AKC Seminars

All Seminars in Date Order

Date/Location    Seminar Info    
April 15 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Labrador Retriever
Breed:    Labrador Retriever
Presenter:    Kathy Mines and Susan Willumsen
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Located at Newtown Veterinary Specialists, Emergency, Critical and Specialty Care facility 52 Church Hill Road, Newtown, Cesky Terriers (off Exit 10 on I84) at 7:30 p.m.
April 17 2014
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Seminar for the Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Breed:    Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of the Potomac
Contact Information:   
Carrie Chase -
Email:   humnbird1@earthlink.net
Phone:   (202) 365-4752
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Ringside mentoring will be available during regular and Best of Breed classes, April 18, 2014
April 17 2014
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Shetland Sheepdog
Breed:    Shetland Sheepdog
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Shetland Sheepdog Association
Contact Information:   
Linda More -
Email:   lindamore@earthlink.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Ringside mentoring offered April 17 and 18. Advance registration strongly recommended.
April 18 2014
Roseburg, Oregon
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Umpqua Valley Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Kevin Bunnell - 143 VAL VISTA LN, ROSEBURG OR 97471
Email:   kpbunl@douglasfast.net
Phone:   (541) 679-2802
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

April 18 2014
Timonium, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar - Tibetan Mastiff
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
Time: 9:30 am, cost $15
April 18 2014
Timonium, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the English Springer Spaniel
Breed:    English Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Deborah Kirk
Sponsoring Club:   Susquehanna Valley English Springer Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Deb Kirk -
Email:   debkirkess@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Cherry Blossom Cluster. Price: Donation to club
April 19 2014
Columbus, Ohio
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 Medina 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.
April 19 2014
Roseburg, Oregon
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Umpqua Valley Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Kevin Bunnell - 143 VAL VISTA LN, ROSEBURG OR 97471
Email:   kpbunl@douglasfast.net
Phone:   (541) 679-2802
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 Day Advanced Seminar
April 19 2014
Timonium, Maryland
Title:    Traveling with Dogs: Urgent Veterinarian Care Techniques and Recommendations
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Robert S Dove, DVM
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 Timonium, MD dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held 20 minutes after Best in Show
April 22 2014
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Breed Seminar for the Doberman Pinscher
Breed:    Doberman Pinscher
Presenter:    Colleen Nicholson
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

April 23 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Title:    Breed Study for the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Breed:    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Presenter:    Stephanie Abraham & Tina Sterling
Sponsoring Club:   American Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Stephanie Abraham -
Email:   Landmarks.properties@snet.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.ackcsc.org
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Includes Hands On & Ringside Mentoring. Register on line at www.ackcsc.org Go to Store, then One Stop Shopping/Seminars. $25 fee.
April 24 2014
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Title:    Judges Education for the Rottweiler
Breed:    Rottweiler
Presenter:    Lew Olson and Susan C. Catlin
Sponsoring Club:   American Rottweiler Club
Contact Information:   
Susan C. Catlin -
Email:   mrs.happylegs@mindspring.com
Phone:   (770) 422-1625
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunciton with the National Specialty. Cost: $35. Lunch included
April 25 2014
Boxborough, Massachusetts
Title:    Judges Education for the Norwegian Elkhound
Breed:    Norwegian Elkhound
Presenter:    Ed Hall
Sponsoring Club:   Norwegian Elkhound Association of America
Contact Information:   
Pat Viken -
Email:   vp@neaa.net
Phone:   (630) 628-1607
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Ringside mentoring offered April 25 & 26, 2014
April 25 2014
Eureka, Missouri
Title:    Judges Breed Study Group for Cardigan Welsh Corgis
Breed:    Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Presenter:    Edweena Teddy McDowell
Sponsoring Club:   Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America
