Code of Ethics
BTCA, Inc. Code of Conduct...
BTCA Code of Ethics
Biewer Terrier Club of America
"Where Knowledge Leads to Excellence"
Great News! The BTCA, Inc. is planning its first Agility 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 Yolando Russell our Performance Chair at email@example.com or (515) 623-9249. If we start training now, maybe we can be prepared by November!!
Maryland Open Show Info:
Thursday, July 5, 2018; Catoctin Kennel Club; Judge Mrs. Valerie J. Brown
Friday, July 6, 2018; Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club; Judge Mr. Richard Todd Jackson
Friday, July 6, 2018; Biewer Terrier Club Of America; Judge Mr. Gregg G. Kantak
Saturday, July 7, 2018; Upper Marlboro Kennel Club; event not listed on AKC Open Show calendar.
Sunday, July 8, 2018; National Capital Kennel Club; Judge not approved as of listing.
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. If you have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Biewer Terrier Club of America
|BTCA, Inc. Code of Ethics|
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.