This was just posted on the Federation’s Facebook page by Alice Harrington. It is important so I’m reposting here. 2-8-18 – PLEASE SHARE Well folks – here we are again. Another set of anti-tethering bills that are focused on only dogs who are neglected and happen to be tethered. Most instances are already in violation […]
Author Archive | Sharyn Hutchens
VFDCB Legislative Liaisons Alice Harrington and Sharyn Hutchens have been busy putting out fires in Richmond this year. We’ve made four or five trips there already and there are probably more in the future. I’ll give a detailed report later this week, but the big news today is that the boarding kennel bill HB79 was […]
One of the vet school’s newest studies involves the prostate in neutered and unneutered dogs. Here is the lay abstract for the study, which explains it much better than I can! “Ultrasound is a non-invasive and widely available imaging tool that is commonly used to look for prostate disease in dogs. On ultrasound we are […]
Did you know that bladder stones can cause pain and damage in dogs, even dogs who display no obvious symptoms? The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is seeking healthy male miniature schnauzers and those with a history of bladder stones for a study, funded by the Morris Animal Foundation, which aims to […]
The cardiology service at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a puppy performers to star in a video promoting the fundraising campaign for an upcoming Cavalier King Charles Spaniel research project. We need at least three Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies who will be between approximately 8 weeks and 6 months of age […]
Please join us this Sunday November 12 for the VFDCB’s annual luncheon and silent auction. We begin at 11 o’clock at the Doubletree on highway 29 N in Charlottesville. Lunch will be in the hotel restaurant; just order from the menu. No reservation is required. See you Sunday!
According to this article, the new canine influenza is still alive and well. If you have not vaccinated your dogs, you might want to schedule a trip to the vet. Dog Flu Making Big Comeback in Louisville
Breeder Excellence Seminar October 14. 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The VFDCB is proud to cosponsor this outstanding seminar with the VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine and hope to see many of our member clubs’ breeders there! If the previous Breeder Excellence seminar at the vet school was any indication, […]
Please circulate anywhere it might be seen by more Miniature Schnauzer owners!