Licensed Dog or Cat Breeder Training and Enforcement Account Donations

Welcome to the Licensed Breeder Training and Enforcement Account donation page. Help TDLR implement this program and enforce the law by making a tax-deductible donation in any amount. Every dollar can make a difference!cat

Donations are accepted online, via our secure processing system. If you'd rather use physical mailing, you should download the donation form (166kb PDF) and enclose it with your tax-deductible contribution. We also accept cash donations at our 8th Floor Cashier’s Window, 920 Colorado, in downtown Austin.

How will my money be used?
Donations to this account will be used to:

  • Pay for information that results in disciplinary action against a person for acting as a dog or cat breeder in Texas without a license;
  • 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.

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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 will be deposited into the account.

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


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