Do you have a puppy and need to research your breeder? We hear this all of the time. Some of our strongest supporters learned the hard way and purchased a puppy at a pet store. Here is a step-by-step guide to researching where your puppy came from.
If you bought your dog in Illinois, the pet store is required to disclose the name and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) license number of its breeder.
Once you have the name of the breeder, go to the USDA website.