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Entries Closing Soon for the Nov Barn Hunt Test

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Oriole Dog Training Club is hosting a Barn Hunt (BH) trial on November 11-12, 2017 in Severn, MD. The trial closes on October 27th.

Late entries  and Day of Show entries will also be taken, but at an additional cost. So, postmark your entries by October 27th to save some money.

We allow move-ups between trials each day; with 4 trials, dogs could earn a title in one weekend (it takes 3 Qs to earn the Novice title). We will  also be offering a Crazy 8s session each day.

You can access the premium through the club’s website:

https://orioledogclub.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/odtc_bh_premium_nov_11-12_2017.pdf

Or, use the BHA website:

http://www.barnhunt.com/register/event_premium.php?key=2001

Barn Hunt rules can be found at:

http://www.barnhunt.com/rules/barnhuntrules_2016_final.pdf

If you have any questions, contact Charlene (odtcbhsec@gmail.com).  We hope you can join us!

 

December 8-10, 2017 AKC Agility Trial Opens Tomorrow (Oct 4)

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From a previous year’s competition covered in the Carroll County Times: Gayle Lape’s dog Ruddy, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, makes a jump while competing at the American Kennel Club Agility Trials at the Carroll County Ag Center’s Shipley Arena in Westminster. Photo Credit: David Munch

Dec 8-10, 2017 at the Danele Shipley Arena, Carroll Country Agriculture Center, Westminster, MD

We’re back at the bright and spacious Ag Center for December in Westminster, MD with the ‘Kitty Litter’ surface y’all LOVE and ALL the classes !

Judges are Zach Davis, Susan Stephon, and Scott Stock.  Entries open on October 4 and the method of entry is First Received.

Discounts are available for each dog entered in 12 or more runs.  And don’t miss the special “Triple Quad” award to be won by the dog with the most Q’s  earned at this trial!

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The Premium List for the October 7-8, 2017 USDAA trial is now posted

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The premium for the October 7-8, 2017 Artful Dodgers USDAA trial in Halethorpe, MD is now available on-line at

https://orioledogclub.org/usdaa-agility-trial-information-page/

In addition to all the regular titling classes and games, this trial offers a 2018 Grand Prix qualifiers and a Masters Challenge Biathlon.  Artful Dodgers offers rubberized contact equipment as well as 24″ weaves (MAD Agility bases) staged on the club’s Sprinturf field.

Entry fees for the titling classes are the usual, affordable cost of $14 per titling class (more for the tournament classes and the two round Biathlon).

As with all USDAA trials, entries are unlimited, as long as the entry is received by the closing date of September 17, 2017.

You’re Invited – to our Saturday, July 29th Open House !

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Oriole’s OPEN HOUSE

When:  Saturday, July 29th

Time: 10am – 3pm

Take a break from the heat and come inside to cool off and watch our dogs in action performing Agility, Flyball, and Obedience exercises within our 11,000 sq. ft. arena.

 

In addition we  are offering the AKC Trick Dog testing (all levels) from 11-12 and 12:30-2:00 (limited entries, first come first served).

 

Oriole’s knowledgeable training instructors will be available to discuss the introductory pet dog classes and additional dog sport classes that we offer at our site.

 

Please visit the pet supply vendor, therapy dog group and canine professional tables.

 

We kindly request that you do not bring your dog to this event but instead enjoy watching the multiple dog sport demos that we have planned for the day.

Looking For Canine Chiropractic and Other Services?

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Sandra Ziemski DVM, CVA, CAVCA is scheduled for monthly visits by appointment only at the Oriole Dog Training Club to provide animal chiropractic, acupuncture and cold laser therapy for our 4-legged teammates.  Her normal schedule is the 2nd Monday of each month between the hours of  1:00pm  – 6:00pm with the last appointment at 5:45.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Charlene at odtchealth@gmail.com.  We do have a few openings for this coming Monday !

A Summer of Flyball Drop-ins

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Parsons Russell Terrier “Barney”, run by Holly Van Houten on the Scallywags team, demonstrates a ‘swimmers’ box turn at the June 24-25, 2017 Coconut Classic NAFA Flyball Tournament held in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Costumes are a unique feature of this event and Barney is wearing that weekend’s team theme “Orange is the New Bark”.  Photocredit to Olivier Morin at 1-TDC.com

Oriole’s No Speed Limit and Scallywags Flyball Racing Teams invite you to drop in this summer during one of our regular flyball training classes.  If your dog is already trained and racing on a team, you can drop in and race along with us!

Not sure what flyball is?  Drop in yourself (without your dog please – flyball can be a bit stimulating the first time your dog sees it) and get a sense of what flyball racing is and how we train here at Oriole.

FMI: Contact Carle Lee Detweiler for information on the No Speed Limit Thursday night class and Kate Bobb for information on the Scallywags Friday night class.