Contact Information:   
Edweena Teddy McDowell -
Email:   mcmerle@aol.com
Phone:   (913) 620-4578
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty, cost $15, Time 6 pm, Ringside will be at Purina Farms
April 25 2014
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Belgian Sheepdog
Breed:    Belgian Sheepdog
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Belgian Sheepdog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Peri Norman -
Email:   periandbob@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   periandbob@aol.com
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 8am. Ringside mentoring will be available during breed judging on Friday (and by arrangement on Thursday and Saturday)
April 26 2014
Burlington, Vermont
Title:    Judges Education for the Leonberger
Breed:    Leonberger
Presenter:    Agi Hejja & Alida Greendyk
Sponsoring Club:   Leonberger Club of America
Contact Information:   
Agi Hejja -
Email:   ahejja@mac.com
Phone:   (804) 556-6937
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost: $24. Scheduled to begin at 8:00am
April 26 2014
Fairbanks, Alaska
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Fairbanks Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Cindy Little - PO Box 84502 Fairbanks AK 99708
Email:   little.condie@gmail.com
Phone:   (907) 479-5278
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

April 26 2014
Hunt Valley, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Whippet
Breed:    Whippet
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Whippet Club
Contact Information:   
David Samuelson -
Email:   samuelsond@aol.com
Phone:   (612) 201-3930
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. No charge for the day¿s activities, however you must complete the entire day for a certificate of completion.Reservations Mandatory for Attendance. Registration deadline April 1. Ringside mentoring April 23
April 26 2014
New Paltz, New York
Title:    "Flag to Glove" Introduction to AKC Tracking for Beginners
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Hudson Valley Tracking Club
Contact Information:   
Moni Azank - 8 Watch Hill Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
Email:   schiflerazank@mac.com
Phone:   (845) 633-8731
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This workshop will be held on April 26, 2014, from 9am - 3pm. It will provide basic tecniques on getting started in Tracking and how to proceed in the sport. The club will provide flags, instruction, hands on tracking, and lunch.
April 26 2014
Tacoma, Washington
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Pumi
Breed:    Pumi
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Hungarian Pumi Club of America
Contact Information:   
Chris Levy -
Email:   chris@abiquadogs.com
Phone:   (503) 390-4864
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.pumiclub.org/National_2014.htm
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty.
April 27 2014
Ankorage, Alaska
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Alaska Working Retriever Club in Anchorage
Contact Information:   
Bud Bass - 700 W Island Lake Dr
Email:   budbassc21@yahoo.com
Phone:   (907) 240-4090
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

April 27 2014
Birch Run, Michigan
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 Progressive DC of Wayne County 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 & check in at the Super's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breeds are welcome.
April 30 2014
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    The Irish Wolfhound Illustrated Standard
Breed:    Irish Wolfhound
Presenter:    Deborah Sanders
Sponsoring Club:   Irish Wolfhound Club of America
Contact Information:   
Linda Souza -
Email:   limerickiw@yahoo.com
Phone:   (415) 613-1284
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 3:00pm.
April 30 2014
Jordan, Utah
Title:    Judges' & Exhibitors' Education Program - The Bulldog
Breed:    Bulldog
Presenter:    Brenda Newcomb
Sponsoring Club:   Bulldog Club of Utah
Contact Information:   
Susan Tibbetts -
Email:   eviltwin53@gmail.com
Phone:   (801) 571-9248
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No charge for this seminar. Immediately following Bulldog Club of Utah Specialty Shows.
April 30 2014
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Title:    Judges Education Seminar for the English Cocker Spaniel
Breed:    English Cocker Spaniel
Presenter:    Bonnie Threlfall and Genelle Joseph
Sponsoring Club:   English Cocker Spaniel Club of America
Contact Information:   
Genelle Joseph - 9429 East McGill Ct Parker, CO 80134
Email:   Galliardecs@comcast.net
Phone:   (303) 805-1617
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Fee is $25 for first time attendees and free for repeat attendees. This seminar will meet AKC judges' educational requirements, with ringside mentoring April 30th & May 1st. Held at Olympia Resort & Spa.
