CADF Code of Ethics:

 

  • All puppies sold by a Breeder shall be registered with the Canadian Kennel Club and properly identified.

 

  • All puppies shall receive their first set of vaccinations prior to placement and a record of the shots will be provided to the buyer.

 

  • Puppies shall be checked by a licensed veterinarian who will supply a certificate of health status.

 

  • Puppies shall not be sold until seven weeks of age unless extenuating circumstances prevail.

 

  • Puppies shall not be sold singly or in litter lots to wholesale, middlemen, retail outlets, or by auction.

 

  • Breeding stock shall be screened for known hereditary abnormalities appropriate to the particular breed, where the methodology is available to do so.

 

  • The Breeder agrees to fully inform buyers of potential health or genetic problems pertinent to the breed at large or the individual puppy.

 

  • The Breeder shall supply to the buyer of each puppy at the time of sale a written agreement of sale properly executed stating all terms of the sale(e.g. release of non-breeding agreements).

 

  • The Breeder agrees to provide follow-up advice to buyers regarding health and behavioral problems.

 

  • The Breeder shall provide a detailed information sheet on proper care e.g. feeding instructions, required vaccination regime, socialization and training, responsibility of pet ownership, etc..

 

  • The Breeder shall, if under suspension by the Canadian Kennel Club, be removed from the CADF Registry for the duration of the suspension, and/or if convicted of cruelty to animals shall be removed permanently.