UPDATE: San Antonio Rescue
After a very successful "Rescuers Rally" last week, Responsible Pet Owners Alliance (RPOA) is continuing its push to preserve purebred rescue programs in San Antonio. RPOA will speak to the San Antonio City Council at City Hall on Thursday, August 14th, at the council's regular meeting. RPOA asks that interested individuals attend this meeting and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-san-antonio-rescue/ | August 12, 2003
Sante Fe, NM Considers Breeding Restrictions
Santa Fe Dog Owners Face Stringent Breeding Restrictions Attention Santa Fe fanciers! The city council is considering a strict breeding ordinance that could severely impact your ability to breed and show dogs. Key Points of the Proposed Law: Professional animal care permits and annual inspections for anyone involved in breeding animals. A city business license […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/sante-fe-nm-considers-breeding-restrictions/ | July 14, 2003
IL Gov. Weighing “Litter Fees” Calls Needed Now!
The Illinois legislature has passed dangerous dog legislation that also requires counties to impose animal registration and litter registration fees. The bill, HB184, was presented to Governor Rod Blagojevich for signature on June 25th. Although the AKC strongly supports dangerous dog legislation and language in HB184 that would prohibit breed-specific laws, we do not believe […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/il-gov-weighing-litter-fees-calls-needed-now/ | July 1, 2003
NJ To Hold Public Meetings On Animal Welfare
The New Jersey Animal Welfare Task Force will hold three public meetings in July. AKC encourages dog fanciers to attend and share their thoughts about the animal welfare issues that the Task Force is examining. Following are the meeting dates, times and locations: July 9, 2003 Mercer County College, Faculty Dining Room in Student Center […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-to-hold-public-meetings-on-animal-welfare/ | July 1, 2003
Hawaiian Quarantine Rules Relaxed
Dog owners will be able to travel to Hawaii with their pets more easily now that the state's quarantine rules have been eased. Previously, animals were quarantined for at least one month upon arrival. Effective June 30, pets entering Hawaii may be released in five days or less if their owners meet several pre-arrival requirements. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/hawaiian-quarantine-rules-relaxed/ | June 25, 2003
Federations: A Strong Voice for Dog Owners
Did you know that the American Kennel Club recognizes over 40 state and local federations, coalitions, and alliances? These hardworking organizations are made up of AKC-affiliated clubs and other concerned individuals who are interested in protecting and promoting the world of purebred dogs. They understand that by joining forces, they can wield a powerful voice […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/federations-a-strong-voice-for-dog-owners/ | June 2, 2003
Federations: A Strong Voice for Dog Owners
Did you know that the American Kennel Club recognizes over 40 state and local federations, coalitions, and alliances? These hardworking organizations are made up of AKC-affiliated clubs and other concerned individuals who are interested in protecting and promoting the world of purebred dogs. They understand that by joining forces, they can wield a powerful voice […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/federations-strong-voice-dog-owners/ | June 2, 2003
Attention Indiana Sportsmen
Field trialers and hunt test enthusiasts in Indiana who have been frustrated by their state's recent restrictions on performance events have an opportunity to share their thoughts with state officials in June. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a series of open houses around the state June 3-11th. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/attention-indiana-sportsmen/ | May 28, 2003
Help for Homeowners
For years, homeowners with certain breeds of dogs have had an increasingly difficult time obtaining homeowners' insurance. Now with summer fast-approaching, dog owners could find that task even more daunting. Media coverage of summer dog bites may draw negative attention to the issue, causing carriers to raise a warning flag on all customers who own […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/help-for-homeowners/ | May 13, 2003
Attention Detroit Dog Owners
Last week, newspapers reported that the Detroit City Council may consider a ban on "pit bulls" and Rottweilers as a result of problems area postal workers are having with dangerous dogs. The AKC's Canine Legislation department immediately contacted and spoke with representatives from the council members' staff, noting our concern that banning breeds would punish […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/attention-detroit-dog-owners/ | May 12, 2003

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