Mannerly Mutts Group Classes:
October 15th 2011 (37 Paul Street York Beach Maine) begins Mannerly Mutts’ 6 weekly Group Beginning Companion Dog Adult Classes (6 months and over) at 11 am (pre registration is required by 10/9/11). Weather and tide permitting, the remaining lessons planned on Long Sands, Short Sands, or Ellis Park. Be sure that you fill out the client interview form to pre register.
Seminars in the New England Area:
October 16th 2011 Conformation Handling Techniques and Evaluations with Bill & Sue Burrell Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm Cost: Participant: $75.00/handler Auditor: $37.00 Seminar Includes: Full day seminar (30 minute lunch break), handouts, individual evaluations and light snacks 3 White Birch Lane, York, Maine 03909 207-363-0099 [email protected] (they do not have a website).
October 23rd 2011 Genetic Management of Canine Reproduction Dr. Cynthia O’Connor, Reproduction Specialist, will present an overview of Theriogenology – the veterinary reproductive specialty – along with the utilization of genetic testing in breeding programs, breeding management decisions and common problems that breeders are confronted with. 3 White Birch Lane, York, Maine 03909 207-363-0099 [email protected] (they do not have a website).
April 28-29th 2012 Bridget Carlsen Seminar at the K9 Connection 60 Minnesota Ave. Warwick, RI 02888 401-737-2870 [email protected]
DVDs and Educational Materials:
International Association of Canine Professionals Past Conference DVDs
Janice Gunn DVDs for Obedience Competition Training
Rental Service for Canine Training and Related Videos
Upcoming New England Area (ME, NH, MA) Obedience Trials:
(UKC) October 1st to 2nd 2011 Marshland Obedience Club contact Club President, Jen Strubinger: [email protected] Finish Forward 30 Spring Hill Road Saco Maine
(AKC) October 8th to 9th 2011 Champlain Valley Kennel Club Champlain Valley Exposition Fairgrounds 105 Pearl St. Essex Junction, VT 05452
(AKC) October 14th to 16th 2011 Souhegan Kennel Club American K9 Country 336 Route 101 Amherst, NH 03031
(UKC) October 15th to 16th 2011 Dog Obedience Guidance School Agawam Massachusetts
(AKC) November 5th to 6th 2011 Burlington Obedience Training Club Sports & Fitness Edge of Williston 115 Wellness Dr Williston, VT
Upcoming Show N Gos (or run thrus):
October 13th 2011 AKC Show N Go 12-4 PM Run Thrus American Canine Country 336 Route 101 Amherst New Hampshire 03031 603-672-8448
October 16th 2011 AKC Show N Go 08:30 AM to 03:00 PM location: Finish Forward Dog Studio 30 Spring Hill Rd Saco, ME 04072 cost: $8 $8 first entry, $4 additional entry of same dog Jr Showmanship $4 York County Kennel Club hosting
Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Therapy Dog (TDI) tests:
October 5th 2011 Essex County Dog Training Club will be hosting a Canine Good Citizen test(info.on test items at AKC.org) on Oct.5, 2011 at 7pm in Salisbury Mass. , costis $20.00 per.dog , for directions to our training location go to http://www.ecdtc.net/
October 16th 2011 The Tri-County Obedience Club is hosting an AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing to
celebrate Responsible Dog Ownership days. The testing will be held on Sunday, starting @10a at The Mercer Community Center on 1015 Beech Hill Road, Mercer, Maine 04957. It is off Route 2 just 7 miles from Norridgewock. The test is $15.00/per dog. Dogs must be leashed, on a regular buckle collar, or slip collar. No head collars or pinch collars allowed. Please register with [email protected] (no website for this group)
November 5th 2011 2nd Annual Trade Show & Doggie Expo 30 Spring Hill Road Saco Maine
September 30th to October 8th 2011 DPCA 2011 National Show & Convention Fitchburg, MA
86th Annual National Convention Sept. 30-Oct 8, 2011 (will update with location when I get info)
Other Events to Bring Your Canine Companion To
October 8th-10th 2011 Salefest in York Maine 10:00am-4pm Location: Short Sands Beach, York Maine The shops move their stores to the sidewalks for the end of season sales.
October 15th-16th 2011 Annual Harvestfest (link provides details of events and where they are)Location: York Beach, Maine This festival includes a variety of activities, live bands, an ox roast, bean hole beans and a mix of approximately 200 vendors: including Food Vendors, Juried Crafters, Marketplace Vendors, Go Green Expo Exhibitors and local Non-Profit Organizations. Harvestfest also includes a corn toss challenge, a POW-WOW, hayrides & much more.