JULY 2022 REPORT Suspended list, Penalties, Reprimands
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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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:" Names appeared on AKC's Secretary's page in exactly this context for June.
Mr. John Pace (Norco, CA), Ms. Debbie Reed (Seguin, TX), Mr. Fredric Zipser (Sarasota, FL)
Please Note: Mr. Carlos Puig, of Round Lake, IL was listed in Sept 2021 Secretary's Report, no action has been reported.
July 2022 AKC Disciplinary Action Reported
Ms. Courtney Gaines (Soddy Daisy, TN) was suspended from registration privileges for three months and imposed a $500 fine, effective May 10, 2022, for submitting three online litter registrations and six online dog certificate transfers without written permission of the dam owners and co-owners. (Great Danes)
Ms. Melanie Rock (Clarkston, MI) Action was taken by the American Kennel Club for conduct at AKC’s World Agility Team Tryouts on April 30, 2022. Ms. Rock was charged with improper treatment in connect with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a three month suspension of all AKC privileges and imposed a $500 fine, effective May 9, 2022. (Multiple Breeds)
Ms. Kathy Doehler (Pueblo, CO) Action was taken by the Claremore Kennel Club of Oklahoma for conduct at its April 2, 2022 event. Ms. Doehler 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 imposed a $500 fine, effective May 14, 2022. (Miniature American Shepherds)
Mr. Dan Nachel (Swansea, SC) Action was taken by the Atlanta Kennel Club for conduct at its April 16, 2022 event. Mr. Nachel 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 imposed a $200 fine. (Doberman Pinschers)
Mr. Simon Simaan (San Diego, CA) Action was taken by the Apple Valley Kennel Club for conduct at its April 8, 2022 event. Mr. Simaan was charged with unsportsmanlike conduct during an event, failure to follow a judge’s instruction. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a reprimand and imposed a $150 fine. (Border Terriers)
Mr. Rob Erhardt (Ronan, MT) Action was taken by the South Louisiana Retriever Club for conduct at its March 4, 2022 event. Mr. Erhardt was charged with improper treatment in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Labrador Retrievers, English Cocker Spaniels, Pembroke Welsh Corgis)
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