- Your handler expects you to follow through when you have made the commitment to enter your dog.
- Your handler expects that if you have any questions concerning anything related to your handler/client relationship that you would discuss it with him directly.
- Your handler expects that you will arrive at a predetermined time in advance of your show time so that adequate time is available to groom and prep your dog for the show.
- Your handler expects that your dog will arrive at the show freshly bathed, nails done, and healthy.
- Your handler expects that if your dog lives with you that you will do everything in your power to keep your dog in proper show condition.
- Your handler expects that you will notify them in advance if you require that they house your dog while at the show.
- Your handler expects to be paid the day of the show for services rendered unless prior arrangements have been made.
- Your handler does not expect you to pay if your dog is sick, or if you are unable to attend the show because of an emergency or family illness.
- Your handler expects that you will notify them a minimum of 5 days before the close of entries if you have decided not to enter a show or shows.
- Your handler expects that from time to time there will be ring conflicts, and will provide a substitute handler or assistant agreeable to you to cover your dog.
- Your handler expects that you will let them know if there are any handlers that you do not wish to have cover your dog in the ring in the event of a conflict.
- Your handler expects that you will rely on his professional judgment as he deals with your dog, but respects your right to ask questions or offer input.
- Your handler expects your 100% honesty and loyalty.
- Your handler knows that you are human and might make a mistake, but that it is just that, a mistake.