ARTC Code of Sportsmanship
I will abide by the rules, regulations of the American Russell Terrier Club, Inc. and the American Kennel Club.
I will represent the American Russell Terrier Club, Inc. in a positive and all- inclusive manner to properly promote the Russell Terrier, refraining from negative comments that will reflect any personal issues with fellow members.
I will show the utmost respect for officers and members.
I will help educate the public, fellow breeders and promote the AKC Russell Terrier.
I will adhere to the AKC code of sportsmanship and be supportive of other members.
I will be factual in all of any representation of the Russell Terrier.
I will accept and breed to the standard adopted by AKC to advance the AKC Russell Terrier breed in the proper manner. It is fully understood that to breed outside of the breed standard is unacceptable and detrimental to the breed. It is understand that to be listed as a breeder on the ARTC website is a privilege not to be.
It is understood that to be listed as a breeder on the ARTC website is a privilege not to be taken lightly. Only those breeders who adhere to the rules and regulations stated herein and the ARTC Constitution and By-Laws, can remain in good standing.
It is understood that breeders/members who fail to follow the rules may be subject to removal from the breeder’s listing, probation, or both and possible expulsion from the club.. If the officers receive three complaints concerning a breeder, the board will investigate and determine the extent of the disciplinary action, if any.