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VFDCB Cosponsoring Breeder Excellence Seminar at VA Tech 10/14

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, […]

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It’s National Purebred Dog Day!

We hope you’re celebrating it with your dogs and maybe even doing a little public education about the joys of owning purebreds! One important thing to remember about NPDD is that celebrating it does not denigrate mixed breeds, rescues, strays, street dogs, mutts, mongrels, crossbreeds or any other kind of dog. But in today’s environment of “adopt, don’t […]

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Guess what tomorrow is?

It’s National Purebred Dog Day! Our assignment is to go somewhere with your dogs, to get them out where people can see them. The National Purebred Dog Day Facebook page is having several photo contests with fantastic prizes. Here are some suggestions for dealing with naysayers tomorrow, from Susi Szeremy, founder of National Purebred Dog Day. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Reminder: Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar

The early registration fee of $79 for the Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar May 21 goes up to $99 after May 11. This seminar, presented by the Theriogenology Foundation and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine will be held in Blacksburg, VA, at the vet school, but you can also sign up for the webinar, which will be available […]

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