Most businesses that sell pets will also need a Sale of Small Animals (Pet Shop) Permit from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Click the following link to learn about this requirement.
Home-based breeders selling less than 25 animals a year are exempt.
Contact the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets for more information.
Division of Animal Industry
10B Airline Drive
Albany, NY 12235
Phone: (518) 457-3502