Tom Wolf, GovernorRussell Redding, Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement


Keeping Pennsylvania Growing means managing the millions of dogs living in the state. The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement is responsible for ensuring the welfare of breeding dogs and puppies in commercial breeding kennels. The Office also regulates activities pertaining to dogs that are classified as dangerous, and oversees annual licensure and rabies vaccinations for dogs.

State Dog Warden Contacts by County (PDF)

List of Kennels Approved to Accept Dogs Running at Large (PDF)

Kennel inspections records are available online in the Kennel Inspection Database.

Submit a complaint or tip to the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement.

Humane Society Police Officers Registry
Locate registered Humane Society Police Officers for each county, including the organization they are affiliated with.  

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