Article II
Names and Objects

as ratified on July 15, 1992 and approved by
The American Kennel Club

Section 1
The name of the club shall be the American Bloodhound Club

Section 2

The objects of the Club shall be:

(a) To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of purebred Bloodhounds and do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection;

(b)To encourage the organization of independent local Bloodhound Specialty Clubs in those localities where there are sufficient fanciers of the breed to meet the requirements of the American Kennel Club;

(c)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 Bloodhounds shall be judged;

(d)To do all in it's power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, tracking tests, trailing tests, and obedience trials;

(e)To conduct sanctioned matches and specialty shows, tracking tests, trailing tests, and obedience trials under the rules of the American Kennel Club.

Section 3

The Club shall not be conducted or operated for profit and no part of profits or remainder or residue or donations to the Club shall inure to the benefit of any member or individual..

Section 4

The members of the Club shall adopt and may from time to time revise such bylaws as may be required to carry out the objects.

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