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Legislative Alerts Urgent: Activists Pushing Anti-Breeder Bills in Congress – Call Your Lawmakers TODAY!
This week, animal rights activists are ramping up their efforts to urge Congress to pass laws that could undermine the proper care of dogs, and even create an environment for abuse and unnecessary euthanasia of animals. Your Member of Congress and U.S. Senators to hear from you TODAY!  Let them know you are a constituent […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urgent-activists-pushing-anti-breeder-bills-congress-call-lawmakers-today/ | July 20, 2023
Legislative Alerts Governor Abbott Signs Breeder Bill into Law
Governor Abbot has signed SB 876 further regulating Texas dog breeders. While the new law goes into effect on September 1, 2023, someone that owns between 5 and 11 intact females will have until January 1, 2024, to come into compliance.  The law will require anyone that both owns 5 or more intact females and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/governor-abbott-signs-breeder-bill-law/ | May 31, 2023
Legislative Alerts US Congress: Animal Rights Groups Are Lobbying for More Restrictions on Dog Breeders. Congress Needs to Hear Your Voice Too.
This week, animal rights/ “protection” groups are actively lobbying Congress to restrict and limit the activities of dog breeders. They are making unsupported claims that there are “tens of thousands of puppy mills” in the United States, and asking members of Congress to advance arbitrary, one-size-fits-all mandates that could require small hobby breeders to place […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-congress-animal-rights-groups-lobbying-restrictions-dog-breeders-congress-needs-hear-voice/ | April 26, 2023
Legislative Alerts US Congress: Proposed Breeder Restrictions Could Impact You. Tell Congress to Oppose
Arbitrary federal legislation to restrict the activities of dogs breeders has been re-introduced in Congress.  Though labeled as commercial breeding regulations, the one-size-fits-all requirements can also apply to small hobby breeders.  Your action is urgently needed to stop the animal-rights supported Puppy Protection Act (H.R. 1624) and to protect the rights of responsible dog breeders […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-congress-proposed-breeder-restrictions-impact-tell-congress-oppose/ | April 4, 2023
Legislative Alerts Florida Update: Continued Action Needed on Overreaching, Punitive Dog Breeder Bills
Continued action is needed on extremely overreaching and punitive dog breeder bills in Florida. Senate Bill 1492 and House Bill 1581 would define any unsterilized female dog over the age of six months as a “breeding female” and would require her owner to register with the state as a “breeder,” pay significant fees, and be […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-update-continued-action-needed-overreaching-punitive-dog-breeder-bills/ | March 15, 2023
Legislative Alerts Utah Update: Amended Breeder Bill to Be Considered Tomorrow (2/16)
The Utah House Labor and Business Committee is scheduled to consider an amended version of the bill to regulate breeders at a hearing tomorrow, February 16. While some provisions such as breeder permits are expected to be removed, other concerns remain that would impact those who breed and raise dogs in their homes. Hobbyists and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/utah-update-amended-breeder-bill-considered-tomorrow-2-16/ | February 15, 2023
Legislative Alerts Utah Update: Breeder Bill Held, Please Continue Contacting the Committee
Today, the Utah House Business and Labor Committee decided to table a bill regulating all breeders, pending further discussion and amendments. House Bill 359 seeks to require a permit for all breeders who sell even one dog in the state.  While some amendments were offered, the committee recognized that many questions still remain. They voted […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/utah-update-breeder-bill-held-please-continue-contacting-committee/ | February 9, 2023
Legislative Alerts Utah: Hearing Tomorrow to Consider Regulation of All Dog Breeders
A Utah House committee has just scheduled a hearing for tomorrow (Thursday, February 9) on a bill that would seek to develop regulations for virtually all dog breeders in Utah. AKC understands that amendments will be offered, but it is unclear what impact the amendments will have on breeders – particularly those who breed and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/utah-hearing-tomorrow-consider-regulation-dog-breeders/ | February 8, 2023
Legislative Alerts US Congress: AR Groups Are Making Year End Push on Arbitrary One-Size-Fits-All Breeder Regulation – Contact Your Members of US Congress and Senate Today
Anti-breeder and animal rights groups are making a year-end push on Capitol Hill to advance arbitrary and harmful federal breeder regulations (H.R. 2840 /S. 1385)  called the “Puppy Protection Act”.  This bill would mandate arbitrary new requirements for certain hobby and professional dog breeders, and continues to gain support Congress.  We urge all responsible dog […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-congress-ar-groups-making-year-end-push-arbitrary-one-size-fits-breeder-regulation-contact-members-us-congress-senate-today/ | December 9, 2022
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB 2022 BREEDER OF THE YEAR GROUP HONOREES ANNOUNCED
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to recognize breeding programs from the Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding groups as 2022 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “It is our pleasure to honor these knowledgeable and respected breeders,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and CEO. “The individuals have made significant contributions […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-2022-breeder-year-group-honorees-announced/ | November 28, 2022

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