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 May 2012
Border collie puppies, AKC reg, excellent bloodlines, 4 males, 5 females, black & white, brown & white, merles, parents on premises $500-$600: , (352) 258-2244, J Sremba, 1650 CR609C, Bushnell 33513 (Sumter)
2 y/o AKC reg Anatolian Shepherd female, very pretty & protective of family, she is not working out as a sheep/goat protector $300: , (321) 863-7837, G Kingery, 1401 BJ Ln, Melbourne 32904 (Brevard)
Border Collie pups, reg $400: , (941) 624-0355, F Strout, 11163 Agnes St SW, Arcadia 64269 (De Soto)
Wanted: Blue Heeler puppy: , (863) 608-3992, M Battle, PO Box 214, Kathleen 33849 (Polk)