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CLUB NEWS

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October 31
   November 1
       November 2, 2014

Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, TN

For more information, CLICK HERE.

Christmas Party - POTLUCK

hohoThursday, December 18, 2014

6:30 pm

West Knoville ER Clinic   Location details and directions

 

Come celebrate the holidays with the TVKC.  The club will provide a meat.  You should bring the following:

  •  - a dish to share

  • - beverage of choice

  • - wrapped gift (~$10) for "Dirty Santa" - nice or funny!

  • - holiday spirit

  • We will also play bingo after we eat! 

  • Contact Paula Smiddy if you have any questions. 

Club Meeting Schedule - 2015 - Each Third Tuesday at 7:00 pm

  
Meeting Locations:  UT= Vet School,  ER= West Knoville ER Clinic 152  Location details and directions

Jan 20 - ER Feb 17 - ER Mar 17 - ER Apr 21 - UT May 19 - UT Jun 16 - UT
Jul 21 - UT Aug 18 - UT Sep 15 - UT Oct 20 - ER Nov 17 - ER Dec 16 - Party


Program for December 18, 2014:  PARTY.   Meeting at the West Knoxville ER Clinic   Location details

Minutes from previous meetings.

Board Meeting

The board will meet at 6:00 pm January 20, 2015.  MEETING AT West Knoxville ER Clinic Location details      Minutes from previous board meetings.

Animal Chiropractice

The program at the November meeting was Benefits of Routine Animal Chiropractic Care by Dr. Franya M. Peterson, 2330 Merchants Dr., Knoxville, TN  37912  (865)405-0655 HIROFRANYA@GMAIL.COM   Web Site 

Agility Presentation

If you missed Beth White's program on agility during the October meeting, you can watch a video of the presentation.   Watch Now 

Upcoming Obedience Seminar

Lori Drouin Seminar - Proofing the Pieces & Perfecting the Partnership March 7 & 8, 2015  More Info

Eye Spy Something FREE

Animal Emergency and Specialty Center is pleased to announce that our new Ophthalmology Service is up and running!!!  We would like to introduce our board certified ophthalmologist,
Dr.
Jo-Ann McKinnon. To celebrate we will now be performing FREE eye OFA (CERF) exams
every Wednesday, from 1pm to 3pm, until the end of the year.

If you have further questions, or want to schedule an appointment, give us a call at 865-693-4440

 10213 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922

infor@animalERspecialty.com • fax 865.690.6109 • www.animalERspecialty.com

Agility & Obedience - New Classes
Here is the schedule for our current classes.  Please note many of these classes are at Hush Puppy's K9 Center, a new, indoor training facility in west Knoxville. 

Beginner Obedience
Sunday 1:00- 2:00 pm 5 classes at Meadowbrooke Kennel.   Next Class:  January 11 - February 8, 2015.

Beginner Agility
Saturday, November 15, at 2 pm, 5 classes November 15 - December 13 at Hush Puppy's K9 Center.

Advanced Beginner Agility
Saturday, November 15, at 
3:30 pm, 5 classes November 15 - December 13 at Hush Puppy's K9 Center.

Class details, cost, directions, and how to register -->  CLICK HERE
Puppy Kindergarten - UT Mon. 6:00 - 7:00 pm 
New class to start January 5, 2015.  Open to all puppies up to six months of age. Learn how to start your pups off on the right paw from the very beginning.   Early training and socialization are the keys for well behaved dogs. Puppy kindergarten teaches pups and their owners, the first important steps to becoming well mannered dogs for many years to come.  Classes will include valuable training tips for puppy owners, such as house training, basic grooming, and practical skills for puppies, including coming when called.   Details and how to register -->  CLICK HERE
Conformation Classes Going Strong - UT Mon. 7:15-8:15 pm
This class is designed to prepare you and your dog for the conformation ring.  It is an informal class that meets weekly.  Participation will be on a week-to-week / drop-in basis.  The class may be divided into beginner and advanced levels. This class will include: how to put on the lead, how to prsent your dog on the table and on the floor, ring etiquette, how to dress for secxess, how points are won, and how your dog becomes a champion.     No class Dec 15, 22 and 29.) 
For details --> CLICK HERE


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tennessee Valley Kennel Club is hosting
December Agility Trial - NOW FOUR DAYS!
Thursday - Sunday December 4 - 7, 2014
All AKC-Recognized Breeds / All American Dogs          
Entry Acceptance Method:  First Received
Entry Fee:  $20.00   Second Entry:  $20.00   Third Entry:  $10.00   Fourth Entry:  $10.00  
Event Setting:  Inside on  Dirt 
Held at East Tennessee Agricultural Exposition Center, Harriman, TN
  Opening Date/Time Entries Will Be Accepted:  09/24/2014 - 09:00 Eastern
Closing Date/Time Entries Will Be Accepted:  11/19/2014 - 15:00  Eastern
Number of Runs:  660

Premium available at:
http://www.pawsabilitiestn.com

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Tennessee Valley Kennel Club and East Tennessee Collie Club are hosting

February Agility Trials - Join us for Valentine's Day Weekend!

Friday - Sunday February 13 - 15, 2015

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All AKC-Recognized Breeds / All American Dogs          
Entry Acceptance Method:  First Received
Entry Fee:  $20.00   Second Entry:  $20.00   Third Entry:  $10.00   Fourth Entry:  $10.00  
Event Setting:  Inside on  Dirt 
Held at East Tennessee Agricultural Exposition Center, Harriman, TN
  Opening Date/Time Entries Will Be Accepted:  12/03/2014 - 08:00 Eastern
Closing Date/Time Entries Will Be Accepted:  01/28/2015 - 18:00 Eastern
Number of Runs:  660
Premium will be available soon at:
http://www.pawsabilitiestn.com

Lori Drouin Seminar - Proofing the Pieces & Perfecting the Partnership

March 7 & 8, 2015

To be held at the Durham Kennel Club Training Building

7318 Guess Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278

This seminar is designed to explore often-overlooked details in performance obedience training.
While this presentation is aimed at experienced trainers, questions on how to teach skills are welcome. 
More Info

For a log of previous posts to our web site --> Click Here
  
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Tennessee Valley Kennel Club,  P.O. Box 2051,  Knoxville, Tennessee  37901-2051

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