North Carolina: New Public Hearing on Rabbit Enclosure Regulations Scheduled for April 30
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) is proposing temporary, emergency regulations that could impact those who train or participate in field trials with rabbits. Due to extensive feedback from local field trial clubs, hunters, and the AKC, the WRC has scheduled a second public hearing on April 30, to allow those concerned with the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/north-carolina-new-public-hearing-rabbit-enclosure-regulations-scheduled-april-30/ | April 23, 2020
MA and Performance Breed Clubs Alert: Join with AKC in Opposing Mass. Legislation Prohibiting Dogs Outside and Unattended
Despite opposition from the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs (MassFed), and the Congressional Sportsmen Foundation (CSF), and an ongoing global health pandemic, two identical Massachusetts bills have again been granted extended time for legislative committee consideration - until May 8, 2020. Massachusetts dog laws already provide for civil fines and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ma-performance-breed-clubs-alert-join-akc-opposing-mass-legislation-prohibiting-dogs-outside-unattended/ | April 23, 2020
Virginia Info: Governor’s Recommended Changes on Animal Research Rejected
Yesterday, the Virginia General Assembly rejected Governor Northam’s recommendation to strike a provision regarding research animals from SB 891. As mentioned in a previous alert, the bill changed the definition of “commercial dog breeder” and added a provision to exempt a person who breeds an animal regulated under federal law as a research animal. At […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/virginia-info-governors-recommended-changes-animal-research-rejected/ | April 23, 2020
On National Purebred Dog Day, your lawmaker should hear from you!
National Purebred Dog Day is a great opportunity to educate your legislator about the importance of purpose-bred dogs. On May 1st, reach out to your decision makers through email and social media and let them know the many reasons you love purebred dogs.  Law makers want to hear from their constituents. During this 'new normal,' […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/national-purebred-dog-day-sharing-toolbox/ | April 21, 2020
On National Purebred Dog Day, your lawmaker should hear from you!
National Purebred Dog Day is a great opportunity to educate your legislator about the importance of purpose-bred dogs. On May 1st, reach out to your decision makers through email and social media and let them know the many reasons you love purebred dogs.  Lawmakers want to hear from their constituents. During this 'new normal,' the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/national-purebred-dog-day-lawmaker-hear/ | April 21, 2020
Virginia Info: Governor’s Recommended Changes Could Impact Animal Research for COVID-19, Other Diseases
Tomorrow (Wednesday, April 22), the Virginia General Assembly will hold a one-day session to act on bills that have been sent back to the General Assembly by Governor Northam with recommendations for approval prior to becoming law. One those bills is SB 891.  Originally intended to deal with the adoption of comprehensive regulations governing the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/virginia-info-governors-recommended-changes-impact-animal-research-covid-19-diseases/ | April 21, 2020
Virginia Update: Tethering bill signed by Governor
Recently, Governor Northam signed SB 272/HB 1552  into law.  The new rules regarding tethering will take effect on July 1, 2020. As mentioned in a previous alert, this bill contains language that sets absolute temperatures and weather conditions language, along with a new (and unclear) provision that would allow an animal control officer to assess […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/virginia-update-tethering-bill-signed-governor/ | April 20, 2020
RI: Proposed Amendments to Rules for Dogs Temporarily Imported for Shows Address AKC, Clubs Concerns
Earlier this week, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) posted changes  to the state’s proposed animal health regulations for dogs temporarily imported into the state for shows.  The changes clarify animal description requirements and allow veterinarians to be on call instead of on the show premises.  The American Kennel Club (AKC) supports these […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ri-proposed-amendments-rules-dogs-temporarily-imported-shows-address-akc-clubs-concerns/ | April 16, 2020
North Carolina: State Extends Comment Period on New Rabbit Enclosure Regulations
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) is proposing temporary, emergency regulations that could impact those who train or participate in field trials with rabbits. At the request of many local field trial clubs and the AKC, the WRC has agreed to extend the comment period for this proposal to April 27, 2020.  Scroll down […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/north-carolina-state-extends-comment-period-new-rabbit-enclosure-regulations/ | April 16, 2020
AKC Comments on U.S. Department of Transportation Proposal to Redefine “Service Animal”
Today, the American Kennel Club (AKC) submitted comments to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) regarding its proposed regulation updates that would redefine “service animal”  for the purpose of air travel. The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in air travel and requires […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/akc-comments-u-s-department-transportation-proposal-redefine-service-animal/ | April 6, 2020

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