We are excited to be part of this fun event and will be showing pups in the match shows, helping at the Garden State Weimaraner Club table and the NAIA table. There will be RDO days around the country so check the AKC site to find the one closest to you.
Hope you can stop by and visit!
In northern New Jersey, Linda Deutch is the planner-in-charge of a wonderful day of events called CANINE DAY IN THE PARK, taking place at North Branch Park, 355 Milltown Rd., Bridgewater, N.J.
Some of the information from the flyer about the day:
Additional supporting clubs: Borzoi Club of Greater New York, Garden State Weimaraner Club, Garden State Great Pyrenees Club, Pekingese Club of New Jersey, Shih Tzu Club of Northern New Jersey, Cocker Spaniel Club of New Jersey, Garden State Bearded Collie Clan & 13 more Breed Booths.
WHAT: Free: • Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) testing – how well mannered is your dog? Take a 10-step test for AKC CGC certification sponsored by “Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs”
• Learn about new medical advances & initiatives from the “Canine Health Foundation”
• Visit the Somerset Co. “4-H Dog Clubs” booth for child focused activities, games, & literature.
* Visit the A.K.C. booth for information on Responsible Dog Ownership and more.
• Talk about your rights & responsibilities as a pet owner with the representative at the “National Animal Interest Alliance” boot
• “AKC Meet the Breeds”- Meet many popular and many rare AKC-registered breeds:
• PLUS -- Exciting and Informative FREE Demonstrations, Lectures, & Booths
Start the day at 10:00 with exhibition of breeds in the hound group and 6 additional breed exhibitions. Finish the day w/ the All Breed Competition kicking off at 1:00 P.M. In between visit the many “Meet the Breed Booths” and Public Service Booths.
Learn more about “Man’s Best Friend”.
Talk to knowledgeable people about the breeds, find out what is new in canine health research, and the current health care protocols.
Meet the NAIA which works tirelessly to protect your rights as a pet owner and the best interests of our animals.
Learn about animal assisted therapy. Certify your dog as a “Canine Good Citizen”. Learn about the health benefits of Pet Ownership
& Bearded Collies
INFORMATIONAL BOOTHS ( 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.)** National Animal Interest Alliance **
WHERE: North Branch Park, 355 Milltown Rd., Bridgewater, N.J.
WHEN: Saturday September 25, 2010
MEDIA CONTACTS - Linda Deutsch Chairperson Plainfield K.C., & event co-coordinator 908-996-4009 firstname.lastname@example.org day of event 908-492-0078.
More information on the Responsible Dog Ownership Day Initiative: www.akc.org
There are similar events in every city -- look for one in yours.