The Purpose of the Club:

  1. To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of purebred Boston Terriers, and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection;

  2. To urge members and breeders to accept the Standard of the Breed as approved by the American Kennel Club and the Boston Terrier Club of America.

  3. To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsman-like competition at dog shows, obedience trials and in public and private meetings;

  4. To conduct sanctioned matches, specialty shows, obedience and other trials under the rules of the American Kennel Club.

  5. The Club shall not be conducted or operated for profit and no part of any profits or residue from dues or donations to the Club shall inure to the benefit of any member or individual.

This Code is presented as a Guideline for the use of our members when Buying, Breeding, Selling and Exhibiting Boston Terriers. It is based on the Boston Terrier Club of America's Code Of Ethics. Violators of the Oklahoma City Boston Terrier Club Code Of Ethics will be subject to prompt action under our discipline and charge procedures.

I will:

  1. Abide by the Constitution and By-Laws of the Oklahoma City Boston Terrier Club, Inc. and the rules of the American Kennel Club.

  2. Maintain the best possible standards of canine health, cleanliness and care.

  3. Breed all bitches with the intention of improving the breed (with that particular breeding) and to maintain the breed standard.

  4. Ensure that my dogs that are offered for stud and the bitches that are accepted for stud service are in good health and free from communicable diseases and disqualifying faults.

  5. Refuse to breed my stud dogs to any bitch whose owner is directly involved with any Puppy Broker, Puppy Mill, Litter Lot Sales or any other Commercial Enterprise whose business is involved in like activities.

  6. Keep accurate breeding records including registration papers and pedigrees.

  7. Establish Service and Sales Agreements that are Mutually Agreed Upon, stated in writing and signed by all principles involved.

  8. Furnish records to each Buyer of All immunizations and worming. Also furnish Buyer Pedigree and American Kennel Club Registration or Transfer Documents, unless Written Agreement is made at the time of Sale that the papers will be withheld or they are forthcoming.

  9. Advertise honestly and do not misrepresent or mislead a Buyer of my Boston Terriers or Services.

  10. Refuse to Sell Any Boston Terrier to a Buyer who cannot or will not provide evidence of ability to properly care for the animal.

  11. Sell, give or donate any Boston Terrier to a Commercial Facility or Laboratory, Puppy Broker, Pet Shop, Puppy Mill or their Agent.

  12. Hold myself responsible for the welfare of every dog I breed, own or sell.

  13. Conduct myself at all times in such a manner as to reflect good sportsmanship, the highest ethics and good will on the sport of purebred dog showing and Boston Terriers in particular.


Pamela S. Bale
Email President

Gayle F. Cook

Becky Lauvetz

Margie Dillender
Email Secretary

Larry J. Rosson
PO Box 1546
Edmond, OK 73083
Email Treasurer


Larry J. Rosson
Gayle F. Cook
Margie Dillender
Becky Lauvetz
Pamela S. Bale

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