Is a member club of the AKC
Heart of Ohio Sussex Spaniel Club
To encourage and promote the ethical and quality breeding of pure-bred Sussex Spaniels,
To do all in its power to protect and advance the interest in the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, obedience trials, hunt tests, and any other AKC sanctioned events or competitions;
To urge members to accept the Standard of the Breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Sussex Spaniels shall be judged;
To conduct sanctioned and licensed Specialty shows and other AKC sanctioned events under the rules of the American Kennel Club.