MFGRC to Hold CCA, Cardiac/Eye Clinic on March 31

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold a CCA (Certificate of Conformation Assessment) combined with a cardiac/eye clinic on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the MADTA (Marion Alachua-Dog Training Association) facility in Ocala, Florida.

Evaluators for the CCA will be Christine Miele, Janet Narushka and Margie Sarkin. The event will begin at 9 a.m.

The CCA has a limited entry of 21, with three alternates accepted by first received. Entries should be sent to Robin Bowen, 3001 SW College RD, PMB #41, Ocala, Fla., 34474. The cost is $75 per entered dog and checks made out to MFGRC should accompany entries.

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New Title Rosettes for MFGRC Members

All members of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club who earn new titles for their dogs during calendar year 2017 are eligible to receive a new title rosette from the club. The rosettes will be similar to this one from 2016:

If your dog has won a new title in 2017, please email the full name of the dog and what the title earned was to MFGRC vice president Ann Rowe. Ann will order the rosettes later this year and make them available for pickup early next year.

Ann’s email address is magikgldn1@aol.com. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2017.

CCA Canceled for June 3rd, 2017

TO ALL PARTICIPANTS IN OUR PLANNED CCA AND HEALTH CLINICS (HEART AND EYE) SCHEDULED FOR June 3rd .:

Many of you have seen the emails and Facebook posts about the Canine Influenza (H3N2) outbreak at the recent Perry and Deland All Breed dog shows. This is a very serious virus and if not diagnosed or treated correctly could lead to severe pneumonia.

Since the concern is with the health and wellbeing of our dogs we our cancelling this event. The MFGRC officers and board will discuss a reschedule date and announce it after this situation is under control. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

The checks for your entries will be destroyed unless you request them to be sent back to you. Please contact Connie Adams (bcgoldens@yahoo.com) if you would like your Heart and/or Eye Clinic check returned and Robin Bowen (robinrbowen@gmail.com) if you would like your CCA check returned.

Sincerely,
MFGRC Officers and Board

Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club News and Notes – March, 21 2017

TRACKING FUN DAY & GENERAL MEETING

The next general meeting for the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will be held on Sunday, April 2, as part of the club’s Tracking Fun Day in Ocala, Fla. The Tracking Fun Day was designed to give club members an opportunity to try the sport of tracking in a no-pressure, fun atmosphere under the expert guidance of accomplished trackers/trainers Pat Flynn and Susie Rezy. Full details about the Tracking Fun Day including time, location and what you need to bring can be found at this link on the club’s website:

https://mfgrc.org/tracking-fun-day-april-general-meeting-apr2017/

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR AGILITY TRIAL

The MFGRC’s next big event is the Agility trial being held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22-23 at the Grand Oaks Resort near Lady Lake, Fla. Some volunteers are needed to work as gate steward, scribe and timer – if you can help at all, including all three days, one day or part of a day, please contact volunteer coordinator Pat Carlile at pat_golden_boy@yahoo.com. Also, setup will be on Thursday, April 20, and anyone who would like to help would also be welcomed; please let Pat know.

 

FUN FIELD DAY, GENERAL MEETING SET FOR MAY 7

On Sunday, May 7, the MFGRC will hold a Fun Field Day/Intro to Field Training, along with a general meeting, at the Richwood South Training Center in Morriston, Fla. Even if you’re not currently running your dogs in hunt tests or field trials, it’s a great opportunity to experience Goldens enjoying their natural instincts. Field Day will begin at 9 a.m. with a lunch break and club general meeting at approximately noon (bring your own lunch). More details to come.

 

SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR CCA

Some spots are still available for the MFGRC’s CCA that will be held on Saturday, June 3, in Crystal River, Fla. Registration form and details are available here:  https://mfgrc.org/mfgrc-hold-cca-cardiaceye-clinic-june-3-2017/ 

MFGRC To Host Heart-Eye Clinic June 3

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will host a heart and eye clinic in conjunction with the CCA it is staging on Saturday, June 3, in Crystal River, Fla. The clinic is open to ALL BREEDS on a first-come, first-served basis (must -pre-register with the form below) and dogs do not have to be participating in the CCA to attend the clinic.

Registration for the MFGRC’s CCA is open and details can be found HERE.

Form Available Here

MFGRC to Hold CCA, Cardiac/Eye Clinic on June 3

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold a CCA (Certificate of Conformation Assessment) combined with a cardiac/eye clinic on Saturday, June 3, at the Citrus County Dog Club in Crystal River, Fla.

Evaluators for the CCA will be Christine Miele, Janet Narushka and Margie Sarkin. The event will begin at 9 a.m.

The CCA has a limited entry of 24, with three alternates accepted by first received. Entries should be sent to Robin Bowen, 3001 SW College RD, PMB #41, Ocala, Fla., 34474. The cost is $75 and checks made out to MFGRC should accompany entries. Closing date is May 28.

To download the registration form, click here: https://www.grca.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/CCA-Official-Entry-Form-updated2017.pdf

More information on the Golden Retriever Club of America CCA program is available at this website: https://www.grca.org/events/conformation/cca-certificate-of-conformation-assessment/

The cardiac and eye clinic, with echo available, being held in conjunction with the CCA is open to all breeds and also requires pre-registration. Information on registering will be released at a later date.

The Citrus County Dog Club is located at 6843 N. Citrus Avenue, Unit C, in Crystal River, Fla.