AAPDB Membership

Probationary  Member (Level 1)

AAPDB Probationary members agree to abide by the professional code and standards set out by the AAPDB. Probationary members are eligible to become Full Members of the AAPDB  once they have been Audited by a registered Veterinarian, supplied all other requested documentation and are found to be compliant in all areas of the Audit.

Probationary breeders have 3 months to complete all AAPDB requirements after joining the Association and cannot remain a Probationary Member for more than 3 months.

If you are a dog breeder, or are planning to become one, you are welcome to become a probationary member of the AAPDB. You should first read our Code of Ethics and if you are confident that you can abide by these requirements then join via the green button on this page.  Once approved you will be given access to the probationary members area where you can find our Manual and Sample Audit documents and record keeping spreadsheets to help you meet your obligations as an AAPDB member.

As of the 1st September 2018 Probationary membership is payable immediately. We will require you to complete your Vet Audit ASAP before your  3 month probationary period has ended. Once you complete and pass your Audit, provide Pictures of your Facility and personal Identification, you will be invoiced for your Full Member upgrade and subscription fee, once all is completed you will then be upgraded to Full Membership and have complete access to all resources.

We advise all our members to be familiar with your relevant state code (COP).

Probationary Membership can only be held for a maximum of 3 months.

*Once your AAPDB Probationary Membership has been processed and a membership number is allocated to you, your subscription cannot be cancelled or refunded. If your Probationary membership expires and you do not wish to upgrade to Full Membership , your Probationary Membership subscription fee cannot be refunded. 

* If your Probationary application is found to be fraudulent or contain any false or misleading information, your application fee will then become an administration fee and you will not be entitled to any refund.



Step 1: Apply for membership

Please upload a copy of your Driver’s License as proof of identity, and identify your local government area, then proceed to payment:

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Codes: Northern Territory

Please download each of these before proceeding

Darwin Pets and Wildlife

Legislation- Animal Welfare Act 1999

Responsible Pet Ownership Darwin 

Codes: South Australia

Please download each of these before proceeding

New Standards for Pets in South Australia

Breeding Dogs and Cats

 Dog and Cat Board

Animal Welfare Act 2012

I have downloaded my state codes as listed above *
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I have read and agree by the Code of Ethics *
I acknowledge that I have read and understood the Privacy Policy *
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Do not proceed if you have previously been a probationary member. This is a once only membership that cannot be renewed, extended or reapplied for. Contact accounts@aapdb.com.au for more information.

  Full Member  (Level 2)

Full Members of the AAPDB have undertaken the AAPDB animal focused welfare Audit carried out by a registered Veterinarian and found to be compliant in all areas.

Full Members are required to be Audited, current financial members and provide pictures of their Facility and Personal Identification  annually to ensure that they continue to meet these standards and they are allowed to use the AAPDB “Approved Breeder” Seal of approval.

Full members will have access to members benefits such as “Puppy Packs”, insurance cover,discount travel crates and discounted genetic testing. In New South Wales you will be entitled to discounted dog registration fees.

Full members must be Familiar with their relevant state codes (COP).

You must initially enrol as a Probationary Member but can proceed to full membership immediately if you are confident that you will meet the requirements of our audit.


Membership Fees 

Membership fees are as follows:

AAPDB Inc is registered for GST purposes, all subscription fees below Include GST in the price. 

Probationary Membership (3 months) $275.00 (inc gst)

Full Member  –  1 to 3 dogs :       $275.00 (inc gst)

Full Member   – 4 to 10 dogs :     $550.00 (inc gst)

Full member  –  11 to 50 dogs     $1100.00 (inc gst)

Full Member  –  50 plus dogs :     $2200.00 (inc gst)

*If your details are proven to be purposely misleading or fraudulent , your membership will be cancelled immediately and you will not be entitled to a refund of any amount paid . Any payment made will then become an Administration fee.