Please Join me in opposing a New Rule Change which would affect not just hobby breeders, but you- the interested public and how you will be able to purchase a puppy in the future. Please join me and sign this petition.
Join With the AKC to Protect Responsible Small BreedersThe American Kennel Club has created the Join With the AKC to Protect Responsible Small Breeders petition in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) new proposed regulations which would create harsh and unintended consequences for responsible small and hobby breeders in this country.
Please join us by signing the Join With the AKC to Protect Responsible Small Breeders petition before July 16 when the public comment period to the Animal Care Division of the USDA’s Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service ends. The petition, along with AKC’s comments on the proposed rule change, will be sent to the USDA.
What’s the best way to express concerns or seek change on the proposed rule?
The AKC recommends that you share your concerns directly through the USDA/APHIS comment site. Respectful, constructive comments that clearly outline your own concerns, experiences, insights and any alternative recommendations are the most effective way to impact the policy of the proposed rule. These concerns will be read by USDA/APHIS as it considers how to proceed. Comments will be public. Comments should be submitted to the USDA/APHIS directly, either: