YOU MUST READ AND AGREE TO THE CCAA CODE OF ETHICS.
Code of Ethics
The following Code of Ethics is attached to and made a part of the CCAA By-Laws.
I, as a member of the CCAA, agree to abide by the rules set forth before me on this Code of Ethics and the previously mentioned By-Laws. First and foremost are the welfare of the Cane Corso and the integrity of the Club and its members. I realize that any violation of the Code of Ethics or the By-Laws is grounds for expulsion or suspension from the privileges of the Club.
(a) I will strive to keep the Cane Corso purebred and will not knowingly breed the Cane Corso to any other breed of dog.
(b) I will not knowingly falsify any papers or documents, such as health records and registration papers, vital to the regulations records, show records, or other aspects of the Club.
(c) I will recognize and accept the CCAA as the official breed club of the Cane Corso in the U.S. If breeding a litter, I agree to provide proper paperwork (AKC, ICCF, FCI, etc) in a timely manner, but no longer than 6 months, unless so stated in the purchase contract, and to mark each pet quality pup as limited registration on the puppy registration form.
(d) I will
never breed a bitch that is under 18 months of age, or an immature dog that is under 12 months of age.
(e) I will provide adequate food and shelter, proper health care, and companionship for all of my dogs.
(f) I will give the CCAA the first right of refusal should buyer decide to place said dog in a pound or local shelter. The CCAA will make all efforts to protect and find a suitable home for said animal.
(g) I will not sell dogs or puppies to pet shops or dog brokers.
(h) I will not misrepresent my dogs to anyone.
(i) I will always breed as close to the CCAA Standard as possible. I will not breed dogs which have severe faults
which would be detrimental to the health and welfare of the breed, including temperament flaws.
(j) I will conduct myself in a sportsmanship manner at all dog shows and functions; and will act as a true representative for the breed and the Club.
(k) I will not be involved in or use my dogs for any illegal activity.
(l) I will not make accusations or try to discredit other breeders, exhibitors or CCAA members to anyone but the CCAA Club Officers directly.
I represent that my answers to any and all questions are truthful and complete. I represent that all information on this application is correct. Should this not be the case my application will be denied or if discovered later will be grounds for revocation of membership without appeal. Signature indicates applicant has read and subscribes to the CCAA Code of Ethics.