The main purpose of the American Kennel Club is to maintain a pedigree registry of purebred dogs, which aids the AKC's mission to promote and improve the world of purebred dogs for companionship and sporting competitions.
If a dog obviously looks purebred but is uneligible for American Kennel Club registration because its parents are either unknown or unregistered, the owner may apply for an Indefinite Listing Privilege (ILP).
Ideally, the best dogs win, and the lesser dogs are weeded out of future breeding programs.An AKC dog show is sanctioned by the American Kennel Club, the largest single registry for purebred dogs in the USA.
I have always recommended that all of my friends and my readers here at LTK visit the American Kennel Club website if they are thinking about adopting a dog, especially if they are looking for a purebred.
The breeding plan you're currently considering will not produce purebred cats, and your kittens will likely be less desirable to the buying public than a purebred kitten of either breed.
Identification of ancestors further back at least gives an idea of which breeds are involved in your dog's genetic make up, as well as whether or not your pet could be purebred.
Even people with purebred canines sometimes wish they could confirm if their pet is really 100% purebred, and if the canine parents identified are the correct pair.
To be eligible to participate in conformation classes at an AKC dog show, your canine must be purebred and have an American Kennel Club registration number.
When it comes to the sport of purebred dogs in the USA, no purebred registry club garners more respect and public support than the American Kennel Club.
The mares used for control experiments produced ten purebred foals.