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AKC SUSPENDED-CURRENT

 

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2022

 

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

 

September 2022 AKC Disciplinary Action Report

... suspended Ms. Sherlinda Price (St. Joseph, MO) 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 August 9, 2022. (Dachshunds, Great Danes)

 

Mr. Carlos Puig was charged with improper treatment in connection with an event by the Minnesota Dachshund Club for conduct at its August 27, 2021 event. The Staff Committee reviewed the event report and set the penalty at a six month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $1,000 fine, eff. September 6, 2021. Mr. Puig appealed the decision to an AKC Trial Board. The Trial Board modified the penalty to a four month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $500 fine. (Multiple Breeds) Mr. Puig, of Round Lake, IL was listed in Sept 2021 Secretary's Report with no action taken until September 2022.

 

... suspended Mr. Juan Bruna (Hialeah Gardens, FL) from all AKC privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine, for non-compliance with AKC’s record keeping and dog identification requirements, effective August 9, 2022. (Bulldogs, French Bulldogs)

 

Ms. Kylie Higgins (Anaheim, CA) Action was taken by the Orange Empire Dog Club for conduct at its May 22, 2022 event. Ms. Higgins was charged with neglect of a dog at or in connection an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a six month suspension of all AKC privileges and imposed a $1,000 fine. (Australian Cattle Dog)

 

Mr. John Pace (Norco, CA). Action was taken by the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Southern California for conduct at its February 12, 2022 event. Mr. Pace was charged with improper treatment in connection with an event and violation of AKC rules/regulations or club regulations. The Staff Committee reviewed the event report and set the combined penalty at a three month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $500 fine, effective April 20, 2022. Mr. Pace appealed the decision to an AKC Trial Board. The Trial Board denied his appeal. (German Shorthaired Pointers)

 

Mr. Vincent Mulligan (Petaluma, CA) Action was taken by the Lost Coast Kennel Club for conduct at its July 9, 2022 event. Mr. Mulligan 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. (Great Danes)

 

October 2022 AKC Disciplinary Action Report

... suspended Mr. Henry Humphrey (Buffalo, NY) from all AKC privileges for one year and imposed a $1,000 fine, for non-compliance with AKC’s Care and Conditions policy (unacceptable conditions, dogs and/or facility) and AKC’s record keeping and dog identification requirements, effective August 26, 2022. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Stephanie Curtis (Carbondale, IL) Action was taken by the St. Joseph Kennel Club for conduct at its June 24, 2022 event. Ms. Curtis was charged with neglect of a dog at or in connection an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a six month suspension of all AKC privileges and imposed a $1,000 fine, effective August 2, 2022. (Cocker Spaniels)

 

Ms. Courtney Kiser (Wytheville, VA). Action was taken by the Greenville Kennel Club for conduct at its July 31, 2022 event. Ms. Kiser was charged with neglect at or in connection with an event by an individual. The Staff Committee reviewed the event report and set the penalty at a six month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $1,000 fine, effective July 31, 2022. (Border Terriers, Dalmatians)

 

Mr. Philip Boyce (Waxhaw, NC). Action was taken by the Lackawanna Kennel Club for conduct at its July 29, 2022 event. Mr. Boyce 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 July 29, 2022. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Mr. Dale Hunsburger (Turney, MO) Action was taken by the Heart of America Kennel Club for conduct at its March 13, 2022 event. Mr. Hunsburger was charged with personal property damage. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a one month event suspension, imposed a $500 fine and payment of restitution to the complainants, effective July 21, 2022. (Havanese, Poodles)

 

Ms. Pat Weber (Juliet, IL). Action was taken by the Stone City Kennel Club for conduct at its May 14, 2022 event. Ms. Weber 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 August 8, 2022. (Parson Russell Terriers)

 

... reprimanded Dr. Alexandra Pruett (College Station, TX) and imposed a $100 fine, for signing an AKC document on behalf of another without filing a properly completed Power of Attorney form. (Multiple Breeds)

 

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