United Belgian Shepherd Dog
Association


Advertising and Photo Information
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Advertising
Rates are doubled for non-members or commercial rate.
Makes checks payable in US funds to "UBSDA" and mail to Beacon Editor.
Overnight/express shipments requiring a signature will NOT be accepted.

Rates for Members
Full page (7 1/2" x 10" print area).....$35.00
Half page (7 1/2" x 5").......................$23.00
Front cover & 1/2 page inside...........$60.00
Back cover.......................................$45.00
Inside back cover.............................$40.00
Center spread-2 pages.......................$80.00
Litter announcement.......................$7.50
(should include date litter is due or was whelped, variety, sire,dam and contact person.
MUST include health clearances except when a dog is foreign owned and resides in a foreign country.
In this case, the following statement must appear in the ad:
"Dog wholly owned and residing in (Name of Country)-(Name of Clearance) Certification not customary or
available.

Critique and New Title Photos:
For dogs rated Excellent at any UKC show, or earning a UKC Championship or other performance title.
Photo will be printed with or near appropriate critiques or performance results report.
Crop photo to dog only. List date and show.
$10.00 each, or $50.00 for ten submitted simultaneously.

Free Critique Photo:
One photo of BM/BF/BOB will be published free of charge with the critiques for events held the same weekend,
same show site, for the same hosting club. If BM/BF is also BOB, only one free photo.
List date and name of show.

Advertising Specifications
Health Clearances:
Advertisements that feature breeding or litter announcements, dogs for sale, or dogs at stud must include hip
clearances of pertinent dogs (GDC,OFA, PENNhip, or foreign registry only) no more than two calendar years
old. No such advertisements are accepted for dogs who are under two years of age.

Camera Ready Ads:
Originals must be dark black type and white paper, set up at published dimensions for ad size purchased, and
must be ready to print with the exception of photos. Electronic ad copy is preferred. Scannable hard copy is
acceptable. Faxed ads will not be accepted.

Scanning Photos:
Photos should be scanned at 300 dpi or higher, and at 100% of size (in inches) or as close as possible. Scanned
photos may be supplied by email or disk (preferred) There will be no refunds for ads with poor image quality
caused by submission of scanned photos. For best reproduction quality, submit original glossy photos.

Photo Return:
For photo return you must include a correctly sized self addressed stamped envelope.
For show photos you can elect to have it returned in the original show photo container but you must
include appropriate postage and a new mailing label.DO NOT SEND CASH for postage.

Deadlines:
Materials and advertisements must be received by the 15th day of the following months:
January, March, May, July, September or November.
No exceptions will be made.

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