Joint Letter to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee in Support of HR 4577
Read the Joint Letter to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee in Support of HR 4577 here. 
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/joint-letter-u-s-senate-commerce-committee-support-hr-4577/ | September 21, 2018
National Association of Biomedical Research Files Complaint with U.S. Department of Transportation
The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes the invaluable contributions to both human and veterinary medical knowledge and practices that have resulted from medical research on animal subjects, including dogs.  Animal research has led to innumerable health advances that have saved or improved millions of human and animal lives. View AKC’s position statement on The Use […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/national-association-biomedical-research-files-complaint-u-s-department-transportation/ | September 19, 2018
CT Update: New Haven Board of Alders Holds Item Requiring Breeder and Litter Permits, Other Requirements
Yesterday evening, the New Haven (CT) Board of Alders decided to delay consideration of changes to their animal ordinance, providing the Board with more time to review letters its received, including those from AKC, local clubs, and concerned residents.  As currently worded, the resolution would establish breeder and litter permits, charge city personnel with evaluating […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ct-update-new-haven-board-alders-holds-item-requiring-breeder-litter-permits-requirements/ | September 19, 2018
Florida Court Ruling: Amendment to Ban Greyhound Racing Will Be on State Ballot in November
The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that proposed Amendment 13 to the Florida Constitution can appear on the ballot on November 6, 2018. This amendment seeks to ban Greyhound racing in the state effective December 31, 2020. Please scroll down to view the text of the proposed amendment. The American Kennel Club’s canine legislation position […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-court-ruling-amendment-ban-greyhound-racing-will-state-ballot-november/ | September 18, 2018
Urge U.S. Senate to Advance HR 4577 to Support National Security Defense, Purpose-Bred Dog Breeding and Standards for US Bomb-Sniffing Dogs
Summary: The U.S. imports 80-90% of its bomb- sniffing dogs from overseas breeders. Increasing demand and a shortage of dogs places U.S. national security in unnecessary jeopardy. HR 4577 creates a path forward to improve standards and capacity for explosives detection dogs and encourages domestic breeding programs.  Please contact your Senators now and ask them […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urge-u-s-senate-advance-hr-4577-support-national-security-defense-purpose-bred-dog-breeding-standards-us-bomb-sniffing-dogs/ | September 17, 2018
CT: New Haven to VOTE on Breeder and Litter Permits, Dangerous Dog Requirements Monday (9/17)
This Monday, September 17, the New Haven Board of Alders is scheduled to vote on significant changes to the city’s animal ordinance.  The American Kennel Club (AKC) is deeply concerned with changes that will impact hobby breeders, including new breeder and litter permits, inspections of breeders’ facilities, and breeding suitability determinations to be made by […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ct-new-haven-vote-breeder-litter-permits-dangerous-dog-requirements-monday-9-17/ | September 13, 2018
Urge U.S. Senate to Advance HR 4577 NOW to Support National Security Defense, Purpose-Bred Dog Breeding and Standards for US Bomb-Sniffing Dogs
Summary: The U.S. imports 80-90% of its bomb- sniffing dogs from overseas breeders. Increasing demand and a shortage of dogs places U.S. national security in unnecessary jeopardy. HR 4577 creates a path forward to improve standards and capacity for explosives detection dogs and encourages domestic breeding programs.  Please contact your Senators now and ask them […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urge-u-s-senate-advance-hr-4577-now-support-national-security-defense-purpose-bred-dog-breeding-standards-us-bomb-sniffing-dogs/ | September 12, 2018
NJ Update: Shamong Township Tabled Anti-Breeder Proposal
Yesterday evening, the Shamong Township (NJ) Committee unanimously tabled proposed changes to the Township’s animal ordinances, which included future prohibitions on kennels and breeders with five or more intact females, breeding and ownership restrictions, and a ban on retail sales at pet stores.  The American Kennel Club (AKC) strongly opposed the proposal. The American Kennel […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-update-shamong-township-tabled-anti-breeder-proposal/ | September 5, 2018
Suffolk County UPDATE: Pet Dealer Bill to Be Held Tomorrow
The American Kennel Club has just learned from the bill sponsor that Proposal 1568, which regulates pet dealers and pet stores, will be recessed tomorrow until a later date.  Those interested in commenting are still welcome to attend tomorrow’s hearing, but no action will be taken. The AKC greatly appreciates Legislator Martinez’s continued commitment to […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/suffolk-county-update-pet-dealer-bill-held-tomorrow/ | September 4, 2018
NY: Suffolk County Considering Pet Dealer Regulations TOMORROW (9/5)
Tomorrow (Wednesday, September 5), the Suffolk County Legislature is considering an ordinance to further regulate pet stores and anyone who meets the state definition of “Pet Dealer”, defined as someone who sells over 9 dogs a year or over 25 if they are bred and raised on the person’s property. Those who wish to comment […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ny-suffolk-county-considering-pet-dealer-regulations-tomorrow-9-5/ | September 4, 2018

Showing 1-10 of 1,077 results