AKC Seminars

All Seminars in Date Order

Date/Location    Seminar Info    
November 28 2014
East Lansing, Michigan
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Neapolitan Mastiff
Breed:    Neapolitan Mastiff
Presenter:    Rita Biddle
Sponsoring Club:   United States Neapolitan Mastiff Club
Contact Information:   
Lena Moles -
Email:   dogma908@yahoo.com
Phone:   (979) 357-2703
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Seminar scheduled to begin at 9am. Cost $15
November 28 2014
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Title:    Brittany Breed Seminar
Breed:    Brittany
Presenter:    Diana Kubitz
Sponsoring Club:   American Brittany Club
Contact Information:   
Diana Kubitz -
Email:   renegadebritts@comcast.net
Phone:   (269) 962-2363
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with National Specialty.Hands-on and mentoring will be provided throughout the national specialty.
November 28 2014
Yuma, Arizona
Title:    Adult Handling Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Desert Cluster show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly the novice handler, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
November 29 2014
Savannah, Georgia
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mrs. Mary Dukes
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Savannah Kennel Club show. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
December 6 2014
Dallas, Texas
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Lone Star Cluster show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
December 9 2014
Orlando, Florida
Title:    AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Hound and Herding Breeds
Breed:    Herding Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club & Dog Judges Association of America
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship and the Olando Cluster of Dog Shows. This 4-Day event will give judges the opportunity to attend 12 different breed seminars covering both the Hound & Herding Groups. DETAILS COMING SOON!
December 9 2014
Orlando, Florida
Title:    AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Hound and Herding Breeds
Breed:    Hound Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club & Dog Judges Association of America
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship and the Olando Cluster of Dog Shows. This 4-Day event will give judges the opportunity to attend 12 different breed seminars covering both the Hound & Herding Groups. DETAILS COMING SOON!
December 11 2014
Orlando, Florida
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship and the Orlando Cluster of Dog Shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
December 11 2014
Orlando, Florida
Title:    AKC Show Committee Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bri Tesarz
Sponsoring Club:   The American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Bri Tesarz -
Email:   glt@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3514
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
A Symposium for Show Committees, starting time 2pm and registration fee $35.
December 12 2014
Orlando, Florida
Title:    Wicket & Scales Workshop
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Hound & Herding Breeds. Cost for workshop $50. Scheduled to begin at 2:45pm
December 12 2014
Orlando, Florida
Title:    Chihuahua Judges Education Seminar and Workshop
Breed:    Chihuahua
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Chihuahua Club of America
Contact Information:   
Kenneth Saenz -
Email:   kmscca@aol.com
Phone:   (717) 873-7770
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

December 12 2014
Orlando, Florida
Title:    Judges Education for the Shiba Inu
Breed:    Shiba Inu
Presenter:    Laura Payton
Sponsoring Club:   National Shiba Club of America
Contact Information:   
Laura Payton -
Email:   shibas.ljp@gmail.com
Phone:   (301) 371-7815
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://www.nscanationalspecialty.org
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Seminar, hands-on and ringside observations. To begin at 7am in room S230E 1 level up from show floor. Cost $15. Mentoring during National Specialty judging December 12th. Please register by December 1st.
December 20 2014
Canton, North Carolina
Title:    Regular Beagle Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mel Stewart
Sponsoring Club:   Tuckasegee Beagle Club, Green River Beagle Club and Turkey Creek Beagle
Contact Information:   
Steve Cox - 328 Carswell Rd Canton NC
Email:   sue@sandshuntingsupplies.com
Phone:   (828) 648-1907
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Tuckasegee Beagle Club, Green River Beagle Club and Turkey Creek Beagle Club all are sharing the expense and providing lunch for the attendees. All at no charge!
January 3 2015
St. Paul, Minnesota
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Juniors Clinic
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Land o' Lakes KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
January 9 2015
Knoxville, Tennessee
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Sussex Spaniel
Breed:    Sussex Spaniel
Presenter:    Danita Slatton
Sponsoring Club:   American Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Nance Gallant -
Email:   nancyigallant@aol.com
Phone:   (269) 979-2074
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Flushing Spaniel Show. Schedulded to begin at 5:00pm. Cost is $25 reservations are required. Ringside Mentoring will be available.
