PhiChas Siberians Code of Ethics

As per The International Siberian Husky Club TM

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I am not a broker, dealer or wholesaler. I will not offer puppies for sale that I have acquired from others. I will not sell puppies to pet shops, puppy mills, disreputable (so-called) breeders or other retailers.
 

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I will provide information on the characteristics and properties of the breed to interested individuals.
 

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I will maintain a safe, clean and sanitary facility for all sires, bitches, rescues/re-homes and puppies.
 

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I will breed only for the purpose of improving the quality of the breed. I will conscientiously plan each litter of puppies for sale, selecting a stud dog and female to be mated based on their pedigrees, conformation and temperament.
 

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I will be knowledgeable about inherited health problems in my breed and will not mate any sire or dam with known problems.
 

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I will not knowingly misrepresent the characteristics of the breed, nor falsely advertise, or mislead any person regarding the performance of any dogs for sale or puppies for sale.
 

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I will not breed any male or female until they are both physically and mentally mature, and I will not continue to breed any male or female beyond an appropriate age for the breed.
 

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I will comply with all federal, state or provincial and local government laws and regulations concerning the keeping of dogs.
 

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Puppies offered for sale will be registered only with the American Kennel Club.
 

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I will refrain from releasing any puppy until it is at least seven (7) weeks old, or eight (8) weeks old if the puppy is to be shipped.
 

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I will show discrimination in the sale of my puppies and be concerned with the type of homes in which they are placed. I will make buyers aware of their responsibilities as dog owners. I will not sell or donate dogs to commercial dog wholesalers, dealers, brokers, retailers, pet shops, puppy mills or any other person or organization, for resale or "give-away" to the public. I will not supply puppies for charity raffles or auctions.
 

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I agree to be a resource for buyers of puppies or older dogs that I have sold for the life of the dog.