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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

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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

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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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Be Your Dog’s Best Friend and a Good Neighbor

By Patty Van Sicklen, AKC Government Relations Legislative Analyst

Dog limit laws. Breed bans. “No Dogs Allowed” signs at parks, lakes, and trails. Have you ever considered what prompts such restrictions? 291 more words

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