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Not Really A Dog Person

I am not really a dog person, but to me it seems ridiculous that a dog who has been forced by humans to fight and because of this has gained a reputation for “agressiveness” is being subjected to breed bans in many places.   96 more words

Activism

AKC GR Resources: Wow, Can I Get a Copy of That?

By Patty Van Sicklen, AKC Legislative Analyst

That was a frequent question by visitors to the AKC Government Relations booth at the 2014 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Orlando, Florida. 274 more words

Government Relations

Small Louisiana Village Backtracking on Draconian Breed-Specific Law?

By Phil Guidry, AKC Government Relations Sr. Policy Analyst

Last month, the Board of Aldermen of Moreauville, Louisiana, a village of approximately 1,000 residents in Avoyelles Parish, passed a draconian breed-specific vicious dog law that bans the ownership of “pit bulls” and Rottweilers. 389 more words

Government Relations

The consequences of setting a dog up for failure

My heart is broken tonight over a terrible situation that has absolutely no winners.

It’s a no good deed goes unpunished story. A woman agreed to take on a challenging dog with an apparent history of biting to help a friend.   848 more words

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