Commercial Dog Breeder & Broker
Information for Breeders and Brokers
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. (NOTE: Commercial brokers must be USDA licensed.)
- as a Commercial Breeder if you maintain more than 20 unaltered females 12 months of age or older
Dog Care Information
Dog Run Calculator
Information for Consumers
Questions? Contact BOAH
Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters (Association of Shelter Veterinarians)
Information about tax compliance for commercial dog breeders and brokers is available from the Indiana Department of Revenue.