Over 100 Lawmakers Show Support For Responsible Pet Ownership at AKC Meet The Breeds


  • February 08, 2019
  • Press Release - The American Kennel Club

Over 100 Lawmakers Show Support For Responsible Pet Ownership at AKC Meet The Breeds®

 

Photo courtesy of AKC.ORG. New York, NY – Lawmakers from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have shown their support for responsible pet ownership by signing on as Honorary Chairpersons for the AKC Meet the Breeds® educational event on February 9th.

 

“We thank (Connecticut, New Jersey & New York) Legislators for demonstrating their commitment to responsible pet ownership by becoming an Honorary Chairperson for AKC Meet the Breeds,” said Sheila Goffe, Vice President, Government Relations. “Their support is vital to helping us spread the word about the importance of responsible dog ownership and protect the rights of responsible dog owners.”

 

Over 100 lawmakers from the Tri-State area have signed on to be Honorary Chairs for

the 2019 event.

 

 

Honorary Chairs from Connecticut are as follows:

 

 

Representative

 

Juan

 

Candelaria

 

 

 

Representative

 

Liz

 

Linehan

 

 

 

Representative

 

Kim

 

Rose

 

 

 

Representative

 

Jason

 

Perillo

 

 

 

Representative

 

Holly

 

Cheeseman

 

 

 

Representative

 

Susan

 

Johnson

 

 

 

Representative

 

Emmett D.

 

Riley

 

 

 

Representative

 

Michelle

 

Cook

 

 

 

Representative

 

Catherine

 

Abercrombie

 

 

 

Representative

 

William A.

 

Petit, Jr., MD

 

 

 

Representative

 

Kevin

 

Ryan

 

 

 

Representative

 

Carol

 

Hall

 

 

 

Representative

 

Leslee

 

Hill

 

 

 

Senator

 

Eric

 

Berthel

 

 

 

Senator

 

Paul

 

Formica

 

 

 

Honorary Chairs from New York are as follows:

 

U.S. Senator

 

Charles E.

 

Schumer

 

 

 

U.S. Congressman

 

Adriano

 

Espaillat

 

 

 

U.S. Congressman

 

Sean Patrick

 

Maloney

 

 

 

U.S. Congressman

 

Thomas

 

Suozzi

 

 

 

U.S. Congressman

 

Paul D.

 

Tonko

 

 

 

U.S. Congressman

 

Jefferson

 

Van Drew

 

 

 

State Senator

 

Phil

 

Boyle

 

 

 

State Senator

 

David

 

Carlucci

 

 

 

State Senator

 

John J.

 

Flanagan

 

 

 

State Senator

 

Joseph A.

 

Griffo

 

 

 

State Senator

 

Brad

 

Hoylman

 

 

 

State Senator

 

Liz

 

Krueger

 

 

 

State Senator

 

Andrew

 

Lanza

 

 

 

State Senator

 

Sue

 

Serino

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Karl

 

Brabenec

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Edward C.

 

Braunstein

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Michael G.

 

DenDekker

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

David

 

DiPietro

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Anthony

 

D'Urso

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Deborah J.

 

Glick

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Pamela J.

 

Hunter

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Brian M.

 

Kolb

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Nicole

 

Malliotakis

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

John T.

 

McDonald III

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

David

 

McDonough

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

John

 

Mikulin

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Michael

 

Miller

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Michael A.

 

Montesano

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Walter T.

 

Mosley

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Daniel J.

 

O'Donnell

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Félix W.

 

Ortiz

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Steve

 

Otis

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Amy R.

 

Paulin

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Edward P.

 

Ra

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Angelo

 

Santabarbara

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Rebecca

A.

 

Seawright

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Aravella

 

Simotas

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Helene E.

 

Weinstein

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

David I.

 

Weprin

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Tremaine

 

Wright

 

 

 

State Assemblymember

 

Ken

 

Zebrowski

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Alicka

 

Ampry-Samuel

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Andrew

 

Cohen

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Barry S.

 

Grodenchik

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Robert F.

 

Holden

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Alan N.

 

Maisel

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

I. Daneek

 

Miller

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Francisco

 

Moya

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Keith

 

Powers

 

 

 

New York City Council Member

 

Paul A.

 

Vallone

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn Borough President

 

Eric L.

 

Adams

 

 

 

Manhattan Borough President

 

Gale A.

 

Brewer

 

 

 

Bronx Borough President

 

Ruben

 

Diaz Jr.

 

 

 

Nassau County Legislator

 

Tom

 

McKevitt

 

 

 

Suffolk County Legislator

 

Sarah

 

Anker

 

 

 

Suffolk County Legislator

 

Susan A.

 

Berland, Esq.

 

 

 

Suffolk County Legislator

 

Robert

 

Calarco

 

 

 

Suffolk County Legislator

 

Tom

 

Cilmi

 

 

 

Honorary Chairs from New Jersey are as follows:

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Adam

 

Taliaferro

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Jamel C.

 

Holley

 

 

 

Assemblywoman

 

Mila M.

 

Jasey

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Jon M.

 

Bramnick

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Edward H.

 

Thomson

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Kevin J.

 

Rooney

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Erik

 

Peterson

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Clinton

 

Calabrese

 

 

 

Assemblywoman

 

Patricia

 

Egan Jones

 

 

 

Assemblywoman

 

Valerie

 

Vainieri Huttle

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Gordon M.

 

Johnson

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Robert J.

 

Karabinchak

 

 

 

Assemblywoman

 

Nancy J.

 

Pinkin

 

 

 

Assemblyman

 

Andrew

 

Zwicker

 

 

 

Assemblywoman

 

Holly T.

 

Schepisi

 

 

 

Senator

 

Christopher "Kip"

 

Bateman

 

 

 

Senator

 

Stephen

 

Sweeney

 

 

 

Senator

 

Nilsa I.

 

Cruz-Pérez

 

 

 

Senator

 

Shirley K.

 

Turner

 

 

 

Senator

 

Samuel D.

 

Thompson, PhD

 

 

 

Senator

 

Sandra B.

 

Cunningham

 

 

 

Senator

 

Joe

 

Pennacchio

 

 

 

Senator

 

Michael J.

 

Doherty

 

 

 

Senator

 

Thomas H.

 

Kean Jr.

 

 

 

Senator

 

Troy

 

Singleton

 

 

 

Senator

 

Anthony R.

 

Bucco

 

 

 

Senator

 

James

 

Beach

 

 

 

Senator

 

Bob

 

Smith

 

 

 

Senator

 

Declan J.

 

O'Scanlon, Jr.

 

 

 

Senator

 

M. Teresa

 

Ruiz

 

 

 

The American Kennel Club and The International Cat Association® (TICA®) have again

joined forces to bring AKC Meet the Breeds® to the public. The event is part of The

American Kennel Club & Westminster Kennel Club present Meet & Compete,

which also features the 6th Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster

brought to you by Purina® Pro Plan®. One daytime ticket will grant event-goers access

to both AKC Meet the Breeds® and the Masters Agility Championship at Westminster.

Attendees will be able to interact with almost 200 breeds of dogs and cats in elaborately

decorated booths depicting elements from the breed’s history, and learn about the

breed straight from the experts. AKC Meet the Breeds® will take place in Piers 92 & 94

from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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