Dog “minimum height standards”

November 26, 2013

  • 29T Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • 29TVI Antitrust Regulation in General
  • 29TVI(E) Particular Industries or Businesses
  • 29Tk601 k. Sports.

29T Antitrust and Trade RegulationKennel club establishing standards for all purebred dog breeds, and club recommending standards for Labradors, did not violate Sherman Act by publishing minimum height standards for breed that disqualified English strain of Labradors, in order to allow owners of taller American strain to monopolize market for championship dogs.
Jessup v. Am. Kennel Club, Inc., 61 F. Supp. 2d 5 (S.D.N.Y. 1999)