SH CH ZENEVIEVA MISTER BOJANGLES FOR WHISTLER JUN CH JD (Miss C & Mrs A Byrne & Stewart)

 

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CODE OF ETHICS:

 

ALL IRELAND GOLDEN RETRIEVER

CLUB CODE OF ETHICS (In addition to that of the IKC)

 

* Members shall ensure that all breeding dogs & bitches in their ownership have current clear eye certificates & hips x-rayed & scored at the time of mating and shall only be mated to or by a dog with a current clear eye certificate and hips x-rayed & scored at time of mating under BVA and/or committee approved scheme.

 

* Bitches to be a minimum of 18 months at the time of mating.

 

* Bitches to be a maximum of eight years when having her last litter.

 

* Maximum number of litters per bitch to be 5.

 

* Members should comply with the Irish Animal Welfare Act.

 

 

MEMBERS FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE ABOVE CODE OF ETHICS MAY BE SUSPENDED OR EXPELLED AND/OR HAVE THEIR RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP REFUSED.

 

Information on Eye Testing & Hip X-Raying may be obtained from the Hon. Secretary.

 

We have a beautiful breed that unfortunately, like many other breeds has hereditary problems but by adhering to the Club’s code of ethics the risk of hereditary problems being passed on to offspring will be greatly reduced.