THKC Legislative Info

March 2018 AKC Government Relations National Legislative Update


AKC Government Relations Pages

AKC Legislation Tracking, by State.  Updated Daily

Dog Federation of New York “The Dog Federation of New York is a statewide coalition of dog clubs, organizations and individual dog owners that serves the public interest by educating citizens and public officials on dog safety and responsible dog ownership. DFNY advocates for strong, and humane dog-related legislation and is committed to working with municipalities across the state.” “Defending the Freedom to Own Pets”

AKC Canine Legislation Pages

AKC Homeowners Insurance Resource Center

Connecticut Dog Federation

National Animal Interest Alliance The mission of NAIA is to promote the welfare of animals, to strengthen the human-animal bond, and safeguard the rights of responsible animal o

NAIA Trust The NAIA Trust is a nonprofit 501 (c) 4 organization established under the Internal Revenue Code to promote responsible animal care and ownership and reasonable laws, policies and regulations to protect animals and the people who care for them.

The pages linked above are an excellent way to begin to see some of the issues faced by responsible Dog owners in the US. Breed specific legislation is not really about specific breeds; often this legislation is the public face of animal rights extremists. It is important to understand the background in order to learn how to successfully prevent BSL and further erosion of the rights we as Americans have taken for granted.

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Taconic Hills Kennel Club Membership Application

We are pleased to announce that for our 2022 Shows, we will welcome Exhibitors in Junior Showmanship Classes who show Canine Partners

Taconic Hills Kennel Club Supports 4H.  Our Westchester 4H Club is currently recruiting new members.


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