Unaligned News For The Dog Fancy ~ Since 2002

 

Columns

Club News

Dog Food

Dog Sense

Dog Shows

 

AKC SUSPENDED, penalty, fine, reason for suspension searchable records only at TheDogPress

AKC PRIVILEGES

August & September 2018 Suspensions

 

American Kennel Club suspensions; search by name, state, charges, or penalty.  This is the first (1999) and ONLY compiled source of AKC reprimands and suspensions on the internet. 

 

Looking for 83 year old legendary Miniature Schnauzer breeder Joan Huber officially suspended? Use the QUICK-FIND ii other "find" functions in windows ,other operating systems or mobile devices, (in Windows) to find a person by name, possible charges, penalty or other keyword: press Ctrl key and the letter F, then type in the name or keyword and click "find next".

 

Reversals, updates and inconsistencies which appeared in the AKC November 2017 Board Minutes were called to our attention by an alert subscriber. We contacted Gina Dinardo, AKC Executive Secretary who provided the corrections.

 

To that point, we were told by a former American Kennel Club Officer that our records are more complete, up-to-date, and searchable than AKC's own records. TheDogPress.com is not however responsible for errors or omissions as AKC corrections, changes or suspensions may change after the fact. If you have any questions, please contact the American Kennel Club.

 

We present only the current month of AKC Suspensions. If you do not find the person you are looking for in this month, see previous "compiled" links below.

 

NOTE: You must be an Insider Subscriber in order to go further back to see if someone you are about to buy a dog from, co-own with, admit to your club, etc. is or has ever been suspended by AKC.

09215121761808  http://www.thedogpress.com/ClubNews/SUSPENDED-Current.asp


Suspensions imposed by the AKC’s Management, Disciplinary Committee, and AKC Event Committees;

 

Suspended/Reprimands - 5 Years or Less

The American Kennel Club Secretary's page states the following statement:

"As a result of an Event Committee determination the following individual(s) stand suspended of AKC privileges. It should be noted that this determination may still be appealed and may be reversed. Upon expiration of the appeal process, an appropriate notice describing the status of the individual’s suspension, if any, will appear in this column: Mr. Austin Bethea (Tallahassee, FL), Ms. Maureen Kolasa (Tucker, GA), Ms. Crystal Krysztofik (Rochester, VT)

 

September 2018 - At its August 2018 meeting (Not in the published August Board Meeting Minutes), the Board Appeals Committee considered Ms. Diane K. Burvee’s appeal of the suspension of her judging privileges. The American Kennel Club Board of Directors at its May 2018 meeting (Not in the published May Board Meeting Minutes) suspended the judging privileges of Ms. Diane K. Burvee for a period of five years and a fine of $2000.00, effective May 8, 2018, for inappropriate comments by an AKC Judge regarding dogs or individuals on public forums. Based on its review of the record and Ms. Burvee’s appeal presented in person, the Appeals Committee determined that the suspension of Ms. Burvee’s judging privileges was properly imposed, and therefore, Ms. Burvee’s appeal was denied.

 

...suspended Ms. Natalie Adkins (Browning, IL) from all AKC privileges for three years and imposed a $500 fine, effective August 13, 2018, for her submission of a false application to register or transfer which affects the Stud Book. (Treeing Walker Coonhound, Doberman Pinscher)

 

...suspended Mr. Burke Earley (Youngsville, NC) from all AKC privileges for one year and imposed a $1000 fine, effective August 13, 2018, for harassment.

 

Ms. Cathy Milachek (Aurora, CO) Action was taken by the Flatiron Kennel Club for conduct at its June 3, 2018 event. Ms. Milachek was charged with neglect at or in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a six month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $1000 fine. (German Wirehaired Pointer)

 

Ms. Sioux Forsyth-Green (Pinehurst, NC) Action was taken by the Moore County Kennel Club for conduct at its May 5, 2018 event. Ms. Forsyth-Green was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a three-month event suspension and a $1000 fine. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Mr. Michael Sullivan (Littleton, CO) Action was taken by the Flatiron Kennel Club for conduct at its June 2, 2018 event. Mr. Monastero (AKC typo, we assume they meant Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Monastero below) was charged with neglect at or in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a three-month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $500 fine. (Belgian Malinois)

 