May 2 2014
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    American Eskimo Breed Seminar
Breed:    American Eskimo Dog
Presenter:    Debbie Mitchell
Sponsoring Club:   American Eskimo Dog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Debbie Mitchell -
Email:   eskie18@earthlink.net
Phone:   (214) 695-7539
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost is $30, complimentary breakfast at 7:15am, seminar starts at 8:00-9:30 am. Hands-on workshop will begin after conformation ends, after 2 pm. Please pay in advance
May 2 2014
Huron, Ohio
Title:    Judges Education for the Belgian Tervuren
Breed:    Belgian Tervuren
Presenter:    Karen Johnson
Sponsoring Club:   American Belgian Tervuren Club
Contact Information:   
Sharon Redmer -
Email:   sredmer@umich.edu
Phone:   (734) 449-4995
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost. $35 (includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch). Scheduled to begin 7:30am. Pre-registration by 4/15/14 Ringside mentoring May 2nd & 3rd.
May 2 2014
Livonia, Michigan
Title:    Judges Education for the Schipperke
Breed:    Schipperke
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Schipperke Club of America
Contact Information:   
June Moore - 5804 S State Hwy 349 Midland, TX 79706
Email:   tumbleweedjm@yahoo.com
Phone:   (432) 214-3399
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.scanational.com
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Please register by April 20, 2014.
May 2 2014
Selkirk, New York
Title:    Lure Coursing Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bob Mason
Sponsoring Club:   Hudson River Valley Hound Association
Contact Information:   
Dominic P. Carota - 1408 River Road Selkirk, NY 12158
Email:   hallamhounds@aol.com
Phone:   (518) 461-9504
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 2 2014
South Jordan, Utah
Title:    Traveling with Dogs: Urgent Veterinarian Care Techniques and Recommendations
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Lisa M. Pasquarello, VMD
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 South Jordan, UT dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held 30 minutes after Best in Show.
May 2 2014
South Jordan, Utah
Title:    Traveling with Dogs: Urgent Veterinarian Care Techniques and Recommendations
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Lisa M. Pasquarello, VMD
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 South Jordan, UT dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held 20 minutes after Best in Show.
May 2 2014
, New York
Title:    Lure Coursing Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bob Mason
Sponsoring Club:   Hudson River Valley Hound Association
Contact Information:   
Dominic P. Carota - 1408 River Road Selkirk, NY 12158
Email:   hallamhounds@aol.com
Phone:   (518) 461-9504
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 3 2014
Burnsville, Minnesota
Title:    Norma Smith Handling Seminar for Beginners and Advanced
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Norma Smith
Sponsoring Club:   Northstar Working Group Association
Contact Information:   
Diana Levin -
Email:   serendipitydanes@aol.com
Phone:   (952) 469-2830
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost: $150w/dog, #75 observers. Time9:00 am to 5:00 pm, place- Tails Up Dog Training
May 3 2014
Marshall, Texas
Title:    Boykin Spaniel Judges Education Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
Breed:    Boykin Spaniel
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Boykin Spaniel Club and Breeders Association of America
Contact Information:   
Greg Copeland -
Email:   gcopeland@gregcopeland.com
Phone:   (979) 826-3147
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.theboykinspanielclub.com
The Seminar and Workshop will be held in combination with the Boykin Spaniel AKC Supported Entry Dog Show in conjunction with the Caddo Kennel Club of Texas. Cost: $35
May 3 2014
Marysville, California
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Marin Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Camille Druge - PO Box 2277 Marysville CA 95901
Email:   cbr5150@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (925) 827-1032
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 Day Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
May 3 2014
Rochester, Pennsylvania
Title:    George Alston Handling Seminar for Beginners, Advanced , Observers & Junior Handlers
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.BeaveryCountyKennelClub.org
This will be a 2 day seminar. Limited to 15 Beginners & 15 Advanced, with unlimited Observers.
May 3 2014
Salt Lake.City, Utah
Title:    Judges Education for the Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Breed:    Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Presenter:    Jan Vincent
Sponsoring Club:   National Entlebucher Mountain Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Jan Vincent -
Email:   bvincent@xmission.com
Phone:   (801) 756-7888
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Beehive Cluster.
May 3 2014
Vancouver, Washington
Title:    Judges Education for the Great Pyrenees
Breed:    Great Pyrenees
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Great Pyrenees Club of America
Contact Information:   
Vincent Chianese -
Email:   vchianese@nc.rr.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.gpcaonline.org/
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost: $20, scheduled to begin at 8am. Please register by April 20th. Ringside mentoring Saturday morning.
