The American Kennel Club’s pedophile problem

Source: Business Insider 4/24/24
[ACSOL is posting this to show pedophile hysteria in the media]

The girl was 14 and attending a Dallas dog show. She and her family were talking to a prominent handler and longtime family friend, Adam Wilkerson, 31, when he asked her to help him get coffee for the group. Instead, he brought her to an empty hall closet and instructed her to touch his exposed penis.

She began working as Wilkerson’s assistant a few months later. She’d been showing dogs since she was a toddler, her mother told Business Insider. Working for Wilkerson, whose dogs had won awards including best of breed at the lauded Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, seemed like a natural step to achieving the girl’s ambition of becoming a professional dog handler.

But when the mother asked the AKC whether it could stop Wilkerson from attending events, the group’s response, she said, amounted to a shrug. The AKC’s reply was that it’s just a “registry organization,” meaning it exists to keep canine-breeding records.

The message she took was that the AKC believed protecting her daughter was less important than protecting Wilkerson.

Wilkerson died in March. But his was not an isolated case. For decades, members of the dog-handling community have clamored for the AKC to take action to prevent the sexual abuse of children, and they say their pleas have fallen on deaf ears.

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Yeah, this looks like someone drumming up a solution looking for a problem.

It’s not the American kennel clubs fault they left their teenage daughter alone with a grown as man on more than one occasion and never bothered to asked if he behaved inappropriately in any type of way.
We gotta start holding these parents accountable as well, just like that Michigan school shooter who’s parents got sentenced to 15 years in prison for not paying attention and knowing with their son was doing.

I volunteered for several years at my local animal shelter. Then the changed a number of things, including adding a “Sexual Offender” question to their volunteer form. The asked all volunteers to resubmit a new volunteer form. So I ended up resigning. 😒🤷🏻‍♂️

How did the registry stop all the alleged sexual abuse?

As usual, they’re trying to make outrage hay out of one isolated incident. It use to be the boy scouts, but the church is the biggest “pedo den” the media always chooses not to mention.

Last edited 23 days ago by Facts should matter