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Press Releases The American Kennel Club and AKC Pet Insurance Announce Breeder Rewards Program
The American Kennel Club (AKC) and AKC Pet Insurance are pleased to announce the launch of the AKC Breeder Rewards Program. The program is designed to reward breeders who promote responsible dog ownership. Beginning November 10th, breeders who register their litters with the AKC can earn up to $10 per puppy for encouraging owners to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-akc-pet-insurance-announce-breeder-rewards-program/ | November 11, 2020
Press Releases The American Kennel Club 2020 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 2020 AKC Breeder of the Year group honorees. “We are proud to honor these esteemed breeders,” said Dennis Sprung, AKC President and CEO. “Each of them has made important contributions to the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-2020-breeder-year-group-honorees-announced/ | November 2, 2020
Legislative Alerts Update: Marshfield, MA Town Vote on Breeder Licenses Postponed – Vote “No” on Article 1 to Support Healthy Dogs and Protect Consumers
Tonight, October 19, at 7:00pm, residents in Marshfield, Massachusetts, will be asked at a special town meeting to vote on two of three proposed dog ordinances, Articles 1, 2 and 3.  We are grateful that after the American Kennel Club’s (AKC’s) initial legislative alert and subsequent contacts were made with town officials, Article 3 regarding […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-marshfield-ma-town-vote-breeder-licenses-postponed-vote-no-article-1-support-healthy-dogs-protect-consumers/ | October 19, 2020
Legislative Alerts Texas Info: Next Licensed Breeders Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for November 30
The next meeting of Texas’ Licensed Breeders Advisory Committee is scheduled for Monday, November 30, 2020, at 10AM.  The meeting will be held via video conference and will be broadcast live on the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation’s YouTube channel. Please note that the agenda and staff reports to be considered are currently unavailable, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/texas-info-next-licensed-breeders-advisory-committee-meeting-scheduled-november-30/ | October 12, 2020
Legislative Alerts Marshfield, MA Action Alert: Town to Vote on Requiring Breeder Licenses and Restricting Breed Rescue and Retail Sales!
On Monday, October 19, at 7:00pm, residents in Marshfield, Massachusetts, will be asked at a special town meeting to vote on three proposed dog ordinances, Articles 1, 2 and 3.  These articles are extremely problematic because combined, they hamstring local breeding programs in favor of importing strays to meet consumers’ high demand for dogs.  New […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/marshfield-ma-action-alert-town-vote-requiring-breeder-licenses-restricting-breed-rescue-retail-sales/ | October 8, 2020
Legislative Alerts Barrow County, GA: Commissioners Consider Designating 12-15 Dog Breeds as Dangerous; Activists Discuss Additional Dog Owner/Breeder Restrictions
Changes to the county animal ordinance, including discussion of a proposal to declare numerous dog breeds as dangerous, were presented at the Barrow County Board of Commissioners meeting on September 22, 2020.  The county manager recommended that 12-15 breeds be designated as dangerous. TAKE ACTION TODAY.  Barrow County residents are urged to immediately contact their […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/barrow-county-ga-commissioners-consider-designating-12-15-dog-breeds-dangerous-activists-discuss-additional-dog-owner-breeder-restrictions/ | October 6, 2020
Legislative Alerts US Congress: Problematic Breeder Mandates Bill Introduced in Senate
Earlier this week, Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced a bill that would make changes to the federal Animal Welfare Act to mandate arbitrary new requirements for certain professional and small hobby dog breeders. S. 4757 – the “Puppy Protection Act of 2020” – is a companion measure (with the same language) to HR 2442 introduced […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-congress-problematic-breeder-mandates-bill-introduced-senate/ | October 2, 2020
Legislative Alerts TX Update: Sunset Commission Still Accepting Comments on Elimination of Ineffective and Costly Licensed Breeders Program
The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission is still accepting comments on its June staff report recommendation that the state’s Licensed Breeder Program should be eliminated due to fundamental flaws with the law that created it, the program’s ineffectiveness, and significant operational costs. The Commission was originally scheduled to consider the recommendation at an August hearing, but […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/tx-update-sunset-commission-still-accepting-comments-elimination-ineffective-costly-licensed-breeders-program/ | September 24, 2020
Pomeranians being trained to dance outdoors.
Expert Advice: Basic Training What Responsible Dog Ownership Means, According to a Trainer
I smelled the stench before I saw her, sort of like a landfill on a 92-degree day. A mottled gray and once-white shaggy blur ran down the hall into my arms, and I was in love, no matter what my nose told me. This cuter-than-a-teddy-bear puppy had darted into my boyfriend’s office when he opened […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/responsible-dog-ownership-trainer-edition/ | September 3, 2020
Yellow Labrador Retriever getting a shot at the vet.
Expert Advice: Health What Responsible Dog Ownership Means, According to a Veterinarian
So, you think you want a dog? Before adding a canine companion to your family, you should give careful thought to what it means to be a responsible dog owner. I know I had to. When I was a little kid, my family was not animal-oriented, but I was obsessed with animals, especially dogs. I […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/responsible-dog-ownership-veterinarian-edition/ | September 3, 2020

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