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AKC SUSPENDED-CURRENT

 

APRIL-MAY 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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May 2023 AKC Disciplinary Action Report

The AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee has suspended Ms. Tiffany Timko (Clarksville, TN) from all AKC privileges for ten years and imposed a $2,000 fine, for violation of AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment policy, effective April 11, 2023. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Jordan Leyendecker (Hewitt, TX). Action was taken by the Greater Kerrville Kennel Club for conduct at its March 10, 2023 event. Ms. Leyendecker was charged with neglect of a dog at or in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a five year suspension from all AKC privileges and $5,000 fine, effective March 11, 2023. (Collies, All-American Dogs)

 

...suspended Ms. Cory Mincey (Elkland, MO) from all AKC privileges for three years and imposed a $3,000 fine, for non-compliance with AKC’s Care and Conditions policy (unacceptable conditions, dogs, and/or facility), effective April 11, 2023. (Multiple Breeds)

 

...suspended Dr. Alice Chalmers (Cedar Mountain, NC) from event privileges for one year and imposed a $1,000 fine, for impairing a club’s ability to retain a site, effective April 11, 2023. (Labrador Retrievers)

 

...suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine, for non-compliance with record keeping and dog identification requirements: Eff April 11, 2023: Mr. William Bundy (Petersburg, KY), Akitas, Shih Tzus, Ms. Ginny Coolman (Logan, IA) Pomeranians, Shih Tzus, Ms. Ladena Coolman (Logan, IA), Pomeranians, Shih Tzus Ms. Brianna Walbert (Lockhart, TX), German Shepherd Dogs

 

Ms. Nicole King (Lebanon, IN). Action was taken by the Hoosier Kennel Club for conduct at its February 3, 2023 event. Ms. King was charged with neglect of a dog at or in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a six month suspension of all AKC privileges and a $1,000 fine, effective February 5, 2023. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Sandy Reburn (Lacey, WA). Action was taken by the Tualatin Kennel Club for conduct at its January 22, 2023 event. Ms. Reburn was charged with failure to control a dog at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and $200 fine. (Soft Coated Wheaton Terriers)

 

Mr. Richard Valentini (Midland, GA). Action was taken by the Ochlockonee River Kennel Club for conduct at its February 25, 2023 event. Mr. Valentini was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a reprimand and $100 fine. (Italian Greyhounds, Norwegian Buhund)


 

April 2023 AKC Disciplinary Action Report

The AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee has suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for a lifetime and imposed a $10,000 fine, for violation of AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment policy: Effective October 12, 2021: Mr. Richard Patterson (Petersburg, VA) Doberman Pinschers | Effective February 14, 2023: Ms. Mary Esh (Gordonville, PA) Multiple Breeds

 

Mr. Chase Verdoorn (Platte City, MO). Action was taken by the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America for conduct at its October 22, 2021 event. Mr. Verdoorn was charged with physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature. The Staff Committee reviewed the report and set the penalty at a ten year suspension from event privileges and a $10,000 fine, effective October 27, 2022. Mr. Verdoorn appealed the decision to the AKC Performance Trial Board. The Performance Trial Board modified the penalty to seven year suspension from event privileges and a $5,000 fine, effective October 27, 2022. (German Shorthaired Pointers)

 

Mr. Jessie Barringer (Houston, TX). Action was taken by the Nolan River Kennel Club for conduct at its January 8, 2023 event. Mr. Barringer 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 $500 fine, effective January 9, 2023. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Julie Wilkinson (Landrum, SC). Action was taken by the Mid-Atlantic Hound Association of Central North Carolina for conduct at its December 31, 2022 event. Ms. Wilkinson 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 as a one month suspension of event privileges and $200 fine, effective December 31, 2022. (Rhodesian Ridgebacks)

 

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