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If you have just purchased a dog and have official
Continental Kennel Club preprinted applications, you can register
your dog online right now! This service is faster than the
standard method of mailing in your application. Your registration
will be sent to our office immediately, skipping the mail time to
our office and your time and cost preparing and mailing the application.
If you are ready to register your dog today, then click
here to begin the process.
Continental Kennel Club (CKC) is the only kennel club that offers free pre-printed puppy papers to its club members. When you take into account the high cost of litter Registration fees with other clubs, no other kennel club can claim lower overall Registration fees for the dog owner than Continental Kennel Club. CKC breeders need only register their breeding stock, and puppy papers are distributed to them for each litter free of charge. There are several easy ways for breeders to order their FREE pre-printed puppy papers:
Order FREE pre-printed puppy applications online by clicking here. It will take only a few seconds, and the papers will be on their way.
Print and complete a CKC Puppy Application Form and mail it into our office.
Or call our toll-free number (1-800-952-3376) and order puppy applications from a live operator at CKC between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm Central Standard Time
Canine Registration Applications
Canine Registration Applications are used to apply for Registration in the following
1.Dogs which are currently registered with another
recognized kennel club may be registered by completing the CKC Canine Registration Application, making a copy of the other kennel club’s Registration papers,
and sending them to Continental Kennel Club’s Registration office with the
proper Registration fee.
CKC Registration Rules and Regulations.Canine Registration Applications are available in PDF format from our web site. (click here to download it now)
PAW Registration Application
The PAW Program was established by the Continental Kennel Club to apply for registration of a purebred dog for which the original registration records have been lost or the ancestry is undocumented. The PAW Program uses specific photographs of the applicant canine and the verification of witnesses to determine if the canine is eligible for registration with the Continental Kennel Club. The PAW Registration Application must be completed and submitted to apply for registration.
View and download the PAW Evaluation & Registration Program Requirements right here. To request a PAW Registration Application by mail, please contact the CKC Customer Service Center at 1-800-952-3376. Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8AM - 12PM and 1PM - 5PM(CST).
Kennel Registration Application
The Kennel Registration Application should be used by dog breeders to register breeding stock with the Continental Kennel Club, Inc. Applicant canines MUST have CKC registered parents or MUST currently be registered with a CKC recognized breed organization. This application should not be used to register puppies for which the breeder intends to sell or for canines being registered with verification by pictures and witnesses.Kennel Registration Applications are available in PDF format from our web site. (click here to download it now)
You must complete a Registration Application and return it to the Continental Kennel
Club Registration office along with the Registration fee to have your dog
certified and entered into the registry.
The Standard Registration fee for a single dog is currently $15.00 per dog. The
$15.00 fee ensures unique Registration in CKC’s canine database and identifies
the owner as a CKC club member. After
Registration, your dog will be eligible to participate in CKC Performance
Events and accumulate points toward championship titles in the various CKC
Performance Competitions sponsored. An
official CKC Registration certificate, bearing the Continental Kennel Club
official seal, will be mailed to you upon the completion of the Registration of
For those who want a more personal touch on their Registration papers, we have
the Picture Registration service.
If you choose this service, your dog will be registered in the same manner as
described for the Standard Registration.
In addition, your dog’s picture will be included on the Registration certificate.Your
certificate will also be accompanied by a wallet-sized laminated Photo ID Card
for quick identification of your dog at CKC Performance Events.
Since many animal shelters require proof of ownership before an owner can claim his
lost dog, the Photo ID Card serves as an excellent tool to provide you with proof of
ownership should you find yourself and your canine friend in a jam. You
must supply a good quality photo for this service.
Certified Pedigrees (3 or 4 generation) - $15.00
Continental Kennel Club issues certified pedigrees for 3 or 4 generations of ancestry on
most CKC registered dogs. A pedigree may be ordered at the time of Registration of your dog or at a later date. Pedigrees
may be updated with ancestral information from other registry organizations
within a year of purchase of a CKC pedigree for your dog, at no additional
cost. Background Information Form
Certified Pedigrees (5 generation) - $20.00
Continental Kennel Club issues certified pedigrees for 5 generation of ancestry
on some CKC registered dogs. A
pedigree may be ordered at the time of Registration of your dog or at a later
Pedigrees may be updated with ancestral information from other registry organizations within
a year of purchase of a CKC pedigree for your dog, at no additional cost.
Background Information Form
Make that pedigree extra special by including your dog’s picture on his
pedigree. This unique service is
available for 3 or 4 generation CKC certified pedigrees.
A photo pedigree with your dog’s photo on the pedigree may be ordered for a $25.00 fee. You
must supply a good quality photo for this service.
Breeder Quick Reference Sheet- $5.00
Quick Reference Sheets are automatically sent out when a breeder initially
registers with CKC. The QRS is a listing of all of the dogs owned by a CKC
breeder, all on one report!
It is extremely helpful in quickly identifying breeding stock CKC
numbers when completing puppy application forms.
An updated QRS may be ordered at any time for a nominal fee of $5.00.
Kennel Litter Report - $20.00
Keep up with your puppies and new owners with this new report from CKC. This
report gives kennel owners or breeders a complete listing of the puppies sold
and registered along with the new owners' names and addresses.
NEW! BUDDY ID MINI MICROCHIP - $35.00
CKC is very excited to announce that we will now be offering the Buddy ID Mini Microchip through Microchip ID Systems, Inc. The Buddy ID Mini microchip is MUCH smaller than your typical microchip, making inserting it as easy as giving a vaccination. It is a universal microchip that can be read by all scanners. You and your pet will be entered into 3 national databases for the best protection.
The new Buddy ID microchip kit includes:
Puppy Training DVD
Glow at Night Collar Tag
Microchip ID Certificate
All for a low one-time fee of $35.00! There are NO renewal fees—your basic registration is maintained and protected for as long as you own your pet!
Click on the following link for more information.