FAQs About AKC Herding Events 

-All dogs 9 months of age and older from breeds accepted into the herding program that are registered with the AKC are eligible to participate in herding tests and trials, however dogs may enter an instinct test at 6 months of age. 
-All dogs 9 months of age and older that are enrolled in the AKC Foundation Stock Services program and are from breeds accepted into the herding program are eligible to participate in herding tests and trials. 
-All dogs 9 months of age and older that are enrolled in the Purebred Alternative Listing(PAL) are eligible to participate in herding tests and trials.
-Farm Dog Certification Testing is open to all dogs 9 months of age that are registered with the AKC, enrolled in the FSS, PAL, or AKC Canine Partners programs.
-For a complete listing of the breeds eligible to participate in the AKC herding program, please visit the AKC website at

www.akc.org/events/herding/eligible-breeds/

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