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Indiana Accepting Comments on Proposed Changes to Dog Training Grounds, Beagle Field Trials Until June 4

June 1, 2015

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission is considering a new rule that would change a number of regulations, including those pertaining to dog training grounds.

Changes would include requiring that dog training grounds that allow for the chasing of rabbits be at least 10 acres.  Other proposed changes include specific record-keeping requirements and the proper care and treatment of the rabbits kept in the training ground.

The full text of the proposed rule changes may be read by clicking here.  The portions pertaining to the dog training grounds may be found on pages 20-23.

AKC Government Relations understands that the commission has been open to listening to the concerns of those who train beagles and participate in beagle events, so please consider posting your polite, respectful comments on this rule prior to the June 4 deadline to make sure that they hear your comments and concerns on these proposed changes.

Public comments may be submitted no later than June 4 by visiting the Indiana Natural Resources Commission’s proposed rules website.  To comment, click on the link, then scroll down to the “Rule Docket”.  Find the “Fish and Wildlife Permit & License Rule Amendments” (LSA #14-477) and click “comment on this rule”. 

A public hearing will also be held on these proposed changes.  The details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Ft. Harrison State Park Inn
              Roosevelt Ballroom
              5830 N. Post Road, Indianapolis, IN

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission is accepting comments until June 4 on a new rule that would change a number of regulations, including those pertaining to dog training grounds.

Changes would include requiring that dog training grounds that allow for the chasing of rabbits be at least 10 acres. Other proposed changes include specific record-keeping requirements and the proper care and treatment of the rabbits kept in the training ground.

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