The American Rottweiler Club, Inc. (ARC), the parent club of the American Kennel Club (AKC) for the Rottweiler breed in the United States, representing thousands of dog owners, is writing to express our grave concern over Maryland HB 495, A Bill That Criminalizes The Ownership and Limits The Possession of Breeding Dogs.
Since its inception, the American Rottweiler Club has been deeply engaged in advancing animal welfare and the humane care and treatment of dogs.
HB 495 Department of Legislative Services Maryland General Assembly 2009 Session IMPORTANT: Below is the ACTUAL language of MD. HB 495 FISCAL AND POLICY NOTE House Bill 495 (Delegate Smigiel, et al.) Judiciary Criminal Law – Crimes Relating to Animals – Limitations on Possession of Breeding Dogs This bill prohibits a person from owning, possessing, [...]