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Chairman's Reports June 2005 Chairman’s Report
The AKC is committed to maintaining the freedoms we deserve and are fortunate to enjoy when it comes to owning, breeding and showing dogs. We are firmly opposed to any unreasonable infringement on the rights of hobby breeders who are dedicated to nurturing our beloved breeds and responsibly enjoying our sport. With this in mind, […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2005-06/ | June 13, 2005
Legislative Alerts AKC Board of Directors Convenes to Address Pet Animal Welfare Statute of 2005
-- Click here for more information about PAWS --   -- Board Reaffirms Support of Proposed Legislation --   Chicago, IL - At a meeting of the American Kennel Club (AKC®) Board of Directors today, the Board reaffirmed their position to support the principles in the Pet Animal Welfare Statute (PAWS) of 2005, a bill […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/akc-board-of-directors-convenes-to-address-pet-animal-welfare-statute/ | June 12, 2005
Legislative Alerts Jim Holt Interview
-- Click here for more information about PAWS -- The following is an interview with AKC's federal government relations consultant Jim Holt in response to dog owners' questions about PAWS. The article originally appeared in Dog News June 10th, 2005. Who is regulated under current law and how would PAWS change that? In simple terms, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/jim-holt-interview/ | June 10, 2005
Legislative Alerts Immediate Help Needed on Pending Animal Control Proposals in Florida
There are currently two ordinances being proposed at the county level in Florida which have the potential to dramatically impact the rights of fanciers and hobby breeders. Your help is needed to defeat these proposals and protect the rights of Floridians to responsibly breed, show and own unaltered animals.   Palm Beach County Palm Beach […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/immediate-help-needed-on-pending-animal-control-proposals-in-florida/ | May 23, 2005
Legislative Alerts MA Federation Holds First-Ever Lobby Day
On Wednesday, April 20th, the Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners (Mass Fed) held its first-ever Lobby Day at the State House in Boston. The following is a summary of a report submitted by Charlotte McGowan, the federation’s Legislative Liaison. We extend our congratulations to all who participated in this very successful […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ma-federation-holds-first-ever-lobby-day/ | April 25, 2005
Press Releases AKC Honors Fancier Charlotte McGowan with a Community Achievement Award
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club (AKC) announced today that Charlotte McGowan has been named a recipient of the AKC Community Achievement Award for her diligent work on legislative matters of interest to the dog fancy. She was one of two honorees this quarter – Port Chester Obedience Training Club of Port Chester, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honors-fancier-charlotte-mcgowan-with-a-community-achievement-awar/ | March 15, 2005
Legislative Alerts Newly-Amended IL Bill Targets Fanciers
HB1128 has resurfaced in Illinois with amended language that will directly impact anyone who shows and/or breeds dogs. Fanciers will recall that this bill originally would have permitted cities and counties to enact breed-specific laws. Dog owners successfully convinced legislators not to support such language and were pleased to learn that Rep. Jerry Mitchell had […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/newly-amended-il-bill-targets-fanciers/ | March 12, 2005
Legislative Alerts Illinois BSL Update
Update! Sen. Sandoval’s office has told AKC and the Illinois Dog Clubs and Breeders Association that the Senator has reconsidered his position on SB1790 and will no longer support it. Many thanks to the countless dog owners who responded swiftly to our initial alert with calls and e-mails—your efforts made all the difference! With breed-specific […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/illinois-bsl-update/ | March 9, 2005
Legislative Alerts Illinois Looks at BSL
Rep. Jerry Mitchell has introduced HB1128, a bill to allow Illinois municipalities to enact breed-specific laws. (A statewide dangerous dog law passed only two years ago prohibits such legislation.) The bill is scheduled to be heard by the House Committee on Agriculture and Conservation on Wednesday, February 23rd at 2 p.m. The American Kennel Club […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/illinois-looks-at-bsl/ | February 11, 2005
Press Releases First Family Welcomes New Purebred Pup
-- "Clinton" Progeny to Enter the White House -- New York, NY – Republican President George W. Bush may have won re-election but it looks like there may soon be a Democratic operative in the White House. The new arrival-- a purebred Scottish Terrier puppy named Miss Beazley--will play a dual role as a birthday […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/first-family-welcomes-new-purebred-pup/ | November 12, 2004

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