Our Code of Ethics

Respect for the Vizsla

SPORTSMANSHIP:
VCGNY members shall always conduct themselves in a manner which will reflect credit upon themselves, their
Vizslas, and the Sport of Purebred Dogs, regardledss of the location or circumstances.

HEALTH:
Members shall maintain the best possible standards of canine health, cleanliness, and veterinary care in an
atmosphere conducive to a stable development of their dogs.

BREEDING:
VCGNY members shall breed only with the intention of improving the breed by breeding only those Vizslas who
conform to the standard as recognized by the American Kennel Club, exhibit soundness, stable temperament,
natural hunting ability, and conformation as set forth in the official Vizsla Standard.

VCGNY members shall breed only those dogs who are free of serious hereditary defects including epilepsy,
progressive retinal atrophy, Von Willebrand's disease, entropion, and cranial muscular atrophy and who are over
two years of age and have been x-rayed and are OFA certified free from hip dysplasia.

SALES:
Members shall honestly evaluate the quality of the Vizslas sold and fairly represent that evaluation and urge
puppy purchasers to spay and neuter all pets which for any reason will not be used for breeding.

VCGNY members shall not release puppies under seven weeks of age. Members should furnish details on feeding,
care, inoculations, pedigrees and written sales agreements. Screen all prospective buyers to assure that puppies
have safe and loving homes. Supply assistance and support to puppy buyers for the life of the dog.

VCGNY members shall encourage owners to become involved in Vizsla activities, the Vizsla Club of America and
their local Vizsla Club.

The Officers and the Board of Director of the Vizsla Club of Greater New York in cognizance of their respective
responsibilities to protect the breed and foster it's development, do hereby condemn cross breeding of pure
breed Vizslas, and falsification of registration documents. All persons following the fancy of Vizslas are enjoined
to subscribe to this ethic in the best interest of the breed.