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Legislative Alerts Texas Breeders Update: Sunset Commission Protects Ineffective Regulatory Program, Harmful Legislation Filed
Today, the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission accepted the modification of State Senator Lucio to “sever” the Commission Staff’s recommendation that the Licensed Breeders Program be eliminated.  The modification was then adopted as part of the entire package of changes to programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.  In effect, the Licensed Breeder […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/texas-breeders-update-sunset-commission-protects-ineffective-regulatory-program-harmful-legislation-filed/ | January 13, 2021
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices New Task Force Works To Protect Breeders from Anti-Breeder Harassment & Retaliation
Have you, as a breeder, been targeted or harassed after you participated in a legislative process, commented on a proposed law or regulation, or communicated your opinion on a dog-related issue?  Let’s ask that question more plainly: Do you believe that something suspicious, threatening, or unjustified occurred just because you took action on an issue […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/new-task-force-works-protect-breeders-anti-breeder-harassment-retaliation/ | January 12, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding New Program Rewards Breeders for Puppy Registrations
Breeders want the best for their puppies. They carefully seek loving owners who match well with their breed and can provide safety, health care, and training. But they may not realize how AKC Registrations give their puppies a jump start to a great life in their new homes. In addition to preserving the puppies’ names […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/new-program-rewards-breeders-puppy-registrations/ | November 20, 2020
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

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