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United Kennel Club Announces the Recognition of the Miniature American Shepherd

United Kennel Club welcomes the Miniature American Shepherd to its list of recognized breeds, effective January 1, 2015. The breed will be in the Herding Group.

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Effective Immediately: United Kennel Club Announces Changes to Coonhound Single Registration

United Kennel Club is pleased to announce changes to the Coonhound Single Registration process to create more uniformity in Coonhound Single Registration overall. Effective December 15, 2014, the procedures for single registering coonhounds will be changed significantly. The changes to the single registration procedures are the result of an effort to standardize the Single Registration process among the seven recognized breeds of coonhounds.

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United Kennel Club Announces New Opportunity for Registration of Litters Sired by Non-UKC Registered Sires

As of March 12, 2014, fifteen breeds will be eligible for litter registration when sired by a non-UKC registered sire. This new litter registration application will allow for litter registration of pups sired by a non-UKC registered sire provided a copy of the sire’s Proof of Registration from an acknowledged registry is included with the application. Submission of a complete 3-generation pedigree for the sire is encouraged, but not required.

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United Kennel Club Announces the Recognition of the American Bully

The United Kennel Club, Inc. welcomes a new breed, the American Bully, to its list of recognized breeds, effective July 15, 2013. The American Bully will be in the Terrier Group.

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United Kennel Club Announces the Re-Opening of American Pit Bull Terrier Single Registration

The United Kennel Club announces that Single Registration for the American Pit Bull Terrier will re-open, effective July 15, 2013.

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Sole Signatory Registration is now mandatory

As of April 15, 2013, the Sole Signatory Registration is mandatory, and a Sole Signatory is required for all litters and dogs registered to more than one individual. Any “and/or” partnerships established prior to April 15, 2013, will remain in effect and will continue to hold true for that dog until said dog’s UKC Registration Record is changed.

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