February Issue Contents
February 2021 Issue ~ Volume XLIX - Number 5
February 2021 Issue
Volume XLIX - Number 5
This article is not meant to be a lesson on how to obtain a trick dog championship. It is just the tale of my journey during the summer of 2020. A Canadian, senior, who loves playing and working with her dogs.
If you’d like to have some challenging Advanced Rally course practice, I’d like to offer some to you.
I went to Infodog to see what other shows were listed for the State of Maine. There were only two shows listed with a Premium List. No judges had as yet been assigned.
I like to introduce my young dogs to the concept of taking direction. I do this with ‘marking’ lids.
There are three(3) important sections in Chapter 2 of the Obedience Regulations that help define good judging, and should be kept in mind at all times if you choose to judge.
White River Golden Retriever Club
Golden Retriever Specialties &
Two Concurrent All-Breed Obedience Trials
August 14th & 15th, 2021
Climate Controlled Buildings ~ Matted Rings
Sanctioned OC Matches Friday & Saturday Evenings
Mark Your Calendar! ~ Details Coming Soon!
Past & Present
As dog trainers we appreciate all of the animals in the kingdom. These amazing pictures were emailed to us by a friend today and we thought we’d share them with you.
Good dog trainers are faced with a variety of situations requiring them to utilize their insight and creativity to solve training problems. Here’s a small test.
To say that 2020 has been a difficult year is an understatement. The COVID pandemic disrupted the lives of millions of Americans, forcing them into their homes.
The title speaks for itself. Still worthy advice…
As we just released our most recent OTCH listing this month we though the following article would be fun. Initially published in September 1977 Front & Finish. Russell Klipple and His Golden Retriever “Morland’s Golden Tonka UD” accumulated enough points to become the first obedience champion on Saturday, July 23, 1977. The following day Topbrass Cisco Kid and his owner, Pauline Czarnecki, earned their obedience championship.
How it used to be… Southside All-Breed Dog Training Club Inc. held their 24th Annual Obedience Trial on October 31st, 1971, on the main floor of the spacious Amphitheatre in Chicago Illinois.
There was no witchcraft involved, but we were bewitched with an entry of 512, comprised of 420 dogs. Entries represented the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, and Iowa participated with n69 different breeds of dogs entered. Tied for first place for the largest entry were German Shepherd Dogs and Poodles with 76 dogs each.
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