Licensed Breeders Forms
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Please note the following policy regarding the filing of forms which collect a person's individual information:
"An individual who completes and files this form with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (the Department) is entitled to the following from the Department:
(1) to be informed about the information that the Department collects about the individual, upon the request of the individual and subject to a few exceptions;
(2) to receive and review the information, under Sections 552.021 and 552.023 of the Texas Government Code; and
(3) to have the Department correct information about the individual that is incorrect, under Section 559.004 of the Texas Government Code."
BRE001 License Breeder - New License Application (PDF) - Updated May 2018
Pre-License Inspection Checklist (PDF) - Pre-license inspections are required for certain dog and/or cat breeder establishments who do not hold a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Class A or B license. Our inspectors use this checklist to ensure your facility is in compliance with state laws prior to obtaining your license.
BRE002 Annual Inventory Form (PDF) - This fillable form is required to be completed and submitted to TDLR by February 1st of each year. For 2012, please document all dogs and cats that have been held at your facility from September 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. For each year after 2012, you will document all dogs and cats that have been held during the previous calendar year beginning January 1st. This form includes every animal (including puppies and kittens) held at your facility for any purpose, including breeding and boarding.