Potomac Valley Pekingese Club

Rescuing Pekingese in Need for Over 20 Years

Potomac Valley Pekingese Club, Inc.
Application For Membership

I(we) hereby apply for membership in the Potomac Valley Pekingese Club, Inc.

If accepted as a member or as members, I(we) pledge that:

1.   I(we) will comply with the rules of the Potomac Valley Pekingese Club

("the Club") and will act at all times to uphold and preserve the Club for the betterment of the breed.

2.     I(we) will subscribe to the Club's mission to:     

a. by whatever means possible, aid Pekingese in need of assistance

resulting from the seizure or closure of a commercial “mill” or kennel by

governmental authorities for cruelty or non-compliance to federal,

state or county laws.

b. offer aid and/or coordination of activities, to the degree reasonable

possible, with other rescue clubs/organizations, in pursuit of the

objectives outlined in item 2.a. above.

c. educate members, non-members Pekingese owners, shelter staff and

the public at large regarding the identification, temperament,

challenges, care and maintenance associated with ownership of the

Pekingese breed.

d. discourage the casual and/or commercial breeding of Pekingese

solely as a source of profit. Discourage the buying of puppies from pet shops.

e. promote good conduct and cooperation among members and the

public at large at dog-related events and functions.

f. promote spaying and neutering to help eliminate homeless Pekingese.


Further, I(we) agree that if I(we) fail to adhere to any of the foregoing, I(we)

will be subject to disciplinary action by the Board of Governors of the

Potomac Valley Pekingese Club.

*Type two members names below (who must be cognizant of your dog-related activities):

According to club bylaws, your application will be introduced to the membership

at their next meeting. At the following membership meeting your application

will be presented for discussion and acceptance by vote. 

[note: processing takes approximately two months, depending upon general

membership meeting dates]


The club likes to introduce newly accepted members by publishing something

about them in the newsletter. In this above section we invite you to supply

some background for us. We suggest putting in where you are from,

what you do, what your hobbies are, and anything else you would like to share

about yourself. Please include your birth day and month:

Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you as soon as possible
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