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orange pin February 12, 2019 - Watch the Brittany breed judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Show. (33:11 video).


orange pin 2019 Westminster Dog Show Schedule

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Breed judging, Junior Handler Preliminaries, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Go

Breed judging, 1-4 p.m. ET, Nat Geo Wild or fuboTV

Pre-show, 7-7:30 p.m. ET, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports Go or fuboTV

Group competitions (sporting, working and terrier), Best in Show competition, 7:30-11 p.m. ET, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports Go or fuboTV

orange pin February 11, 2019 - Attention NVBC Members: if you volunteer to work the April 6 & 7, DOUBLE Hunt Tests, you will receive free entry fee for your dog for that test! Contact Kat Shannon for details.(804-240-2953 / shannon.m@ceva.net)

orange pin February 11, 2019 - NVBC sponsored Agility matches set for 2019 Matches will be held April through September. See Events Calendar for more information.

orange pin February 11, 2018 - Watch the video of the Brittanys being judged (48:09) in breed competion at the 142nd Westminster KC Show. Brittanys enter the ring at the 7:13 mark.




orange pin 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.

orange pin June 7, 2016 - The AKC 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

orange pin 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 Mille



orange pin 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

orange pin 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.

Pete and Sara with Rufus

orange pin 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

orange pin June 3, 2014 - Tribute to Nick
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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.)



orange pin November 9, 2013 - Tribute to Zac

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Since 1973 we have been dedicated to:

Orange_Ball promoting cooperation and friendship among breeders and owners of Brittanys
Orange_Ball encouraging the highest standards in breeding, training and showing of Brittanys in the field and in the show ring
Orange_Ball preventing the breed from becoming split into groups of "field dogs" and "bench dogs" to keep it forever a "dual dog."

Watch the video below to see an overview of the activites our members and their Brittanys enjoy, alll set to tunes by Lisa McCormick (www.lisamccormick.com} Running time = 9:10

Whether you are considering owning your first Brittany, have Brittanys as part of your life or just enjoy the breed, we look forward to sharing the joys of Brittanys with you. You are invited to join us at any of our events held throughout the year in the Mid-Atlantic area.

Contact us if we can provide any information about Brittanys. Better yet, join the NVBC - your Brittany will thank you! NVBC has members in MD, VA, NC, WV and NM. We look forward to you becoming part of our NVBC history.

Brittany videos are shared between Northern Virginia and Central New Mexico Brittany Clubs on their respective websites featuring members and their Brittanys from both clubs.

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Tom Mauter and 
the Northern Virginia Brittany Club

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