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5/26 Members Ed Seminar

The Mastiff- “Not just a beautiful face” This presentation provides the basic anatomy of the Mastiff as it is applied to the AKC standard.  It also provides information on breeding a better Mastiff, picking a puppy and understanding the structure/movement of the Mastiff. Presented by: Diane Collings, Breeder, Exhibitor and AKC Judge, brings over 50 …

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Kenneth Buxton

Kenneth Buxton BIOGRAPHY KEN HAS BEEN ACTIVE IN THE DOG FANCY SINCE 1966 WHEN HE AND HIS WIFE, DONNA, PURCHASED THEIR FIRST ST. BERNARD. SINCE THEN THEY HAVE BOTH BEEN ACTIVE AS BREEDERS, TRAINERS AND EXHIBITORS IN CONFORMATION, OBEDIENCE AND TRACKING. THEY HAVE FINISHED MANY SAINTS TO THEIR CHAMPIONSHIP WITH LIMITED SHOWING. THEY ALSO OWNED …

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Draft Testing

Draft Test Regulations The MCOA Draft Test is a series of exercises designed to demonstrate the abilities of purebred mastiffs in a land work capacity. The performance of these skills is intended to demonstrate teamwork between dog and handler resulting from both natural ability, and training that is applicable to realistic work situations. Dogs must …

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Parade of Title Holders

The Parade of Titleholders is an annual event in which ANY Mastiffs holding ANY titles are invited to order a rosette below, and participate. The rosette your dog will receive will have your Mastiff’s AKC name and titles on it) and you and your dog will be presented in the show ring for an opportunity …

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AKC Fast Cat Testing

Sure, you think your dog is fast. But have you ever wondered how fast? Can your dog outrun Usain Bolt, who has been called the fastest runner in the world? He just might: Usain’s fastest time has been clocked at almost 28 mph – yet dogs have been known to reach speeds of 35-45 mph. Well, you …

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Obedience & Rally

The following applies to each Obedience Trial and Rally Trial:In Obedience & Rally classes requiring jumps, entries must include dog’s jump heightQualifying score required for all prizes in Regular & Optional Titling Classes. “Dog” means either sex. Transfers will be allowed at these trials per AKC Regulations. PLEASE NOTE: Obedience and Rally trial entry fees …

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