Welcome to Responsible Pet Breeders Australia (RPBA)

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The RPBA upholds an ethical, welfare centred code of practice for all our veterinarian approved breeders.

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The RPBA members are responsible both for animal welfare and lifetime re-homing programs.

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The RPBA promotes “Healthy Pets”, and a positive approach to hybrid and genetically diverse pure bred dogs.

Responsible Pet Breeders Australia was founded in 2018 on the principle that all dog and cat breeders and owners should have a platform to share their voice and ensure the well being of cats and dogs, to be treated ethically, with love and care, regardless of whether they are purebred or not.

Other organisations such as state kennel clubs only monitor breeds with long pedigrees, especially for competition conformation, but we recognise that these rules do not guarantee the health and suitability of most pets for most pet owners nationwide.

The RPBA goal is that all dogs and cats should find the right suitable loving family home.

Whether they are purebred or not, after all, not all animals are pedigree across Australia.

We believe that non-pedigree breeders should follow the same level of care and consideration, and so the RPBA has been formed to provide guidelines, code of ethics and standards and recognition to all breeders, not just the ones with pedigrees.

The aim of our site is to ensure the absolute best conditions/upbringing for all dogs and cats that are bred and sold, for the welfare of the animals and new owners alike.