Monthly Archives: September 2013

BOYCOTT THE AKC

What are animal owners afraid of? PETA: “PETA activist poured fake blood over David Novak, the CEO of Yum! Brands (the parent company of KFC) while he was visiting Germany.” HSUS Home Raids: ”a 64-year-old woman’s life ruined essentially because … Continue reading

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“Friends”?

“Friends”? Who would have thought that the American Kennel Club and the Zoos would have anything in common!  Another way to squeeze in some new legislation about “hand rearing” any animal. Alan Kalter is Chairman of the American Kennel Club … Continue reading

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“Gone in 60 Days!”

Time started ticking on September 18, 2013.  You’ve heard of “Gone in 60 Seconds”.  The title of this real life is “Gone in 60 Days”.  Count down has already begun.  We are down to LESS THAN 50 DAYS! “AKC HAS … Continue reading

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Dear USDA/APHIS inspector Sarah Conant

It was difficult for me when I first entered showing in AKC Championship events to figure out who was who, what Kennel names meant, who was associated with those Kennel names, why they were important, and reading a AKC show … Continue reading

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Christie Vilsack & AKC: FOLLOW UP FOR USDA/APHIS FEDERAL INJUNCTION

VICE-CHAIRMAN AKC Dr. William R. Newman “ is Chair of the AKC Political Action Committee (PAC) and advisor to the Bedford County Humane Society. Dr. Newman also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Kennel Club and is … Continue reading

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Bouncing, Checks

It’s what they do that is important as well as what they say. What did they say AKC “Jim Holt said: …we also strongly oppose efforts to redefine all dog breeding as commercial activity and to undermine the essential amateur … Continue reading

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AKC Condones Police Invasion of Private Property

If you don’t read this story, at least scroll to the ending.  AKC makes their animal rights statement on September 26, 2013!  It is important to know where those in leadership positions stand on breeder issues.  I’ll try to make … Continue reading

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CONTACT THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB!

HSUS formed the Breeders Advisory and Resource Council (BARC) in June of 2011. As you already know, Kathryn McGriff, BARC Council member and AKC Breeder of Merit, was one person that was at the meeting with USDA/APHIS ONE MONTH BEFORE … Continue reading

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2 Dogs, 2 Cats, One Arc

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has promoted the “4-6 million animals destroyed per year” for well over 16 years with World Spay Day!!!!  It’s like those commercials you used to see saying “millions of children die of … Continue reading

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Rescue: Those pesky Regulations!

Many have been wondering about rescues with the new regulations that have been imposed on home breeders by the USDA APHIS.  I’d have to say the same.  Questions Questions Questions.  Especially where Deborah Dubow Press, who works for AWI, ASPCA … Continue reading

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Calling the Department of Justice!

So what can you do when the United States Department of Agriculture is over-run with people in animal rights groups, especially in Departments that enforce laws that can put a person in jail? Frank Losey has been working on your … Continue reading

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Just Fillin’ The Pocket Book!

So what’s the USDA Secretary’s wife doing lately.  After getting so lucky to land the USAID job, BTW: USAID is a USDA program sending money and food to FOREIGN Countries-nothing like working for the hubby!, Mrs. Tom Vilsack throws her … Continue reading

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FTC PET MEDICATIONS?

Anyone wonder why the previous USDA APHIS Enforcement Officer, Deborah Dubow Press (who has NO BACKGROUND IN THE VETERINARY FIELD), was invited to the Federal Trade Commission meeting concerning pet medications? Deborah Dubow Press has friends in them thar hills! … Continue reading

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A Top Notch Boo-Boo?

Heaven knows that I am not the experienced politician who knows all the details of political donations BUT… The Federeal Election Commission website specifically states that an individual may give up to $2600.00 to each candidate or candidate committee per … Continue reading

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USDA and Animal Rights: Deborah Dubow Press

Deborah Dubow Press of the ASPCA and Animal Welfare Institute (AWI),  previous USDA APHIS IES official was on the recent USDA APHIS Q&A Conference call that took place just one day after an email was sent out to inform everyone … Continue reading

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How are those “Dues” working for ya?

When you pay for car insurance and something bad happens, you expect the insurance company to handle to matter for you.  They hire the lawyer, go to court, and all you might have to do is make an appearance or … Continue reading

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APHIS regulations: “Breeder legal Defense Fund” anyone?

APHIS “retail pet store” regulations are final.  Who is going to defend the home/hobby pet owners?  I seriously doubt it will be this wonderful person below. AndrewHunte-Hunte Corporation: “We believe if you breed, transport, or sell puppies across America – … Continue reading

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Monopoly: USDA APHIS

Famous for “Do not Pass Go”, Go Directly to page 86 of the USDA APHIS proposed budget for 2014. It reads: “Animal Welfare.  The 2014 Budget proposed $29 Million for Animal Welfare activities.  This includes funding to fully implement the … Continue reading

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What a little cheatin’ will get you!

Is there a reason why Universities would want to “do a little cheatin’” on the research they run to “confirm” a genetic test?  Is there a reason why they might “spin” the information to make it look a little more … Continue reading

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What’s in a Label?

The American Horse Council , The Missouri Equine Council, The Animal Health Foundation, and Omega Naturals.  What or Who do they all have in common? Surprising to see, the American Horse Council/Missouri Equine Council has not taken an official position … Continue reading

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