Commercial Dog Breeder & Broker
The Indiana General Assembly passed a law requiring registration of some commercial dog breeding operations and dog brokers beginning January 1, 2010. Information about registering is listed below.
You must register with BOAH:
- as a Commercial Broker if you sell at least 500 dogs/puppies annually.
- as a Commercial Breeder if you maintain more than 20 unaltered females 12 months of age or older
- Download the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to view/print PDF documents.
Dog Care Information
Canine Brucellosis Guidance Document (BOAH)
Guidelines for Enclosures
Dog Run Calculator
Dog Buyers Checklist
Association of Shelter Veterinarian's Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters
Information for Consumers
Questions? Contact BOAH
USDA: Animal Welfare Regulations (guidelines for dog kennel facilities)
Information about tax compliance for commercial dog breeders and brokers is available from the Indiana Department of Revenue.