Frequently Asked Questions:
A dog cannot have an Australian Shepherd as a parent regardless if the parent has been registered as a Mini Aussie.
So how do I register a litter?
Downloadable Form: Litter Application
*Offspring from litters approved until 6/30/24 by SDRS will be able to be registered into AKC through SDRS until 1/1/27.
Can I register my litter with SDRS, LLC and is the litter eligible for AKC registration?
All litters that are registered with SDRS, LLC are eligible for AKC registration. The litter papers may only be used in conjunction with the Open Registration Form to register the puppies.
The following registries are considered approved registries for litter applications, however, they are not guaranteed to be accepted:
Do the sire and dam need to be registered with the same registry?
No, they can be a combination of the approved registries.
For example, the sire and dam could be registered with the following registry combinations:
NAMASCUSA/SDRS, LLC and NAMASCUSA/SDRS, LLC
NAMASCUSA/SDRS, LLC and other approved registry
NAMASCUSA/SDRS, LLC and AKC Miniature American Shepherd
AKC Miniature American Shepherd and other approved registry
Other approved registry and other approved registry.
What crosses can’t use the litter application form?
Miniature American Shepherd X Miniature American Shepherd. This litter combination must be registered with the American Kennel Club by using their Litter Application.
Note – Any litter whelped after December 31, 2014, that has an Australian Shepherd parent is Not Eligible to be registered.
For The Following Crosses (sires and dams registered with the following registries):
NAMASCUSA/SDRS/IHDA, LLC and NAMASCUSA/SDRS/IHDA, LLC
NAMASCUSA/SDRS/IHDA, LLC and AKC Miniature American Shepherd
Litter registration submitted more than six months after date of whelp $60.00
Addition Fee for Foreign Transactions $2.50
FOR THE FOLLOWING CROSSES (sires and dams registered with the following registries):
NAMASCUSA/IHDA and Other Registry or
AKC Miniature American Shepherd and Other
Other Registry and Other Registry. (In this instance, both parents may or may not be registered with the same registry.)
Litter registration submitted within six months of the date of whelping $60.00
Litter registration submitted more than six months after date of whelp $120.00