January 9 2015
Knoxville, Tennessee
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Field Spaniel
Breed:    Field Spaniel
Presenter:    Nancy Clendenen
Sponsoring Club:   American Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Nancy Gallant -
Email:   nancyigallant@aol.com
Phone:   (269) 979-2074
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Flushing Spaniel Show. Schedulded to begin at 3:00pm. Cost is $25 reservations are required. Ringside Mentoring will be available.
January 9 2015
Knoxville, Tennessee
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the English Cocker Spaniel
Breed:    English Cocker Spaniel
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Nancy Gallant -
Email:   nancyigallant@aol.com
Phone:   (269) 979-2074
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Flushing Spaniel Show. Schedulded to begin at 1:00pm. Cost is $25 reservations are required. Ringside Mentoring will be available.
January 10 2015
Carrollton, Texas
Title:    Scottish Terrier Grooming Seminar
Breed:    Scottish Terrier
Presenter:    Marianne Melucci & Barbara Casey
Sponsoring Club:   Greater Dallas Scottish Terrier Club
Contact Information:   
Debby Shaver -
Email:   debby.shaver@wnco.com
Phone:   (214) 688-4864
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Fee: Participant (w/dog) - $200 includes lunch, One Day Auditor- $50 includes lunch, Two Day Auditor -$65 includes lunch. Time 8:00 amto 4:00pm both days. Spaces limited to 20 participants with a dog.Location Houn' House, 4926 Dozier Rd
January 10 2015
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Title:    Pointing Breed Hunt Test Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bonnie Hidalgo
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon German Shorthaired Pointer Club
Contact Information:   
Hunter Shelley -
Email:   hshelley@starpower.net
Phone:   (301) 370-3778
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

January 10 2015
Hamburg, New York
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the KC of Buffalo show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
January 10 2015
Hamburg, New York
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Sandra D'Andrea
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the KC of Buffalo shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Boykin Spaniel
Breed:    Boykin Spaniel
Presenter:    Greg Copeland
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Lisa Merki & Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 2:15pm. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Maltese
Breed:    Maltese
Presenter:    Pam Armstrong
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 10:15am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Chihuahua
Breed:    Chihuahua
Presenter:    Jole Chandler
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 8:30am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Papillon
Breed:    Papillon
Presenter:    Betty Winthers
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 12:30pm. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Pekingese
Breed:    Pekingese
Presenter:    Joy Thoms
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 2:15pm. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Lagotto Romangolo
Breed:    Lagotto Romagnolo
Presenter:    Jackie Barbieri
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Lisa Merki & Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 12:30pm. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Edcuation for the Irish Red and White Setter
Breed:    Irish Red and White Setter
Presenter:    Sam Houston McDonald
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Lisa Merki & Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 10:15am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Irish Setter
Breed:    Irish Setter
Presenter:    Sam Houston McDonald
Sponsoring Club:   Rainier Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Lisa Merki & Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 8:30am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Anatolian Shepher Breed Seminar
Breed:    Anatolian Shepherd
Presenter:    Karen Sen
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 12:30 - 2:00 pm, cost $25
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Boxer Breed Seminar
Breed:    Boxer
Presenter:    Cindy Crawford-Gorath
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm, cost $25
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Akita Breed Seminar
Breed:    Akita
Presenter:    Colleen Sullivan
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 10:15 - 11:45 pm, cost $25
January 10 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Bullmastiff Breed Seminar
Breed:    Bullmastiff
Presenter:    Jackie Hofer
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Seminar starts at 8:30am - 10:00 am, Cost $25, Western Washington Fairgrounds
January 10 2015
Willimston, Michigan
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Michigan Flyways Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Denise Sejalon - 3710 Stoneridge Ct Commerce Township MI 48382
Email:   sejalon@comcast.net
Phone:   (248) 247-9088
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Shih Tzu
Breed:    Shih Tzu
Presenter:    Kristi Trivilino
Sponsoring Club:   Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 12:30pm. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Pug.
