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Legislative Alerts Michigan: Urge Committee to Oppose Troublesome Non-Economic Damages for Service Dogs Bill before Wednesday Hearing
On Wednesday, May 22, 2024, the Michigan House Judiciary Committee will consider a bill that would allow a person to receive “non-economic” damages for mental anguish, fright and shock, and loss of companionship caused by the injury or death of their service animal.  Although such feel-good concepts may sound benign, they not only represent a […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/michigan-urge-committee-oppose-troublesome-non-economic-damages-service-dogs-bill-wednesday-hearing/ | May 20, 2024
Press Releases AKC LAUDS HOUSE FARM BILL’S PROTECTIONS FOR DOGS AND THEIR OWNERS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, lauds the draft language released by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee for the 2024 Farm Bill - the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024. This must-pass bill reauthorizes U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-lauds-house-farm-bills-protections-dogs-owners/ | May 20, 2024
Legislative Alerts Understanding CDC’s New Rule for Bringing Dogs into the United States
Earlier this week, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new rule for the importation of dogs into the United States. The rule, which becomes effective on August 1, 2024, will require all dogs to be at minimum six months of age prior to import into the U.S. The American […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/understanding-cdcs-new-rule-bringing-dogs-united-states/ | May 17, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Mary-Kay Schroeder of Bayswater Portuguese Water Dogs
Mary-Kay Schroeder of Bayswater Portuguese Water Dogs is an AKC Breeder of Merit who has been breeding PWDs since 1993. She lives in Cicero, Indiana, which is about 30 miles north of Indianapolis and on Morse Lake. Mary-Kay shows her dogs in conformation, agility, water, obedience, and scent work.   AKC: How did you get […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-mary-kay-schroeder-bayswater-portuguese-water-dogs/ | May 17, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Sports What Are Titles in Dog Sports, and What Do They Mean?
The letters at the beginning and end of a dog's registered name are titles which are accomplishments the dog has earned. Learn more about what titles mean.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-sport-titles/ | May 15, 2024
Expert Advice: Events Octavia Stensen Awarded Best Junior at 2024 Westminster Dog Show
The Junior Showmanship competition at Westminster celebrated its 90th year. Junior Handler Octavia Stensen took home 2024 Westminster Best Junior.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2024-westminster-best-junior/ | May 15, 2024
Legislative Alerts Tennessee: Positive Dog Laws Enacted in 2024
Tennessee’s legislative session ended on April 25, 2024, and the American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to report multiple legislative successes that benefit dogs and dog owners. AKC thanks members of AKC-affiliated clubs, sportsmen, and every individual who contacted their state lawmakers about bills that affect our dogs. Special thanks go to the Nashville Kennel […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/tennessee-positive-dog-laws-enacted-2024/ | May 14, 2024
Legislative Alerts San Antonio City Councilmember Requests Ordinance to Spay/Neuter Owned At-Large Dogs
Last week, a San Antonio City Councilmember requested an ordinance intended to address at-large and dangerous dog issues in the city.  However, the request includes concerning provisions requesting the city adopt practices requiring the spaying/neutering of at-large animals even if the owner is identified. The AKC understands the City’s desire to address dangerous dog and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/san-antonio-city-councilmember-requests-ordinance-spay-neuter-owned-large-dogs/ | May 13, 2024
Legislative Alerts CDC Dog Import Rules Published Today, Under Review by AKC
In today’s edition of the Federal Register, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published its newly finalized rule on the importation of dogs.  The 123-page rule, which will become effective on August 1, 2024, is available at https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2024-05-13/pdf/2024-09676.pdf. Last week, AKC published this post that alerted dog owners with a summary of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/cdc-dog-import-rules-published-today-review-akc/ | May 13, 2024
Expert Advice: Events All-American Dog ‘Nimble’ Wins 2024 Masters Agility Championship at Westminster
After an action-packed weekend, the 2024 Masters Agility Championship at Westminster, a winner has been crowned.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2024-westminster-masters-agility-championship-winner/ | May 12, 2024

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