Breeder Standard

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Our Breeder Pledge—47 Reasons to Feel Confident That You’re Getting an Amazing Puppy

Less than 10% of applicants for connection to our breeding network are approved. Before participating, applicants must sign our breeding pledge, which promises to adhere to our high standards of ethical breeding and humane care of puppies. If you want to make sure you work with your favorite breeders around.

This is what all approved breeders promise to follow …

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1) They must have a formal permanent relationship with the attending veterinarian and must adhere to a veterinary care program (PVC).

2) Must have more than 1.5 years of experience in dog breeding, with at least two bred litters. 3) Breeders MUST know and comply with all local, state, and federal licensing requirements.

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4) Dogs always have access to clean drinking water and approved food.

5) The food provided is always appropriate to the age, variety and size of the puppies and should be given at the right feeding intervals so that our dogs have a healthy weight.

6) All changes to the feeding plan and questions will be answered by the attending veterinarian.

7) All dogs will be provided with regular, daily socialization of the person (in addition to routine cleaning, feeding and care). 8) All puppies have the opportunity to exercise and play daily, either by access to an outside door or by following an exercise plan prescribed by a veterinarian. .

9) Veterinary exercise plans should include details for puppies and adult dogs, including length of sessions, interactions with other dogs and exceptions for specials.

10) All areas for breeding exercises and primary enclosures must contain at least one type of safe development, such as ponds, playgrounds, slopes and so on.

11) Before breeding, breeders must make sure that their dogs do not suffer from any genetic condition or disease that could affect the health of their dogs.

12) Breeders must have PVC written (and certified) by their current veterinarian. (13) All PVCs should include animal welfare and health plans, including descriptions of parasite control, disease identification and treatment, husbandry plans, vaccinations and testing plans. , ensfh.

14) Dogs are cared for and bathed to ensure the best possible well-being.

15) All breeding establishments have a separate quarantine facility for the isolation of animals with an infectious disease in order to prevent the spread of such a disease to healthy puppies.

16) Ensure that all waste is the result of careful consideration of the physical well-being and behavior of parents, prevention of genetic diseases, upbringing and origin.

17) Always provide the best possible care and a safe, clean environment for all dogs living in their facilities. 18) Ensure regular socialization, exercise, interaction and development.

19) Never keep a bitch before she is mentally and physically mature (depending on the breed), and only after she has been examined by a veterinarian and declared healthy.

20) Never breed bitches older than their breeding age, nor breed a dog after a veterinarian has determined that he is unfit to continue breeding.

21) Do not provide more than 4-6 stray litter per dog mother as recommended by the veterinarian.

22) Ensure that puppies are always inspected by a licensed veterinarian, received clean health, correct shots and a deworming plan for adoption. 23) Always follow federal, state, and local regulations.

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24) The main enclosure of puppies should be large enough for dogs to walk, sit, lie down and stand without physical restraint.

25) The main area should provide dogs with a place to rest and feel safe.

26) Breeders are required to have emergency plans for responding to emergencies and natural disasters that allow for the rapid and safe evacuation of their dogs.

27) Humidity and temperature levels should be monitored and maintained at a safe range (plant by plant). (28) Kennels and outdoor facilities must provide adequate shelter, shade and protection from the cold and heat.

29) All kennels must be fully equipped with utilities, including electricity, drinking water, gas and rubbish.

30) All facilities should be cleaned and disinfected daily in consultation with a qualified veterinarian.

31) No wire floor unless the wire is coated.

32) Kennels should be cleaned at least once a day. 33) Provide a non-stressful environment for childbirth / breastfeeding, separate from other dogs.

34) Give the puppies enough space to move with their sibling friends in the birth area.

35) The birth area should be cleaned more often than other facilities to collect additional puppy waste.

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36) Always have puppies as needed to make sure they are housed in the right homes.

37) Do not let the puppy adopt until he is old enough – usually 8 weeks. 38) Do not deceive families with dog / breed or personality traits.

39) Carefully examine all potential families with specific questions to ensure that all dogs go to the best homes.

40) Always detect known health issues before accepting them.

41) Ensure that each adopted dog is accompanied by a health card (with the date of deworming and vaccination), purchase contract, health guarantee, resources covering health problems specific to the breed and, if possible, their documentation in the national register.

42) Always keep complete records of waste generated. 43) Never sell to buyers who have not been inspected and approved to ensure that all puppies go to safe, loving homes.

44) Provide guidance and answer questions to the new owner throughout the life of the adopted dog.

45) Provide assistance in returning the adopted dog if the new owner cannot keep the dog.

46) Our transportation services comply with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

47) All breeders responsible for arranging transport for their puppies agree that they will know (and ensure compliance with) the above rules and regulations.

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