May 4 2014
Marysville, California
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Marin Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Camille Druge - PO Box 2277 Marysville CA 95901
Email:   cbr5150@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (925) 827-1032
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 day Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
May 6 2014
Indianapolis, Indiana
Title:    The Boxer - the Essence of Type
Breed:    Boxer
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Boxer Club
Contact Information:   
Stephanie Abraham -
Email:   landmarks.properties@snet.net
Phone:   (860) 423-7484
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with National Specialty, Hands-on and Mentoring.
May 7 2014
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Title:    Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen- Breed Seminar
Breed:    Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America
Contact Information:   
C Benedict -
Email:   sidekickGB@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
B Match and Seminar starts at 3 pm
May 9 2014
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Title:    Judges Education for the German Shorthaired Pointer
Breed:    German Shorthaired Pointer
Presenter:    Christy Douglas-Featherston & Patte Titus
Sponsoring Club:   German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America
Contact Information:   
Christy Douglas-Featherston - 4545 E. 900 N.; Alexandria IN 46001
Email:   artemisgsp@aol.com
Phone:   (317) 538-9482
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.gspca.org/NSS/2014/
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Fee: $40. Limited to 20 attendees, registration deadline April 25th. Scheduled 8:30am with workshop following judging that day. Ringside mentoring during class entries Friday & Saturday during BOB.
May 9 2014
Sacramento, California
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Dachshund
Breed:    Dachshund
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Dachsund Club of America
Contact Information:   
Lisa Warren -
Email:   lwdox@ptd.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 3:00. There is no fee, but a reservation is required and attendance is limited to 30 participants. Ringside mentoring available May 8-10, 2014
May 9 2014
St. Louis, Missouri
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Shih Tzu
Breed:    Shih Tzu
Presenter:    Kristi Trivilino
Sponsoring Club:   American Shih Tzu Club
Contact Information:   
Kristi Trivilino -
Email:   kt11858@gmail.com
Phone:   (206) 612-6558
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunctio with the National Specialty. Cost: $25. Scheduled 7:00-9:30pm. Four days of Mentoring possible.
May 9 2014
Topeka, Kansas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Finnish Lapphund
Breed:    Finnish Lapphund
Presenter:    Linda Marden
Sponsoring Club:   Finnish Lapphund Club of America
Contact Information:   
Cecile Toth -
Email:   N/A
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   polargoldsibes@gmail.com
Held in conjunction with the Naitonal Specialty.
May 9 2014
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Title:    AKC New Agility Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Agility Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Steve Herwig -
Email:   smh@akc.org
Phone:   (702) 997-5689
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This three day seminar, to be held on May 9 -11, 2014, are for those aspiring to become an AKC licensed agility judge. You must attend all 3-days and pass all tests given. Website info: http://www.akc.org/events/agility/judging_requirements.cfm.
May 10 2014
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Title:    Judges Education for the Dogue de Bordeaux
Breed:    Dogue De Bordeaux
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Dogue de Bordeaux Society of America
Contact Information:   
Jennifer Roberts -
Email:   doguestar98@msn.com
Phone:   (720) 206-9490
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.ddbsa.org
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. There is no cost for this seminar. Time and location TBA. Ringside Mentoring available all days. Held with the High Desert Cluster - Expo New Mexico, 300 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
May 10 2014
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Title:    Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America Breed Seminar
Breed:    Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America
Contact Information:   
K Steidel -
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   (480) 563-3742
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with National Specialty.
May 10 2014
Topeka, Kansas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the West Highland White Terrier
Breed:    West Highland White Terrier
Presenter:    Dr. Gerry Meisels
Sponsoring Club:   West Highland White Terrier Club of America
Contact Information:   
Anne Sanders -
Email:   anne@westiesnw.com
Phone:   (425) 870-0200
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with Roving National Specialty. Time 1/2 hour after completion of breed judging
May 13 2014
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judging the Dalmatian
Breed:    Dalmatian
Presenter:    Elaine Lindhorst
Sponsoring Club:   Dalmatian Club of America
Contact Information:   
Elaine Lindhorst -
Email:   elindhorst@charter.net
Phone:   (636) 441-5298
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:30am, cost $15.
