|*I will always breed
for quality in my dogs, concentration always being on producing a dog that
meets the standards and has proper temperament for the breed.
*I will always attempt to place each dog/puppy in a proper home or environment.
*I will take full responsibility for the health and welfare of the puppies that I produce and never knowingly ship or transfer a sick or unthrifty animal.
*I will not ship a puppy before the age of 8 weeks old.
*I will be honest to potential buyers and never make claims that I can not live up to.
*I will have a written guarantee on every dog/puppy that I sell.
*I will not sell to brokers or pet stores or be a part of any puppy milling.
*I will not falsify a dogs paperwork and will provide all promised paperwork by the age of 12 weeks to the new owner.
*I will keep proper records on all dogs I sell or place
*I will not participate in the fighting of any dog breed.
*I will not knowingly breed a female to more than one stud dog during the same breeding cycle that produces a litter of unidentifiable parentage.
will not breed to an "American Hairless Terrier" or carrier of the Hairless
gene to sell, promote or represent them as Rat Terriers.
I understand that failure to rectify a complaint lodged against me or failure to abide by the above code will result in suspension or removal as a NRTR breeder.
NRTA Code of Ethics supersedes Breeders Complaints Policy.
RE-INSTATEMENT- If a person has been suspended from the breeders
list, 3 letters of recommendation must be received by the NRTA stating
that the issue at hand has been rectified. The Board of Directors will
review these letters for re-instatement.
Breeders complaints Policy.