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Press Releases Inaugural Breeders’ Symposium Is Huge Success
The first-ever Breeders Symposium, held on Saturday, July 17, 2004 in Raleigh, N. C. provided attendees with the golden opportunity to learn how to breed better dogs as well as gather the most current information available for improving canine health through advances in veterinary medicine. Jointly sponsored by the American Kennel Club and the Canine […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/inaugural-breeders-symposium-is-huge-success/ | July 21, 2004
Legislative Alerts BSL on the Rise in Massachusetts
In the wake of Boston's recent enactment of a breed-specific dangerous dog ordinance, Massachusetts fanciers should be on the lookout for similar legislation in their municipalities. The Massachusetts Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners has notified AKC that two cities, Fitchburg and Leominster, are considering proposals similar to Boston's new ordinance, which severely […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/bsl-on-the-rise-in-massachusetts/ | July 9, 2004
Legislative Alerts Last Chance to Stop Boston BSL!
Despite strong opposition and lobbying efforts by concerned dog owners and the AKC, the Boston City Council approved a breed-specific dangerous dog ordinance on June 23rd. Prior to its passage, the measure was amended to include a mandatory spay/neuter provision for all "pit bulls." Pit bulls are defined as American Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/last-chance-to-stop-boston-bsl/ | June 25, 2004
Legislative Alerts BSL Introduced in New Jersey
Following the recent defeat of proposed breeder regulations, New Jersey dog owners barely had time to catch their breaths before Senator Sharpe James, who is also Mayor of Newark, introduced the "Responsible Pit Bull Ownership Act" (S1718) late last week. S1718 Would Allow a Municipality To: Require a special license for all "pit bulls" ($150-700)-including […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/bsl-introduced-in-new-jersey/ | June 24, 2004
Legislative Alerts URGENT: CA Ear Crop Bill Moving Quickly!
SB1548, which includes language that would make ear cropping a misdemeanor, easily passed the Assembly Committee on Business and Professions this week. The majority of the bill pertains to other aspects of veterinary medicine and has the support of the veterinary community. AKC is therefore urging fanciers to contact the bill sponsor and ask her […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urgent-ca-ear-crop-bill-moving-quickly/ | June 23, 2004
Legislative Alerts CA Bill Would Ban Ear Cropping
California fanciers, take note! The Animal Council reports that SB1548, a bill pertaining to veterinary medicine, was amended last week to include a ban on ear cropping for dogs. Violators will be charged with a misdemeanor unless the procedure was done for treatment of disease or injury to the dog. The bill defines "disease or […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ca-bill-would-ban-ear-cropping/ | June 21, 2004
Press Releases Hartz Mountain Corporation Becomes Official Sponsor of AKC Veterinary Outreach Program
  The American Kennel Club (AKC) is proud to announce a new relationship with The Hartz Mountain Corporation to become the official sponsor of the AKC Veterinary Outreach Program. The AKC Veterinary Outreach Program unites the world of purebred dogs with the veterinary community through educational initiatives aimed at veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/hartz-mountain-corporation-becomes-official-sponsor-of-akc-veterinary/ | June 17, 2004
Legislative Alerts Attention MA Fanciers: Calls Needed Now!
The AKC has learned that Massachusetts's budget bill was sent to conference committee late last week. Thanks in large part to lobbying efforts by purebred dog fanciers, the Senate version of the bill does not appear to contain any language that will impact breeders. However, the House version does still include an amendment that would […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/attention-ma-fanciers-calls-needed-now/ | June 1, 2004
Press Releases AKC Offers Online Newsletter
The American Kennel Club announced today the initial delivery of Your AKC, an electronic newsletter delivered monthly to dog lovers' desktops. Currently, Your AKC has a circulation of 222,000 customers and year-end circulation figures are expected to be 350,000. Covering the complete world of AKC dogs, Your AKC will feature a broad range of articles […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-offers-online-newsletter/ | May 27, 2004
Legislative Alerts Continued Help Needed to Fight Boston BSL
Despite opposition from concerned dog owners and fanciers at a public hearing in Boston on Thursday, April 29th, legislators appear resolute in their support of a breed-specific ordinance. The proposal now heads to committee for further consideration. If enacted, the measure would: Require residents to register their "pit bulls" with the city at a cost […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/continued-help-needed-to-fight-boston-bsl/ | May 4, 2004

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