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Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By accessing any page of this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions below please do not access any pages of this web site. Please note that none of the following terms and conditions affect your statutory rights.

These Terms and Conditions may be updated by The Dog Scene from time to time by posting the updated Terms and Conditions without prior separate notification to you. You should check the Terms and Conditions each time you access The Dog Scene Website to check for updates.

Advertising on The Dog Scene

All advertising is accepted by The Dog Scene, on the basis that you have read, and agree, to the following terms and conditions.

  • Advertising of livestock will only be accepted direct from the breeder.
  • Breeders advertising their livestock hereby agree to abide by the Code of Ethics.
  • Advertisers will be responsible for the content of their advertisements, including obtaining copyright permission for any text, graphics or photographs they include, and ensuring that the contents of their advertisements do not violate any laws.
  • Any material that is, in the opinion of The Dog Scene, unlawful, obscene, threatening, abusive, libellous, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any national law, will not be accepted by The Dog Scene.
  • The Dog Scene reserves the right to remove material deemed inappropriate from your pages, without prior notice.
  • The Dog Scene reserves the right to refuse any advertising.
  • Upon placing an order the advertiser will have entered into a contract with The Dog Scene for a period of one year and the fee is non refundable.
  • The Dog Scene shall not be held liable for any loss or damages caused by the use or misuse, unavailability or removal of services.
  • The Dog Scene reserves the right to cancel an account at any time without notice.
  • Advertisers indemnify The Dog Scene, its representatives, employees and agents, against all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses arising out of or relating to the advertiser's advertisements placed on the web site of The Dog Scene.
  • The Dog Scene reserves the right to amend and update these Terms and Conditions at any time without further notice to the advertiser.

Code of Ethics

All breeders advertising with The Dog Scene agree to abide by the following Code of Ethics.

  • Breeders shall not act in any way that can be deemed as discreditable or prejudicial to the interests of the canine world.
  • Breeders shall at all times maintain the highest possible standard of socialisation, care, health and welfare of all dogs in their charge.
  • Breeders shall breed only with bitches and dogs which are, to their knowledge, physically sound, in good health and of a suitable temperament. The Dog Scene recommends that breeders carry out any health screen tests available to their breed on all their breeding stock.
  • The age range of both the brood bitch and stud dog and the frequency of breeding should be within the guidelines set by an appropriate Breed Club which is. If no such guidelines are available, then breeding should be within the guidelines set by The Kennel Club.
  • Breeders shall avoid false advertising or other misrepresentation of dogs for sale.
  • No breeder shall sell or donate any dog, of whatever age, to a third party, commercial kennel, dealer, wholesaler or retailer, or for experimental or fighting purposes, nor allow any dog or puppy within their charge to become a raffle or competition prize or be sold by auction.
  • Should the new owner be unable to keep the dog, for whatever reason and at whatever age, the breeder should either take back the dog/s they bred or help the owners place the dog/s in suitable new homes.
  • The Dog Scene strongly advise all breeders to complete a contract for any dog, of whatever age, they sell.

Disclaimer

Any article or opinions expressed within The Dog Scene website, are not necessarily the opinions of The Dog Scene.

Information on this web site has been provided without any express or implied warranties or guarantees as to the contents accuracy, completeness or applicability. Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this web site, The Dog Scene, its representatives, employees, agents and contributors, can not be held responsible for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein.

The Dog Scene is not responsible in any way for any goods (including live animals) or services provided by third parties advertised, sold or otherwise made available by means of their web site, and can not be held liable in any respect.

Product advertisements: The Dog Scene does not endorse, recommend or guarantee any product, vendor, kennel or any other item or link contained within The Dog Scene website. Individuals are responsible for research into all relevant matters before making any decisions or purchases based on the content of the The Dog Scene web site.

Breeder Advertisements: The Dog Scene does not endorse, recommend or guarantee kennel, breeder, dog or any other item or link contained within The Dog Scene website. Individuals are responsible for research into all relevant matters before making any decisions or purchases based on the content of the The Dog Scene web site. However, all breeders advertising within The Dog Scene agree to abide by the Code of Ethics. If you have reason to believe that any advertiser is contravening this code, please email full details to The Dog Scene who will immediately investigate.

The articles on The Dog Scene do not dispense medical, legal or professional advice, nor do they prescribe any treatment or strategy that should be tested without the advice of a professional. Information presented on this site is for educational or entertainment purposes only. You are responsible for your own actions should you use any information found on this site.

Copyright

All text, graphics and photographs have all rights reserved copyright 2000 by The Dog Scene.

However, in accordance with The Dog Scene's policy of education and promoting responsible dog ownership and breeding, permission is freely given for any article found within The Dog Scene's website to be reproduced providing that the following conditions are fully adhered to:

  • The entire article as it is with no changes to the title or content of the article.
  • The FULL credit source at the end of the article containing copyright details must be included.
  • If reproduced on a website all links must be made so they are Active/Linkable with no syntax changes.
  • No article from The Dog Scene may be sold, nor any charge made to view articles.
  • You must advise the author where and when you reprint their article.

No permission is required for links to The Dog Scene website

 


This page was updated on 10-Dec-2005

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