At the Hybrid Breeders Association, ethical breeding is one of our core values. If you want to become an HBA Registered Breeder, you must agree to, and abide by our Code of Ethics
The Five Freedoms outline five areas of dog welfare over which we - as owners and breeders - have control. Developed in response to a UK Government report on livestock husbandry in 1965, the Five Freedoms have been adopted by professional groups such as Veterinarians, the RSPCA, the World Organisation for Animal Health and now, the Hybrid Breeders Association (HBA).
The Five Freedoms are:
The Hybrid Breeders Association (HBA) is a voluntary registration service for hybrid dog breeders in the UK. Our goal is to promote responsible breeding of hybrid dogs, exercising the highest standards of animal welfare and raise public awareness of the basic precautions that should be taken when buying a puppy.