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Code of Ethics

  • As a volunteer for Big Dog Huge Paws, Inc., I will agree to represent and promote their mission and policies in full.
  • As a volunteer for Big Dog Huge Paws, Inc., I understand that it is my reponsibility to be educated about the different breeds that this organization represents.
  • As a volunteer for Big Dog Huge Paws, Inc., I will treat my fellow volunteers with respect and compassion. I understand the Forum will be our main mode of communication, and will be respectful in my postings. BDHP reserves the right to remove any inappropriate posts at their discretion.
  • As a volunteer for Big Dog Huge Paws, Inc., I will have my personal pets up to date on all vaccinations (including Bordatella) and in good halth prior to attending any public event or fostering for the organization.
  • As a volunteer for Big Dog Huge Paws, Inc., I declare that any of my personal pets that I bring to public events are both human and dog friendly. I will take full personal responsibility for their behavior and actions.
  • As a volunteer for Big Dog Huge Paws, Inc., I will not use choke chain, pinch collar, or shock collars and any public event. The preferred alternative is a Gentle Leader, Easy Walk Harness, or regular leash and collar.