Code of Ethics

BTCA, Inc. Code of Ethics...

BTCA Code of Ethics

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Biewer Terrier Babies

Beautiful Biewer Terrier Babies. Whether you have two or ten together, they are always happy and loving towards each other....

I think someone is trying to get on the couch.

Although I am taking up all the room right now, I will move over....

Biewer Terrier Trio

The Biewer Terrier is a very loving, obedient breed....

Biewer Terrier

This is a near perfect example of the Biewer Terrier. Long soft, silky hair, a beautiful tri colored face with good symmetry, and great conformation....

Lounging Biewer Terrier

I can not think of anything better, than lounging with my Biewer Terrier ....

Life is wondeerful Beautiful Biewer Terrier Relaxing Precious Biewer Terrier Biewer Terriers Enjoying the Fall
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"Biewer Terrier Info"

Whether you are a breeder or someone in search of a Biewer Terrier, you will find some very interesting and helpful articles as you read about this delightful, enchanting breed.

"About the BTCA"

You will find a host of material about the BTCA, Inc., including membership enrollment, history, By-Laws and Constitution, plus information in general, on its various activities.

"BTCA Members"

Here you will find a complete list of our members along with their contact information.  If you are interested in joining the BTCA, the instructions will be provided on this page.

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What's New

Great News! The BTCA, Inc. is now licensed for Agility Competitions. We are planning our first Competition November 5, 2018 at the Bella Vista Training Center in Lewisberry, Pa. This will be an AKC All Breed and Mixed Breed Agility Trial. For more information contact our Companion Sport Chair Yolando Russell at yokamori@aol.com or (516) 623-9249. We are also on the calendar for June 17th, 2019 and November 4, 2019. If we aren't prepared by November to enter, we have a whole year to practice!! Come out and see the Biewer Terriers show off their talents.

Current News

July 9th, 2018 the AKC board approved the Biewer Terrier for advancement to the Miscellaneous class. The Biewer Terrier will officially move into Miscellaneous on July 3rd, 2019. This is a huge accomplishment for the breed and for the BTCA, Inc.

Recent Events

Wisdom Panel Test Results Explained

The new 4.0 has 6 individual tests in which to evaluate the dog, giving us more information to make a better analysis of whether we have a purebred or not. We take into consideration each test result and evaluate a dogs purity based on those results. Your dog may show inconclusive on one test and still be a purebred dog. For help contact btregistryhelp@yahoo.com

About the Biewer Terrier Club of America

BTCA, Inc. Code of Ethics Our Members abide by this Code of Ethics as a minimum code of conduct.
  • Members must be professional and courteous at all times. Not only do you represent the BTCA, but all dog lovers.

  • Establish a reputation of trust and honor among fellow club members and all interested parties.

  • The BTCA members will work to the betterment of this breed and this club, as well as encourage others to do so.

  • Be polite and honest when representing your dog, whether in the show ring, for sale or breeding.

  • Meetings will be held at the time of the dog shows or special club events.

  • Members must do their best to show dogs that meet the Biewer Terrier Standard.

  • Maintain the best possible standards of health and quality of life for your dogs.

  • Breed dogs and bitches that are free of serious congenital and hereditary defects.

  • Keep up to date on the health and genetic issues of the breed.

  • Work to control and/or eradicate inherited problems and conditions that are particular to the Biewer Terrier breed and breed as closely as possible to the standard of the breed.

  • Encourage and promote responsible breeding practices.

  • Both male and female breeding dogs will have DNA profiles and be screened for hereditary diseases.

  • Encourage spaying or neutering of animals not desirable for breeding.

  • Cannot duel register BTRA dogs with any outside registries not affiliated with the Biewer Terrier Registry of America or AKC. Exception; Dog show Venues.

  • Never knowingly sell to a commercial dog breeder, wholesaler, retail dealers or their agents.

  • A member will not breed before the dogs are physically mature and are in good health.

  • Our members will regard this Code of Ethics as a minimum standard of ethical behavior. The BTCA members will accept no less in those that they are doing business with.

  • Always remember that the gifts you have, were given you from God, so be as generous when people are seeking knowledge and advice about our breed.

 

***Mars testing can now be done with a cheek swab through the Wisdom Panel website. The "Cheek Swab Kit 4.0" is the only acceptable test for the Biewer Terrier***

For information on registering with BTRA, email BTregistryHelp@yahoo.com.

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