Finding a pet should be a task not taken lightly.  CRKA strongly encourages all people searching for a pet to their research first and make sure that your are able to commit to your new pet for it's entire life.  Not all dog breeders are alike and and ask questions of the person you purchase any canine from in order to ensure that the pet is a good fit for their home and personalities as well as to ensure the pet is of the best health. It is also important to remember that there are many great organizations that have canines for adoption and this avenue is a fantastic way to find a wonderfully loving pet. 

The Cedar Rapids Kennel Association does not endorse any breeder or rescue but offers this service in order to help you find a healthy, purpose bred purebred dog from a responsible breeder or rescue.  

Remember an incredible dog on the end of the leash is the direct result of a responsible owner on the other end of the leash.

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The Cedar Rapids Kennel Assocation (CRKA) is a not for profit member club of The American Kennel Club (AKC) that has been in the
Cedar Rapids area for over 75 years. CRKA's mission as set out in its constitution is:
• To further the advancement of all breeds of purebred dogs.
• To conduct events for which the club is eligible to hold under the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club.