Accredited breeder scheme

To help prospective puppy owners understand what being an Accredited Breeder means we have written a small glossary of the terms that the Kennel Club makes us adhere to.

As a small selective breeder of Boxers and Dogue De Bordeaux's we made the important decision to apply for Kennel Club Accreditation in order to assure all prospective owners of VALDENTON puppies that they are buying from a breeder whose main purpose is to only breed for the good of the breed
 our main aim is to breed sound and healthy puppies, we only breed a litter if we want a new puppy for the show ring,

we will never breed for profit.

We also guarantee to only breed from 1st class stock with all recommended Kennel Club health checks carried out.

With us being a K C Accredited breeder it will guarantee you the following and much more:

1) It will ensure that all breeding stock is Kennel Club Registered

2) We guarantee to Hand over the dog's registration certificate, if available, or forward it to the new owner as soon as possible. Explain any endorsements that might pertain and obtain written and signed confirmation from the new owner, at or before the date on which the dog is collected from us, make sure that the new owner is aware of any endorsement(s) and fully understands what they mean, regardless of whether the endorsed registration certificate is available.

3) Follow KC policy regarding maximum age and number/frequency of littersof all breeding bitches owned.

4)Permanently identify breeding stock by tattoo and have this number put on the puppy's KC registration certificate.

5)Make use of health screening schemes, relevant to Boxers or Douge De Bordeaux's on all breeding stock. These schemes included Heart Testing, hip dysplasia,

6)Socialize the puppies and provide written advice, in the Puppy Sales Wallet, on continuation of socialization, exercise and future training.

7)Provide written advice, in the scheme's Puppy Sales Wallet, on diet and worming programs.

8)Provide a written record, in the Puppy Sales Wallet, on the immunisation measures taken.

9)Provide help and post-sales telephone advice.

10)Inform Buyers of the requirements and the recommendations that apply to the KC Accredited Breeders as well as the existence of the complaints procedure.

11) Draw up a contract of sale for each puppy and provide a copy in the Puppy Sales Wallet.

12) To also follow the Kennel Club's new recommendation of not to sell any puppy until it is 12 weeks old.

 We also provide the following : -
A puppy pack , with a duvet with the scent of mum and the other puppies, enough food for at least 3 days, a variety of safe puppy toys, DVD on training your puppy, a small puppy collar and lead.

We will also give you 24 hour help and advice for the rest of your dogs life.

6 weeks free Insurance.

KENNEL CLUB RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACCREDITED BREEDERS:-

1) Should Make sure that whelping facilities accord with requirements for good practice.

2)The contract of sale should clearly lay out to the buyer the nature and details of any guarantee give (e.g. time limit) and/or any provisions for refund or return and replacement of puppy. If endorsements are being used the contract should also explain why these have been placed and under what circumstances they would be rehomed (if any). The contract should be signed and dated by both breeder and purchaser, showing that both have agreed to these terms.

3) Commit to help, if it becomes a necessity, with the re-homing of a dog bred by us , for whatever reason during the dogs lifetime

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