May 14 2014
Canton, Ohio
Title:    Judges Education Seminar for the Tibetan Spaniel
Breed:    Tibetan Spaniel
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Tibetan Spaniel Club Of America
Contact Information:   
Linda Foiles -
Email:   flolintwo@aol.com
Phone:   (540) 547-3484
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 1:00pm. Place: Host Hotel - Comfort Inn Hall Of Fame, Canton, Ohio.
May 14 2014
Denver, Colorado
Title:    Judges Education for the Australian Shepherd
Breed:    Australian Shepherd
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Colorado Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Thomson Stanfield -
Email:   stanfieldt@aol.com
Phone:   (303) 681-5545
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 15 2014
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Title:    4-Day Series of Judges Seminars for All Breeds in Toy Group
Breed:    Toy Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Central OK Toy Dog Club
Contact Information:   
Janice Pardue -
Email:   jameldogs@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 17 2014
Duluth, Minnesota
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Minnesota Iron Range Retriever Club /Duluth Retriever Clubs
Contact Information:   
Jase Tramontin - PO Box 573 Hibbing MN 55746
Email:   mnretriever@gmail.com
Phone:   (218) 969-2615
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 17 2014
Valley Center, California
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 Mt. Palomar 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.
May 17 2014
Wantage, New Jersey
Title:    Advanced and Regular Beagle Field Trial Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mel Stewart
Sponsoring Club:   Blue Ridge Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
JOHN WAY - 224 LOWER UNIONVILLE RD WANTAGE, NJ 07461
Email:   jdwbuilders1@yahoo.com
Phone:   (973) 222-1787
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Regular & Advanced
May 18 2014
Oyster Bay, 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 Long Island 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.
May 20 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Collie
Breed:    Collie
Presenter:    Jackie Caruso
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Located at Newtown Veterinary Specialists, Emergency, Critical and Specialty Care facility 52 Church Hill Road, Newtown, Cesky Terriers (off Exit 10 on I84) at 7:30 p.m.
May 21 2014
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    The Border Terrier - National Specialty Seminar and Workshop
Breed:    Border Terrier
Presenter:    Phil Freilich
Sponsoring Club:   Border Terrier Club of America
Contact Information:   
Ruth Ann Naun -
Email:   ranaun@verizon.net
Phone:   (845) 628-3059
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Ringside mentoring will be available from 8am through the end of judging on May 21st.
May 21 2014
Wilmington, Ohio
Title:    Boston Terrier Breed Seminar
Breed:    Boston Terrier
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Boston Terrier Club of America
Contact Information:   
Carl Gomes -
Email:   cegomes@verizon.net
Phone:   (718) 994-0834
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.bostterrierclubofamerica.org
Held in conjunction with National Specialty. Ringside Mentoring on May 22 and May 23. Breakfast & Lunch included on May 21 only. Cost $65.00 Deadline - April 30
May 22 2014
Pomona, California
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Breed:    Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Presenter:    Beverly Wilson
Sponsoring Club:   American Polish Lowland Sheepdog Club
Contact Information:   
Beverly Wilson -
Email:   stonebrook1@msn.com
Phone:   (760) 716-0862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty and Mission Circuit.
May 23 2014
Bloomington, Illinois
Title:    The Cocker Spaniel: Breed Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
Breed:    Cocker Spaniel
Presenter:    Laura Heidrich
Sponsoring Club:   The Heart of Illinois Cluster
Contact Information:   
Dr. John F. Davidson -
Email:   johnfd@hotmail.com
Phone:   (309) 243-7506
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
There is no charge for this seminar and workshop
May 23 2014
Bloomington, Illinois
Title:    The Keeshond: Breed Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
Breed:    Keeshond
Presenter:    Donna Smith
Sponsoring Club:   The Heart of Illinois Cluster
Contact Information:   
Dr. John F Davidson -
Email:   johnfd@hotmail.com
Phone:   (309) 243-7506
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
There is no charge for this seminar and workshop
May 23 2014
Bloomington, Illinois
Title:    The Golden Retriever: Breed Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
Breed:    Golden Retriever
Presenter:    Ellen Hardin
Sponsoring Club:   The Heart of Illinois Cluster
Contact Information:   
Dr. John F. Davidson -
Email:   johnfd@hotmail.comor
Phone:   (309) 243-7506
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
There is no charge for this seminar and workshop
May 24 2014
Bloomington, Illinois
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mike Szabo
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 conjunciton with the Corbelt KC show. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
May 24 2014
Bloomington, Illinois
Title:    The English Springer Spaniel : Breed Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
Breed:    English Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Karen Carrico
Sponsoring Club:   The Heart of Illinois Cluster
Contact Information:   
Dr John Davidson -
Email:   johnfd@hotmail.com
Phone:   (309) 243-7506
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
There is no charge for this seminar and workshop.
