Current Listing of Class B Dealers

This is a current listing of all "Class B" Random Source Dealers supplying live dogs and cats for research, teaching and testing. Learn more about how "Class B" dealers supply animals to laboratories, how your companion animal could be at risk, and what you can do to prevent this trade.


34-B-0281  James Woudenberg, (Howard City) (He was found to have violated the Animal Welfare Act by obtaining dogs from illegal sources In a September 2014 ruling by a judicial officer.)

34-B-0002  Fred Hodgins, Inc., dba Hodgins Kennels (Howell and Fowlerville)


31-B-0104 Robert Perry (Mt. Sterling)

South Carolina

56-B-0109 George S. Ward, DBA:  Whale Branch Animal Services (Seabrook)


DBA = doing business as

This list was updated May 13, 2014, by the Animal Welfare Institute with information obtained from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dealers listed in red are under investigation. For further information, please contact us.