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Parent Club Breeder Referral
The AKC recommends puppy buyers begin the search process by contacting the AKC Parent Club.

Local Club Breeder Referral
Officers may be able to help you find a breeder in your area.

Breed Rescue Group
Contacts that can assist you with information about purebred rescue.

Find a Puppy
Search for an available puppy near you via AKC's Online Breeder Classifieds which provides contact information for breeders who currently have AKC-registrable puppies available for sale.


Benefits of AKC Registration
Join the fun and tradition! Discover all of the benefits that AKC registration offers you and your purebred dog.
Printable Puppy Buying Sheet
Helpful information in printable form that you can use when buying your puppy.
Buying a Dog
The best way to ensure a long and happy relationship with a purebred dog is to purchase from a responsible breeder.
The Right Dog for You
You should do some research to determine which breed of dog is right for you and your family. Here are some things to consider.
Don't Get Scammed
Sometimes potential pet owners become so eager to bring a dog into their home that they fall prey to people looking to take advantage of their enthusiasm.
Hallmarks of Responsible Breeder
Learn about what defines a responsible breeder.
 

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