Buckeye Bernese Mountain Dog Club – CONSTITUTION

Section 1. The name of the club shall be:   Buckeye Bernese Mountain Dog Club

Section 2.  Objectives of this Club shall be:
a)        To provide education appropriate to the needs of owners, breeders, potential owners and all others with
        an interest in pure bred Bernese Mountain Dogs.
b)        To provide events/gatherings for our members to enjoy the breed and learn about such subjects as
        nutrition, training, agility, rally, obedience, drafting, grooming, and health of Bernese Mountain Dogs.
c)        To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike
        competition at dog shows, obedience and rally trials and any event for which the Club is eligible under
        the Rules and Regulations of The American Kennel Club and at draft tests under the rules of the Bernese
        Mountain Dog Club of America (BMDCA).
d)        To conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows, obedience and rally trials and any other event for which the
       Club is eligible under the Rules and Regulations of The American Kennel Club and to conduct draft tests
       under the rules of the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America.
e)         To encourage all members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by The
         American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Bernese Mountain Dogs shall be judged.
f)         To do all that is possible to improve the health of the breed; and
g)        To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of pure-bred Bernese Mountain Dogs.

Section 3.  This club shall not be conducted or operated for profit.  No part of any profits or residues from dues or
donation to the Club shall inure to the benefit of any member or individual

Section 4.  Bylaws shall be adopted and may from time to time be revised by the members as required to carry out
these objectives.