In order to promote
the highest ideals among Finnish Spitz owners and breeders, and to aim for
continuous improvement of the breed within the framework of the official
breed standard, each member pledges that:
follow the rules of good sportsmanship in all Finnish Spitz competition and
2.He/she will fully
explain to all prospective Finnish Spitz purchasers the disadvantages as
well as the advantages of owning a Finnish Spitz.
attempt to help and befriend novice exhibitors and breeders.
4.He/she will keep
well-informed in the field of genetics and will work persistently to
eliminate hereditary defects from the breed.
before entering into any breeding agreement, carefully analyze the
conformations and the pedigrees of the prospective sire and dam, and,
keeping the breed standard clearly in mind, refuse the mating if in his/her
opinion it will not be in the best interest of the breed. If he/she denies
stud service, he/she will fully explain the reasons to the owner of the
refuse to deal with dog wholesalers or to sell puppies or dogs to pet shops,
and will include in all stud contracts an agreement to be signed by the
owner of the bitch that no puppies resulting from the mating will be
wholesaled or sold to pet shops.