|TENNESSEE VALLEY KENNEL CLUB
MEETING DATE CHANGED: For
February only, we will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month - FEBRUARY
22 due to conflict with television coverage of the Westminster Show. Television
AKC BOARD ELECTION: Please
review the AKC Board nominees. We will discuss these nominees at our
February meeting. We will vote on these nominees to select
three to give our
AKC Delegate, Catherine Bell, our choice for their March vote. In
accordance with the Delegate Standing Rule, each candidate was allowed
three minutes to address the Delegate body. Nominee
Addresses to the Delegates
AGILITY TRIAL - FEBRUARY 4-6
The trial will be held in the indoor, heated arena at the East Tennessee
Agricultural Exposition Center Roane State Community College, 276 Patton
Lane, Harriman, Tennessee, 37748 Map
Calling all club
members! Calling all friends of the Tennessee Valley Kennel Club! WE
NEED YOU! Volunteers
are STILL needed to staff the TVKC Agility Trial Friday - Sunday.
Please contact Dawn Darr at email@example.com or
584-6553. Let us know what day(s) and what times you can help.
MORE AGILITY FUN!
TVKC will be hosting a “B”
Match on Saturday,
approximately 3:00 p.m. in the Indoor Arena at Roane State Community
College in Harriman, TN. The match is limited to 60 runs to be
filled in order of registration.Anyone can enter!
Sign up to register
from 9:00 AM to 2:00 pm on day of match.
Entry fee is $10 for
first run, $5 for second (same dog).
Bill Doan will judge
with the course designed by Dan Faulkner.
Tennessee Agricultural Exposition Center 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, TN
Schedule Note: The Match will
start 30 minutes after the last class of the TVKC Agility Trial
completes running. This means that it could start earlier or later
than 3:00 p.m.
WEBSITE TRAINING MATERIAL
The training materials have been posted on-line. Find out more
about our site. Learn how to use our Members Only section to
get a club directory and much, much more.
YOU WINTERIZED YOUR DOG?: Cold
weather brings its own safety and health concerns for both people and
dogs. As a responsible dog owner, it is important to pay attention to
your dog’s well-being during the winter. Remember the following
precautions to help keep your pet comfortable, healthy, and safe all
AKC OVERALL ENTRIES
INCREASE IN 2010
-- Records More Than 3 Million Entries -- The growth over the number of
entries received in 2009 was sparked by the ever-growing interest in the
sport of Agility, where entries increased by 9%. The new "Grand
Champion" title assisted shows by providing an increase of over 40,000
additional entries in Best of Breed. This equates to more than $1.2
million in additional entry fees to Conformation clubs. Details
AKC/EUKANUBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
BEST IN SHOW Winner
Australian Shepherd 'Reckon' Honored With Governor's Commendation Details
THREE NEW BREEDS JOIN THE AKC FAMILY
The Six-Toed Norwegian
Lundehund, the Entlebucher
Mountain Dog, and the
Ancient and Rare Xoloitzcuintli Gain
Full AKC Recognition. In addition, the AKC also welcomed the
following breeds into the Miscellaneous Class: Bergamasco, Boerboels,Portuguese
Podengo Pequenos, Sloughis, Peruvian
Inca Orchid, Pumi, Dogo
Argentino and Wirehaired
AKC ANOUNCES MOST POPULAR DOGS IN THE U.S.
Lab Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in the Top Spot, While the Bulldog
Continues Its Ascent to Reign Supreme in the Dog World.
Daisy Peel and 'Solar' to Compete in International Agility Competition
The AKC is excited to announce that 2010 National Agility Champions
Daisy Peel and Border Collie NAC MACH Super Sun OF "Solar" will be
representing the AKC and United States at the upcoming Crufts
International Agility competition. This highly prestigious event only
allows one dog and handler team from each country to participate. Crufts,
which will take place on March 10-13, 2011 in Birmingham, England at the
National Exhibition Centre, is considered the birthplace of dog agility,
and is the largest dog show in the world. Read
/ EUKABUBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Did you miss the television coverage?
Do you just want to relive the excitement again? Then, check out these
For our performance lovers, there is some great footage from the AKC
Agility Invitational and the AKC Obedience Invitational.
Click here for the Extended
ORKC TRACKING TEST
Sat. Feb 12, 2011 - Pine Orchard Community Center 2929 Airport
Road Oakdale, TN 37829 For a PDF of the premium list, please
AKC EARTHDOG TEST
Hosted by the Atlanta Terrier Club Saturday AM, February 12 and Sunday,
February 13, 2011. Entries accepted the day of the event for Intro to
Quarry and Junior Earthdog Only. Classes Offered: Introduction to Quarry
(Non-regular) Junior Earthdog • Senior Earthdog • Master Earthdog
**Endurance Earthdog** Download
YOUNGSVILLE AGILITY TRIAL
Youngsville Agility Club's all-breed AKC Agility
Trial March 25-27,
NEW AGILITY TRIAL
SPEEDWAY CLASSIC OF THE CAROLINAS. March 31 - April 3, 2011.
Standard, JWW & FAST Thurs/Fri/Sat. No FAST Sunday. Details
Train with 3-time Champion Tracker (CT) and AKC Judge Vincent T.
Ramirez. April 8, 9, 10---2011, Sylva, NC Details
Greater Columbia (SC) Obedience Club's Agility
Trial - April 8-10,
Annual Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show
February 14-15, 2011, Televised Live from Madison Square Garden, New
York, NY Broadcast
Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, 8-9 p.m. ET– USA Network (Live)
Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, 9-11 p.m. ET– CNBC (Live)
Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, 8-11 p.m. ET – USA Network (Live)
|WHAT'S HAPPENING WITH YOUR DOG?
Wendy Cullison (owner) reports that Rocket took
his second major in Florida and is now a Champion. First of eight to
receive their championship, Rocket (born 7/2/2009) is from CH LORAC-CMF
Penny Stocks of Value JH and 2xBISS DC AFC Snowridge Gunfire Flynn MH
CGC. Doug & Teresa Horn, Nasdaq and Penny, TopStock
Jean Dinkins' Great Dane, Truman, enjoys
his first snow.
Beth White's miniature poodle, Nina, enjoys a recent Jumpers With Weaves
at the Nashville Dog Obedience Training Club agility trial in Franklin,
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