HBA Services

We offer services to help you, and to help us promote ethical dog breeding

Photograph of Finlay, a Cavapoochon.

Whelping Service

Aimed at anyone who is intending to breed and needs total piece of mind.

We will:

  • Work with you to help select the right sire
  • Help you plan your dates
  • Help you plan  an appropriate diet
  • Help you during the whelping
  • Advise you on parasite control
  • Advise you on when veterinary intervention is required
  • Advise you on puppy development, nutrition and socialisation
  • Advise you how to choose the right home for you puppies
  • Help you recover

In fact, we will help you do everything, in person, at your side.   Find out more about our Whelping Service.

Find A Puppy Service

Our Find A Puppy service is aimed at helping you find the best breed for you and your family - from the best ethical breeders.

  • Do you know if a breeder is ethical?
  • Do you know if the breeder you have chosen is not a front for a puppy farm?
  • Do you know what to ask the breeder?
  • Do you know whether the breed you have chosen is right for you and you family?

We want to promote ethical dog breeding, and are therefore building up a directory of breeders who have satisfied us that they are In fact, ethical and responsible breeders.   Find out more about our Find A Puppy Service.

Breeding Advice and Mentor

Are you planning to breed puppies again? Maybe you're a little rusty on timings?

Our Breeding Advice service is there for you, when you need it.

  • Ask that question that's been bugging you.
  • Remind yourself about the different stages of labour.
  • Have someone to turn to.

Find out more about our Breeding Advice Service.

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.

Hybrid Dog Breeders Ltd. Registered office: Hammond Ford & Co Ltd, Church Farm, Church Road, Barrow, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5AX. Registered in England. Company number: 10002463.

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Photograph of Finlay, a Cavapoochon.