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AKC PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED

September/October 2014 Suspensions

 

AKC reduced serious sentences by nearly 100% in 2009 as compared to previous years.  Jack Norton, Director of AKC Compliance, could not offer any reason, nor could he provide a list of people previously suspended.

 

Given the difficulty in obtaining and compiling this information, we are not responsible for error or omission. Suspensions may change after the fact. If you have any questions, please contact the American Kennel Club.  If you do not find the person you are looking for, click the book to go back to the Index or try another time period, links below.

 

QUICK-FIND a person by name, perceived charges, penalty or other keyword: press Ctrl key and the letter F, then type in the name or keyword and click "find next". Previously suspended persons are Quick-linked for instant reference. (TIP - click the book to go back to Index.)


5 Years or Less Suspensions/Reprimands for Sept/Oct

AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee and AKC Event Committees decide and the AKC Secretary's report contains 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: Ms. Cathy Clapp (Hodgenville, KY) | Mr. Marcelo Cicuta (Miami, FL) | Ms. Deborah Camp (East Haddam, CT) | Ms. Hope Levene (Alvin, TX)

 

Sept 2014 ...suspended Ms. Patti Buxton (Clearwater, FL) from all AKC privileges for five years and imposed a $1000 fine, effective September 9, 2014, for refusal to make her dogs and records available for inspection when requested. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Sept 2014 ...suspended Ms. Sigrid Harneit (Amargosa Valley, NV) from all AKC privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine, effective September 9, 2014, for refusal to make her dogs and records available for inspection when requested. (Newfoundland)

 

Oct 2014 ...suspended Mr. Richard Underwood (Polson, MT) Action was taken by the Professional Retriever Trainer’s Association for conduct at it July 19, 2014, event. Mr. Underwood was charged with verbal abuse (inappropriate, abusive or foul language) directed personally to a judge and disruptive behavior at an event.  The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a six month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective August 6, 2014.

 

Oct 2014 ...suspended Ms. Carrie Nolin (Flanders, NJ) Action was taken by the Mastiff Club of America for conduct at its May 31, 2014 event. Ms. Nolin was charged with abusive or foul language/verbal altercation. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a one month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective May 31, 2014.

 

Oct 2014 ...suspended Ms. Iva Fisher (Westminster, MD) Action was taken by the Longshore-Southport Kennel Club for conduct at its June 8, 2014 event. Ms. Fisher was charged with personal property damage. The Staff  Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a one month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective July 1, 2014.

 

Sept 2014 - Mr. Aaron Goldfinger (Lake Ariel, PA) Action was taken by the Riverhead Kennel Club for conduct at its July 12, 2014 event. Mr. Goldfinger was charged with abusive or foul language/verbal altercation. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine.

 

Oct 2014 - Ms. Edree Olson (Shorewood, IL) Action was taken by the Elgin Kennel Club for conduct at its August 24, 2014 event. Ms. Olson was charged with disruptive behavior at an event and abusive or foul language/verbal altercation. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine.

 

Sept 2014 - Ms. Donna Nardi (East Longmeadow, MA) was reprimanded for her submission of two online litter  registration applications, four online dog registration applications, and two dog registration applications, on behalf of another without a properly completed Power of Attorney form. (Boston Terrier)

 

Sept 2014 - Mr. Ron Williams (Winchester, TN) was reprimanded for his submission of two online dog registration applications on behalf of another without a properly completed Power of Attorney form. (Bulldog, Basset Hound)

 

See Previous Compiled 6 Months to 5 Year Suspensions


AKC 10 Year Suspensions for Sept/Oct

The following individuals were suspended from all AKC privileges for ten years and imposed a $2000 fine, 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:

     Sept 2014 - Eff September 9, 2014: Mr. Jonas Fisher (Williamsburg, IN) Multiple Breeds | Ms. Linda Ann Roach (Oklahoma City, OK) Multiple Breeds

     Oct 2014 - Eff April 21, 2014: Ms. Lynn DeRosa-Liddington (Poodle)

          Oct 2014 - Appeals Committee: Mr. Arnold gave the report. Ms. Lynn DeRosa-Liddington was suspended for ten years and fined $2,000 as a result of her conviction on one count of animal cruelty. Sept. BOD, she appealed, and the AKC Board Appeals Committee voted that it be denied.

 

See Previous Compiled 10 Year Suspensions


No AKC 15 Year To Lifetime Suspensions for Sept/Oct

See Previous Compiled 15 Year to Life Sentences


ii Instant Information on AKC's meaning of a Cruelty Conviction

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