What I meant is even if they are registered or not they are STILL the same dog. My puppies papers just came in the mail today. Are you trying to tell me her WHOLE additude and personality will be altered if I don't register her. She's still gonna be Hannah no matter if I register her or not. That is what I am trying to say. Would you be unwilling to rescue a dog from a pound because he/she wasn't registered and have papers?