Archive | Dog Care

“What Kind of Jerks…” or Why the Federation Opposes Anti-Tethering Laws

A couple of days ago the Richmond Times-Dispatch published an opinion piece and online video by Bart Hinkle entitled “What Kind of Jerks Think It’s Okay to Leave a Dog Staked out in the Cold?” Mr. Hinkle’s answer was “Virginia legislators,” but his drive-by target was the VFDCB. He’s talking about tethering dogs. Last week […]

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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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March 13, 2016 Meeting Notice – Repro program!

The Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs and Breeders will hold its March meeting at 1:00 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel on Route 29 in Charlottesville on Sunday the 13th. A board meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. prior to the regular membership meeting. Don’t forget: Daylight Savings Time begins that morning so set your […]

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Urgent Advice from Alice Harrington

Alice Harrington, who is co-legislative liaison with me, posted the following on our Facebook page. I thought it was important enough to repeat here. 1-21-16lists — preparing for animal rights fanatics. Bad weather presents many opportunities for these people to call in with made up complaints about animals that are perfectly fine — and do […]

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HROHA Sponsors USDA/APHIS Seminar with Frank Losey

Are you Fine(d) with the new USDA/APHIS Rules? Spend the day with attorney Frank Losey and learn how these regulations will affect you. Hosted by: The Hampton Roads Owner Handler’s Association & the Tidewater Kennel Club Sunday March 2, 2014 9:00 am – 2:30 pm (Check-in at 8:30 for coffee and a light nosh) Virginia […]

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