Licensed Dog or Cat Breeder Training and Enforcement Account Donations

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Help TDLR implement the Licensed Breeder program and enforce the law by making a tax-deductible donation in any amount. Every dollar can make a difference!

Donations are accepted online, via our secure processing system. If you would rather mail your donation, please download the donation form (PDF) and enclose it with your contribution. We also accept cash donations at our headquarters, 920 Colorado Street in Austin.

How will my money be used?

Donations to this account are used to:

  • promote consumer awareness of the Licensed Breeders program, laws and rules;
  • support educational seminars and training activities designed to help implement the Licensed Breeder program; and
  • pay for information that results in disciplinary action against a person for acting as a dog or cat breeder in Texas without a license.
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Where does money in the account come from?

Anyone can make a tax-deductible donation, gift or grant to the account, in any amount.

In addition, all fines assessed by TDLR for violations of this law are deposited into the account.

Who oversees this account?

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The executive director of TDLR must approve any expenditure from this account. TDLR reports its use of funds from this account in its quarterly financial report to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation.

Questions or comments? Please contact us at 800-803-9202 or CS.Breeders@tdlr.texas.gov.

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