International Olde English Bulldogge Association
ask and request that all breeders pledge to
adhere to the IOEBA - Breeder's Code of Ethics.
Breeders are asked to
promote the highest standards among breeders and
owners and to encourage and support
sportsmanship and cooperation in the
preservation, advancement and improvement of
all IOEBA registered breeds.
I will keep accurate records of my dogs.
These records will include IOEBA registration
certificates, stud service contracts, IOEBA pedigrees,
vaccination and breeding records.
I will maintain absolute
identification of all my dogs, examples: photos,
tattoos, microchips, registration papers and
I shall plan each breeding with the
objective of the improvement and advancement of
I will thoughtfully select my stud
dog and brood bitch with an emphasis on good
health, correct conformation, temperament,
working drive and ability while all the time
referring to the IOEBA breed standard and the
principles of genetics.
I will maintain the highest standards
of health and care for my dogs and I will
provide sufficient water, food, shelter and
veterinary attention as needed.
I will provide each buyer with IOEBA
registration papers at the time of sale, unless
a written agreement stating otherwise has been
signed by the buyer.
I will help and educate the potential
clients as to the basic characteristics, both
physical and mental, of my breed to assist in
determining if it is the right breed for them.
I will provide proper socialization
for all my dogs and puppies and interact with
I will not be involved in or use my
dogs for any illegal activity. None of my dogs
are intended for any illegal activity and will
not be sold for such use.
I will refrain from releasing my
puppies to their new owners until they are at
least seven weeks old, or eight weeks if they
are to be shipped.
Olde English Bulldogge Association's Breeder's
Code of Ethics has been designed as a guideline
for breeders and fanciers. It is not a legal
document and should not be construed as a rule
or regulation to be enforced by punishment, it
carries no enforceable punishment. A breeder's
adherence to the Breeder's Code of Ethics is