The registry for purebred Border Collies in Canada, incorporated under the Animal Pedigree Act

Registration

Any dog or puppy to be registered with CBCA MUST have either a tattoo or microchip. Requests without either of these cannot and will not be processed. For more information click here.

Registering a litter

Both Parent are registered with CBCA

  • Identify the pups with either tattoo or microchip.
  • Fill in an application form to register litter – please write clearly !
  • If stud is owned by somebody else have them fill in and sign the Stud Service Report on the Registration application.
  • Sign and send in application with appropriate fee
  • Make sure you identify whether dam or sire is being shown in conformation (in this case pups will be registered in the Section B registry).

One or both parents are both NOT registered with CBCA:

  • Ensure that the registry is recognized by CBCA (Click to see a list).
  • PLEASE NOTE: Dogs from other registries can be recognized as purebred by CBCA (see below) AS LONG AS the dogs show at least 3 generations of recognized background. (For example dogs registered with ABC or ISDS cannot be registered if parents or grandparents are ROM).
  • Make a copy of the Non-CBCA registered dog(s)’s pedigree(s)
  • Identify the pups with either tattoo or microchip.
  • Fill in an application form to register litter – please write clearly !
  • If stud is owned by somebody else have them fill in and sign the Stud Service Report on the Registration application.
  • Sign and send in application with appropriate fee and the copy of the non CBCA parent’s pedigree. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED!

Registering a dog from another registry (transfer from another registry)

  • Make sure CBCA recognizes the registry
  • PLEASE NOTE: Dogs from other registries can be recognized as purebred by CBCA (see below) AS LONG AS the dogs show at least 3 generations of recognized background. (For example dogs registered with ABC or ISDS cannot be registered if parents or grandparents are ROM).
  • Include a COMPLETE COPY of the pedigree (the entire page, not just the left side)
  • Identify the dog with either tattoo or microchip
  • Complete Transfer to CBCA form (This is not really a transfer – you are registering the dog with CBCA: dogs are registered ownership is transferred)

Transfer ownership of a CBCA registered dog

  • Dog should already have either tattoo or microchip ID.
  • Complete the transfer form located on back of pedigree certificate.  You must to send in the original.
  • Please note: According to the Animal Pedigree Act it is the previous owner’s responsibility to transfer the dog.

Please click here to access the forms referenced on this page.