The department encourages people to only buy or receive dogs and puppies that have a Supply Number identifying the Breeder.
The Supply Number and Queensland Dog Breeder Register allow the origin of dogs and puppies to be traced.
People wanting a dog will be able to check that the Supply Number provided is valid and may contact the breeder directly regarding the dog.
When you get a dog or puppy:
If you suspect a Supply Number is invalid, or you have other concerns about the supply or welfare of a dog, please report it by registering your concern for further investigation.