Annual Luncheon Sunday: Silent Auction, Online Guide to Breeders, Awards!

The Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs and Breeders  invites you to the VFDCB annual luncheon and  meeting this Sunday, November 13th, at the Doubletree hotel on Route 29 in Charlottesville at 11:00 a.m. This year’s luncheon will feature: …the Silent Auction organized by Anne Taylor, where you will find cool stuff and some amazing bargains! […]

Continue Reading 0

Put the Federation in Your Show Catalog!

The VFDCB sincerely appreciates our member clubs who donate a catalog page to us every year. Have you seen the ads available? Click “continue reading” below to see them. They’re great! You can download them from here: Dog Show Catalog Ads  Dog show superintendents also have camera-ready copies of them.

Continue Reading 0

What is the AKC PAC? (and why should I give money to it?)

In her excellent post on legislation last week, Gloria Jones mentioned donating to the AKC PAC. What is it and why should you give it your hard-earned money? Okay, first watch this video. It is short and powerful. Don’t Lose What You Love PAC stands for Political Action Committee and there are tens of thousands […]

Continue Reading 0

Gloria Jones Reports on AKC Legislative Conference and Legislation in General

Guest blogger this week! Gloria Jones AKC Legislative Liason Pekingese Club of America I was fortunate to attend AKC’s Legislative Conference in Raleigh, NC, this year as the Pekingese Club of America’s legislative liaison to AKC. I attended the last one two years ago and was pleasantly surprised to see how proactive AKC has become in […]

Continue Reading 1

Millwood Show Cancellations This Weekend

The following shows in Millwood, Virginia have been cancelled due to flooding and the conditions of the grounds: Warrenton Kennel Club on Saturday, October 1st 2016, The Old Dominion Kennel Club of Northern Virginia on Sunday, October 2nd 2016, and the Middleburg Kennel Club on October 3rd 2016. These cancellations are in addition to the […]

Continue Reading 0

VA Tech Looking for male Miniature Schnauzers for study

If you have a male miniature Schnauzer over the age of two, you and your dog might be able to contribute to the health of the breed. The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is recruiting Schnauzers for a study that aims to establish whether testing urinary calcium at different times of day can determine if a dog has calcium oxalate […]

Continue Reading 0

New pet-in-distress law is example of how the VFDCB works in Richmond

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A new Virginia law that just took effect on July 1 most likely helped save a dog’s life that was left inside a hot car in Chesterfield on July 31. Chesterfield Police said Cecilia Anthony left her dog inside her hot vehicle parked outside Chesterfield Towne Center. They said the dog […]

Continue Reading 0