AKC SUSPENDED PRIVILEGES
April 2019 Suspensions, Penalties, Reprimands
(AKC Published 4/16/2019) - click here for most recent AKC Board Minutes
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.
We were told by a former American Kennel Club Officer that our records are more complete and searchable than AKC's own records, given that we were the first be be "online." TheDogPress.com is not however responsible for errors or omissions because the AKC Secretary can make corrections or changes after a person has been suspended. If you have any questions, please contact the American Kennel Club.
This is only the current list of AKC Suspensions. If you do not find the person you are looking for in this month's listing, see previous "compiled" links below. To QUICK-FIND a person by name, charges, penalty or keyword, on a computer press Ctrl key and the letter F, then type in the name or keyword. On mobile devices see ii "find" functions for your "find" command.
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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 stands 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. Aaron Goldfinger (Saint James, NY) (This name appeared on AKC's page in exactly this context)
Mr. James J. Juergens (Mount Ayr, IA) Action was taken by the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America for conduct at its October 17, 2018 trial. Mr. Juergens was charged with inappropriate, abusive or foul language and physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a five-year event suspension and a $5000 fine, effective November 5, 2018. (German Shorthaired Pointer, Vizsla)
Mr. Philip Boyce (Lake Ariel, PA) Action was taken by the Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club for conduct at its January 12, 2019 event. Mr. Boyce was charged with disruptive behavior at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set a penalty at a three-month event suspension and a $300 fine, effective January 12, 2019. (Multiple Breeds)
Mr. Kirk Loftin (Azle, TX) Action was taken by the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America for conduct at its October 17, 2018 trial. Mr. Loftin 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. (German Shorthaired Pointer, Black and Tan Coonhound)
Ms. Gail Stiefferman (Dittmer, MO) Action was taken by the German Shepherd Dog Club of America for conduct at its October 17, 2018 event. Ms. Stiefferman 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. Lorene Wilson (Laguna Beach, CA) Action was taken by the Group IV Terrier Club of Salt Lake for conduct at its September 14, 2018 event. Ms. Wilson 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. (Multiple Breeds)
See Previous Compiled 6 Months to 5 Year Suspensions ~ Instant Information on AKC's Improper Treatment
AKC Suspended - 10 Years
AKC Suspended - 15 Year To Life
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