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Legislative Alerts Kansas: Hearing Tuesday (2/13) on Bill Impacting Property Rights
On Tuesday, February 13, a Kansas committee will consider House Bill 2542, which make numerous changes to the Kansas Pet Animal Act.  The most concerning provision of the legislation will allow the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture to enter contracts with any licensed animal shelter or rescue to seize animals and provide care for […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/kansas-hearing-tuesday-2-13-bill-impacting-property-rights/ | February 9, 2024
Legislative Alerts Hawai’i Dog Bills to be Considered Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13
Committees in the Hawai’i State Legislature are scheduled to consider dog-related bills on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.  Hawai’i residents are encouraged to review the bills listed below and share concerns with the appropriate committee members. Senate Bill 2874 seeks to establish a non-refundable income tax credit for residential landlords who lease a unit to a […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/hawaii-dog-bills-considered-tomorrow-tuesday-february-13/ | February 12, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Former Service Dog ‘Legend’ Introduces Owner to Dog Shows
Owner-handler Kyllian Genzmer, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, got her Belgian Sheepdog to be her pet. "Legend" ended up being so much more.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/belgian-sheepdog-legend-conformation/ | March 8, 2024
Pages AKC DNA + Health Kit – Included Tests
Order AKC DNA + Health Kit Activate AKC DNA Kit DNA Resource Center All AKC DNA + Health Kits include: The AKC DNA Profile of 201 markers for genetic identity and parentage verification purposes 328 genetic variants for health and traits, including coat color Results are delivered by our trusted service provider (Neogen) with the […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/akc-dna-health-kit-included-tests/ | March 12, 2024
Legislative Alerts CT Alert: Hearing Wednesday on Protections for Police and Search & Rescue K-9s
On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, the Connecticut General Assembly’s Joint Judiciary Committee will accept public testimony on a list of bills, including SB 427, which seeks to add protections for police K-9 and volunteer search and rescue dogs.  The bill would (1) increase the penalty for intentionally injuring a police K-9 or dog in a […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ct-alert-hearing-wednesday-protections-police-search-rescue-k-9s/ | March 15, 2024
Legislative Alerts California Update on Bills Impacting Dogs/Dog Owners
The California legislative session is in full swing and AKC Government Relations (AKC GR) continues to track many bills of interest to dog owners. In addition, we will continue to watch for any amendments or other actions that could affect responsible dog ownership. The following are current statuses of bills that AKC GR is following, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-update-bills-impacting-dogs-dog-owners/ | April 19, 2024
Legislative Alerts Tennessee: Positive Dog Laws Enacted in 2024
Tennessee’s legislative session ended on April 25, 2024, and the American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to report multiple legislative successes that benefit dogs and dog owners. AKC thanks members of AKC-affiliated clubs, sportsmen, and every individual who contacted their state lawmakers about bills that affect our dogs. Special thanks go to the Nashville Kennel […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/tennessee-positive-dog-laws-enacted-2024/ | May 14, 2024
Expert Advice: Events Octavia Stensen Awarded Best Junior at 2024 Westminster Dog Show
The Junior Showmanship competition at Westminster celebrated its 90th year. Junior Handler Octavia Stensen took home 2024 Westminster Best Junior.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2024-westminster-best-junior/ | May 15, 2024
Two Miniature Bull Terrier puppies together outdoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Understanding Genetic Modes of Inheritance: an Introduction
Understanding the genetic modes of inheritance is vital for dog breeders, as it helps them predict the likelihood of traits or genetic disorders appearing in offspring. This article provides simplified explanations of different modes of inheritance, which will be expanded on in coming articles.   Genetic Building Blocks: Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is the molecule that […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/understanding-genetic-modes-inheritance-introduction/ | May 17, 2024
Legislative Alerts Understanding CDC’s New Rule for Bringing Dogs into the United States
Earlier this week, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new rule for the importation of dogs into the United States. The rule, which becomes effective on August 1, 2024, will require all dogs to be at minimum six months of age prior to import into the U.S. The American […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/understanding-cdcs-new-rule-bringing-dogs-united-states/ | May 17, 2024

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