2014 AKC Earth Dog Tests

2014 AKC Earth Dog Tests

Earthdog training – Rain or Shine

9:30 to noon  – you are welcome to bring sandwiches or lunch stuff to eat at the pavilion when we finish.

Wednesday July 2 and July 9, Sunday July 6th,  Saturday July 12th

9:30 to ~ 10:45    Intro to rats and tunnels
Master work (walkups in the field across the tracks – obstacle work in the den – encouraging strong marks)

10:45 ~ noon      Junior
Senior recalls

At this time we have only two rats – if you wish to bring one with you – we probably can work more dogs at one time in different places.

Please print out and bring with you the Loffler Farm Release form.

Earth Dog Tests

  • Date:     Saturday and Sunday, July 19th and 20th, 2014
  • Location:     Loeffler property, 100 Old State Rd. (off Route 38), Newark Valley, NY  13811
  • Judges:     Daniel and Melissa Graham of Red Lion, PA; Judy Todd of Tom’s River, NJ and Dorrie Wilson of Hamlin, PA
  • Gate entries accepted – pre-entries close Saturday, July 12th at 6:00 pm
  • Breakfast and lunch available on site

For Finger Lakes KC ED_Premium_2014.

Test Committee:

Chairman: Margaret B. Pough    (607) 273-0925, mbp1@cornell.edu
132 Genung Circle, Ithaca, NY  14850

Secretary: Amanda Pough    (607)273-0925, pougham@yahoo.com132 Genung Circle, Ithaca, NY  14850

Announcing – 2014 AKC B Match Dog Show

Deadline for pre-entries – February 22nd, 2014
It’s that time again!  Time to get your dogs ready for the 2014 Show season…The Finger Lakes Kennel Club, Inc. will hold our AKC Sanctioned B Match All-Breed Dog Show on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 at the Fireman’s Fairgrounds in Locke, NY.  This year’s show will offer:
  •         Breakfast and lunch on-site (buildings open at 7am and food will be available)
  •         Canine Good Citizen testing
  •         Microchipping
  •         Puppy Variety (and Best Puppy in Match), Breed (Best Adult in Match) and Junior and Adult Handling
And, this year, the Club is also offering a Handling Seminar designed for anyone who would like to brush up their skills and for those who are interested in our sport but are not sure how to get started.  The seminar will be from 8am – 10am and is by pre-entry only.  Space for this is limited so be sure to get your entry in.  The Handling Seminar will accept all breeds and mixed breed dogs.  The Seminar will be taught by Renee Strong, UKC judge and member of the Finger Lakes American Eskimo Dog Association.
A flyer and entry form are attached – FLKC_Match_Flyer_2014 – and can be found on the Finger Lakes Kennel Club Facebook page – hope to see you all there!
For questions, contact Georgianne Carney, Match Secretary – dancinsetters@aol.com or 607-533-7754.
Debi Howe – newest recipient of the FLKC Good Sportsman Award

Debi Howe – newest recipient of the FLKC Good Sportsman Award

Congratulations Debi and thanks for all your hard work!GSA Howe

Winner’s Circle

Winner’s Circle

Winning photos will be posted as they come in so check back often…

From Amanda Pough –

Canaan Dog Club of America National Specialty 2014 Family Photo: From L to R: Cayman & Torino (littermates I co-bred; Select Dog & Best of Opposite respectively), Sam and Camber (the only two Awards of Merit). All four are sired by Harry who I co-own (and co-bred in all but name). Harry, Torino and Camber are all National Specialty winners themselves. (Photo by Susan & Lennah, LLC, used with permission.)




Congratulations Border Terrier Devlin – GCh, Can Ch L’dickens Bandersnatch Devilry ME CD RE CA Can JE CGC BTCA VX,  was Best Veteran and Award of Merit at the 2014 BTCA Specialty held at Purina Farms, May 22, 2014.   Devlin is owned by Marg and Amanda Pough, Bandersnatch Border Terriers.




Big Congratulations to Carol Srnka and her miniature poodle, Spree (aka Ch.MACH/BIS UKC Ch.Eclipse Christmas Spirit, CGC, RA, NF, MXB, MJS)!  Spree and Carol recently achieved the MACH (Master Agility Champion) title.  Nice going Carol and Spree!
Spree Srnka MACH











CH Conamara & Dancin Class Dismissed EMMETT~1(Emmett) finishing his championship with a Reserve Winner’s Dog at the ISCA 2013 National at 18 months.  Owned and loved by Georgianne Carney.






CH Dreem Klaysk Nothing Like It shown finishing her AKC Championship, as a puppy, with her 4th major.  Expertly groomed and handled by Bobbi Thomas.  Owned and loved by Carol Srnka.

Kalysk - Srnka










Triumph Leatherstocking 2012







SD Marchmadness Triumph – just 8 months old – owned by Deborah Howe, Never Say Never German Pinschers – lovingly shown by Monika Conrad.









MACH, CH Rusty Road Kiss O’Honeycreek CDX, RAE, MXS, MJS, MXF, ROM I at the Belgian Malinois National Specialty, owned and shown by Susan Morse.



Cyrena - 3/28/13 - Salt City Cluster, Syracuse, NY - BOB(over Bitch Special) Judge: Steve Keating





Acclaims Never Say Never ( Cyrena) – lovingly owned and shown by Deborah Howe – Never Say Never German Pinschers.

2014 Spring Point Show

2014 Spring Point Show


The Finger Lakes Kennel Club show will be held on
Friday, March 28, 2014 at the New York State Fairgrounds
in Syracuse, NY
4 days of dog shows – Thursday to Sunday

Premium list is available now – raudogshows.com