Breed:    Pug
Presenter:    Warren Hudson and Pat Putman
Sponsoring Club:   Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 10:15am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Pomeranian
Breed:    Pomeranian
Presenter:    Celeste Solano
Sponsoring Club:   Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 8:30am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Wirehaired Vizsla
Breed:    Wirehaired Vizsla
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 8:30am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Clumber Spaniel
Breed:    Clumber Spaniel
Presenter:    Jane Bonaccorso
Sponsoring Club:   Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 12:30pm. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Spinone Italiano
Breed:    Spinone Italiano
Presenter:    Suzanne Hudson
Sponsoring Club:   Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers
Contact Information:   
Christie Smith or Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $25. Seminar scheduled to begin at 10:15am. Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Alaskan Malamute Breed Seminar
Breed:    Alaskan Malamute
Presenter:    Pat Putman
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 8:30 am - 10:00 am, cost $25
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Black Russian Terrier Breed Seminar
Breed:    Black Russian Terrier
Presenter:    Cindy Strumm
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielilnski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 10:15 am - 11:45 am, cost $25
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Bernese Mountain Dog Breed Seminar
Breed:    Bernese Mountain Dog
Presenter:    Gail Vogel
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, cost $25
January 11 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Boerboel Breed Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Kyle Tomkinson
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Rainier Working Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Joan Zielinski -
Email:   stoans@gmail.com
Phone:   (253) 631-1352
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm, cost $25
January 16 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Oregon Dog Judges 3-Days of Herding Breeds Seminars
Breed:    Herding Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Seminars offered January 16 - 18, 2015. Cost $50 per day.
January 16 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Australian Shepherd
Breed:    Australian Shepherd
Presenter:    Donna Harding and Jewel Fuls
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 8:15am.
January 16 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Seminar for the Australian Cattle Dog
Breed:    Australian Cattle Dog
Presenter:    Patti Salladay and Kathy Hamilton
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at noon.
January 16 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Border Collie
Breed:    Border Collie
Presenter:    Emily Fish
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 10:00am.
January 16 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Bearded Collie
Breed:    Bearded Collie
Presenter:    Ian Copus
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 2:00pm.
January 17 2015
Columbus, Ohio
Title:    AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Susan Crank -
Email:   Susancrank@aol.com
Phone:   (740) 927-6930
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on January 17 & 18, 2015. AKC agility judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
January 17 2015
Gretna, Virginia
Title:    Regular And Advanced Beagle Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mel Stewart
Sponsoring Club:   Mountain Valley Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Woody Stewart - 306 Bear Wallow Rd, Buchanan, VA 24066
Email:   woodystewart@ntelos.net
Phone:   (540) 588-3583
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Regular & Advanced Seminars
January 17 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
Title:    Pointing Breeds Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Gary Sadler
Sponsoring Club:   Rio Salado Vizsla Club, Inc
Contact Information:   
Rita L. Mather - 972 East Stolen Boulevard Camp Verde, Arizona 86322-6934
Email:   ritaleeaz@gmail.com
Phone:   (480) 390-6057
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

January 17 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Smeinar for the Norwegian Buhund
Breed:    Norwegian Buhund
Presenter:    Vali Eberhardt
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at noon.
January 17 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Finnish Lapphund
Breed:    Finnish Lapphund
Presenter:    Linda Marden
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 10:00am.
January 17 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Swedish Vallhund
Breed:    Swedish Vallhund
Presenter:    Cheryl Rolfe
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 2:00pm.
January 17 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Shetland Sheepdog
Breed:    Shetland Sheepdogs
Presenter:    David Calderwood
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 8:15am.
January 18 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the German Shepherd Dog
Breed:    German Shepherd Dog
Presenter:    James A. Moses and Sheree Moses
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 8:15am.
January 18 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Breed:    Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Presenter:    Anna Wallace
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at noon.
January 18 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Briard
Breed:    Briard
Presenter:    Terry Miller
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 1:45pm.
January 18 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Bouviers des Flandres
Breed:    Bouvier des Flandres
Presenter:    Lee Calhoun
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Kay Reamensnyder -
Email:   bedkar@q.com
Phone:   (360) 887-3449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.oregondogjudges.org
Held in conjunction with the Rose City Classic. Part of the Oregon Dog Judges Herding Breeds Seminar series. Cost $50 per day. This seminar scheduled to begin at 10:00am.
