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AKC SUSPENDED PRIVILEGES

January 2018 Suspensions

 

American Kennel Club suspensions; search by name, state, charges, penalty.  The first (1999) and ONLY compiled quick-find source is TheDogPress. 

 

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AKC reduced serious sentences by nearly 100% in 2009 as compared to previous years.  Jack Norton was Director of AKC Compliance for many years.  Wanda Forlines is the highly regarded current Director.

 

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

 

5 Years or Less Suspensions/Reprimands

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:

 

January Secretary's Report 2018 - At its August 2017 meeting, the American Kennel Club Board of Directors approved the recommendation of Judging Operations to suspended the judging privileges of Mrs. Letitia Bett at AKC events for a period of one year effective immediately and a fine of $500.00, and to remove her eligibility to judge Best in Show at AKC events for an indefinite period for failure to follow AKC Procedures, Rules and Guidelines.  *Please Note, none of this is reflected in the August Board Minutes.

 

Ms. Carola Adams (Noonan, Canada) Action was taken by the Cape Cod Kennel Club for conduct at its September 17, 2017 event. Ms. Adams was charged with disregard of published club regulations. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Dalmatian, Cairn Terrier)

 

Mr. Terry Kenney (Leona Valley, CA) Action was taken by the Antelope Valley Stockdog Club for conduct at its October 14, 2017 event. Mr. Kenney 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. (Border Collie)

 

Ms. Elizabeth Barshack (Davenport, FL) Action was taken by the Dog Training Club of St. Petersburg for conduct at its October 22, 2017 event. Ms. Barshack 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. (Nederlandse Kooikerhondje)

 


*NEW* November 2017 Board Of Directors Report:

 

PENDING REHEARING:

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. Jeannine DePalma (Wilson, NY) Action was taken by the Western Lakes Training Club of Buffalo for conduct at its September 10, 2017 event. Ms. DePalma was charged with failure to properly control a dog at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and determined that serious procedural errors occurred in the handling of the matter. Specifically, three Event Committee members also testified as witnesses, and no witnesses testified in person at the hearing. Due to these serious procedural errors, the Staff Committee nullified the Event Committee’s action and remanded the matter back to the Event Committee for a rehearing to occur.

 

Mr. Deanna Brown (Carthage, MO) Action was taken by the St. Croix Valley Kennel Club for conduct at its September 21, 2017, event. Ms. Brown was charged with inappropriate, abusive or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and determined that serious procedural errors occurred in the handling of the matter. Specifically, no one testified in person at the hearing. Written statements were used as testimony, which resulted in no sworn testimony being provided. Due to these serious procedural errors, the Staff Committee nullified the Event Committee’s action and remanded the matter back to the Event Committee for a rehearing to occur.

 

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


AKC 10 Year Suspensions

 

See Previous Compiled 10 Year Suspensions


AKC 15 Year To Lifetime Suspensions

 

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

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