May 24 2014
Bloomington, Illinois
Title:    The Bull Terrier: Breed Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
Breed:    Bull Terrier
Presenter:    Bill Leslie
Sponsoring Club:   The Heart of Illinois Cluster
Contact Information:   
Dr. John F Davidson -
Email:   johnfd@hotmail.com
Phone:   (309) 243-7506
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
There is no charge for this seminar and workshop.
May 24 2014
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Title:    Traveling with Dogs: Urgent Veterinarian Care Techniques and Recommendations
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Dr. James Bader, DVM
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 Kalamazoo, MI dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held 20 minutes after Best in Show.
May 24 2014
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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 Grand Rapids 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.
May 24 2014
New Castle, Pennsylvania
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 New Castle 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
May 24 2014
Pomona, California
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 conjunction with the Mission 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 24 2014
Pomona, California
Title:    Traveling with Dogs: Urgent Veterinarian Care Techniques and Recommendations
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Dr. Greg Lawson, DVM, PhD, ACLAM
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 Pomona, CA dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held 20 minutes after Best in Show.
May 25 2014
Freehold, New Jersey
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 Plainfield 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.
May 27 2014
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Spinone Italiano
Breed:    Spinone Italiano
Presenter:    Suzanne Hudson
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 28 2014
Howell, Michigan
Title:    Judges Education for the American Hairless Terrier
Breed:    American Hairless Terriers
Presenter:    Cindy Cooke
Sponsoring Club:   Michigan Judges Educational Association
Contact Information:   
Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine -
Email:   foxairn_3@msn.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 28 2014
Loveland, Colorado
Title:    Judges Study Group for the Tibetan Terrier
Breed:    Tibetan Terrier
Presenter:    Andrea Reiman and Susan Carr
Sponsoring Club:   Tibetan Terrier Club of America
Contact Information:   
Mrs. Margy Pankiewicz - 1645 Seaks Run Road; Glen Rock, PA 17327
Email:   malishar@msn.com
Phone:   (717) 235-6991
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost: $15.00. Make checks payable to TTCA. Ringside Tutoring May 30th.
May 28 2014
Loveland, Colorado
Title:    Judges Education for the Spinone Italiano
Breed:    Spinone Italiano
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Spinone Club of America
Contact Information:   
Suzanne Hudson -
Email:   shudson5460@aol.com
Phone:   (206) 660-2165
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.spinonenational.com
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled 4pm-7pm. Ringside mentoring May 29th.
May 29 2014
Longmont, Colorado
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Australian Terrier
Breed:    Australian Terrier
Presenter:    Marilyn Harban and Mary Mead.
Sponsoring Club:   Australian Terrier Club of America
Contact Information:   
Carol Sazama -
Email:   wismiss@comcast.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled 2:30-4:30pm. There is no charge for this event however reservations are requested. Ringside Mentoring on May 30th. Begins 9:00am, bring your own chairs.
