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AKC PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED
May 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.
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5 Years or Less Suspensions/Reprimands for May
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: Mr. Kurt Garmaker (Marietta, GA) | Ms. Myra Fuguet (Trappe, MD)
...suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for one year and imposed a $1000 fine, for non-compliance with AKC’s record keeping and dog identification requirements, and the AKC’s Care and Conditions Policy (unacceptable conditions, dogs and/or facility). (Multiple Breeds) Effective April 20, 2015
Ms. Ann Freeman (Saint Charles, VA) Pug | Mr. Danny Freeman (Saint Charles, VA) Dalmatian | Mr. Ron Pound (Rosamond, CA) Multiple Breeds
...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: Effective April 20, 2015
Mr. Govenor Campbell (Eldorado, OH) Siberian Husky, Golden Retriever | Ms. Janette Mohr (Littlerock, CA) Great Dane, Cocker Spaniel | Ms. Carol Ann Trammell (Ceresco, MI) Multiple Breeds | Mr. Harry Trammell (Ceresco, MI) Pomeranian, Shetland Sheepdog
...suspended the judging privileges of Ms. Diane McCormack for a period of three months and imposed a $300 fine effective March 11, 2015. This action was based on conduct by Ms. McCormack unbecoming of an AKC-approved judge by injecting personal advantage or consideration into her behavior through inappropriate comments.
Mr. Don Baird (Tonopah, AZ) Action was taken by the Kachina Kennel Club for conduct at its January 11, 2015 event. Mr. Baird was charged with abusive or foul language/verbal altercation in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a one month suspension from AKC event privileges and a $500 fine, effective February 1, 2015. (Labrador Retriever)
Ms. Liz Baird (Tonopah, AZ) Action was taken by the Kachina Kennel Club for conduct at its January 11, 2015 event. Ms. Baird was charged with abusive or foul language/verbal altercation in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a one month suspension from AKC event privileges and a $500 fine, effective February 1, 2015. (Labrador Retriever)
...reprimanded Ms. Denise Bliss (Lakeland, FL), for her submission of a registration certificate of transfer on behalf of the co-owner without filing a properly completed Power of Attorney form. (Bulldog, Dachshund)
...reprimanded Ms. Lorie Sandlin (Webster, FL), for her submission of an online litter registration application and eight online dog registration applications on behalf of a co-litter owner without filing a properly completed Power of Attorney form. (Multiple Breeds)
AKC 10 Year Suspensions for May 2015
May 2015 ...suspended the following individuals 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 their violation of the AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment Policy: Effective April 20, 2015 - Ms. Barbara Fogl (Medina, OH) Multiple Breeds | Ms. Barbara Upchurch (Mooresboro, NC) Pekingese, Cocker Spaniel | Mr. Dean Upchurch (Mooresboro, NC) Multiple Breeds
No AKC 15 Year To Lifetime Suspensions for May 2015
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