January 24 2015
Beech Grove, Indiana
Title:    Norma Smith Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Norma Smith
Sponsoring Club:   Bloomington Indiana Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Norma Smith -
Email:   norma@norma-smith.com
Phone:   (860) 910-8400
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $150
January 24 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Weber River Retriever & Wasatch Hunting Retriever Clubs
Contact Information:   
Eric Fryer - 1192 North 475 East Ogden Utah, 84404
Email:   ut_ducks@msn.com
Phone:   (801) 686-3714
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

January 24 2015
Springdale, Arkansas
Title:    Lure Coursing Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Robert Mason
Sponsoring Club:   Northwest Arkansas Kennel Club, Inc.
Contact Information:   
Christy Shaw - 21215 Strickler Road West Fork, AR 72774
Email:   notanuff@ymail.com
Phone:   (502) 541-7835
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

January 27 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Brussels Griffon
Breed:    Brussels Griffon
Presenter:    John Constantine
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (301) 421-1930
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

January 31 2015
Prior Lake, Minnesota
Title:    Herding Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Carol Delsman
Sponsoring Club:   Great River Stockdog Club of Minnesota
Contact Information:   
Susane Hoffman - 19086 Vergus Ave., Jordan, MN 55352
Email:   , shoffman@sheepycorner.com
Phone:   (952) 492-3072
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
REGISTRATION DEADLINE January 15, 2015
February 1 2015
Novi, Michigan
Title:    Spaniel Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Southern Michigan Springer Spaniel Training Club
Contact Information:   
Mark A Gebert - 1104 W Liberty Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Email:   htsec@smsstc.org
Phone:   (734) 604-1620
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 6 2015
South St. Paul, Minnesota
Title:    AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Jacque Hoye -
Email:   BJHoye@comcast.net
Phone:   (651) 334-0536
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on February 6 & 7, 2015, (Fri-Sat). AKC agility judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
February 7 2015
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Winnebago Labrador Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Victoria Lunebach - 843 Oak Valley Drive
Email:   raptor-6@comcast.net
Phone:   (815) 356-1446
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 7 2015
Richfield, Wisconsin
Title:    Pointing Breeds Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Maneely
Sponsoring Club:   German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Wisconsin
Contact Information:   
German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Wisconsin - 532 W. 16th Ave Oshkosh, WI 54902
Email:   totheptgsp@earthlink.net
Phone:   (920) 303-0240
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No Calls After 9pm CST Please
February 8 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mr. Lee Herr
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the Lost Dutchman Kennel Club show. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
February 13 2015
Denver, Colorado
Title:    Miniature Schnauzer Breed Seminar and Workshop
Breed:    Miniature Schnauzers
Presenter:    John Constantine
Sponsoring Club:   American Miniature Schnauzer Club
Contact Information:   
John Constantine -
Email:   john@adamis.org
Phone:   (215) 527-0056
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time to be determined. No cost.
February 14 2015
Greys Summit, Missouri
Title:    Herding Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Carol Delsman
Sponsoring Club:   Saint Louis Herding Club
Contact Information:   
Joyce Norris - 4030 E. Bonnie Rd Waltonville Illinois 62894
Email:   norwoodbc@ mvn.net
Phone:   (618) 237-6608
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 21 2015
Bear, Delaware
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Russ Reavis
Sponsoring Club:   Labrador Retriever Club of America
Contact Information:   
Dora Heffelfinger - 2305 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701 2332
Email:   dndnds@verizon.net
Phone:   (302) 530-2055
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 24 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Grand Bassets Griffons Vendeens
Breed:    Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
Presenter:    Betty Barth
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 27 2015
Mullins, South Carolina
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Carolinas Retriever Association
Contact Information:   
Wally Elliott - 1317 S. Hwy. 41 Mullins, SC 29574
Email:   www.WallysFire.com
Phone:   (843) 430-0601
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://www.elliottlabradors.com/our-facility
3 day advanced seminar
February 28 2015
Castle Rock, Colorado
Title:    Herding Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Carol Delsman
Sponsoring Club:   Pikes Peak Herding Association
Contact Information:   
Jim DeKieffer - 28475 CR 5 Elizabeth, CO 80107
Email:   perfmas@me.com
Phone:   (303) 646-0667
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 28 2015
Norcross, Georgia
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Atlanta Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Gail LaBerge - 3862 Morgan's Ridge Drive, Buford, GA 30519
Email:   outland@laberge.org
Phone:   (770) 271-7246
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Obedience® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Rally® seminar will be offered on March 1, 2015.
