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.
Two of the six licensed random source Class B dealers currently in operation are under investigation by USDA. Floyd Martin, dba Chestnut Grove Kennel of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, recently went out of business after being indicted on a number of federal charges, including aggravated identity theft and mail fraud; that case is still pending. Also, even though a case is still active against a Class B dealer’s previous business, he has managed to get another Class B license—this time as an individual.
34-B-0281 James Woudenberg, (Howard City) (Formerly licensed under the business name R & R Research, which is still under investigation by USDA.)
34-B-0002 Fred Hodgins, Inc., DBA Hodgins Kennels (Howell and Fowlerville)
34-B-0210 D & M Resources (Stanwood)
41-B-0017 Kenneth Schroeder (Wells)
31-B-0104 Robert Perry (Mt. Sterling)
56-B-0109 George S. Ward, DBA: Whale Branch Animal Services (Seabrook)
DBA = doing business as
This list was updated May 6, 2013, by the Animal Welfare Institute with information obtained from the US Department of Agriculture. Dealers listed in red are under investigation. For further information, please contact us.