PRESIDENT: MRS J DAWS
CHAIRMAN: MR C THOMAS
CODE OF ETHICS
Will properly house, feed, water and exercise all dogs
under their care and arrange for appropriate veterinary attention
if and when required.
Will agree without reservation that any veterinary surgeon
performing an operation on any of their dogs which alters the
natural conformation of the animal or
who carries out a caesarean section on a bitch’ may
report such operation to the Kennel Club.
Will agree that no healthy puppy will be culled.
Puppies which may not conform to the Breed Standard should
be placed in suitable homes.
Will abide by all aspects of the Animal Welfare Act.
Will not create demand for, nor supply, puppies that have
been docked illegally.
Will agree not to breed from a dog or bitch which could be
in any way harmful to the dog or to the breed.
Will not allow any of their dogs to roam at large or cause
a nuisance to neighbours or those carrying out official duties.
Will ensure that their dogs wear properly tagged collars
and will be kept leashed or under effective control when away from
Will clean up after their dogs in public places or anywhere
their dogs are being exhibited.
Will only sell dogs where there is a reasonable expectation
of a happy and healthy life and will help with the re-homing of a
dog if the initial circumstances change.
Will supply written details of all dietary requirements and
give guidance concerning responsible ownership when placing dogs
in a new home.
Will ensure that all relevant Kennel Club documents are
provided to the new owner when selling or transferring a dog and
will agree, in writing, to forward any relevant documents at the
earliest opportunity, if not immediately available.
13. Will not sell any dog to commercial dog wholesalers, retail
pet dealers or directly or indirectly allow dogs to be given as a
prize or donation in a competition of any kind.
Will not sell by sale or auction Kennel Club registration
certificates as stand-alone items (not accompanying a dog).
Will not knowingly misrepresent the characteristics of the
breed nor falsely advertise dogs nor mislead any person regarding
the health or quality of a dog.
Member will, when breeding dogs, adopt as a minimum standard
the principels, requirements and reco-
mendations as embodied in the Kennel Club's Assured Breeder
Scheme. It is strongly recommended
that members who breed should apply to join the Scheme.
of these provisions may result in expulsion from club membership
and/or disciplinary action by the Kennel Club and/or reporting to
the relevant authorities for legal action, as appropriate.