Saturday May 7 Obedience and Rally
Sunday May 8th Agility
66295 Hwy 20, between Bend & Redmond, Central Oregon
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Mt Bachelor Kennel Club's All Breed Dog Show Obedience and Agility Trials
July 1 - 3 2016 Friday, Saturday & Sunday
We held a Halloween party, dressing up in very creative costumes, where we played games and did tricks with our dogs. We filmed the evening and created an amateur video to share with children, with the hope that it might give them a giggle. We had such fun making it. Our hope was that it would bring smiles, giving them a moment's repreive from the disease they are battling. We sent our video along with our thoughts and prayers to various institutions and have received much thanks and appreciation.
MBKC Members and their dogs dressed in Patriotic attire, performed wonderful tricks and played silly games. It was all filmed to create a movie to be sent to our Military Troops over seas via the Give2TheTroops program. Dan Ackerman, retired Army Dog Handler and his wife Kelly, an Army Military Police Officer joined the members as special guests. The Dress Your Dog Relay, Musical Chairs and "Snoopy Says"...like the game "Simon Says" were fun & crazy. The laughter was over the top when the MBKC Members played the "Don't Eat the Hotdog" game....the Member threw a hot dog about 25 feet away, then sent their dog to retrieve it....whoever has the most hotdog left when the dog comes back is the winner. Most of these highly trained dogs didn't bring much hotdog back to the Owner.....in fact only Sheryl Evans and her Newfie, Liberty, had ANYTHING left of the hotdog.
Patti Shepard and her Rottweiler, Tucker, won the "Best Dressed Couple" Award.
Lori Nickeson and her German Shepard, Monty, marched to Military music and thanked the Troops for their service, with Monty giving them a Dog wave.
Sandy Lachowski and her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Magic, gave a wonderful demonstration of keeping you and your dog fit, from lifting weights to playing basketball.
Liberty also showed a wonderful trick where she held the American Flag in her mouth, sat up, and waved to the Troops.
MBKC Members and their dogs, train, perform & serve in many areas, including conformation, obedience, agility, fieldwork, herding, therapy, rescue, and tracking, just to name a few. The Club meets for a business meeting the 3rd Monday of every month, 6:45pm at Pleasant Ridge Community Hall, 7067 SW Canal Blvd., Redmond, OR 97756. Except for in August (we hold our Member's Picnic) and in December we have our Annual meeting and a a Christmas celebration.
We Have made progress! We've completed our mission! Thank you to those who donated funds & helped install the covers. Now that the dogs are protected from elements outdoor kennels stay tuned for information regarding installing pernament covers.
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