USDA Dog Breeder Stats

In March of 2016 these Stats were done on the entire USDA “Dog Breeder” database. This list includes all licenses, class A and Class B. However some business that have a USDA License may not actually breed dogs. These dog related business’ are still included.

Total USDA Licenses- 2141
Active Licensed For Dog Breeders (1,880) and Active Licenses Dog Dealers (261)

The Best:

1250- No Directs/Indirects in 3 years- 58%
146- 1 Indirect (vet care not related) in 3 years- 6%

 

The Great:

201- 1 or more vet care indirects (not on most recent inspection) in 3 years- 9%
177- 2 – 9 indirects (non-vet care related) in 3 years- 8%

 

The Good:

162- Breeders/Brokers with at least 1 Direct Violation in 3 years- 7%
111- Additional Breeders/Brokers with Vet Care Indirect on most recent inspection- 5%
29- Additional Breeders/Brokers with more than 9 Indirect violations in 3 years- 1%

 

These next stats are from 2015 for USDA Licenses that Breed Dogs.

Total Dogs in USDA Licensed Kennels- 88965

Total Licensees- 1581

Average Dogs Per Site- 56.27

Puppies Per Dog- 3.3 (3.0 to 3.3)

Total Puppies Per Year- 293584

Puppies Kept for Stock- 11120 – 12.5% of Adults

Puppies Available For Sale- 282464