Massachusetts residents, please take note. The MA Legislative committee is considering a bill on July 19th that will significantly effect training classes, dog shows, and any dog event with more than 12 dogs in attendance. Please contact the Committee and voice your opinion!
Massachusetts legislative committee will consider a bill on July 19 to significantly change the definition of kennel to encompass training facilities or any dog event with more than 12 dogs. All those meeting the new criteria would be required to comply with all state and local licensing and other regulations currently reserved just for large kennels.
Responsible dog owners and trainers are encouraged to attend the July 19 hearing and to contact the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure to express concerns with this legislation.