registration Online

Registering your dog with the AKC registry is important if you want to participate in dog shows or you are planning to be a dog breeder. If you want to register your dog with AKC, the dog’s parents must be registered with AKC as the same breed. You can register your dog with AKC online through the official website of the American Kennel Club.

Follow below link to visit Dog registration page of American Kennel Club

Go to AKC dog registration

AKC Registration

This is the screenshot of the AKC dog registration page. You can use this page for dog registration as well as to

  • Enroll a dog in AKC canine partners
  • Enroll a purebred alternative listing
  • Registering dogs born in a foreign country
  •  Foundation stock service registration etc.

For registering your purebred dog, select the first option – Register a purebred dog, and click Continue to registration.

AKC Dog Registration Online

You have to provide some details of your dog on the next page. All fields are mandatory. Details you have to fill up in this page are,

  • Your e-mail address
  • Puppy registration number
  • Litter number
  • Litter date of birth
  • Dam registration number
  • Dam certificate issue date

After filling up all the details, click I agree and certify button. You will be redirected to another page and you can finalize the registration there.

Checking AKC dog registration status

Follow the below link to visit AKC online form status & processing service to check the dog registration status.

Go to registration status check

By using this page, you can track,

  • Dog registration status
  • Dog application status
  • Litter application status
  • Certificate transfer status


AKC Contact Information

Americal Kennel Club e-mail: 

Americal Kennel Club phone number: 919-233-9767