Commitment to Australian families from the AAPDB President,
It is an honour to be the President of the only breeders Association that can guarantee the public that the dogs/puppies bred by our member breeders, or sold by our Pet Retailers, will never be without a home. The AAPDB is the FIRST breeding Association to give this guarantee and we hope we won’t be the only one.
When a dog breeder or pet retainer joins the AAPDB they make a commitment to never allow a dog/puppy bred or sold by them to ever be without a home. AAPDB members understand what having a ‘duty of care’ means for the whole of the life of the puppies/dogs they breed or sell. AAPDB Breeders /Pet retailers must have a re-homing policy and procedures in place before they can become a member of the AAPDB. This includes the re-homing of all retired breeding sires and dams or dogs not suited to breeding.
AAPDB continues to provide positive leadership in the pet industry.
AAPDB offers the community happy, healthy, family pets from independently vet approved breeding environments and work to ensure any canine companions bred and supplied by our members are forever loved and are NOT dumped in pound or shelters.
AAPDB supports the public’s raised concerns on high euthanasia rates in pounds and shelters. That is why the AAPDB is the breeders association leading the way in animal welfare. The AAPDB takes animal responsibility and animal welfare seriously.
The AAPDB has the strong support of Pets Australia who requires their Pet Retail Members to provide a copy of the AAPDB re-homing commitment to the public document with the sale of any AAPDB family pet sold, either directly by the breeder or indirectly by the pet retailer.
AAPDB is active with the PIAA (Pet Industry Association of Australia) in its re-homing and traceability programme where our members are linked by association memberships.
The ongoing development of the AAPDB’s Code of Practice has resulted in reputable Associations and organisations involved in the Australian Pet Industry to work hand-in-hand to assure all our families’ four legged companions are forever loved. AAPDB’s Code of Practice raises welfare standards in the breeding and caring or animals above any preceding Code of Practice. We care about the welfare of your family pet for the life of your family pet.
AAPDB is the way forward for an industry that has had a history plagued with accusations, misinformation and heated emotions.
AAPDB is here for all our dogs: big, small; young, old; pure or cross bred.
This is our commitment to the Australian public.