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 hold an AKC All Breed Agility Trial October 19 thru October 21, and the entry premium for the event is now available.
The trial will be held at the Grand Oaks Resort in Lady Lake, Fla.
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.
GROOMING, HEALTH SEMINAR and GENERAL MEETING
The next general meeting for the MFGRC will be held Sunday, July 15, as part of a new event – a combined grooming and health seminar for club members at Daus Hund Haus in Lakeland. It will be FREE for club members. Rosa Blair, who is a certified master groomer as well as a club member, will give a thorough demonstration and answer questions about grooming Goldens. Also, club member Dr. Pam Ginn, who has been associated with the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida for more than 25 years, will give a presentation on canine health and answer questions. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and members can bring their own lunch.
BARN HUNT FUN DAY
The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will hold its annual Obedience and Rally Trial on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-12, and the entry premium for the event is now available.
The trial will be held indoors in the air conditioned Obedience Club of Daytona building in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club held its annual “Fun Match” on Saturday, March 17, at the home of club president Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Fla. Held outdoors, the AKC-sanctioned “B” Match included all-breed Rally and Obedience as well as conformation for Goldens.
MFGRC members Chris Jeffrey (Rally), Jean Bates (Obedience) and Alejandro Lima (conformation) served as judges for the event. Results: