Find Out Where Animals Are Acquired
Find Out Where Animals Are AcquiredAnimalearn's investigation revealed that dogs and cats used in higher education are coming from a number of sources:
Sources of Live Dogs and Cats Used for Higher Education, 2005-2007
|College/University||Class A Dealer||Class B Dealer||Pound Seizure1||Other Sources2|
|Colorado State University, Fort Collins||X|
|Iowa State University||X3||X|
|Michigan State University, East Lansing||X||X||X||X|
|Oakland University, Rochester||X|
|Ohio State University||X|
|Oklahoma State University||X||X|
|Texas A&M University, College Station||X||X||X|
|University Of California, Davis||X|
|University of California, Santa Barbara||X|
|University of Cincinnati||X|
|University of Connecticut, Storrs||X|
|University of Florida, Gainesville||X||X|
|University of Georgia, Athens||X||X|
|University of Illinois, Chicago||X|
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||X||X|
|University of Minnesota, St. Paul||X||X||X3|
|University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||X|
|University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center||X|
|University of Texas, Dallas4||X||X|
|University of Texas, Southwest Medical Center||X||X|
|University of Washington, Seattle||X||X|
|University of Wisconsin, Madison||X||X|
Dealer(s) in category are cited for Animal Welfare Act Violations.
Source for sales information: USDA APHIS Class B License Renewal Applications (for random source dealers featured in this report). Previous year’s sales figures are included in each application. 1Pound seizure column includes live animals only.
2Other sources include other university departments, other colleges and universities, and donations.
3These animals may have been used for beneficial spay/neuter surgeries and then returned to shelter.
4Stopped using cats in 2008. No dogs used.
Class B Random Source Dealers and Sales of Live Animals
|Dealer||Location||License Number||Total Live Animals Sold1||Gross Sales Income1|
|C&C Kennels2||Wewoka, OK||Under Suspension3||2,395||$280,000|
|Cheri-Hill Kennel & Supply||Stanwood, MI||34-B-0178||1,056||$77,800|
|Chestnut Grove Kennels, Inc*||Shippensburg, PA||23-B-0174||975||$420,008|
|Hodgins Kennels, Inc||Howell, MI||34-B-0002||1,882||$742,148|
|Kenneth Schroeder*2||Wells, MN||41-B-0017||1,484||$190,625|
|LBL Kennels||Reelsville, IN||32-B-0045||3,055||$738,000|
|Mountain Top Kennels||Wallingford, KY||61-B-0124||2,342||$169,225|
|Robert Perry||Mt. Sterling, OH||31-B-0104||938||$241,314|
|R&R Research||Howard City, MI||34-B-0001||1,885||$558,486|
|Triple C Farms||St. Joseph, IL||No longer licensed||606||$210,148|
|Whale Branch Animal Services, Inc||Seabrook, SC||56-B-0109||N/A4||N/A4|
These dealers are discussed in the report for supplying dogs and cats to colleges and universities and have also violated the Animal Welfare Act.
* Although Chestnut Grove Kennels and Ken Schroeder were not identified in the report as supplying dogs/cats to the schools in the sample, they also have AWA violations. 1Includes all animals sold for education, research, and testing from 2005-2007 (2004-2006 for C&C Kennels and Kenneth Schroeder).
2Animal sales are for 2004-2006.
3As of August 2008, under 5 year suspension.
4Data not obtained.
5USDA Class B dealer license expired on November 3, 2008.
Biological Supply Companies and Sales of Dog and Cat Cadavers
|Company1||Location||Price Range for Cat Cadaver||Price Range for Dog Cadaver|
|Carolina Biological Supply||Burlington, NC||$32.00-$81.75||$78.25-$95.00|
|Connecticut Valley Biological Supply Company||Southampton, MA||$49.50-$55.00||No dog cadavers|
|Delta Biologicals (Ranaco Corporation)||Tucson, AZ||$34.00-$52.00||No dog cadavers|
|Fisher Science Education (Fisher Scientific)||Hanover Park, IL||$40.80-$84.80||No dog cadavers|
|Nasco (The Aristotle Corporation)||Modesto, CA & Fort Atkinson, WI||$41.00-$72.25||No dog cadavers|
|Nebraska Scientific (Cyrgus Company, Inc.)||Omaha, NE||$42.38-$46.33||No dog cadavers|
|Sargeant’s Wholesale Biological||Bakersfield, CA||Information unavailable||$84.95-$145.002|
|Sargent-Welch (science education division of VWR)||Buffalo, NY||$38.45-$79.95||No dog cadavers|
|Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories||Tonawanda, NY||$39.95-$75.95||No dog cadavers|
|The Bio Corporation||Alexandria, MN||$24.50-$47.00||No dog cadavers|
|Ward’s Natural Science||Rochester, NY||$34.95-$95.95||No dog cadavers|
2May not be complete range. Information obtained from university records.
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