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May 2022 Suspensions, 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.

 

The American Kennel Club Secretary acknowledged that our records are more complete and searchable than AKC's own records. TheDogPress.com is not however responsible for errors, omissions, nor for any corrections AKC may make after a person has been suspended. If you have any questions regarding Suspended Records, contact the AKC Secretary.

 

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Suspensions imposed by the AKC’s Management, Disciplinary or 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:" (names appeared on AKC's page in exactly this context) Mr. Carlos Puig (Round Lake, IL) Pending since Sept 2021. Ms. Liz Couzin (Albany, OR) Pending since April 2022.

 

...suspended Ms. Sally Culver (Hartville, MO) from all AKC privileges for two years and imposed a $2,000 fine, effective April 12, 2022, for non-compliance with AKC’s Care and Conditions Policy (unacceptable conditions, dogs, and/or facility) as well as AKC’s record keeping and dog identification requirements. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Mr. Blake Daniel (Saint Jo, TX) Action was taken by the Trinity Valley Weimaraner Club for conduct at its January 22, 2022 event. Mr. Daniel was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language directed personally towards a judge. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a six month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective February 21, 2022. (German Shorthaired Pointers)

 

Mr. John Meyer (Hudson, WI) Action was taken by the Volunteer English Springer Spaniel Club for conduct at its February 11, 2022 event. Mr. Meyer 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 six month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective March 9, 2022. (English Springer Spaniels)

 

Ms. Laurie Youmans (Tehachapi, CA) Action was taken by the Lost Dutchman Kennel Club for conduct at its February 7, 2022 event. Ms. Youmans was charged with public criticism of a judge that causes a disruption at an event, inappropriate, abusive, or foul language, and disruptive behavior at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the combined penalty as a three month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective March 21, 2022. (Australian Cattle Dogs)

 

Mr. Tyler Crady (Bella Vista, CA) Action was taken by Lost Dutchman Kennel Club for conduct at its February 7, 2022 event. Mr. Crady was charged with disruptive behavior at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a three month event suspension and a $300 fine, effective March 21, 2022. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Amanda Byers (San Antonio, TX) Action was taken by the San Antonio Kennel Club for conduct at its March 13, 2022 event. Ms. Byers 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 event suspension and a $200 fine, effective March 13, 2022. (German Shepherd Dogs)

 

Mr. Richard Hudgens (Las Vegas, NV) Action was taken by the Silver Bay Kennel Club of San Diego for conduct at its February 28, 2022 event. Mr. Hudgens 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 event suspension and a $200 fine, effective March 9, 2022. (Cane Corsos)

 

Ms. Becky Johnson (Coal City, IL) Action was taken by the Lakeland Winter Haven Kennel Club for conduct at its February 20, 2022 event. Ms. Johnson was charged with inappropriate, abusive, or foul language. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty as a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Shetland Sheepdogs)

 

...reprimanded Ms. Jennifer Bakker (Long Beach, CA), for submitting three online dog certificate transfers without written permission from the co-owners. (Poodles)

 

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