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

AKC PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED

December 2014 & January 2015 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 November

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. Sandra Wayne - Carmel Valley, CA (Dec 2014)

If you're not an Insider Subscriber click here to Subscribe- Insiders ($19 /year) QUICK-FIND August 2009 - Mr. Bud DiDonato Yardley, PA (Jan 2015)

 

December 2014 Mr. Mario Lopez (Germantown, MD) Action was taken by the Somerset Hills Kennel Club for conduct at its September 6, 2014, event. Mr. Lopez 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, Eff. October 23, 2014. (Doberman Pinscher)

 

December 2014 Ms. Jocelyn Smith (Knoxville, TN) Action was taken by the Conyers Kennel Club of Georgia for conduct at its August 24, 2014 event. Ms. Smith was charged with disruptive behavior at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a three month event suspension and a $300 fine, Eff. October 12, 2014. (Mastiff)

 

December 2014 Ms. Deborah Camp (East Haddam, CT) Action was taken by the Ox Ridge Kennel Club for conduct in connection with its September 20, 2014 event. Ms. Camp 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, Eff. September 22, 2014. (Chinese Shar-Pei)

 

December 2014 Douglas Freymann (Chicago, IL) Action was taken by the WI-IL Agility Club of Spring Grove Illinois for conduct in connection with its November 15, 2014, event. Mr. Freymann 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. (Australian Shepherd)

 

December 2014 Mr. Randall Jenkins (Dallas, TX) Action was taken by the Bulldog Club of America for conduct in connection with its September 23, 2014 event. Mr. Jenkins 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. (Bulldogs)

 

December 2014 Mr. Leonard Antonio (Ewa Beach, HI) Action was taken by the Windward Hawaiian Dog Fanciers Association for conduct at its September 27, 2014 event. Mr. Antonio was charged with refusal or throwing down of ribbon. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Doberman Pinscher)

 

December 2014 Ms. Beverly Verna (Tracy, CA) Action was taken by the Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore for conduct in connection with its October 18, 2014 event. Ms. Verna was charged withdisruptive behavior at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Multiple Breeds)

 

December 2014 Ms. Susan Atherton (Palm Desert, CA) Action was taken by the Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore for conduct in connection with its October 18, 2014 event. Ms. Atherton was charged with disruptive behavior at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Miniature Schnauzer, Lakeland Terrier)

 

December 2014 Ms. Maureen Anderson (Gahanna, OH) Action was taken by the Afghan Hound Club of America for conduct in connection with its October 20, 2014 event. Ms. Anderson 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. (Afghan Hound)


January 2015 ...suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for five years and imposed a $1000 fine for refusal to make their dogs and records available for inspection when requested: Eff. December 10, 2014 Ms. Catherine Scala (Hardy, VA) Poodle, Doberman Pinscher | Mr. Ronald Bombliss (Galva, IL) Tibetan Mastiff | Ms. Christy Mikula (Oostburg, WI) Golden Retriever, Bernese Mountain Dog

 

January 2015 ...suspended Dr. Lucie Whitcomb (Newhall, CA) from all AKC privileges for one year and imposed a $1000 fine, Eff. December 10, 2014, for non-compliance with AKC’s Care and Conditions Policy (unacceptable conditions, dogs and/or facility). (Newfoundland)

 

January 2015 ...suspended Mr. Steven Dorris (Vero Beach, FL) from AKC registration privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine, Eff. October 20, 2014 for his submission of a litter registration application that contained a false certification as to the signature of the sire owner. (Beagle)

 

January 2015 ...suspended Ms. Angela Miller (Pensacola, FL) from AKC registration privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine, Eff. December 10, 2014 for her submission of an online litter registration application and three dog registration applications, without written permission from the co-owner of the dam. (Dachshund)

 

January 2015 ...suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine for refusal to make their dogs and records available for inspection when requested: Eff. December 10, 2014 Mr. Ibrain Ruiz (Houston, TX) Multiple Breeds | Mr. Houston Low, Sr. (Belzoni, MS) Weimaraner | Ms. Judy Gibson (Howe, OK) Miniature American Shepherd, Australian Shepherd | Ms. Allison Scala (Hardy, VA) Poodle | Mr. William Scala (Hardy, VA) Poodle, Doberman Pinscher

 

January 2015 Ms. Lois Hays (Fernley, NV) Action was taken by the Las Vegas Bulldog Club for conduct at its October 10, 2014 event. Ms. Hays was charged with physical abuse of a judge. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a three month event suspension and a $300 fine, Eff. December 1, 2014. (Bulldog)

 

January 2015 Mr. J. Wood Wornall (Santa Ynez, CA) Action was taken by the Burbank Kennel Club for conduct at its September 28, 2014 event. Mr. Wornall 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, Eff. October 29, 2014. (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Wire Fox Terrier)

 

January 2015 Mr. Jeffrey Miller (Rochester, WA) Action was taken by the National English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association for conduct at its November 22, 2014 event. Mr. Miller 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, Eff. November 26, 2014. (English Springer Spaniel)

 

January 2015 Ms. Theresa Robinson (Newberry, FL) Action was taken by the Seminole Dog Fanciers Association for conduct at its November 14, 2014 event. Ms. Robinson 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. (Rottweiler)

 

January 2015 Ms. Allison Pobirs (Castaic, CA) Action was taken by the Kennel Club of Riverside for conduct at its October 25, 2014 event. Ms. Pobirs 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. (Border Collie)

 

January 2015 Mr. Arvind DeBraganca (Bell, FL) Action was taken by the Seminole Dog Fanciers Association for conduct at its November 14, 2014 event. Mr. DeBraganca 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. (German Shorthaired Pointer)

 

January 2015 Ms. Kimberly Brown (Furlong, PA) Action was taken by the Basenji Club of America for conduct at its September 27, 2014 event. Ms. Brown was charged with inappropriate public criticism of a judge, not disruptive, but demonstrating a lack of sportsmanship. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $50 fine. (Basenji, Smooth Fox Terrier)

 

January 2015 ...reprimanded Ms. Margina Solomon-Wood (Manchester, TN) for signing a dog registration application on behalf of another without filing a properly completed Power of Attorney form. (Golden Retriever, Australian Shepherd)

 

January 2015 ...reprimanded Ms. Pamela Jaecksch (Lilburn, GA) for her submission of one online litter registration application, two litter registration applications, one Full Litter-Offspring Plus Registration Application, one registration certificate of transfer, and six dog registration applications without filing a properly completed Power of Attorney form. (Golden Retriever)

 

See Previous Compiled 6 Months to 5 Year Suspensions


NO AKC 10 Year Suspensions for December 2014/January 2015

See Previous Compiled 10 Year Suspensions


AKC 15 Year To Lifetime Suspensions for January 2015

January 2015 - The AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee has suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for fifteen years and imposed a $3000 fine, for conduct prejudicial to purebred dogs, purebred dog events, or to the best interests of The American Kennel Club based on their violation of the AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment Policy: Eff. December 10, 2014 Ms. Katrina Conway (Corbett, OR) Great Dane | Mr. Nathanael Welch (Corbett, OR) Great Dane

 

See Previous Compiled 15 Year to Life Sentences


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