18 August 2021
Buy only KUSA Registered dogs, do not
support backyard breeders!
By buying from a reputable breeder, it
doesn't mean you are getting a show dog, it means you are getting a
well bred dog of pure origins
Buying from Gumtree, OLX etc supports backyard breeding. Please
avoid online scams by checking out your breeder!
prospective buyers to ask lots of questions.
The purchase of a suitable puppy relies on
the trusting relationship between the
prospective owner and the breeder
Buyers need to be
discerning and careful when purchasing a
puppy in South Africa.
There are a LOT of scams!
For Breeders of the following, please click the link to the BREEDERS page:
These breeders register with KUSA and are verified by this page owner
Should you buy a puppy from a "breeder", other
than from a registered breeder, please be aware that the parentage
of your pup is not guaranteed. The health and temperament is
unknown, and no guarantees can be supplied. With your puppy you
should at least have a veterinary card with one inoculation on it,
assurance that he/she has been dewormed three times, been
microchipped and vet checked. It is also important that you find out
if the breeder offers a written agreement of sale (make sure that
you fully understand the terms and conditions of the agreement), and
please ask for proof of all relevant health testing.
KUSA registration certificate should be issued at under 4 months of
You can verify any breeder by contacting