Each year the Board of Trustees of the Central Bedfordshire Canine Trust, agree a set of strategic objectives, which form the main points they want to achieve in the year. Each year these are presented and agreed by the members of the trust at the Annual General Meeting. The Chief Executive then reports on how and to what degree the strategic objectives have been achieved at the next Annual General Meeting.
To meet the charitable objective of the trust in 2010/2011 the trustees have set the following strategic objectives:
1. Ensuring the Central Bedfordshire Canine Trust if fully compliant, registered and financially stable.
2. Ensuring the Central Bedfordshire Canine Trust is the first port of call for local dog owners, local dog breeders, local Members of Parliament, local Councils, local Authorities and local Canine Professionals.
3. Recognising the importance of canine health and welfare, supporting organisations and charities in Central Bedfordshire that enable this.
4. Popularising the Central Bedfordshire Canine Trust, its training, events, initiatives and activities. In doing so encouraging and communicating with existing and new members.
5. Achieving a widening of the Central Bedfordshire Canine Trust audience and representing all the dog owners, dog breeders and canine professionals of Central Bedfordshire.
6. Encouraging the education, training and development of the public in responsible dog ownership, staying safe around dogs and the training of dog show judges to maintain pedigree health standards in the show ring.
Long Term Objectives
The long term objectives are objectives to be achieved in the next three to ten years, they are as follows;
1. To enlarge and diversify the range of training offered, to include, but not restricted to; Flyball, Agility and Puppy Play Group.
2. To establish and operate are own venue.
3. To establish and run our own Kennel Club Licensed Open Show.
As with all registered charities, the trust has a charitable objective, which outlines and provides an overview of what the charity sets out to achieve. Our charitable objective, is wide ranging to ensure that the trust can carry out as many of the diverse and essential activities related to the canine world as possible. Our objective is reproduced below and those of you who take the time to view the rest of our website will see exactly how we are implementing our objective, through many different and diverse schemes, services and initiatives.
Our charitable objective is:
"To advance the education and development of the public, in particular but not exclusively dog owners, dog exhibitors and dog breeders, in responsible dog ownership, including public safety, dog training, recognising the importance of health and welfare of dogs, working for the general improvement of dogs and encouraging the development of courtesy, sportsmanship and self-discipline of all those concerned with dogs through education and training."