May 30 2014
Red Lodge, Montana
Title:    Judges Education on the Belgian Malinois
Breed:    Belgian Malinois
Presenter:    Linda Friedow
Sponsoring Club:   American Belgian Malinois Club
Contact Information:   
Linda Friedow -
Email:   anduin@comm1net.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty Breed seminar, hands-on & ringside mentoring Friday, May 30th. Seminar begins at 7:30 am. Cost $25.00
May 30 2014
Westminster, Colorado
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
Breed:    Mastiff
Presenter:    Jim Hudspeth, Bill Hempel, Mary Speer
Sponsoring Club:   Mastiff Club of America
Contact Information:   
Jessica Watson -
Email:   oaklair@att.net
Phone:   (817) 295-3733
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with National Specialty with 3 days of ringside mentoring. Time 1 pm to 4 pm, cost $35
May 30 2014
Wilmington, Ohio
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Papillon
Breed:    Papillon
Presenter:    Jan Paulk
Sponsoring Club:   Papillon Club of America
Contact Information:   
Jan Paulk -
Email:   janpaulk@aol.com
Phone:   (505) 820-6408
Fax:   N/A
Website:   Papillonclub.org
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin immediately after judging. Cost: $10.
May 31 2014
Mullins, South Carolina
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Carolinas Retriever Association
Contact Information:   
Rick Vaughn - 206 Heritage Hill Dr. Jamestown, NC 27282 Jamestown, NC 27282
Email:   rvaughan2@gmail.com
Phone:   (843) 430-0601
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 31 2014
Wrentham, Massachusetts
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 Ladies Dog Club show.Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
June 5 2014
Albany, Oregon
Title:    Judges Education for the Flat Coated Retriever
Breed:    Flat-Coated Retriever
Presenter:    Dawn Buttion and Dr. Helen Szostak
Sponsoring Club:   Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America
Contact Information:   
Dawn Buttion -
Email:   blazinkennels@comcast.net
Phone:   (410) 371-7624
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty.Time: 3:30 PM or one half-hour after the end of judging. Ringside mentors will be available on June 5th and June 6th and other days by prior arrangement.
June 5 2014
Louisville, Kentucky
Title:    Judges Education for the Maltese
Breed:    Maltese
Presenter:    Daryl Martin
Sponsoring Club:   American Maltese Association
Contact Information:   
Daryl Martin -
Email:   daryldmartin@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (847) 432-9314
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.americanmaltese.org
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 3pm, No cost. Ringside Mentoring available on June 7th.
June 6 2014
Purina Farms, Missouri
Title:    Saluki, Finding the Hunter in the Ring
Breed:    Saluki
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Saluki Club of America
Contact Information:   
Linda Scanlon -
Email:   aarakis@aol.com
Phone:   (970) 328-7362
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuntion with the National Specialty. Cost: $20 Seminar & Hands-on. Reservations no later than May 15th. Ringside mentoring Friday following Hands-on & Saturday beginnig at 8am. Add'l mentoring June 5th with pre-arrangements.
June 7 2014
Fletcher, North Carolina
Title:    Judges Education for the Boerboel
Breed:    Boerboel
Presenter:    Kerri Dale
Sponsoring Club:   Asheville KC
Contact Information:   
Jim Owen -
Email:   drydockdogs@gmail.com
Phone:   (828) 333-0810
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No Cost, scheduled to begin at 8:00am
June 7 2014
Fletcher, North Carolina
Title:    Judges Education for the Wirehaired Vizsla
Breed:    Wirehaired Vizsla
Presenter:    Amanda Johnson
Sponsoring Club:   Asheville KC
Contact Information:   
Jim Owen -
Email:   drydockdogs@gmail.com
Phone:   (828) 333-0810
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No cost, scheduled to begin at 9:45am.
June 7 2014
Ishpeming, Michigan
Title:    Advanced ONLY Beagle Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mel Stewart
Sponsoring Club:   Northern Michigan Hare Association
Contact Information:   
Holly Wendrick - 2912 18th Road Escanaba, MI 49829
Email:   wendrickhj@yahoo.com
Phone:   (906) 280-3254
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
In conjunction with the Ishpeming Beagle Club's AKC trial
June 7 2014
Silver Spring, Maryland
Title:    "Only 15 Points to Go" 2-Day Conformation Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Greg Strong
Sponsoring Club:   Capital DogTraining Club
Contact Information:   
Benita Bottom -
Email:   benita.bottom@gmail.com
Phone:   (202) 486-0321
Fax:   N/A
Website:   cdtc.org/events/seminars
This 2-Day seminar is excellent for both the new and experienced dog show exhibitor.This is a working seminar but includes periods of lengthy lecture and discussion. There are both working and auditing spots available. Fee: $200 working, $75 auditing
June 7 2014
Wayland, Massachusetts
Title:    AKC Tracking Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Tracking Club of Massachusetts
Contact Information:   
Martha Campbell -
Email:   kcans@comcast.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This is a one day seminar that will meet the AKC Tracking Judges continuing educational requirements.
