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Licensing and Registration Under the Animal Welfare Act - APHIS


The annual license fee for licensed animal dealers (Class A or B) ranges from $30 to ... by USDA. You cannot be licensed or registered as an exhibitor. You must be ... have to be licensed if you sell dogs as breeding stock to other breeders.

USDA APHIS | Regulated Businesses (Licensing and Registration)


Aug 15, 2016 ... Request a Licensing and Registration Application Kit (APHIS Forms ... of dealers include commercial dog-breeding facilities, animal brokers, ...

Find a USDA-licensed breeding or brokering facility


How to find a USDA licensed breeding or brokering facility. There are thousands commercial breeding facilities in the U.S. The U.S. Government's APHIS ...

USDA Continues to Implement & Enforce New Pet Breeder ...


Jul 22, 2014 ... Prior to this rule change, most small/hobby breeders were considered by the USDA to be retail pet stores and thus exempt from licensing and ...

Hobby breeders concerned about how new USDA regulations will ...


Oct 17, 2013 ... Hobby breeders concerned about how new USDA regulations will affect them ... dog breeders from being licensed and inspected by the USDA.

AKC. USDA/APHIS Finalizes Rule Impacting Pet Breeders


Sep 10, 2013 ... American Kennel Club - News Article - USDA/APHIS FINALIZES RULE ... or a breeder to assess whether a seller would be subject to licensing, ...

New USDA Guidance Emphasizes Licensing Requirements for ...


Oct 9, 2015 ... USDA licensing is recognized standard practice for breeders, distributors and transporters within the traditional retail pet sector. However, many ...

living with usda licensing - SAOVA


Living under USDA licensing is NOT an option for the average retail seller. ... Separate facility meeting USDA standards will be needed for puppies (they cannot ...

Where pet store puppies come from - No pet store puppies


Take a look inside our gallery of photos taken by USDA inspectors at licensed breeding facilities where violations were found. They depict both violations of the  ...

I need a list of dog breeders in my state and information on ...


Jan 31, 2011 ... I need a list of dog breeders in my state and information on guidelines ... to pet stores, brokers, or research facilities to be licensed with USDA.

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Questions and Answers: Regulation of Dog/Cat Breeders ... - APHIS


animals. USDA-licensed breeders and dealers also have to comply with these laws. Q. What types of dog/cat breeders and dealers does the USDA regulate?

Introductory Course for Commercial Dog Breeders - APHIS


Briefly describe how USDA APHIS Animal Care is organized. 2. ... breeding operations, including enforcement of ... List and briefly describe the types of licenses.

Puppy Mill Doublespeak : The Humane Society of the United States


Jan 4, 2012 ... There are no USDA "approved" breeders. There are USDA licensed breeders. While having a state or USDA kennel license certainly doesn't ...