February 28 2015
Sloughhouse, California
Title:    Lure Coursing Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bob Mason
Sponsoring Club:   Sierra Slopes Ibizan Hound
Contact Information:   
Kathy Kelly -
Email:   Kathy.k@mac.com
Phone:   (916) 429-1431
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 28 2015
TBD, Wisconsin
Title:    Spaniel Flushing Test Judges and Handler Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   West Allis Training Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Mary Daniel - 309 Wisconsin AVE Delafield, WI 53081
Email:   mdaniel1@wi.rr.com
Phone:   (262) 442-2686
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 28 2015
W.Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Breeding Beter Dogs/ Structure and Motion
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Dr. Carmen Battaglia
Sponsoring Club:   Icelandic Sheepdog Association of America
Contact Information:   
Loren Dribinsky -
Email:   loren.dribinsky@gmail.com
Phone:   (781) 863-1057
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Breeding Better Dogs Seminar, 8:30 -12:00; Structure and Motion, 1:00pm - 4:30. Cost $55 for one seminar, $100 for both.
March 1 2015
Norcross, Georgia
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Atlanta Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Gail LaBerge - 3862 Morgan's Ridge Drive, Buford, GA 30519
Email:   outland@laberge.org
Phone:   (770) 271-7246
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Rally® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Obedience® seminar will be offered on February 28, 2015.
March 7 2015
Hilbert, Wisconsin
Title:    Spaniel Hunt Test Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Fox Valley English Cocker Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Deb Strohl - N2286 Shore Drive Marinette WI 54143.
Email:   N/A
Phone:   (715) 923-5117
Fax:   N/A
Website:   DEBSTROHL@GMAIL.COM

March 7 2015
Seatlle, Washington
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Seattle KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
March 10 2015
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Title:    Judging the Collie
Breed:    Collie
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Collie Club of America
Contact Information:   
Darci L. Brown -
Email:   dbhappyhr@hotmail.com
Phone:   (413) 772-2111
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cox Convention Exhibition Hall.
March 11 2015
Louisville, Kentucky
Title:    Judges Education for the Brussels Griffon
Breed:    Brussels Griffon
Presenter:    Lorene Vickers-Smith
Sponsoring Club:   American Brussels Griffon Association
Contact Information:   
Lorene Vickers-Smith or Marjorie Simon -
Email:   smithbros@aol.com or marjoriesimon@hotmail.com
Phone:   (517) 281-7335
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. TIME - TBA - approx noon to 1:30 with ringside tutorial following for Sweeps.
March 13 2015
W Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Field Spaniel Seminar and Hands-on Workshop
Breed:    Field Spaniel
Presenter:    Lori Carver
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Assoc
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 3:45 pm to 5:15 pm, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.
March 13 2015
W. Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    The Highly Acclaimed Flushing Spaniel Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Doug Johnson
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Dog Assoc.
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.
March 14 2015
Owatonna, Minnesota
Title:    Retriever Hunt Test Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Southern Minnesota Hunting Retriever Association
Contact Information:   
Patrick Taphorn - TBD
Email:   pattaphorn@gmail.com
Phone:   (507) 456-7339
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

March 14 2015
W Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Sussex Spaniel Seminar & Hands-on
Breed:    Sussex Spaniel
Presenter:    Doug Johnson
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Assoc.
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 8:30 am to 10:00 am, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.
March 14 2015
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Breeder to Breeder Symposium
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Doug Johnson, Bill Shelton, Kathy Lorentzen
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Association
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Visit website link: www.nesportinggroupassn.com/NESGA/Shows_and_Events.html
March 14 2015
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Title:    English Springer Spaniel Breed Seminar & Hands-on
Breed:    English Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Kathy Lorentzen
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Assoc.
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.
