A dog breeding business can be a great business idea, especially if your passion is dogs. Here are the top dog breeds you can sell to your breeding business. How to start a pet care business: Start your own dog kennel!

There are many breeds of dogs you can choose to raise. Here is a list that I believe contains the top dogs that fetch high prices on the market. You now have a wide range of dog breeds from which to choose, so it’s time to start your dog breeding business.

The best dogs to breed or sell

The French Bulldog

This adorable French breed is one of the best dogs you can raise. They are rare and expensive because they do not reproduce naturally. A French bulldog can sell for up to $8,000. A French bulldog can fetch up to $8,000.

Siberian Husky

You will be able to see why this dog is so desirable if you look at the beautiful blue eyes. The Siberian Husky is low in healthcare costs and can be easily raised in a backyard, providing enough space. A Siberian Husky can be purchased for as low as $1,000 on the market.

English Bulldog

Many people love this grumpy-looking guy. The English Bulldog is a great investment, selling for $3,000 on the market. The English bulldog is not able to reproduce as naturally as other breeds, just like its French counterpart. The English Bulldog is a good investment if you have the capital as well as the time.


The Rottweiler is a great security breed. The Rottweiler is a strong guard dog. Although some people are uncomfortable with the Rottweilers’ tough, fierce nature, they can be trained to become excellent watch guards. A single Rottweiler can fetch you as much as $7,000. Rottweilers make great family pets and are easy to train.

German Shepherd

It is well-known that German shepherds can be very intelligent. A German shepherd is a very popular breed. This breed has a large customer base and can always be resold for a profit. A German shepherd dog is a highly sought-after breed that can fetch up to $6,500.

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a best-selling breed. Labrador Retrievers are friendly dogs that make a great addition to any family. Although they are expensive to breed, they will always be in high demand. AKC lists this dog breed as a top-selling one. One Labrador Retriever goes for $1,500. This comprehensive guide to Labrador Retrievers is available.

Do you want to start a dog breeding company but aren’t sure where or how to start?

Before we get into the meat and bones, let’s first identify who is best suited to this industry. You can breed dogs if you’re an animal lover and can handle almost any situation that involves animals. You must love dogs.

Dogs are easy to breed, and they are very friendly. You must be healthy to breed dogs.

You must be able to assist the female dogs in giving birth as a dog breeder. You should also know how to manage the birthing process without becoming irritable.

Your day as a breeder will consist mainly of taking care the puppies. This includes feeding them, playing with them, and exercising them. You will put the male and female dogs together when the female is in heat. Customers may ask you to deliver the puppies to them. You should also be available to arrange transport for their animals.

Selling your dogs to passionate pet owners and pet shops will make you money.

Skills needed to start a dog breeding company

You will need to be able to run and start a dog breeding business. It is important to be familiar with the different breeds of dog and how to select two dogs that will work well together.

It is important to become comfortable with giving birth and learn how to help dogs give birth. Visiting a vet every birth can quickly increase your costs and reduce your profit margins.

The American Kennel Club offers courses in dog breeding. These courses are available online and can be taken for free. PetMD also offers information about dog birthing.

Dog breeders need to be familiar with the shots puppies require. It is important to have a good knowledge of the breed you will specialize in. Joining organizations dedicated to your breed will help you learn more about it. You can also read dog breeding books. You can find dog breed organizations alphabetically by clicking on the breed, then scrolling down to locate the associated kennel club.

Opening a breeding company costs.

The cost of running an breeding business depends on where you live and how big your space is. A breeding facility is necessary for your puppies and dogs. A breeding facility will be required to purchase male dogs and female dogs, or pay for a stud to produce puppies. You will need to buy food and pay for tests and shots.

You will also need to pay $100 for a permit for dog breeding and $25 for litter registration. There is an additional $2 for each puppy you sell to be AKC registered. The complete list of fees can be found at AKC.

Visit the American Kennel Club for more information on dog breeding.

Insurance and licensing fees are additional costs. To protect your personal assets and business liabilities, you should form an LLC.

You can start with one female dog if you have a limited budget. You can then sell the puppies and reinvest your funds to grow your business.

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