The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold an Agility Fun Day and general meeting on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Best Paw Forward training center in Osteen, Fla.
The event will give members and their Goldens the opportunity to try the sport of Agility in a fun, no-pressure atmosphere. P.J. Lacette, one of the founders of the MFGRC and a lifetime member, will host the event and provide training.
Agility training will be from 9-11 a.m. followed by lunch and a club meeting. (Members should bring their own lunch).
So that organizers can properly prepare for the day, it is asked that members planning to attend please RSVP to MFGRC club secretary Andy Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org with how many people and how many dogs.
Osteen is located in southwest Volusia County between Sanford and Port Orange. It’s an easy drive for members in the Orlando area as well as those in the Space Coast and Mt. Dora/Sorrento areas.
P.J. strongly recommends that club members print out the directions to her facility and follow the directions very closely rather than relying on their GPS devices. Here is a link to the directions:
CLUB MEETING SEPT. 2 — The next general meeting of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will be on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the DOCOF competition in the Events Center at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. DOCOF (Dog Obedience Clubs of Florida) is an annual team obedience competition involving 30 teams from around the state. The meeting will begin when DOCOF breaks for lunch, which will be at approximately noon. Meeting location will be the lobby of the Events Center and members should bring their own chairs for the meeting. Osceola Heritage Park is located at 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34744. DOCOF competition begins at 8 a.m. and MFGRC members are invited to come early and watch some of the very unique event. IMPORTANT NOTE: Club members should NOT bring their dogs to the meeting.
The next general meeting of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will be on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the DOCOF competition in the Events Center at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla.
DOCOF (Dog Obedience Clubs of Florida) is an annual team obedience competition involving 30 teams from around the state.
The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will be holding a grooming and health seminar and a general meeting for members on Sunday, July 15, beginning at 11 a.m. at Das Hund Haus in Lakeland.
Many members have asked for a grooming seminar and it could be a great learning experience, especially for newer dog owners and club members. And even veteran members can benefit from both the grooming and health seminars. The day is FREE for club members.
The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s annual “Fun Match” will be held Saturday, March 17, at the home of MFGRC president Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Fla.
The AKC-sanctioned “B” match will include Obedience and Rally for all breeds along with conformation for Golden Retrievers. Same-day entries are permitted and entries are open to all.
The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold a general meeting on Saturday, Feb. 17, after Goldens show at the Strawberry Cluster in Lakeland. Goldens are in Ring 7 at 1:45 p.m. so the meeting will be held in the general area of the ring at approximately 4 p.m. Bringing your own chair is recommended.