March 21 2015
Edison, New Jersey
Title:    Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the New Brunswick KC Shows.The only Institute approved by the American Kennel Club to fulfill the requirement for judging applicants applying After January 1, 2009
March 21 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Caribe Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Eleanor Abarca - A2 Ave Ramirez De Arellano, La Arboleda, Guaynabo, PR 00966
Email:   rjam@onelinkpr.net
Phone:   (787) 783-9332
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on March 22, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
March 22 2015
Edison, New Jersey
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Patricia Proctor
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the New Brunswick KC shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
March 22 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Caribe Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Eleanor Abarca - A2 Ave Ramirez De Arellano, La Arboleda, Guaynabo, PR
Email:   rjam@onelinkpr.net
Phone:   (787) 783-9332
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on March 21, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
March 24 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Afghan Hound
Breed:    Afghan Hound
Presenter:    JoAnne Buehler and Lynne Schanzle
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

March 27 2015
Albany, Oregon
Title:    Tibetan Mastiff Breed Seminar
Breed:    Tibetan Mastiff
Presenter:    Martha Feltenstein
Sponsoring Club:   American Tibetan Mastiff Association
Contact Information:   
Mallory Driskill -
Email:   ambrier@aol.com
Phone:   (434) 525-7710
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Starts at 9:00 am and cost is $15
March 28 2015
Monterey, California
Title:    Judges Education for the Bernese Mountain Dog
Breed:    Bernese Mountain Dog
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Debby Wilkins - 20560 Huntington Way, Prior Lake, MN 55372
Email:   abbeyroadbmd@gmail.com
Phone:   (612) 747-4418
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.bmdca.org
Held in conjunction with National Specialty. Regular Conformation begins on March 26, 2015 and concludes on March 28, 2015.
April 4 2015
Valley Center, Kansas
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Sunflower Cluster show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
April 11 2015
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Berks County Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Nancy Withers - 15 Hain Ave., Wernersville, PA 19565
Email:   gomets.dog@verizon.net
Phone:   (610) 678-6686
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar on April 12, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC obedience & rally judges' educational requirements.
April 12 2015
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Berks County Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Nancy Withers - 15 Hain Ave Wernersville, PA 19565 15 Hain Ave., Wernersville, PA 19565
Email:   gomets.dog@verizon.net
Phone:   (610) 678-6686
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® Judges Seminar on April 11, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC obedience & rally judges' educational requirements.
April 18 2015
St Cloud, Minnesota
Title:    Advanced Only Retriever Hunt Test Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Central Minnesota Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Gordon Schlichting - 24306 CR 2 Cold Springs MN 56320
Email:   norwoodbc@ mvn.net
Phone:   (320) 253-0606
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
ADVANCED ONLY 2 DAYS
April 23 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Rottweiler Breed Seminar
Breed:    Rottweiler
Presenter:    Mrs. Susan C Catlin
Sponsoring Club:   The American Rottweiler Club
Contact Information:   
Susan Catlin -
Email:   mrs.happylegs@mindspring.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
The cost of the presentation which includes classroom presentation, ringside mentoring, hands-on, catalog & lunch is $35.
April 25 2015
Carrollton, Texas
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Doberman Pinscher Club of Dallas
Contact Information:   
Nancy Simmons - 3804 Simmons Creek Lane, Flower Mound, TX 75022
Email:   nansimmons@yahoo.com
Phone:   (972) 355-8580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on April 26th. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
April 25 2015
Lumberton, North Carolina
Title:    The Anatolian Shepherd Dog Seminar and Workshop
Breed:    Anatolian Shepherd
Presenter:    Catherine Emanuel
Sponsoring Club:   Anatolian Shepherd Dog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Katie Emanuel -
Email:   birinci@centurylink.net
Phone:   (434) 960-5213
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Southeastern Agricultural Center, one hour following breed judging. Cost: $25
April 25 2015
St Louis, Missouri
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Golden Retriever Club of Greater St. Louis
Contact Information:   
Jeannie Greenlee - 1595 Norwood Hills Drive O¿Fallon, MO 63366
Email:   JGreenlee@ofallon.mo.us
Phone:   (314) 783-1540
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 day Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar 4/25/15 and 4/26/15
April 26 2015
Carrollton, Texas
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Doberman Pinscher Club of Dallas
Contact Information:   
Nancy Simmons - 3804 Simmons Creek Lane, Flower Mound, TX 75022
Email:   nansimmons@yahoo.com
Phone:   (972) 355-8580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on April 25th. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
April 28 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Portuguese Pondengo Pequeno
Breed:    Portuguese Podengo Pequeno
Presenter:    Sandy Gillen
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 2 2015
Rochester, Pennsylvania
Title:    George Alston Super Advanced Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    George Alston
Sponsoring Club:   Beaver County Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Johnette Dinello -
Email:   jdinello705@comcast.net
Phone:   (724) 375-0837
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.beavercountykennelclub.org
This is the last Super Advanced Seminar I will teach. All blackboard and lecture for those folks that want to show a special and compete in the Group or BIS ring.
