For Pure Bred Non-Registered Dogs
Pure bred non-registered dog owners are able to apply to the Singapore Kennel Club for a Breed Certificate for their dog.
The certification is chargeable at $170 per dog, inclusive of inspection. Inspection will be carried out by SKC’s licensed judge.
SKC will issue the Breed Certificate only when the inspector verify that it is the breed for which verification was applied for.
Prior to inspection, the dog must be microchipped.
1. Owner(s) of the pure bred non-registered dogs must become Ordinary Members of the Singapore Kennel Club (SKC).
2. Where possible, the owners should produce the following documents :
a. A breeder’s pedigree, if availableb.
b. Import Licence, if availablec.
c. Quarantine discharge certificate, where applicable.
3. Any dogs seeking breed certificate registration must be micro-chipped.
4. Upon completion of the required registration form, a litter inspector will inspect the dog. A qualified judge will carry out a second inspection. A third inspection, by a breed specialist will be carried out if the Litter inspector or the qualified Judge differs in their opinion.
5. The application will be submitted to the Judges Training Scheme Chairman for approval.
6. Upon approval, SKC will issue a SKC BREED CERTIFICATE (Breed Certificate). The date of birth, sex, breed and name will be reflected in the certificate accordingly.
7. The owner may apply for a kennel name in the event if he does not have one. At the time of registration, the owner’s kennel name can be used as a suffix. The letters BC must appear immediately after the suffix. E.g. if the name of the dog is BITCH and the kennel name is WILDFLOWER,
the dog can be named as BITCH OF WILDFLOWER-BC. The progeny can only use the kennel name as the suffix.
8. A Breed Certificate number will be issued. This number will reflect the year of registration and the letters BC as a code for Breed Certificate.
9. Transfers will be permitted. The existing rules governing the registration of Pedigree dogs will apply.
10. For the purpose of breeding, a Breed Certified dog can be bred with a SKC Pedigreed dog or a Breed Certified Dog. The first and second-generation progenies will be issued with Breed Certificates only.
11. The first generation progeny will have the sire and dam’s names entered in the Breed Certificate. The second generation will have the sire, dam,
grand sire and grand dam’s names entered in the Breed Certificate. The third generation progeny will be issued with the SKC Pedigree.
12. For the issue of SKC Pedigree for the third generation progeny, all three previous generations must satisfy the criterions of the SKC Pedigree or
Breed Certificate. Should a second-generation progeny breed with a newly registered Breed Certified dog, the progeny from this breeding will be
considered as first generation progeny.
13. Registration of progeny from breeding of certified dogs will follow existing SKC regulations with the exception of the inspection of litters. The
inspection schedule will comply with item No.4.
14. The sire and dam of the progeny to be registered must be registered with the SKC as either Pedigreed or Breed Certified prior to the registration of
15. In the case of progeny (puppies) from purebred non-registered parents, the registration of the parent/s for Breed Certificates must be completed prior to the registration of the progeny.
16. The SKC reserves the right to withdraw all awards and Breed Certificate of the dog in the event it does not mature in conformity with the breed it was registered for.