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Guidelines for the registration of litters resulting from Artificial Insemination

KUSA registered dogs must adhere to the following Schedules in order to register litters produced by Artificial Insemination (AI).

  • Schedule 2 Reg. 4.5 – In the case of a dog bred by means of artificial insemination such properly authenticated documentary evidence required by the Kennel Union shall be submitted.
  • Schedule 2 Reg.4.4In the case of those breeds listed in Appendix “C” to this Schedule the Sire and Dam shall comply with the specific requirements detailed.

Here are the KUSA requirements to be met for registration purposes:

  1. The Dam & Sire must be present at time of semen collection & insemination;
  2. Application for Registration of a Complete Litter – Application form to be completed & signed by all owners of the dam & sire – download the form here.
  3. Indicate on the application form – mating by Artificial Insemination
  4. A signed declaration from the person that collected the semen & signed declaration from the person that inseminated the semen will be required – download the declaration template here;
  5. Owner(s) of the dam must be current members of KUSA;
  6. If an affix or kennel is to be used as a prefix, the affix/kennel name must be registered & current;
  7. Dam must be registered with KUSA & must be microchipped;
  8. Owner(s) of the Sire must be current members of KUSA 
  9. Sire must be registered with KUSA or by a KUSA recognised registry & must be microchipped;
  10. All puppies in the litter must be micro chipped (microchip certificates must be attached to application form. Microchip certificate must record name of person that did implantation of the microchip & date of implantation).
Breed Specific Registration Requirements

(Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C, E, F)

Rottweilers – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C & E

  • The donor sire must have been screened for HD & ED. HD &ED screening must have been done after the donor sire reached the age of 12 months.
  • Only FCI / ADRK grading’s will be accepted & HD results will only be accepted from FCI recognised institutions & Veterinary Universities (Refer to KUSA Office or Rottweiler Breed Council for more specific details)
  • The donor sire must have been over the age of 18 months at the time the semen was collected.
  • The donor sire HD grade may not be lower than C2:C2 (refer to Schedule 2 App C for acceptable dam to sire HD combinations)

German Shepherd Dogs – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C

  • The donor sire must have been over the age of 18 months at the time the semen was collected
  • The donor sire must have been screened for HD & ED 
  • The donor sire HD grade may not be less than D1:D2 or D2:D1 (refer to Schedule 2 App C for acceptable dam to sire HD combinations)

Alaskan Malamute – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C

  • The donor sire must have been screened for HD
  • The donor sire HD grade may not be lower than C2:C2 (refer to Schedule 2 App C for acceptable dam to sire HD combinations)

Dobermann – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C

  • The donor sire must have been screened for HD
  • The donor sire HD grade may not be lower than B2:B2 (refer to Schedule 2 App C for acceptable dam to sire HD combinations)

Giant Schnauzers – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C

  • The donor sire must have been screened for HD
  • The donor sire HD grade may not be lower than C2:C2 (refer to Schedule 2 App C for acceptable dam to sire HD combinations)

Rhodesian Ridgebacks – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C

  • The donor sire must have been screened for HD
  • The donor sire HD grade may not be lower than B1:B1 (refer to Schedule 2 App C for acceptable dam to sire HD combinations)

Weimaraner – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix C

  • The donor sire must have been screened for HD
  • The donor sire HD grade may not be lower than C2:C2 (refer to Schedule 2 App C for acceptable dam to sire HD combinations)

Biewer Terrier – Refer to Schedule 2 Appendix F

  • The donor sire must have been DNA profiled by an ISAG laboratory & parentage verified via DNA parentage verification
FEES DUE

(Refer to Schedule 7 – Schedule of Fees) – Click here to view the applicable fees