MA Alert: Ask Joint Committee to Support Nero’s Bill on July 18th
Thursday, July 11, 2019 On Thursday, July 18th, the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will consider  HB 2037 and  SB 1431 to provide for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty.  These bills were newly filed this year after Nero, a Yarmouth Police K9, was hospitalized for […] | July 11, 2019
Illinois: Lake County Considering Changes to Animal Laws, Seeks Breeder Input on July 9
July 2, 2019 The Lake County (Illinois) Board of Health will be holding a public hearing on July 9 in order to receive public comments on several changes to the county’s animal control ordinance. This is the result of a lengthy process, in which animal control was responding to local pressure for new laws to […] | July 2, 2019
Delaware Update: Tethering Bill Amended to Address Concerns, Some Questions Remain
June 28, 2019 A bill seeking to regulate dogs outdoors continues to move quickly through the Delaware General Assembly in the final days of session. As introduced, Senate Bill 139 regulated when dogs could be outdoors, and prohibited dogs from being outside for 15 minutes in any weather advisory if they are not in sight […] | June 28, 2019
New York Victory: Legislature Adjourns for Year, Contact Your Legislators This Summer
Friday, June 21, 2019 The New York General Assembly officially adjourned this morning.  You made a difference!  Thanks to your efforts, no negative bills were passed before adjournment. Here is a summary of some of the major legislation that received a hearing this year: 722 – Hunting Events Ban – As introduced, this bill would […] | June 21, 2019
Delaware Bill Regulating Dogs Outdoors Continues to Advance – Call the House
Friday, June 21, 2019 The Delaware General Assembly continues to quickly move a bill that would regulate when dogs are permitted to be outdoors.  It has now passed the Senate and will likely be considered soon by the House Health and Human Services Committee. As currently written, Senate Bill 139 establishes arbitrary standards that could […] | June 21, 2019
NH Gov Making Veto List for Budget Items: ACT NOW!
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Despite loud outcries from New Hampshire voters and members of the House Environment and Agriculture Committee, Senate and House budget negotiators have agreed in House Bill 2 (the negotiated budget bill) to policy changes that the American Kennel Club (AKC) and NH Dog Owners of the Granite State (NH DOGS) are […] | June 20, 2019
FINAL PUSH: Conference Committee Deciding Whether to Adopt Harmful Definition
Friday, June 14, 2019 The American Kennel Club (AKC) is seriously concerned that the New Hampshire Legislature, through procedural maneuvers avoiding the full legislative process, may be on the verge of eliminating the state’s recognition of “breeders” and instead labeling them as newly-defined “pet vendors”.   Because this proposal is problematic for multiple reasons, it is […] | June 14, 2019
Delaware Senate to Consider Bill Regulating Dogs Outdoors
Friday, June 14, 2019 Yesterday, a Delaware Senate committee approved a bill that would regulate when dogs are permitted to be outdoors.  AKC understands it will likely be considered by the full Senate next week. As currently written, Senate Bill 139 establishes arbitrary standards that could punish responsible dog owners whose dogs are temporarily outside […] | June 14, 2019
New Jersey Alert: Pet Leasing Bills Scheduled for Committee Hearings on Monday, June 17
Thursday, June 13, 2019 New Jersey Senate Bill 3531 and Assembly Bill 4552, which seek to prohibit the leasing of dogs and cats in New Jersey, are scheduled to be considered by the Senate Commerce Committee on Monday, June 17.  The American Kennel Club continues to request that the bills be amended to specifically preserve […] | June 13, 2019

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