Animal Genetics Sector

This section provides information related to the Animal Pedigree Act (for example, breed associations, registrations, memberships, etc.). You will also find detailed statistics and reports on animal genetics.

Animal Pedigree Act

The Act aims to support breed improvement and to protect persons who raise and purchase animals. It carries out these goals by helping to create animal pedigree associations that register and identify animals.

The national contact for Animal Pedigree Act is:

Animal Registration Officer
Animal Industry Division,MISB
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
1341 Baseline Road., T5-4-302
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C5
Tel : 613-773-0231
Fax : 613-773-0300
E-mail : AnGen-GenAn@AGR.GC.CA

Statistics and data

Open data portal

Animal Registrations and Transfers
Animal registrations and transfers for purebred and non-purebred animals, including those animals' species, breeds, genders, quantities, and their origins.

Additional information

If you have any questions or require additional information, please send an e-mail to AnGen-GenAn@AGR.GC.CA

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