May 16 2015
Bloomington, Minnesota
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Bloomington Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Barbara Wedekind Selton - 4305 W.99th. St., Bloomington, MN 55437
Email:   bwselton1@gmail.com
Phone:   (952) 893-1493
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Obedience® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Rally® seminar will be offered on May 17, 2015.
May 16 2015
Lexington, Texas
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Semina
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Waterloo Amateur Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Roger Hillhouse - 1104 CLYDE BANK CV PFLUGERVILLE TX 78660
Email:   roger_anna.hillhouse@yahoo.com
Phone:   (210) 367-3959
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 DAY ADVANCED ONLY JUDGES SEMINAR
May 17 2015
Bloomington, Minnesota
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Bloomington Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Barbara Wedekind Selton - 4305 W.99th. St., Bloomington, MN 55437
Email:   bwselton1@gmail.com
Phone:   (952) 893-1493
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Rally® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Obedience® seminar will be offered on May 16, 2015.
May 23 2015
Pomona, California
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mr. Lee Herr
Sponsoring Club:   Americna Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the Misson Circuit Dog shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
May 26 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Lhasa Apso
Breed:    Lhasa Apso
Presenter:    Beverly Drake
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 31 2015
Kent, Washington
Title:    AKC Tracking Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Washington State Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Nikki King - 11103 Cowlitz Dr. SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Email:   ni-kel@comcast.net
Phone:   (360) 456-8116
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar be will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015. It will cover the AKC Tracking Regulations and different levels of AKC Tracking. Potential judges are encourged to attend.
June 23 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Bloodhound
Breed:    Bloodhound
Presenter:    Anne Legge
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (301) 421-1930
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 16 2015
Houston, Texas
Title:    Non-Sporting Group Advanced Judges Institute
Breed:    Non-Sporting Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Dog Judges Association of America
Contact Information:   
Joe Purkhiser or Sam McDonald -
Email:   jpurk@me.com or samisiw@verizon.net
Phone:   (210) 602-7450
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.djaa.org
Three Day Judges Institute featuring the Non-Sporting Group. July 16-18, 2015. 8:00am-5:00pm. NRG Center, Houston, Texas.
August 11 2015
Tampa, Florida
Title:    AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Victoria MacVicar -
Email:   agilitybritts@earthlink.com
Phone:   (352) 302-6020
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on August 11 & 12, 2015. AKC agility judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
August 22 2015
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 345-7708
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on August 23rd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 23 2015
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 345-7708
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 22nd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 19 2015
Flint, Michigan
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Companion Dog Training Club of Flint, MI
Contact Information:   
Cheryl Haedt - PO Box 215, Grand Blanc, MI 48480-00215
Email:   cherylhaedt@centurytel.net
Phone:   (810) 636-2209
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on September 20th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 20 2015
Flint, Michigan
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Companion Dog Training Club of Flint, MI
Contact Information:   
Cheryl Haedt - PO Box 215, Gland Blanc, MI 48480-0215
Email:   cherylhaedt@centurytel.net
Phone:   (810) 636-2209
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on September 19th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 9 2016
San Francisco Bay Area, California
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Northern California Obedience Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Suzi Bluford - 6965 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel, CA 93923
Email:   suzibluford@gmail.com
Phone:   (831) 624-9010
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This JUDGES ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on January 10th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 10 2016
San Francisco Bay Area, California
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Northern California Obedience Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Suzi Bluford - 6965 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel, CA 93923
Email:   suzibluford@gmail.com
Phone:   (831) 624-9010
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This JUDGES ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on January 9th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 30 2016
Portland, Oregon
Title:    AKC Agility Judgings Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Lori Sage -
Email:   lksage@aol.com
Phone:   (503) 632-2227
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on January 30 & 31, 2016. AKC Agility Judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
February 26 2016
Wertzville, Missouri
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   North St. Louis County Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Ginger Kinion -
Email:   gkinion@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (636) 928-8760
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on February 27th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
February 27 2016
Wertzville, Missouri
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   North St. Louis County Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Ginger Kinion -
