AKC Supports PA House Bill 123 Regarding Protection for Therapy Dogs
The AKC submitted a letter to the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee expressing support for House Bill 123 as introduced, a bill that penalizes owners of dogs that kill or severely injure service dogs. The bill also requests that the Chairman allow the bill to receive a hearing. Read the letter to the committee. The AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/akc-supports-pa-house-bill-123-regarding-protection-for-therapy-dogs/ | August 25, 2009
CA AB 241 to be Heard in Senate Appropriations Committee
California Assembly Bill 241, which prohibits any person from owning or possessing more than a combined total of 50 adult unsterilized dogs and cats at any time used for the purpose of breeding or raising those animals to sell as pets, will be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee on August 17th.  The quality of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ca-ab-241-to-be-heard-in-senate-appropriations-committee/ | August 12, 2009
Fort Worth To Require Intact Animal Permit
The City of Fort Worth is considering a variety of changes to their animal control ordinance and will hold a public hearing on the changes at their August 11th meeting. Concerned dog owners are encouraged to attend and to contact their city council member regarding their concerns. Please forward this on to other members of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/fort-worth-to-require-intact-animal-permit/ | August 10, 2009
NC Victory: Sponsor Pulls Bad Breeders Bill from Committee Consideration
Senate Bill 460 was delivered a final defeat for the year today when its sponsor, Sen. Don Davis, pulled the bill from consideration by the House Finance Committee. Senate Bill 460 sought to unnecessarily regulate the operations of dog breeders in North Carolina. The American Kennel Club and the North Carolina Federation of Dog Clubs […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-victory-sponsor-pulls-bad-breeders-bill-from-committee-consideratio/ | August 10, 2009
URGENT ACTION NEEDED: North Carolina House to vote on Breeders Bill MONDAY
North Carolina Senate Bill 460 passed the House Commerce Committee yesterday on a 14-12 vote with several amendments. The measure is now scheduled to be heard Monday afternoon in the House Finance Committee. If the bill passes Finance, it will be voted on that evening by the full House. It is imperative that all concerned […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urgent-action-needed-north-carolina-house-to-vote-on-breeders-bill-mon/ | August 7, 2009
North Carolina Breeders Bill Could be Heard on House Floor Today: Immediate Action Needed!
Today, North Carolina Senate Bill 460 was assigned to the House Committee on Commerce, Small Business, and Entrepreneurship.  The House Committee on Finance will also consider SB 460 if the Commerce committee approves the bill.  Both the American Kennel Club and the North Carolina Federation of Dog Clubs continue to oppose SB 460. Because the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/north-carolina-breeders-bill-could-be-heard-on-house-floor-today-immed/ | August 6, 2009
NC Breeder’s Bill Passes by a Single Vote; Moves to the House
The North Carolina Senate passed SB 460 this evening by a vote of 23-22. While the AKC appreciates the many changes that were made to the bill yesterday we remain concerned that the bill has been too rushed to allow time for legislators and the public to adequately review the bill and fully understand its […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-breeders-bill-passes-by-a-single-vote-moves-to-the-house/ | August 5, 2009
NC SB 460 Vote to Occur Today
The North Carolina Senate will take a final vote on Senate Bill 460 today. As passed out of the Rules committee yesterday, this measure has been largely gutted. The newly revised version of the bill is now available. AKC appreciates many of the changes that have been made that address some of the AKC’s concerns […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-sb-460-vote-to-occur-today/ | August 5, 2009
URGENT UPDATE: North Carolina Bill Moves to Senate Floor; Immediate Action Needed!
Today, in a swift, unannounced meeting, the North Carolina Senate Rules Committee voted on SB 460 and sent the bill back to the Senate floor. Our sources indicate that the new version of the bill is different than the one previously approved by the Commerce and Finance committees, however copies of the new measure are […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urgent-update-north-carolina-bill-moves-to-senate-floor-immediate-acti/ | August 4, 2009
Bad North Carolina Bill Likely To Return Next Week: Opposition Needed To Stop This Bill Now
Senate Bill 460, a bill that seeks to unnecessarily regulate the operations of dog breeders in North Carolina remains under consideration in the state Senate. The AKC believes the bill is likely to be scheduled for consideration by the full Senate as early as next Tuesday. With your help and participation over the next several […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/bad-north-carolina-bill-likely-to-return-next-week-opposition-needed-t/ | July 23, 2009

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