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Legislative Alerts Reminder! MA Dog Owners Needed to Attend Hearing on State Bill
The Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture will hear H1346, a commercial breeder bill, on Monday, June 20th at 1 p.m. The hearing will be held at the Sunderland Public Library 20 School Street, Sunderland. It is critical that large numbers of fanciers attend the hearing. Please contact the Massachusetts Federation of Dog […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/reminder-ma-dog-owners-needed-to-attend-hearing-on-state-bill/ | June 16, 2005
Legislative Alerts AKC Board of Directors Convenes to Address Pet Animal Welfare Statute of 2005
-- Click here for more information about PAWS --   -- Board Reaffirms Support of Proposed Legislation --   Chicago, IL - At a meeting of the American Kennel Club (AKC®) Board of Directors today, the Board reaffirmed their position to support the principles in the Pet Animal Welfare Statute (PAWS) of 2005, a bill […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/akc-board-of-directors-convenes-to-address-pet-animal-welfare-statute/ | June 12, 2005
Legislative Alerts Jim Holt Interview
-- Click here for more information about PAWS -- The following is an interview with AKC's federal government relations consultant Jim Holt in response to dog owners' questions about PAWS. The article originally appeared in Dog News June 10th, 2005. Who is regulated under current law and how would PAWS change that? In simple terms, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/jim-holt-interview/ | June 10, 2005
Legislative Alerts Analysis of PAWS (SB1139/HR2669)
-- Click here for more information about PAWS -- To help dog owners better understand the recently introduced PAWS legislation, please see the bill analysis below as prepared by Dr. James Holt, AKC's federal government relations consultant. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS OF S. 1139/H.R. 2669, THE "PET ANIMAL WELFARE STATUTE" (PAWS) INTRODUCED MAY 26, 2005. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/analysis-of-paws-sb1139-hr2669/ | June 9, 2005
Legislative Alerts Massachusetts Commercial Breeder Bill Proposed
Massachusetts fanciers have reported that Rep. Paul Kujawski has once again proposed legislation (H1346) that defines anyone who breeds and sells more than one litter per year as a commercial breeder. Such individuals would further be subject to licensing and inspection. What You Can Do: The Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture has […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/massachusetts-commercial-breeder-bill-proposed/ | June 3, 2005
Legislative Alerts Pet Animal Welfare Statute (PAWS)–FAQs
-- Click here for more information about PAWS --   On May 26, 2005 Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) introduced legislation which will bring under federal regulation persons who import large numbers of dogs for resale, individuals who sell dogs at retail through the internet or the mass media, and high volume breeders who sell dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/pet-animal-welfare-statute-paws-faqs/ | June 3, 2005
Legislative Alerts Senator Santorum Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act
-- Click here for more information about PAWS --   On May 26, 2005 Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) introduced legislation which will bring under coverage of the federal Animal Welfare Act some persons who import dogs for resale or sell dogs at retail through the internet or the mass media which they did not breed […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/senator-santorum-introduces-legislation-to-strengthen-enforcement-of-t/ | May 27, 2005
Legislative Alerts CA Ear Crop Bill Stopped in Committee
AB418, a bill to ban ear cropping of dogs, was held on the Suspense File yesterday by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. The bill may not be considered again until spring of 2006 when yet another Suspense hearing will be held. While AB418 could indeed be released next year, the proposed legislation is dead for 2005. […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ca-ear-crop-bill-stopped-in-committee/ | May 26, 2005
Legislative Alerts Mandatory Spay/Neuter Ordinance Proposed in Austin
Purebred dog owners in Austin—we need your help! The city's Animal Advisory Committee recently approved a proposal that could have a devastating impact on our sport. The measure, which now goes to the City Council for consideration, includes a mandatory spay/neuter provision for all dogs and cats over 6 months of age unless one purchases […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/mandatory-spay-neuter-ordinance-proposed-in-austin/ | May 24, 2005
Legislative Alerts Immediate Help Needed on Pending Animal Control Proposals in Florida
There are currently two ordinances being proposed at the county level in Florida which have the potential to dramatically impact the rights of fanciers and hobby breeders. Your help is needed to defeat these proposals and protect the rights of Floridians to responsibly breed, show and own unaltered animals.   Palm Beach County Palm Beach […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/immediate-help-needed-on-pending-animal-control-proposals-in-florida/ | May 23, 2005

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