to the website of the American Dove Association. I am
James Kell, the president of the ADA. I would like to
personally welcome you and invite you to browse our
website where you will learn how to take advantage of
membership in our wonderful
association. ADA members are devoted to raising all
types of doves, from Ringneck and Diamond doves, to
the many varieties of exotic doves. And as an Association,
we strive to inform and support our members whether
they have only one dove or a hundred, no matter the
species. We Love Doves.
truly are an international dove club with members from
the US, Canada, and many other countries. We enjoy a
strong core membership of some 500 members including
people enjoying one pet dove; caring social workers
sharing their doves with children, elderly and the handicapped;
knowledgeable breeders and academics; some of the most
experienced dove keepers in the country; along with
enthusiastic hobbyists of all kinds. We take pride in
our ability to share our knowledge about our hobby and
our beloved doves with others through this wonderful
and extensive website as well as through the DoveLine,
one of the finest newsletters of it kind. I would also
like to invite you to attend one of our ADA sanctioned
shows. Our shows cover from the West coast to the East,
with the largest being the National
Young Bird Show (NYBS) held in Louisville, KY each
October. The ADA recognizes seventeen colors in Diamond
doves and thirty eight in Ringneck doves which always
makes for a beautiful exhibition.
you have joined the ADA, the ADA belongs to You! This
Website and the DoveLine are for you and your benefit.
So, please let us know how we can best serve and support
you. What are you interested in? What do you want to
read about? What do you want to see pictures of? How
can we best serve your needs as dove owners and breeders?
Please contact us and let us know.
welcome to our website. I hope you enjoy your visit.