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    Default AKC or UKC

    What's everyone's opinion on the two? Would you buy a pup that's parents had no AKC titles, only UKC titles?

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    Break out the popcorn.

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    Depends on price. Depends on your purpose for the dog. Oh you asked for my opinion. I have no knowledge of ukc so an opinion from me is useless. Often my wife says just that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Irishwhistler View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay Dangers View Post
    What's everyone's opinion on the two? Would you buy a pup that's parents had no AKC titles, only UKC titles?

    Depends on the dogs in question, not on the affiliation of the registries. If the pups are registered with both and they are of the pedigree, health, temperament, looks, etc…that you want and are looking for, then why not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jacduck View Post
    Depends on price. Depends on your purpose for the dog. Oh you asked for my opinion. I have no knowledge of ukc so an opinion from me is useless. Often my wife says just that.
    Say the price for the pups with UKC titled parents is the same as AKC titled parents.

    Would you agree that the UKC titles are equivalent to AKC?

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    I would not pay the same if I wanted to play dog games, just a hunting dog destined for a great pet life and not to be bred is another story.

    Why?
    An akc reg dog can be dual registered ukc.
    Ukc cannot be register afterwards with akc without akc papers.
    It limits the games you can play....

    So if I wanted to play dog games and think about breeding down the road I would want at least the akc papers.

    Unless you spay or neuter... Then you can get papers with akc and play both games...

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    Titles are not equal to me.

    Sure you can have GRHRCH or MH but wouldn't a GRHRCH MH QAA be even better?

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    the parents are AKC registered, just no AKC hunt titles, lots of AFC's and FC's in the pedigree, only titles are UKC.

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    Ohhhh I misread. My bad.

    I personally have money down on a really nice (I think) chocolate puppy. Lots of AFC FC MH in the pedigree... However the parents only have UKC titles. I did my research and IMHO the dogs only have ukc titles because that's all they ran in. Not that they can't do other things, they just haven't gotten there yet. This pup should be just what I'm looking for...

    That being said this pup is about $1000 less than the NAFC AFC FC x HRCH UH MH QAA pup I just lost. Was that pup better? Only time will tell I guess.
    Last edited by Marissa E.; 12-29-2013 at 08:13 PM. Reason: Typos

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