Name and Objects
The name of the club shall be the Columbia Bouvier des Flandres Club.
The objects of the Club shall be:
To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of purebred Bouvier des Flandres dogs, and do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.
To urge 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 Bouviers des Flandres shall be judged
To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, obedience trials and herding trials and other organized activities.
To conduct sanctioned and licensed specialty shows, obedience trials and herding trials under the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club.
To encourage and promote responsible dog ownership.
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.
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 objects.