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AKC SUSPENDED-CURRENT

 

SEPTEMBER 2023

 

The first (1999) and ONLY compiled source of AKC suspensions, penalties and reprimands. Search American Kennel Club records by person's name, state, charges, or penalty.

 

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Suspensions/Reprimands

 

September 2023 AKC Disciplinary Action Report

The AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee has suspended Ms. Jacqueline Englert (Spring, TX) from all AKC privileges for a lifetime and imposed a $10,000 fine, effective August 8, 2023, for violation of AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment policy. (Multiple Breeds)

 

The AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee has suspended the following individuals for all AKC privileges for five years and imposed a $1,000 fine, for refusal to make their dogs and records available for inspection when requested: Effective August 8, 2023: Ms. Linda Johnson (Maricopa, CA) Dachshunds | Mr. Randell Johnson (Maricopa, CA) Dachshunds

 

Ms. Marnie Polivka (Spring Green, WI). Action was taken by the American Belgian Tervuren Club for conduct at its May 12, 2023 event. Ms. Polivka was charged with physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature and inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalties to be served concurrently as a three month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective June 28, 2023. (Belgian Tervuren)

 

Ms. Yolanda Quintero (Sanford, MI). Action was taken by the American Belgian Tervuren Club for conduct at its May 12, 2023 event. Ms. Quintero was charged with physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature and inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalties to be served concurrently as a three month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective June 28, 2023. (Belgian Tervuren)

 

Ms. Marian Panter (Carson City, NV). Action was taken by the Klamath Dog Fanciers for conduct at its May 14, 2023 event. Ms. Panter was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language directed personally to a judge. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a two month event suspension and $100 fine, effective July 1, 2023. (Smooth Fox Terriers)

 

Ms. Amanda Verdoorn (Seal Beach, CA). Action was taken by the Southern California Portuguese Water Dog Club for conduct at its May 29, 2023 event. Ms. Verdoorn was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a one month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective July 8, 2023. (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers, All American Dogs)

 

Ms. Sandee Yacklin (Canton, OH). Action was taken by the Heart of Ohio Great Dane Club for conduct at its June 24, 2023 event. Ms. Yacklin was charged with inappropriate public criticism of a just, not disruptive, but demonstrating lack of sportsmanship, and inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a one month suspension of AKC event privileges and a $500 fine, effective June 24, 2023. (Great Danes)

 

Ms. Chris Matthews (Strafford, MO). Action was taken by the Agility Club of Suburban St. Louis for conduct at its July 30, 2023 event. Ms. Matthews was charged with failure to properly control a dog at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a reprimand and a $200 fine. (Brittanys, Poodles)

 

Ms. Sue Nilson (Ravenna, MI). Action was taken by the Lima Kennel Club for conduct at its July 1, 2023 event. Ms. Nilson was charged with failure to properly control a dog at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a reprimand and a $200 fine. (Bullmastiff, Chinese Shar-Pei)

 

...reprimanded Ms. Alexis Hale (Weaver, AL) and imposed a $100 fine, for signing AKC documents on behalf of another without filing properly completed Power of Attorney Form. (Australian Shepherds)

 

...reprimanded Ms. Birgit Hall (Reidsville, NC) and imposed a $100 fine, for submitting an online application without written permission from the owner. (Belgian Malinois)

 

Mr. Eduardo Lima (Orlando, FL). Action was taken by the Valdosta Kennel Club for conduct at its April 14, 2023 event. Mr. Lima was charged with public criticism of a judge, not disruptive, but demonstrating a lack of sportsmanship. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a reprimand and a $50 fine. (Multiple Breeds)

 

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