Mission Statement of the PBGVCA

The purposes of the club shall be:

  • To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.
  • To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the club as the only standard of excellence for the breed.
  • To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, performance events, agility events, obedience trials, and field trials.
  • To urge members to abide by the club’s Breeders’ Code of Best Practices.
  • To conduct American Kennel Club sanctioned events under rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club.
  • To educate those interested in the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen.