IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
November 3, 2010
PROFESSIONAL DOG BREEDERS ADVISORY COUNCIL, INC.; PENNSYLVANIA DOG BREEDERS ASSOCIATION; CARL GILGORE; NATHAN MYER; DANIEL ESH; AND BETTY STOLTZFUS PLAINTIFFS,
DENNIS WOLFF, SECRETARY OF PENNSYLVANIA DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY; SUSAN WEST, DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF DOG LAW ENFORCEMENT, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY; KRISTIN DONMOYER, IN HER OFFICIAL AND INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY; AND, DREW DELENICK, IN HIS OFFICIAL AND INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: C. Darnell Jones, II J.
AND NOW, this 3rd day of November, 2010, upon consideration of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss the First, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Causes of Actions from the First Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 18) and Plaintiffs' Opposition thereto (Doc. No. 19), it is hereby ORDERED and DECREED that said Motion is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART, as follows:
- Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' first cause of action is DENIED;*fn1 and,
- Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth causes of action is GRANTED.