Please join the Virginia Federation of Humane Societies (VFHS) at our annual conference in Charlottesville, Virginia on March 30-April 1, 2017. If you are an animal welfare professional or just interested in learning about the many ways to improve the welfare of animals in Virginia, you will not want to miss this dynamic 3 day conference.
Workshop schedule is available on our website at www.vfhs.org.
To see full workshop descriptions and speaker information as it becomes available, as well as, hotel and travel information, please go to:
If you are a current 2017 VFHS Member, you are eligible for a discount on the conference registration cost. Please contact us for a Members Only Discount Code to be applied during registration. Be sure to include your Member organization name in your registration information. For more information about membership eligibility, levels, and dues, please visit:
About the Virginia Federation of Humane Societies
The Virginia Federation of Humane Societies (VFHS) is a non-profit organization founded in Virginia in March of 1959. VFHS is about “Serving People Saving Animals” – membership includes animal welfare organizations such as humane societies, SPCAs, rescue groups, sanctuaries, and animal control agencies, as well as animal caregivers and individual supporters across Virginia.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
If you are interested in being a Sponsor and/or Exhibitor at our 2017 conference, please register here: http://www.vfhspartners.eventbrite.com
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Virginia Federation of Humane Societies
The Virginia Federation of Humane Societies (VFHS) is a membership organization founded in 1959. Our membership includes pounds and other animal shelters, humane societies, rescue groups, sanctuaries, and animal control agencies, as well as animal caregivers and individual supporters across Virginia. Primary among our goals is to address the issues of animal cruelty and pet overpopulation within the Commonwealth of Virginia and to foster humane attitudes through education.
VFHS provides support to all shelters and other animal welfare organizations in Virginia through grant funds for spay/neuter programs, shelter outreach, mentoring and educational programs. Each year, VFHS presents a multi-day conference featuring local and national speakers on a variety of subjects, with many of the workshops offering continuing education credit for animal control officers. VFHS communicates important news, events and information to its membership that supports their work in animal welfare.