Ms. Suzanne Wilson (Riverside, CA) Action was taken by the Mt. Palomar Kennel Club for conduct at its June 17, 2018 event. Ms. Wilson was charged with improper treatment at or in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a one month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $100 fine. (Golden Retriever, Pointer)

 

Mr. Michael Monastero (Shartlesville, PA) Action was taken by the Bryn Mawr’s Kennel Club for conduct at its June 16, 2018 event. Mr. Monastero was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Cocker Spaniel)

 

Mr. Dennis Witzke (Sherman, CT) Action was taken by the Bronx County Kennel Club for conduct at its March 25, 2018 event. Mr. Witzke was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Louise Fox (Chugiak, AK) Action was taken by the Alaska Kennel Club for conduct at its June 23, 2018 event. Ms. Fox was charged with improper treatment in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Multiple Breeds)

 


August 2018 - Mr. Joe Karpen (Weaverville, NC) Action was taken by the Western Carolina Dog Fanciers Association for conduct at its September 22, 2017 event. Mr. Karpen was charged with failure to properly control a dog at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $200 fine. (All American Dog, Golden Retriever)

 

August 2018 ...reprimanded Ms. Lynn Miller (Aurora, CO) for her submission of an online litter registration application and eight online dog registration applications without written permission of the co-litter owner. (Rhodesian Ridgeback) Update Sept 2018; (Rhodesian Ridgeback changed to Multiple Breeds)

 

     Resolution: August 2018:  courtesy Gina Dinardo, AKC Executive Secretary, from Nov. 2017 Board Of Directors Meeting

Ms. Laurie Persky (Freehold, NJ) Action was taken by the Sussex Hills Kennel Club for conduct at its September 3, 2017, event. Ms. Persky was charged with failure to properly control a dog at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and determined that a serious procedural error occurred in the handling of the matter. Specifically, no actual hearing was held. Due to this serious procedural error, the Staff Committee nullified the Event Committee’s action and remanded the matter back to the Event Committee for a rehearing to occur. Ms. Laurie Persky (Freehold, NJ) The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a three-month event suspension and a $500 fine. (Afghan Hound)

 

At its July 2018 meeting, the American Kennel Club Board of Directors approved the recommendation of Judging Operations to suspend the judging privileges of Mr. RC Williams (Not in the published July Board Meeting Minutes) for a period of three months effective July 10, 2018 and a fine of $300.00 for his failure to follow AKC Judging Procedures, Rules, and Guidelines.

 

See Previous Compiled 6 Months to 5 Year Suspensions   ~  Instant Information on AKC's Improper Treatment


AKC Suspended - 10 Years

 

Listed in August & September Secretary's Report ...suspended Ms. Bridget Bergstrom (Oshkosh, WI) from all AKC privileges for ten years and imposed a $2000 fine, effective July 9, 2018, for conduct prejudicial to purebred dogs, purebred dog events, or to the best interests of The American Kennel Club based on her violation of the AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment Policy. (Great Dane, Chihuahua)

 

Listed in July Board Minutes, August & September Secretary's Report: ...suspended Ms. Joan Huber (Green Lane, PA) from all AKC privileges for ten years and imposed a $2000 fine, effective April 9, 2018, for conduct prejudicial to purebred dogs, purebred dog events, or to the best interests of The American Kennel Club based on her violation of the AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment Policy. (Multiple Breeds) (See Additional Huber Coverage/Subscribers Comments and Animal Rights Can Happen To You)

 

See Previous Compiled 10 Year Suspensions


AKC Suspended - 15 Year To Life

See Previous Compiled 15 Year to Life Sentences     ~     Instant Information on AKC's ii Cruelty Conviction


 

ii Dogma: 3-A   -   click to share this article   -   ii NetPlaces Network

 

              

 

Compilation Copyright TheDogPress.com/Under penalty of law, no portions thereof may be stored, reproduced or reprinted without written consent of the publisher but we invite readers to link to this page.

http://www.thedogpress.com/ClubNews/SUSPENDED-Current.asp

 

TheDogPlace.org for authoritative free DogCare information

If you breed or show dogs, get your news at TheDogPress.com

 TheJudgesPlace.com especially for Judges, professional and owner handlers.

Privacy Policy   ~   Disclaimer