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Resources & Links

Referral Lists


The Club maintains referral lists of reputable breeders as a resource for people interested in purchasing a quality pure-bred puppy or adult dog or in rescuing a companion dog. Members often can be helpful with questions you may have regarding a dog that best suits your lifestyle. Contact us for breed referrals.

Dog Clubs, Rescue & Animal Welfare Organizations

 American Kennel Club

Access to all Breed Club rescue organizations. Many of the purebred organizations conduct rescue for dogs
of mixed lineage when the breed is included.


 American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR)
The Nation’s largest not-for-profit pet identification and 24/7 recovery service provider. Lists all companion animals.




Dog Shows


Hunt Country Cluster


Handling Classes


List of training available in Maryland and Virginia.


US Government Links



AKC Government Relations
Helpful Government Relations Information


 AKC Canine Legislation Tracking System
Access to State & Federal Legislative - Tracking Updated Daily




 Write to Your US Senator

 Write to Your US Congressional Representative




Virginia Legislative Information System
Everything about the Virginia General
Assembly: Bills, Codes, etc,



 Find and Write to Your Virginia Legislator




 Maryland Legislative Information
Lists of bills and resolutions indexed by Sponsor, Subject, or Specific Interest Profile.



 Find and Write to Your Maryland Legislator



Other Organizations


 Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs and Breeders
Founded over 40 years ago, to share information and monitor state and federal legislation.

Download PDF of recent outcome of Clarke County Board of Supervisors' Meeting.

 National Animal Interest Alliance Trust

Promotes responsible animal care and ownership and reasonable laws, policies and regulations to protect animals
and the people who care for them.


ODKC is not responsible for content on third party websites.

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