Copilot Breeding Cooperative

Copilot breeding cooperative 

Our Mission

The mission of the Copilot Breeding Cooperative is to produce healthy, temperamentally sound dogs whose primary purpose is providing companionship to humans, while simultaneously collecting data and developing best practices for the breeding of pet dogs.

Our Goals

  • To maintain a population of breeding dogs in a manner consistent with their health and mental well-being
  • To be a sustainable source of healthy, temperamentally sound pet dogs to the general public seeking ethically sourced puppies
  • To provide support to member breeders including, but not limited to: access to breeding stock, assistance with placing retired dogs and breeding prospects, mentorship, financial support for testing and veterinary care, access to expert advice including that informed by the study of shared data 
  • To document health and disease risk in mixed breed dogs and develop best practices guidance for health testing in this population


    Benefits: All Members:

    • Access to the cooperative studbook
    • Expert guidance about health and temperament testing
    • Access to data collected by the cooperative

    Benefits: Voting Members:

    • All of the above, plus…
    • Participation in planning meetings
    • A vote in how the cooperative is managed
    • Financial support for testing when it becomes available 
    • Assistance placing breeding prospects into guardian or co-own homes, and retired dogs into long-term homes  

    All members are expected to abide by:

     Ready to join? Apply now to join the Copilot Breeding Cooperative. 

    Questions? Email us for more information.

    To learn more about breeding cooperatives, visit the Breeding Cooperatives page.

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