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NEWFOUNDLAND CLUB OF AMERICA CONSTITUTION

Article 1
Name and Objectives

Section 1

The name of the Club shall be the Newfoundland Club of America, Inc

Section 2

The objectives of the Club shall be to
a) encourage and promote the quality of pure-bred Newfoundland dogs and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection;
b) to encourage the organization of independent regional and local Newfoundland Specialty Clubs in those localities where there are sufficient fanciers of the breed to meet the requirements of the American Kennel Club and the Newfoundland Club of America, Inc.;
c) to urge members and breeders to accept the standard for the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Newfoundland Dogs shall be judged;
d) to do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsmanlike conduct at dog shows, obedience trials and other Club sponsored activities and Club functions;
e) to conduct sanctioned matches, specialty shows, obedience trials and other events under the rules of the American Kennel Club;
f) to promote the special qualities of the breed by sponsoring working dog activities under the rules of the Newfoundland Club of America;
g) to urge all members to abide by the Newfoundland Club of America Ethics Guide as a guideline for responsible Newfoundland ownership.
h) To bring fanciers of the breed together in friendly counsel.

Section 3

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

Section 4

The members of the Club shall adopt and may from time to time revise such By-Laws as may be required to carry out these objectives

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