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Dog Breeders Facing Fees For 2010

Last updated on Monday, January 4, 2010

(UNDATED) - January 1st put new restrictions on commercial dog breeders.

Commercial dog breeders and brokers in Indiana are now required to register with the state.

It's a new law affecting commercial brokers, those who sell 500 dogs or puppies each year.

Breeders must register if they have more than 20 unspayed females dogs who are at least a year old.

The state is charging a flat $1,000 dollar fee for brokers.

Breeders will pay based on the number of females they have.

The law doesn't affect animal shelters, rescue operations, or hobby breeders.

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