DOG REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
DRA will act as registry for any recognized breed of dog .
The information submitted on an application is the sole
responsibility of the individual signing it, and application remains
the property of DOG REGISTRY OF AMERICA.
To Register A Single Dog:*
A completed single dog application must be submitted
with the required $27.00 fee ( Get the Deluxe Certificate with
Gold Seal for only $5.00 additional $25.00) . If available,
place other kennel club sire, dam, & litter numbers in correct
place on application. (Photocopies of other registration may be
attached to form for ease of completion) Each will have a unique
DOG REGISTRY OF AMERICA, Inc. registration
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To Register A Litter:*
A litter application must be submitted with
descriptive information. The FEMALE (dam)
MUST be registered with DRA. The Male (sire) may be
registered with another recognized organization. However this will
result in a lower classification for the puppies than if both
parents are DRA registered. Put DRA name and registration
number(s) and other kennel club sire, dam numbers in correct place
on application. Complete application as best you can & submit
with fee of $37.00 for the whole litter. The DOG REGISTRY OF
AMERICA, Inc. will issue a printed registration application
for each dog in the litter. These have the sex of the puppy on
each application. (example; If the litter had 2 Male and 3 Female
pups you will receive 2 Male applications and 3 Female
applications). When you sell the puppies each purchaser should
receive the application which shows the corresponding correct sex
indicated on form.
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Fees quoted are for minimum basic registrations and subject to change without notice. All application will be processed at rate on the date applications are received.
Average processing time determined by form of payment
SINGLE DOG REGISTRATION: USA $27.00, International
$35.00 US Funds drawn on a US bank. LITTER REGISTRATION: USA
$40.00, International $45.00 US Funds drawn on a US bank. Make
check payable to DOG REGISTRY OF AMERICA, Inc. (DRA) Mail PAYMENT
WITH COMPLETED APPLICATION to P.O.Box 754, Plainview NY
MONEY ORDERS: 48 -72 HOURS after receipt.
Personal checks allow 18 business days after receipt for
clearance. Returned checks subject to $35.00 fee.
OUTSIDE THE U.S.
Payment must be in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank or By CREDIT
U.S. funds in a MONEY ORDER from a bank with the branch office
located in the U.S. printed on the money order.
- Data from applications will be used to determine
proper classification. In the event that your dog's papers were
lost, never issued. If your dog was not a "recognized breed", or
is an import. The following items will be accepted as proof for
classification: Photocopies of another club (example AKC UKC or
ADBA) registration or application OR 2 photographs of the dog, one
head view and one side view OR a Letter from a licensed
veterinarian stating what your dog is.
Data submitted on and with DRA applications will be used
to determine proper classification.
Dog's names should be unique.
We suggest the dog have at least 2 names up to 30
characters and spaces.
(Example: dog's name is Gizmo, owners name is Bill
Jones, and they live on Lenox Rd the dog's name could be;
Gizmo Jones, Bill's Gizmo, Gizmo of Lenox, or
Gizmo the Red Nosed Shih Tzu)
If a dog's name is common DRA has
the right to add the owners name or numerals or other modifications
to the requested name to avoid confusion and
(example: dog's name is Gizmo owners
last name is Jones, DRA may issue certificate with the dog's name as
DRA reserves the right to refuse to
register the dog with a requested name deemed unacceptable for any
Pure Bred Dogs The "A" Class
- (Multiple generations registered with DRA) Sire and
dam on litter applications must be registered with the DOG
REGISTRY OF AMERICA (Class AAA or Class A) either before or at the
time the litter is registered.
- Foundation stock (first time registration with DRA):
registration applications submitted individually, without having
been registered as a part of an entire litter, whether or not sire
and/or dam are registered with the DRA with documentation as to
proof of breed.
- Litter registered, one parent either sire or dam on
litter application not registered with DRA, but are registered in
good standing with another kennel club.
Other Registered Classes
- Specialized crosses such as Wolf/Husky and
POO or Designer Dog :
Poodle crosses such as Labradoodle, Cocker poo (Cocker Spaniel
& Poodle), Shih poo (Shih Tzu & Poodle)
& Other toy type or "Designer" breeds such as York-Tese (Yorki
Maltese) Peek-A-Pom (Pekingese Pomeranian)
Undocumented but greatly loved.or Undesignated
Dogs that have met certification requirements as a
service or therapy dog such as guide dogs. With proof from the
certifying or training organization (example; Guide Dog
Dog Registry Of America, Inc. (here after known
as DRA) does not sell dogs and makes no warranty or guarantee as to
the health, quality, parentage or any value of any dogs. DRA is not
affiliated with and does not license or endorse any breeders, brokers
or pet dealers who may sell dogs that are registered or can be
registered with Dog Registry Of America including those listed on
this site. DRA has no control over their business practices and is
not liable for any dealings between any breeders, brokers, or pet
dealers and their customers. The DRA accepts no responsibility for
any transaction between seller and buyer. Any listings are paid
advertisement and not in anyway an endorsement of any breeder,
broker, or pet dealer.As DRA does not breed or sell dogs, it
cannot guarantee the quality or health of dogs in its registry. DRA
reserves the right to refuse or to rescind the registration of any
dog for cause.
Registration and Quality: Many in the public
believe that a dog "with papers" guarantees the quality of a
dog. This is not the case. DRA is a registry service. A registration
certificate identifies the dog as the offspring of a sire and dam,
born on a known date. It does not guarantee the health or quality of
the dog. Quality in the sense of "show quality" is determined by many
factors including appearance, condition, and performance. Show stock
breeders are trying to produce animals to according to a breed
standard. This can lead to breeding practices that are actually
detrimental to the health and temperament of the dogs. When this
occurs repeatedly over several generations, the animals, while still
purebred, can be of extremely low quality
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