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NVBC News Flashes
January 3, 2017 - The Northern Virginia Brittany Club and the Tarheel Brittany Club are sponsoring NINE days of field trialing between February 10-19, 2017 at the Dick Cross Wild Management Area just outside of South Hill, Virginia. More info including premiums and entry forms.
November 2, 2016 - The NVBC Fall Hunt Test has been rescheduled for November 19th and 20th, at the Slate River Farm, Dillwyn, VA. Premium
September 22, 2016 - Excellent video on how to groom a Brittany by Dawn Droel of Sovereign Brittanys, Marine, MN. Dawn, with Joe on video camera, demonstraties how to groom a Brittany for shopw, field or pet trim. (Sept 2016). [Running time: 42:18] Linked with permission.
September 22, 2016 - The NVBC Fall Hunt Test will be held Oct. 8 & 9 at the Slate River Farm, Dillwyn, VA. Premium
June 7, 2016 - The AKC just launched the brand new “I Am a Breeder” video series. The series visits four breeders at home and shows a side to breeders that the public generally does not get to see. The videos give people a behind the scenes look at the love and dedication breeders have for their dogs, and the dogs that become family pets to loving owners.
View the TRAILER of this series “I Am a Breeder” videos HERE.
I am a Breeder - Theresa Viesto - Labrador Retrievers VIDEO
I am a Breeder - Pat Flanagan - Mastiffs VIDEO
I am a Breeder - Peter Festa - English Bull Dogs VIDEO
I am a Breeder - Betsy Richards - Berger Picards VIDEO
DOGS 101 BRITTANY bonus video
June 7, 2016 - More ways to have fun with your dog! AKC introduces two new entry level agility classes, ACT 1 and ACT 2 (Agility Course Test). The classes provide shorter courses with basic obstacles that are appropriate for dogs beginning in the sport. Clubs/trainers may start holding ACT classes immediately. More information
January 12, 2016 - NVBC DOY winners and New Titles earned in 2015 listed here.
January 2, 1016 - Aidan Is th Rally High Combined winner at the 2015 ABC Nationals.
GCH MACH Brookewood’s Just Too Hot UD RE MXG MJG MXF T2B, call name: Aidan; Owner/Handler: Sue Drazek / Co-owner: Cindy Miller
December 20, 2015 - NVBC President's Cup and Angel Award announced for 2015. 2015. NVBC Awards and New Titles in 2015
Nov. 6, 2015 - FIDOTV channel has launched! The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship will air live on the channel. Fido TV is currently available on DISH Network Channel 245. More info at FIDOTV
Oct. 29, 2015 - DOG OF THE YEAR AWARDS and PRESIDENT CUPS - The deadline is quickly approaching for submitting your information to the club – November 7th
January 25, 2015 - NVBC lost a club founder, friend, leader and advocate for Brittanys and their owners: Peter “Pete” Hilgartner Col. USMC (Ret.) October 16, 1927 – January 8, 2015. Pete's history of NVBC.
August 12, 2014 - JOEY IS FAMOUS! Barbara Bice and her Brittany, Brookewood's Joseph Brant (Joey), are featured in the Baltimore Sun's coverage of the new Worthington Dog Park in Columbia, MD. This dog park plays an important part in Barbara and Joey's life. Many Brittanys and their owners enjoy socializing at community dog parks across the nation.
Barbara Bice and Joey
June 3, 2014 - Tribute to Nick
May 26, 2014 - NVBC proudly announces our 2013 Dog of the Year Awardees
December 16, 2013 - GCH CH Brookewood's Just Too Hot CDX MX MXB MXJ MJB XF, 'Aidan' wins Best of Breed making the cut in the Sporting Group at the Eukanuba National Championship in Orlando, FL. Mega kudos to Aidan and Sue Drazek! (HD video - Brittany breed judging.)
November 9, 2013 - Tribute to Zac