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Legislative Alerts Illinois: Evanston Postpones Vote on Hobby Breeder Sales Ban- Keep Contacting the Council
Last night, the Evanston City Council voted to delay action on a measure that would significantly restrict the sale of dogs in the city. As stated in the previous alert, sales would be banned in the city unless the animals are from a shelter, a rescue, or a breeder that BOTH has a USDA license […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/illinois-evanston-postpones-vote-hobby-breeder-sales-ban-keep-contacting-council/ | March 10, 2020
Legislative Alerts Illinois: City of Evanston to Consider Banning Sales of Dogs by Hobby Breeders at Meeting TONIGHT- March 9
March 9, 2020 The City of Evanston has suspended its procedural rules and will be considering and possibly voting on an ordinance TONIGHT (Monday, March 9) that would ban the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in the city unless the animals are from a shelter, rescue, or a breeder that BOTH has a USDA […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/illinois-city-evanston-consider-banning-sales-dogs-hobby-breeders-meeting-tonight-march-9/ | March 9, 2020
Legislative Alerts Collier County, Florida—Overreaching Requirements for Breeders on County Commissioner Agenda Tomorrow (2/25/20)
Two ordinances on the agenda of the Collier County, Florida, Board of County Commissioners meeting for February 25, 2020, seek to establish overreaching and onerous regulations for both hobby breeders and commercial breeders.  Concerned dog owners are urged to immediately contact County Commissioners and attend the meeting on Tuesday. Under current law, all breeders, including […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/collier-county-florida-overreaching-requirements-breeders-county-commissioner-agenda-tomorrow-2-25-20/ | February 24, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Alexis Chism of Afterhours German Wirehaired Pointers
Alexis Chism is a third-generation breeder of Afterhours German Wirehaired Pointers in Reddick, Florida. She has spent her entire young life of 17 years with the breed, attending dog shows with her mother from a very young age.  AKC: How did you get started in breeding dogs? Alexis: My grandparents acquired their first German Wirehaired Pointer after raising Boxers and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-alexis-chism-afterhours-gwps/ | February 20, 2020
Legislative Alerts Michigan: Detroit to Consider Breeder Permits, Dangerous Dog Revisions on Monday (2/17)
The Detroit City Council will be holding a public hearing on two proposals meant to address dangerous dog and animal control concerns in the city.  The proposals are being brought forward after the tragic death of a child in August 2019 that occurred after her neighbor’s dogs escaped from their yard.  The American Kennel Club […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/michigan-detroit-consider-breeder-permits-dangerous-dog-revisions-monday-2-17/ | February 12, 2020
Legislative Alerts Ask Colorado Committee to Oppose Bill Regulating Breeders, Eliminating Pet Choice and Consumer Protections
A bill has been introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives that would place further regulations on breeders, and restrict pet choice and consumer protections in the state. Colorado residents are strongly encouraged to contact your State Representative, as well as the House Rural Affairs, today and express your concerns with House Bill 20-1084. (Scroll […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ask-colorado-committee-oppose-bill-regulating-breeders-eliminating-pet-choice-consumer-protections/ | January 16, 2020
Legislative Alerts Colorado Introduces Bill Regulating Breeders, Eliminating Pet Choice and Consumer Protection
A bill has been introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives that would place further regulations on breeders, and restrict pet choice and consumer protection in the state. Supporters of House Bill 20-1084, known as the “Humane Pet Act”, are claiming this bill will protect animals in Colorado.  However, there are numerous concerns, including: False […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/colorado-introduces-bill-regulating-breeders-eliminating-pet-choice-consumer-protection/ | January 14, 2020
three cavalier king charles spaniel puppies posing indoors
Expert Advice: Preparing for Puppy How to Prepare for a Breeder Interview
Adding a puppy to your family is a big decision that comes with lots of preparation. One thing you may not be prepared for is an interview with your prospective puppy's breeder. Responsible breeders want to place puppies with families that are a great match for the dog, so these interviews help both breeders and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/puppy-information/how-to-prepare-for-a-breeder-interview/ | December 11, 2019
Bull Terrier puppy sitting in the yard looking up.
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Everything You Need to Know About Breeder Contracts
Most of life's major acquisitions require a legal contract, from purchasing a house to leasing a car. Add to that list bringing home a purebred dog. Reputable breeders almost universally require anyone who provides a home to one of their dogs to sign a contract. But if you've never purchased a dog from a reputable […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/everything-you-need-to-know-about-breeder-contracts/ | November 27, 2019
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder of Merit: Nancy Edmunds of Vizcaya Vizslas
Life may be a box of chocolates, but after you’ve nibbled enough bonbons, you know which flavor you like best. Over the past four decades, Nancy Edmunds of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, has owned quite a Whitman’s Sampler of purebreds, including Cocker Spaniels, Manchester Terriers, Whippets, Brussels Griffons, Poodles, and Afghan Hounds. But in 1985, she finally came across her forever breed: the Vizsla. After almost 30 years breeding those Hungarian […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/vizsla-breeder-of-merit-nancy-edmunds-interview/ | September 27, 2019

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