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Texas Reminder: One Week Left to Comment on Proposed Breeder Regulations

(Monday, February 13, 2012)

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is accepting comment on the proposed regulations that will cover licensed dog breeders through Monday, February 20, 2012. The American Kennel Club remains deeply concerned with many aspects of the draft regulations. It is imperative that all responsible breeders and owners in Texas, including those who will not be subject to the regulations, submit specific comments on the proposal.

Click here to view AKC concerns.

Please submit comments to:
Melissa Rinard, Legal Assistant
General Counsel’s Office, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
P.O. Box 12157
Austin, TX 78711
FAX: (512) 475-3032
E-MAIL: erule.comments@license.state.tx.us

When drafting comments, please include a reference for the section number you are commenting on. Detailed, specific comments are the most likely to be utilized by the staff and advisory board. As always, please communicate using polite and respectful language. Click here for a sample letter you can customize and submit.

For more information, please contact the AKC Government Relations Department at doglaw@akc.org or (919) 816-3720; or our Texas federation, the Responsible Pet Owners Alliance at rpoa@texas.net or (210) 822-6763.