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Club de l'Epagneul Breton
des Etats-Unis d'Amerique

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French Brittany Gun Dog Association of America, Inc.

Objectives of the Association shall be to:

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1. Protect the breed and maintain the standards laid down in field work, appearance and conformation for the French brittany spaniel (epagneul breton).

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2. To accomplish separation of the Epagneul Breton breed from the American Brittany breed in the United States and insure for perpetuity the maintenance of a stud book and registry containing purebred Epagneul Bretons, such official registry to be administered and maintained by the United Kennel Club, Inc. a national kennel club located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A. Members of the Association will strive to maintain the Epagneul Breton breed as a breed separate and distinct for the breed's unique qualities and characteristics.

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3. Require judges at field trials, tests of natural ability (T.A.N.), conformation competitions and shows sponsored by the Associaiton and sanctioned/licensed by the United Kennel Club, Inc. to judge strictly according to the official standard, rules, policies and procedures utilized by this Association and the U.K.C. which adopted methods employed by the original breed association known as the Club Epagneul Breton of France, which is the country from which the Epagneul Breton breed originated.

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4. In conjunction with the United Kennel Club, Inc. ("UKC") as sanctioning/licensing entity, to organize and conduct gun dog field trials, test of natural ability (T.A.N.) and conformation testing and conformation competitions (shows) that are designed specifically for foot hunting and gun dogs, incorporating as far as possible the European standards for HPR trials and the official F.C.I. standard for the breed as adopted and employed by the Club Epagneul Breton of France.

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5. Encourage members to hunt their dogs and to enter them in UKC sanctioned/licensed gun dog field trials, tests of natural ability (T.A.N.) and shows strictly regulated for the foot hunter and close working gun dogs.

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6. Encourage members to breed with Epagneul Bretons that have been officially confirmed and have been certified and registered by the UKC as an Epagneul Breton, producing Epagneul Breton registerable progeny from foundation dogs which have proven themselves as gun dogs in the field and which conform to the official standard of the Epagneul Breton breed.

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7. Gather and disseminate to Association members and the general public up to date information and data from relevant scientific research in canine genetics and psychology and other information pertinent to the breed and the maintenance, development, training, breeding and enhancement of the Epagneul Breton breed.

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8. Present trophies, certificates and/or specials at field trials, tests of natural ability (T.A.N.), conformation (shows) competitions and other events as sponsored by the Association or conducted, sanctioned and licensed by the United Kennel Club, Inc.

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9. To seek or maintain affiliation with international Epagneul Breton clubs as is suitable.

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10. To promote responsible and ethical breeding practices through a Code of Ethics that will protect the breed's  unique and desired traitsconformation, dependability and health.

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11. To provide a forum for fellowship, mutual cooperation and development of friendship among owners and fanciers of the Epagneul Breton (French Brittany) breed.

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12. To promote the conservation of game and specifically upland game birds and to preserve and promote the training and breeding of gun dogs and the heritage of hunting upland game birds with gun dogs.

 

Epagneul Breton Club U.S.A.
French Brittany Gun Dog Association of America, Inc.

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