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For breeders

From 1 July 2018, there will be big changes to the law for breeders. These changes don't just affect pedigree breeders, but anyone whose dog or cat has a litter.

The biggest changes are:

  • The requirement to register as a breeder with the Dog and Cat Management Board (the Board)
  • The requirement to supply a breeder registration number (issued by the Board) and current contact details in any advertisements listing dogs or cats for sale or trade. 
  • The requirement to abide by the new Standards and Guidelines for breeders and sellers.

A public education campaign will help everyone understand their roles and responsibilities in the lead up to the changes, but if you're a pedigree breeder, and have questions about the changes, you can download our handy fact sheet, here.