AKC announces online certificate transfers

NEW YORK, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is pleased to announce the deployment of Online Certificate Transfers. The new online application is an updated way for breeders and owners to easily transfer ownership of their AKC registered dogs.

 

“The American Kennel Club is excited to launch this application.” says AKC EVP, Mark Dunn. “Online Certificate Transfers will expedite processing time and give customers an easier way to record changes in ownership.”

 

In addition to allowing dog breeders and owners to transfer an AKC registered dog to a new owner, this application makes it possible to add additional or remove owners online. Previously, certificate transfers had to be completed and mailed in on paper. Owners transferring online will also have the option to purchase additional products for their dog, such as a pedigree, lost and found service, and more.

 

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About the American Kennel Club

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function.  Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog.  For more information, visit www.akc.org.
 

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