How to Search for Dog Pedigrees?

Answer A pedigreed dog's lineage has been recorded, making it accessible to trace. Breeders who sell purebred dogs, will add the dog to a registry, such as the American Kennel Club. These registries allow... Read More »

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Why Are Pedigrees Useful?

Pedigrees are not just for dogs, cats and horses. People, bees, plants, livestock, zoo animals, bacteria and other pets have pedigrees. Pedigrees are records of ancestry. A fun use of pedigrees is ... Read More »

What does"PR"stand for in pedigrees?

In dog breeding, PR stands for "purple ribbon." The United Kennel Club registered and trademarked this pedigree with the U.S. Department of Commerce. To qualify, a dog must have six generations of ... Read More »

What does pr stand for in pitbull pedigrees?

"PR" stands for Purple Ribbon, which is a pedigree designation given by the United Kennel Club (UKC). It means the dog can be traced for at least six generations. In addition, all 14 ancestors from... Read More »

How to Find Puppy Ancestry Pedigrees Online?

Pedigrees are the ancestral lines of a puppy. For an average mutt, finding this information may not be important. For someone looking to breed purebred dogs, however, it is usually a vital step. Wi... Read More »