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Welcome to the official website of the American Goat Society!

The American Goat Society, Inc. was founded in 1935. In 1937, AGS merged with the International Dairy Goat Record Association, which had been established in 1925: so some of the pedigree records of AGS go back more than 80 years.

The American Goat Society has a long history of pioneering. It was the first organization to register purebred goats exclusively.  It was first to supply two generations of pedigrees on the registration certificate. AGS brought the first national dairy goat show. It was first to provide training for goat judges. It was first to offer classification of dairy goats. Today, AGS continues to seek new ways to serve dairy goat enthusiasts.

AGS welcomes new members with open arms and we do accept for re-registration purebred animals based on their ADGA or CGS registrations. We welcome ADGA and CGS animals, both purebred and Americans, into our AGS sanctioned shows including the AGS National Show. We are proud of the fact that AGS offers some of the most reasonable rates to be found in any animal registry. We recognize that this society belongs to our members and both the board and the office staff work hard to provide our members with the respect and service they deserve.


The office is working on mail received  03/16/17.  updated 04/20/17

*Already registered with the website but need to renew your membership?  Just log into your account (remember your email you signed up with is your user ID) and click the renewal tab. 

THE AGS EMAIL ADDRESS TO SEND PAYPAL PAYMENTS TO IS: or (If you are renewing using paypal and are already current paypal will NOT take the $5 discount off your renewal.  Those extra funds will be placed into your AGS account! Please do not file a dispute resolution with PayPal, as this will just slow down the processing of your request.)


Membership Roster and a complete herd name listing are now available to members when you login to website.  



The tattoo letter for 2017 is J.  



Our mailing adress is:

P.O. Box 63748
Pipe Creek, TX 78063


We are going to be slowly working on rebuilding the information and photos from the Master Champion Gallery.  If you have a Master Champion from 2005-2010 please send us 1 photo (please keep your file size to a min) along with the following information:Name of Goat, Year Finished, Owner, Breeder, Sire & Dam.  Please put the phrase:MCH UPDATE in your subject line.  It will take us some time to rebuild these pages so please keep checking back.  We will try to send you a reply email to let you know we received your information.  If you do not get a reply email from us in about a week's time please contact the office.

What AGS offers you :

  • Low cost registrations and membership
  • Official DHIR program
  • Judges, Exhibitors and Directors Code of Ethics
  • Classification program
  • Affordable show sanctions

American Goat Society
P.O. Box 63748
Pipe Creek, TX 78063
Ph: 830.535.4247
Fax: 830.535.4561
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