Updated: Final Draft of NC Legislation Released
On April 22nd, the North Carolina House Interim Committee on the Prevention and Disposition of Unwanted and Abandoned Companion Animals gave final approval to this legislation (see link below). The bill will next be introduced in the House of Representatives when it convenes on May 10th, where the measure will be assigned to a committee. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/updated-final-draft-of-nc-legislation-released/ | April 23, 2004
URGENT! Help Needed NOW From NY Dog Owners
Immediate help is needed from all New York dog owners to help oppose Assemblyman Peter Rivera's A10169. This overly restrictive bill: Requires every dog owner to obtain liability insurance for their pet, regardless of past behavior.   Allows the Agriculture Commissioner to determine certain breeds of dogs as dangerous based on bite statistics. Further authorizes municipalities […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urgent-help-needed-now-from-ny-dog-owners/ | April 20, 2004
Attention Indiana Dog Owners
For well over a year, Indiana field trialers and hunt test enthusiasts have been frustrated by the Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife's efforts to limit access to state lands for dog training, exercise, and other canine events. Concerned dog owners will soon have an opportunity to impact this policy. IDNR has […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/attention-indiana-dog-owners/ | April 12, 2004
Success for North Carolina Dog Owners
Sporting badges and patriotic ribbons to identify themselves as responsible animal owners, purebred dog fanciers, hunters, cat fanciers, and other concerned animal groups joined the American Kennel Club April 6 at a public hearing in Raleigh on proposed changes to the state's animal care and control laws. An impressive turnout of dog owners from every […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/success-for-north-carolina-dog-owners/ | April 12, 2004
NC Draft Legislation Now Available
The North Carolina House Interim Committee on the Prevention and Disposition of Unwanted and Abandoned Companion Animals has now released its draft of proposed animal care and control legislation. The Canine Legislation department strongly urges purebred dog owners to carefully review the draft prior to preparing their comments for the public hearing on April 6th. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-draft-legislation-now-available/ | April 5, 2004
Update: NC Draft Legislation to Be Released
The Canine Legislation department strongly urges purebred dog owners to carefully review the draft prior to preparing their comments for the public hearing on April 6th. We appreciate your efforts and will continue to post updates on AKC's Web site for updates as they become available.   NC Fanciers: April 6th Hearing Approaching [Wednesday, March […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-nc-draft-legislation-to-be-released/ | March 31, 2004
UPDATE: Massachusetts Breeder Licensing
<!--UPDATE! March 26, 2004--> The Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners reports the following: On March 24, 2004, H4537 was voted out of the Steering Committee and sent to the House floor listed with low priority, not requiring a vote for approval. Rep. James Eldridge (D, Acton) blocked it so the next […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-massachusetts-breeder-licensing/ | March 26, 2004
Congressman David Price Visits Tarheel Cluster
AKC was pleased to welcome Congressman Price as part of our efforts to represent the interests of the fancy at the federal level. Fostering a good relationship with the Congressman will help ensure that AKC's concerns are heard on Capitol Hill. Representative Price and John Lyons with Carolina Junior Showmanship Participants at the Durham Kennel […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/congressman-david-price-visits-tarheel-cluster/ | March 22, 2004
NC Fanciers: April 6th Hearing Approaching
There is an update to this article.   As a reminder, the House Interim Committee on the Prevention and Disposition of Unwanted and Abandoned Companion Animals will present the first draft of legislation designed to address North Carolina's animal care and control problems to the public on April 6th. The Committee will meet at 10 […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-fanciers-april-6th-hearing-approaching/ | March 17, 2004
NC Developments
As part of our efforts to protect the rights of responsible dog owners and breeders, the American Kennel Club is continuing its daily communication with North Carolina legislators. We have been told that thanks to overwhelming response from the purebred dog fancy, lawmakers have been made aware of our opposition to proposed breeding restrictions and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-developments/ | March 11, 2004

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