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Legislative Alerts Indiana: Ask You Senator to Support Bill Providing Liability Protections for COVID Exposure
The Indiana State Senate continues to advance Senate Bill 1, which provides certain liability protections when there has been exposure to the COVID-19 virus. This new law may be of potential interest to some AKC-affiliated clubs with concerns about conducting their events while under a higher-than-normal exposure to liability risks. Those who participate in dog […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/indiana-ask-senator-support-bill-providing-liability-protections-covid-exposure/ | January 26, 2021
Legislative Alerts Maryland: Support Bill Providing Liability Protections for COVID Exposure (Update)
Tomorrow, February 3, the Maryland House Judiciary Committee will be holding a hearing on House Bill 508, which provides certain liability protections when there has been exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Those AKC clubs with concerns about the ability to conduct events while under a higher potential exposure to liability actions associated with COVID-19 may […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/maryland-support-bill-providing-liability-protections-covid-exposure-2/ | February 2, 2021
Expert Advice: AKC Rally Dog Athlete of the Month: Rally Champions Brianne and Aurora
Aurora, a seven-year-old white, gray, and black mottled Border Collie, kept complete focus, jumping, spinning, and sitting on command in perfect unison with her handler. Aurora was competing in the Rally National Championship in Orlando, Florida, for the fourth time. She's placed in the top 10 of every national event she's competed in. To compete […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-athlete-of-the-month-rally-champions-brianne-and-aurora/ | February 18, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues February 2021
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – House Bill 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-february-2021/ | February 18, 2021
Expert Advice: News ‘When Harry Met Minnie’: The Fateful Story of Two Bull Terriers and Their Owners
“When Harry Met Minnie: A True Story of Love and Friendship,” by Martha Teichner. Celadon Books. $26.99. OK, admit it. When you see that book title your first thoughts turn to the popular 1989 romantic comedy, “When Harry Met Sally,” starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. Some of the same elements are in this tender, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/when-harry-met-minnie-the-fateful-story-of-two-bull-terriers-and-their-owners/ | February 23, 2021
Expert Advice: Agility What Breeds Are Competing at the 2021 AKC National Agility Championship?
Of the 1,119 dogs competing at the 2021 AKC National Agility Championship, 248 are Border Collies. 109 are Shetland Sheepdogs. 98 are mixed breeds. 21 are Pembroke Welsh Corgis. Two are Pugs. One is a Borzoi. More than 100 different breeds are represented at the competition after qualifying last year. This year's event takes place […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/breeds-competing-2021-national-agility-championship/ | February 26, 2021
Expert Advice: News This Bernese Mountain Dog is Helping Second Graders Learn Remotely
It's been a hard year for everyone, and teachers and young students have faced some of the toughest battles of all. One teacher in Seattle hoping to boost morale and engagement in her second-grade remote-learning class hit upon a winning solution: a class pet. A class dog, to be precise, who would join the children […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/a-dog-teacher-helping-second-graders-learn-remotely/ | March 5, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking.  Alabama – HB 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals within the meaning of the Americans […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2021/ | March 22, 2021
Expert Advice: Agility Piper’s Journey to the Agility Championship: From Rescued Dog to Award-Winning Athlete
Agility really is for any dog, and at the 2021 AKC National Agility Championship (NAC) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, dozens of rescue dogs showed up to prove it. In total, more than 1,000 dogs took place in the competition on March 26-29. Representing 100+ breeds, these dogs came from across the nation. For some dogs, Agility is more than […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/pipers-national-agility-championship-from-shelter-dog-to-titled-athlete/ | March 30, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Royal Miller & His Passion For Terriers
A passion for terriers and dog shows led 17-year-old Royal Miller, from Pennsylvania, to become ranked as #7 Junior Handler in the Terrier group. "I never expected to be in the top 10 in my group because of COVID-19," Royal explains. "Yet there I was, winning in juniors and moving up to #7 in the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-royal-miller-passion-terriers/ | April 8, 2021

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