Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

Florida Agriculture: 500 Years in the Making

Florida Market Bulletin, Classified Ads

Stock Dogs

Advertisement in this category is limited to bred, trained farm stock dogs and the puppies of bred, trained stock dogs; no ads for companion pets or hunting dogs will be accepted.  Chapter 828.29, F.S., requires that all dogs sold or offered for sale be at least eight weeks of age and have an Official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection, a.k.a. a health certificate. The certificate must be issued by a Florida-licensed veterinarian no more than 30 days before the sale. The following vaccines and anthelmintics (wormers) must be administered by or under the direction of the licensed veterinarian who signs the certificate: canine distemper, leptospirosis, parainfluenza, hepatitis, canine parvo, and bordetella. A rabies vaccination is required for dogs over three months old. Ads for dogs must be accompanied by the following owner-signed statement: “I certify that these animals have been bred and trained for farm work. Each dog is of legal age for sale and has an Official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.”

Listings for August 2013

For Sale

Florida Cracker Cur pups out of working ranch stock, lots of drive & grit $200: (954) 658-0108, J Fraser, 29100 NW 72nd Ave, Okeechobee 34972 (Okeechobee)


Wanted: Male Anatolian livestock guardian dog, prefer an adult ready to work:, (352) 237-2748, A Adamiak, 2255 SW 107 Pl, Ocala 34476 (Marion)

Wanted: Male Blue Heeler puppy w/in 25 miles of Plant City: (813) 310-1789, D Willis, PO Box 3214, Plant City 33563 (Hillsborough)

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