Litter Registration Instructions and Forms

Use these applications to register a litter of puppies born from a NAVHDA registered dam that was mated to a sire of the same breed registered with NAVHDA or a NAVHDA recognized registry. Please review the NAVHDA registration policy.
If the dam is not registered with NAVHDA, please complete a Single Dog Registration Form to register her.
If dam was leased at the time of mating, you must submit a Leased Dam  form.
For Artificial Insemination Litters use one of the forms listed below:
  • Effective September 1, 2021, the primary dam owner must have an active NAVHDA membership at time of litter registration.
  • Every litter whelped after September 1, 2019, both the sire and dam of the litter must have DNA samples submitted through NAVHDA at the time of registration.  Click here to purchase A DNA kit from NAVHDA.
  • For Multiple-Sired Litters contact the NAVHDA office for instructions. DNA certification will be required.
  • A $25.00 late fee is required if it has been more than 12 months since the litter was whelped.

Litter Registration & Prepay Puppy Registration:

When the new owner is provided, the breeder will receive a Certificate of Registration & Pedigree for each puppy.
When the owner is not provided, the breeder will receive a Prepaid Puppy Registration Application for each puppy.
You may have some puppies with owners and some without owners in a litter.
There will be a $25.00 processing fee, and $13.00 per puppy charge.

Litter Registration:

The breeder will receive a Puppy Registration Application for each puppy in the litter.
There will be a $25.00 processing fee and $10.00 per puppy charge. 

Processing fees are nonrefundable and all fees are subject to change without notice.

Be sure all parties have signed in the required spaces and email completed forms to , fax to (847)255-5987 or mail to NAVHDA, P.O. Box 520, Arlington Heights, IL 60006-0520.

If you require assistance email NAVHDA at or call (847)253-6488.