Iowa Pet Breeders Association (IaPBA) is Dedicated to the advancement of professional companion animal breeders through Education and Collaboration.

Iowa Pet Breeders Association Mentor Program

IaPBA offers to Iowa breeders a mentorship program and will assist people that are struggling or feeling overwhelmed. 

We can give you the knowledge of proper canine care or help in rehoming dogs that are in less than ideal situations. 

contact: or a Board Member for assistance

All dogs deserve to live in safe environments were their needs are meet.

Becoming a  member has never been easier!

Renewal- When you log on, your name will be highlighted in blue, (upper right hand corner) CLICK, it will take you to your information page. You will need to click edit to make changes. Your personal information will all be listed there for your eyes only: phone, email, breeds you raise and if you want to be listed in the directory and on website etc.  You are able to pay your membership.

NEW Member- Click the Join us button.

Check out the new usda regulations at the above link


Become a member of IaPBA today!

Up Coming Conference: March 17 & 18 2023 (Friday & Saturday)

Prairie Meadows Event Center   Altoona, Iowa

We have a great speaker line up and awesome vendors coming! Please Join us for Education & Fun!

Call (515) 967-1000 for room reservations

(Reserve a room before March 6 to receive the IaPBA's room rate)

When calling to reserve a room - ask for the Iowa Pet Breeders room rate. 

See You There!!


Please check out our Events Page to see the information on the upcoming

NE Iowa Pet Professiols Educational Event on April 25, 2023

Friday, March 17

                        7:30 Registration and Vendor visits. Coffee and pastries provided.

                        8:30 USDA and State Veterinarian

                        9:15 Vendor Visits 9:45 Badass Breeder- Empowering Puppies through Curriculum

                        11:15 Dr. Hatler NeoTech

                        12:15 Lunch on your own, Vendor visits

                       1:30 Richard Kirk/Pet Exchange

                       3:00 Vendor visits, coffee and cookies provided

                       3:30 Badass Breeders-Meeting the Innate needs of our Canines.

                       4:45 IFED update

                       5:00-6:00 Social Hour

                       6:30-Banquet and Auction

SATURDAY, March 18

                        7:30 Registration, Vendor Visits, coffee and pastries provided.

                       8:30 Badass Breeders-Effectively Communicating with a Dog

                       9:30 Final Vendor Visits

                       10:00 Dr. Cari Van Zweden

                       12:00 Lunch and Annual Meeting

                                                                                   All speakers are subject to change

About Iowa Pet Breeders Association

The Iowa Pet Breeders Association (IaPBA) originated as a cooperative effort of seven determined women from six points in the state of Iowa. Today, IaPBA is offering it members valuable opportunities to collaborate with one another and advance their industry through education. IaPBA works in partnership with the Iowa Kennel Assurance Program and other organizations to promote responsible companion animal breeding.

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Iowa Pet Breeders Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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