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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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Dog Community Comes Together to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

The situation in Texas is beyond grim for people, and needless to say, thousands of pets are suffering as well. If you would like to donate to help, we suggest the AKC Reunite Pet Disaster Relief Fund. AKC already has a couple of its disaster trailers with kennel supplies in the Houston area. AKC Reunite […]

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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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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! […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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