Constitution

Constitution

AMERICAN SALUKI ASSOCIATION CONSTITUTION

Article I

Name and Objects;

Section 1 

The name of the Association shall be the American Saluki Association.

Section 2  

The objects of the Association shall be:

     a. To encourage and promote the breeding of purebred Salukis and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.

     b.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 Salukis shall be judged in the United States.

     c.To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, obedience trials, lure trials and coursing meets.

     d. To sponsor matches and coursing stakes for Salukis, and to support Saluki entries at designated shows, obedience trials, lure trials and coursing meets.

     e.To share knowledge about Saluki lines, events and research by sponsoring appropriate publications

     f. To support genetic research on the Saluki breed which will contribute to the broad lines of current canine research.

Section 3 

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

Section 4  

 The members of the Association shall adopt and may from time to time revise such By-Laws as may be required to carry out these objects.