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Standard Dog Breeder Code of Ethics

To promote the highest ideals among dog owners and breeders and aim for the continuous improvement of the breed within the framework of the approved breed standard, we pledge that:

1. I will follow the rules of good sportsmanship which will be a credit to the breed, the club and myself in all dog competition and activities.

2. I will fully explain to all prospective dog purchasers the advantages as well as the disadvantages of owning the breed.

3. I will attempt to help and educate novice exhibitors and owners.

4. I will keep well informed in the field of genetics and work to eliminate hereditary defects from the breed.

5.I will, before entering a breeding agreement or doing any breeding of my own dogs, carefully analyze the conformation and pedigrees of the prospective sire and dam. I shall refuse the mating if, in my opinion, it will not be in the best interest of the breed. If I deny stud service, I will fully explain my reasons to the owner of the adult breeding female.

6. I will participate in a program of having my breeding dogs examined by qualified and licensed veterinarians to eliminate common genetic defects from my bloodlines.

7. When a dog has hereditary faults of such nature as to make his or her use for breeding detrimental to the furtherance of the breed, that dog shall not be bred.

8. I will refuse to sell my dogs or puppies to anyone who has been convicted of cruelty to animals.

9. I shall provide my breeding adults and puppies with the very best veterinary care.

10. I shall administer the optimum feeding program utilizing premium dog foods recommended by my veterinarian

11. I shall administer the daily socialization and exercise program as developed by my veterinarian for my adult dogs and puppies.

12. I shall continue to show my breeding dogs in ACA sanctioned dog shows.

CFA Cat Breeder Code of Ethics

As a breeder who uses the services of the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats, I understand I have certain responsibilities to pedigreed cats and to the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA).

1. I am aware that I am representative of CFA breeders in my community.

2. I will breed my cats with the intent of improving the breed and to produce healthy, happy kittens.

3. I will deal honestly with the purchasers of my kittens and cats.

4. To the best of my knowledge and ability I will not, without prior disclosure, sell any kitten/cat that is sick or has been exposed to an infectious disease.

5. I will not sell or place kittens prior to their attaining a proper level of immunity against common infectious diseases.

6. I will place cats directly to the new pet owner or in a manner that will enable contact with the ultimate owner to provide on-going education and advice.

7. I will strive to house my cats in a manner exceeding the CFA Minimum Cattery Standard.

8. I will ensure my cats are kept in a healthy environment and I will ensure they receive the proper veterinary care as needed.

9. I will maintain appropriate cattery records and will correctly register litters and cats.

10. I will work honestly with my fellow breeders and provide timely and correct litter registration information to those who use my cats for breeding.

11. I will mentor new breeders to ensure they have a solid information foundation.

Good Horse Breeder Code of Ethics

AQHA Professional Horsemen Code of Ethics

We, the members of the American Quarter Horse Association of Professional Horsemen in carrying out our role of providing service to the American Quarter Horse industry, recognize the need to do so in a professional manner, and to deal with the public and our colleagues with the highest degree of integrity. Therefore, we have set forth the following creed which shall govern our endeavors to fulfill our obligations:

1. To adhere to the professional standards of the American Quarter Horse Association and to work to further its goals and objectives.

2. To ensure that the welfare of the American Quarter Horse is paramount and that every American Quarter Horse shall at all times be treated humanely and with dignity, respect and compassion.

3. To abide by stringent rules established and enforced by AQHA demanding that American Quarter Horse breeders, owners, trainers, exhibitors, show officials, judges and professional horsemen are continually responsible for the well-being and humane treatment of any American Quarter Horse entrusted to their care. These rules include, but are not limited to, prohibited training practices, prohibited surgical procedure, prohibited chemical administration, or prohibited devices that could affect a horse's performance or alter the horse's natural conformation. Such rules further include compliance of all medication policies.

4. To conduct all business affairs with integrity, sincerity and accuracy in an open and forthright manner.

5. To act with integrity in financial dealings with clients, other professionals and the public. In this regard, any horse shown by my spouse, client or child will be owned as prescribed by applicable rules.

6. To fully disclose to customers the actual sales price and commissions involved in the sale or purchase of a horse.

7. To not charge or receive a monetary commission, or other remuneration constituting a commission from both the buyer and seller of a horse.

8. To handle our business, operations and communications (including those through social media) in a manner that promotes the positive image of the American Quarter Horse industry.

9. To instill confidence among clients and the public in the American Quarter Horse industry, avoiding any action conducive to discrediting it or membership in the American Quarter Horse Association.

10. To show respect, courtesy, and decency towards fellow AQHA Professional Horsemen at all times by upholding the highest standards of professional ethics and mutual civility regardless of circumstances.

11. To create a supportive culture that builds and maintains a collaborative relationship with all AQHA Professional Horsemen.

Parrot Bird Breeder Code of Ethics

1 Introduction:
In achieving its goal as set out in the Constitution of the Parrot Breeders Association in protecting the rights of its members to breed and market their parrots, to provide guidelines in keeping, taking care of, housing and dealing in parrots and to work in association with National and International Organizations that affects the rights of its members the following Code of Practice is hereby implemented for all its members.
In addition to the Code of Practice a recommended Good Code of Conduct is also introduced as set out in Part II hereof.

2 Purpose of the Code of Practice:
The aim of this code of practice is:
2.1 To set minimum standards for Parrot Breeders in providing in the needs of parrots in respect of the following fields:
Main needs associated with domestication
Facility needs
Environmental needs
Activity needs

2.2 To set standards that will be Internationally acceptable for providing healthy parrots to domestic and international markets.

3 Main needs associated with domestication:
3.1 Humans
Parrot behavior will be considered in the interaction between humans and parrots and when parrots are sold to persons with little knowledge in this field all reasonable steps will be taken to inform the person of the behavior of parrots and all needs of the parrot. This will ensure a successful relation between owner and animal and the safety and quality of life for the parrot.