Since 1964 the National Kennel
Club (NKC) has operated to help dog owners register any purebred dog.
The NKC has been fair and impartial to all breeders, dog owners, and
the various breeds they represent. With the NKC rare breeds may be
shown with equal status as well as the major breeds. The NKC licenses
all-breed dog shows, events for Coon Dogs, Beagles, Squirrel Dogs,
Bird dogs, Fox dogs, Licensed Dog Kennels, Show Judges, and other dog
The National Kennel Club will not tolerate any form
of animal abuse. If you mistreat your dog (which includes dog
fighting) the NKC will contact the proper authorities and ban the
owner(s) for life.