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Molosser breeds date back to nearly the beginning of recorded history. Dogs of this type can be found in ancient paintings, old pictures and throughout written literature.

Standards or better understood as the physical and historical way in which a breed is defined and can be found under each breed heading within the American Bully Association ( ABA ) accepted breed listings. Some standards are more formal such as those within defined breeds, yet for others they are more in flux and under current evolution based on their developing breed status.

Yes, as long as your dog meets one of our accepted breed standards we can register it through the American Bully Association ( ABA ).

No, providing genealogy / pedigree information (such as your dog’s parents) is not required. However, if such genealogy / pedigree information is known it should be submitted for inclusion and research. The level of pedigree that you receive with registration is based on a combination of what you submit and what our research reveals based on your initial input.

The single dog registration fess is $35.
The following discounts are available when registration of more than one dog is needed.
* 2 Dogs’ Registration = $60
* 3 Dogs’ registration = $75
* 4 = $90
* 5+ = $100

+ Litter registration is based on litter size.
+ Each individual pup for the first 10 pups = $10 per pup.
+ For litters larger than 10 pups each pup after the 10th is free.

+ No. In order to register a litter both parents must however meet one of our accepted breed class standards.
+ While it is not required both parents be ABA registered during litter registration it is highly encouraged.
+ Only having one parent registered can significantly impact how well the dog Family is tracked over time.

+ This link will take you to the single dog registration options. Single Registration
+ On the provided link you will have the option to submit from 1-5 single dog registrations at a time.
+ All forms have the option of convenient online submission or if preferred print and mailable forms.
+ All forms come with complete, easy to follow instructions.

+ This link will take you to the litter registration options. Litter Registration
+ All forms have the option of convenient online submission or if preferred print and mailable forms.
+ All forms come with complete, easy to follow instructions.

+ This link will take you to the family registration options. Family Registration
+ All forms have the option of convenient online submission or if preferred print and mailable forms.
+ All forms come with complete, easy to follow instructions.

+ This link will take you to the parent plus litter plus 1 parent registration options. Litter Plus 1 Parent
+ All forms have the option of convenient online submission or if preferred print and mailable forms.
+ All forms come with complete, easy to follow instructions.

+ If a pup is pre-registered by your breeder through litter registration that breeder will receive an individual certificate per pup.
+ Each pre-registered litter pup certificate comes with the proper transfer completion form listed on the back of the certificate.
+The transfer certificate can only be found on the back of a pre-registered litter pup’s certificate and I NOT available directly to the public via the website.
+ The transfer form instructions reveal how you can properly finalize your pup’s registration to include ownership information, any desired name change, listing and access to your dogs’ LIVE Family tracking profile, upgraded access to member benefits and creation of an enhanced dedicated account through our social network ImSocialBull.com.
+The transfer process including postage is FREE for all ABA transfers.

+ Litter related registrations receive the highest priority and are typically processed in 2-4 weeks.
+ The standard registration process including transfers for an individual dog registration is typically 6-8 weeks.

+ At the ABA we provide FREE print quality pedigrees up to 7 generations.
+ If qualified Platinum Pedigrees are available of 8-11 Generations.
+ If a dog qualifies for Platinum Pedigree status the owner will be notified and provided upgrade options.

+ The Platinum Pedigree is the world’s largest print quality pedigree with up to 2,054 relationships.
+ The Platinum Pedigree is based on proprietary technology and exclusive to the American Bully Association

+ Comparisons are:
* ADBA 7 generation showing a maximum of 255 relationships
* UKC 6 generation showing a maximum of 127 relationships
* AKC and ABKC’s 5 generation pedigrees showing a maximum of 31 relationships.

+ When submitting a pedigree or genealogy for inclusion and research the following are the best options:
* When an official pedigree from another registry is available it should be submitted either by taking and providing high quality digital pictures or if mailing by photocopy. The largest ones available should be submitted as the more you provide the more we can research on your behalf.
* When official pedigrees are not available but genealogy is known it can be provided to us in the form of a link to your online resource if available or by printing and completing our free available template located here: MS Word Print And Editable Template or PDF Print Template

+ Yes, as a registered member you are encouraged to provide additional information as learned and available.
+ All added information will be made available both online in your dogs Family tracking profile as well as print quality options available.
+ All information will be researched for additional relationships used to further enhance your dogs’ Family knowledge absolutely FREE.

+ Nothing, anytime reasonable replacements of material is needed this is provided as a FREE member benefit.
+ All we need is you to request which specific material needs to be replaced and to verify you current mailing and email addresses to ensure proper receipt.

+ Pride of registration
+ Access to unprecedented genealogy and Family tracking
+ Added and Improved value in breed stock
+ Greater profits in breeding arrangements
+ FREE Kennel Certification for breeders
+ Exclusive access to unique promotional opportunities
+ Access to thousands of members world wide
+ Social media account with free enhancements
+ Access to place unlimited FREE marketing/classified adds including with pictures
+ Extended benefits only available through the American Bully Association
+ MUCH, MUCH, more...

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