The Dirty Beards is the official publication of the American Bouvier des Flandres Club (ABdFC), published four times a year. The Dirty Beards is a tool of communication of the ABdFC, and expresses the interest that all of its members have in the breed. All information, articles, ads, art, and time are donated by the members.
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The Dirty Beards is not responsible for contents, accuracy, or the opinions expressed by authors. The advertiser/submitter assumes full responsibility and liability for the content and shall indemnify and hold the Dirty Beards, the ABdFC, and it’s Editor harmless against all demands, claims or liability thereon. All manuscripts and materials published by The Dirty Beards become the property of The Dirty Beards. All reasonable care will be taken, but no responsibility will be assumed for unsolicited materials. No fraudulent or misleading material will be accepted. The Editor and/or the Publication Committee reserves the right to refuse to print or reasonably edit all materials submitted. Reproduction of the contents, either in whole or in part, is not permitted without written consent. Send direct correspondence and written requests for permission to reprint articles to the Editor. The opinions expressed in this publication either editorially or in advertising copy are those of the authors and do not necessarily constitute endorsement by the editor or the ABdFC.
The Dirty Beards Committee will review all questionable advertisements and submittals. Rejection based on quality or content will be determined by committee consensus. If an advertisement is rejected, the advertiser will have the opportunity to provide additional materials as long as they are received by the published due date. If an article is rejected, the author/submitter will be notified by the committee. The Editor will provide a proof electronically of all ads designed in-house. Layout design is donated by the Editor at no cost to the advertiser or to the ABdFC. Due to time constraints, one design iteration will be created. Corrections to text and color are accepted prior to the deadline, total ad rework with new artwork is not. There will be no graphic alteration of dog structure. All approvals are final.
Deadlines will be honored and all ads must be prepaid.