California: Training Bill with AKC Amendments Heads to Governor
The California Legislature transmitted a bill to the governor that as amended requires all California dog trainers to disclose certain cruelty convictions and civil judgements to all clients. Those who wish may contact the governor regarding this bill may do so in one of the following manners: Online form Telephone: (916) 558-3160 This bill originally […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-training-bill-akc-amendments-heads-governor/ | September 8, 2022
California Wrap-Up: Former “Bill of Rights” Fails, Training Bill Approved With AKC Amendments
Yesterday, the California State Legislature adjourned, signifying several important victories including the defeat of the bill formerly known as the “Dog and Cat Bill of Rights” and the passage of a bill requiring disclosures for dog trainers that included AKC’s amendments. AKC thanks the California federations, dog clubs, fanciers, owners, trainers, and sportsmen who took […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-wrap-former-bill-rights-fails-training-bill-approved-akc-amendments/ | September 1, 2022
California Update: Senate Approves Trainer Disclosure Bill
Yesterday, the California State Senate passed Assembly Bill 1901, the dog trainer disclosure bill.  As reported on August 17, previous amendments require trainers to provide a written disclosure with the following information: The trainer’s name and address (this is from the original bill and could include the address where the training is held) Any civil […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-update-senate-approves-trainer-disclosure-bill/ | August 25, 2022
Virginia Information: Nelson Co. Board of Supervisors Approves New Kennel Definition
Following a Public Hearing at a recent County Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board of Supervisors voted to approve Zoning Ordinance Amendments that changes the definition of “Kennel” and its use in certain zoning districts. It should be noted that existing kennels, and kennels as a secondary use in conjunction with a dwelling (home occupation) […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/virginia-information-nelson-co-board-supervisors-approves-new-kennel-definition/ | August 18, 2022
California Update: Senate Further Amends Training Disclosure Bill
Yesterday, the California Senate approved further amendments to the dog trainer disclosure bill (Assembly Bill 1901). The amendments now require trainers to provide a written disclosure with the following information: The trainer’s name and address (this is from the original bill and could include the address where the training is held) Any civil judgements relating […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-update-senate-amends-training-disclosure-bill/ | August 17, 2022
California Info: Senate Considering Bill Requiring Emergency Preparedness Plans for Kennels
The California Senate will likely soon consider a bill that will require those registered as a “kennel” in their local community to also include an emergency preparedness plan. The bill has already passed the Assembly and recently passed Senate committees.  It is now pending third reading in the Senate, along with the Assembly bills mentioned […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-info-senate-considering-bill-requiring-emergency-preparedness-plans-kennels/ | August 16, 2022
California Update: Latest Status on Dog-Related Bills
The California Legislature returned this week from their summer break, and immediately went back to work in anticipation of ending their session at the end of August. The following is the latest information on highlights of bills AKC is monitoring, along with information on how to contact the appropriate lawmakers.  AKC GR will continue to […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-update-latest-status-dog-related-bills/ | August 5, 2022
Nelson County, VA: Board of Supervisors to Hold Public Hearing on Kennel Definition
The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will be holding a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 9, 2022, on proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments to amend the current definition of “Kennel” and its use in certain zoning districts. Those who wish to comment are encouraged to attend the Public Hearing or reach out to the Board […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nelson-county-va-board-supervisors-hold-public-hearing-kennel-definition/ | August 4, 2022
MA UPDATE: Anti-Hobby Breeder Bill Fails – Congrats Advocates, You Did It!
The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to report that the Massachusetts Legislature formally adjourned today, and that the House of Representatives did not take up Senate Bill 2994 (formerly Senate Bill 1322) that would have done away with “personal kennel” protections that many purebred dog fanciers in Massachusetts enjoy. The bill is now dead. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ma-update-anti-hobby-breeder-bill-fails-congrats-advocates/ | August 1, 2022
AKC Comments on USDA APHIS Five-Year Strategic Framework
Today, the American Kennel Club (AKC) submitted comments to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) regarding a draft five-year strategic plan for the agency. Comments from stakeholders on the framework of the draft plan will assist APHIS, which enforces the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA), in finalizing […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/akc-comments-usda-aphis-five-year-strategic-framework/ | July 29, 2022

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