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Suspended Records from 1999 > 2023


The FIRST and ONLY compiled record of American Kennel Club charges, penalties, fines, and suspensions.


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


Has a person ever been suspended by AKC? If so, for what offense? Such records should be readily available but the AKC Director of Compliance said they could not/would not verify whether a person was or had ever been AKC suspended.


So in 1999 began keeping records on AKC Suspensions as published in the (print) AKC Gazette. In 2001 released the first compiled record of American Kennel Club suspensions, fines and penalties. NOTE: Any other source that provides such records would have stolen them from these sites which are now part of the


Apr-May 2023 Suspensions


Before you do business with a breeder or handler, check here to see if they have seriously violated AKC rules or dog show decorum. To access suspensions for previous months/years, PLUS AKC Board business, salaries and other Insider Information, we invite you to become an Insider Subscriber.


6 Months to 5 Years  ~  10 Years


15 Years to Lifetime Suspension


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