Monday, December 16, 2019

Officially Official

We are pleased to announce that I am now officially

Hilda Heaven Sent


When I arrived at the PugRanch last May 
I did not bring any AKC registration papers with me.
We are thankful that AKC offers pups that do not have AKC registration papers to apply for a limited registration that allows them to compete in AKC dog sports.

In my case (and Mabel's also) we applied for a 
"Purebred Alternative Listing"

   Dogs that are of mixed heritage may apply for a
"Canine Companion" listing 
and will be designated an "All American Dog"
 for competition purposes. 

To apply for my PAL# I needed to be at least 6 months old,
 spayed (or neutered for boys), 
send a front and side picture 
and tell AKC why we think I am a purebred Pug. 


My front picture


Side picture


2 weeks later it arrived in the mail!
My official listing with AKC! 

And that is not all!

Now that I have a PAL #
Mom was able to send in my Canine Good Citizen test results and have that title added to my record!! 


So now I am officially 

Hilda Heaven Sent CGC



Mom and Mabel are pretty proud of me! 


We are the PugRanch Kids
Mabel & Hilda

18 comments:

  1. oh that is fantabulous!!! and that is a wonderful name... the heaven could not send a better pup to your sister and your parents, that's for sure!

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  2. Oh Hilda...what a wonderful newsy post and I learned lots...WOW Love your official front and side proof of pug purebreed-ness photos
    Hilda Heaven Sent how that is a most fitting name.
    Huggy puggies sweet girl
    Cecilia

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  3. Well Hilda we loved you before you were official, and we love you now that you're official too!

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  4. We are all proud of you, but as Bertie said, we loved you and were proud of you before you were 'official'.

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  5. We are very, very proud of you too Hilda!!
    xoxo,
    Rosy, Jakey & Arty

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  6. We love your registered name, Hilda, and we couldn't be more proud of you. Congratulations!

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  7. You were already pretty special, but now it's official!

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  8. That is just wonderful, Hilda. And we just love your official name. We all know those Angels worked very hard to send your Mom and Dad that special delivery - you!!!

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

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  9. Way to go, Hilda! I belong to that club, too!! XOX Xena

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  10. Congratulations! So very proud of you. What a great accomplishment.

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  11. OMD, that is PAWSOME!!!!! CONGRATS MY FURIEND!!!!!
    (I don't even thinks I'M registered!!!! Maaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!)
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  12. Congratulations! The AKC is very lucky to have you. 😊

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  13. Dat are pawesome Hilda!! Congratulations :)

    xoxo,
    Matt & Matilda

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