Email:   gkinion@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (636) 928-8760
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on February 26th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 5 2016
Arvada, Colorado
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Mountain States Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Helen Phillips - 14338 W. 96th Ave., Arvada, CO 80005-1008
Email:   helenphillips@me.com
Phone:   (303) 423-5225
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on March 6th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 6 2016
Arvada, Colorado
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Mountain States Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Helen Phillips - 14338 W 96th Ave., Arvada, CO 80005-1008
Email:   N/A
Phone:   (303) 423-5225
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on March 5th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 27 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (607) 772-1280
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 28th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 28 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (607) 772-1280
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 27th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 17 2016
Brooklyn Heights (44131), Ohio
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Cleveland All Breed Training Club
Contact Information:   
Linda MacDonald - 8116 Shilling Road, West Salem, OH 44287
Email:   macdonaldlinda@ameritech.net
Phone:   (419) 853-4329
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on September 18th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 18 2016
Brooklyn Heights (44131), Ohio
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Cleveland All Breed Training Club
Contact Information:   
Linda MacDonald - 8116 Shilling Road, West Salem, OH 44287
Email:   macdonaldlinda@ameritech.net
Phone:   (419) 853-4329
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on Sept. 17th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 24 2016
Lakeland, Florida
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Imperial Polk Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Robert Withers - 1033 Morning Star Drive, Lakeland, FL, 33810
Email:   rwithers@tampabay.rr.com
Phone:   (863) 688-9088
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on September 25th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 25 2016
Lakeland, Florida
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Imperial Polk Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Robert Withers - 1033 Morning Star Drive, Lakeland, FL, 33810
Email:   rwithers@tampabay.rr.com
Phone:   (863) 688-9088
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on Sept. 24th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 21 2017
New Lenox, Illinois
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Stone City Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Pat Marrs - 16426 S. Ridgeland Ave.,Tinley Park, IL 60477-1866
Email:   patgeorgehse@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (708) 532-2580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on January 22nd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 22 2017
New Lenox, Illinois
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Continuing Educational
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Stone City Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Pat Marrs - 16426 S. Ridgeland Ave.,Tinley Park, IL 60477-1866
Email:   patgeorgehse@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (708) 532-2580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on January 21st. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 4 2017
Whittier, California
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Southern CA Dog Obedience Council
Contact Information:   
Robert Livell - 280 English St., Norco, CA 92860
Email:   RPKSL@Charter.net
Phone:   (951) 272-4679
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on March 5th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 5 2017
Whittier, California
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Southern CA Dog Obedience Council
Contact Information:   
Robert Livell - 280 English St., Norco, CA 92860
Email:   RPKSL@Charter.net
Phone:   (951) 272-4679
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on March 4th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
April 22 2017
Glenmont, New York
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Albany Obedience Club, Inc.
Contact Information:   
Bill Craig - 131 Fales, Road, Cheshire, MA 01225
Email:   hawkdogud@gmail.com
Phone:   (413) 743-1579
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on April 23rd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
April 23 2017
Glenmont, New York
Title:    AKC Rally Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Albany Obedience Club, Inc.
Contact Information:   
Bill Craig - 131 Fales Road, Cheshire, MA 01225
Email:   hawkdogud@gmail.com
Phone:   (413) 743-1579
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on April 22nd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
October 21 2017
Lacey, Washington
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Northwest Obedience & Rally Judges Group
Contact Information:   
Sue Cox - 18025-8th Ave. NW, Shoreline, WA 98177-3542
Email:   johnandsuanne@comcast.net
Phone:   (206) 546-2230
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This Judges ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on October 22nd. Both seminars will meet the continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges. Note: Both seminars are for JUDGES ONLY.
October 22 2017
Lacey, Washington
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Northwest Obedience & Rally Judges Group
Contact Information:   
Sue Cox - 18025 - 8th Ave NW, Shoreline, WA 98177-3542
Email:   johnandsuanne@comcast.net
Phone:   (206) 546-2230
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This Judges ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on October 21st. Both seminars will meet the continuing educational requirements for AKC Oedience & Rally Judges. Note: Both seminars are for JUDGES ONLY.