June 7 2014
Zenda KS, Kansas
Title:    Spaniel Hunt Test JudgesSeminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Springer Spaniel Club of Central Kansas
Contact Information:   
Patricia Bramwell - 12826 SW 77 Ave Zenda, KS 67159
Email:   tridoness@sutv.com
Phone:   (620) 243-6353
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

June 7 2014
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Title:    N/A
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   
Contact Information:   
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Email:   N/A
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

June 8 2014
Fletcher, North Carolina
Title:    Judges Education for the American Hairless Terrier
Breed:    American Hairless Terriers
Presenter:    Teri Murphy
Sponsoring Club:   Asheville KC
Contact Information:   
Jim Owens -
Email:   drydockdogs@gmail.com
Phone:   (828) 333-0810
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No cost, scheduled to begin at 8:00am
June 8 2014
Norwalk, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Spanish Waterdog
Breed:    Spanish Waterdog
Presenter:    Richard Reynolds & Sheryl Gaines
Sponsoring Club:   Spanish Waterdog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Richard Reynolds -
Email:   rreynolds@bizcrime.com
Phone:   (201) 568-3438
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No Cost, Scheduled to begin at 2pm. Seminar and Hands-on Workshop.
June 14 2014
Huron, Ohio
Title:    Irish Setter Breed Seminar
Breed:    Irish Setter
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Irish Setter Club of America
Contact Information:   
SamHouston McDonald - 2301 Eagle Farms Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425
Email:   samisiw@verizon.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with National Specialty. Ringside mentoring, June14, 2014. Pre-registration is required. Location - Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center
June 14 2014
Wilsonville, Oregon
Title:    Spaniel Hunt Test Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Thomas Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Northwest English Springer Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Dave Skoubo - 2615 SE Morris AV, Corvallis OR 97333
Email:   dskoubo@comcast.net
Phone:   (541) 758-0218
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

June 17 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Shiba Inu and Akita
Breed:    Shiba Inu
Presenter:    Terrie Breen and Adele Greyhounds
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Located at Newtown Veterinary Specialists, Emergency, Critical and Specialty Care facility 52 Church Hill Road, Newtown, Cesky Terriers (off Exit 10 on I84) at 7:30 p.m.
June 17 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Akita and Shiba Inu
Breed:    Akita
Presenter:    Terrie Breen and Adele Greyhounds
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Located at Newtown Veterinary Specialists, Emergency, Critical and Specialty Care facility 52 Church Hill Road, Newtown, Cesky Terriers (off Exit 10 on I84) at 7:30 p.m.
June 20 2014
Richland, Washington
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Scottish Deerhound
Breed:    Scottish Deerhound
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Scottish Deerhound Club of America
Contact Information:   
Pam Smithson -
Email:   pam.darkwynd@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty.
June 21 2014
Ankeny, Iowa
Title:    Spaniel Hunt Test JudgesSeminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Iowa Sporting Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Holly Boggess - 9243 SE 48TH AVE RUNNELLS IA 50237
Email:   hboggess@netins.net
Phone:   (515) 205-3223
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://www.iowaspaniel.org/

June 21 2014
Hillsboro, Ohio
Title:    Advanced and Regular Beagle Field Trial Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mel Stewart
Sponsoring Club:   Highland Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Don Rahe - 1681 State Route 247 Hillsboro OH 45133
Email:   Hillsboro. Oh 45133
Phone:   (937) 927-5567
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Advanced and Regular Seminars Same Day
June 21 2014
Metamor, Michigan
Title:    Judges Education Sporting Dog Seminars
Breed:    Sporting Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Michigan Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Kathy Wiecha -
Email:   kwiecha@aol.com
Phone:   (586) 779-3520
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://misportingdogassociation.webs.com/
Cost is $60 for 8 breeds and includes lunch both days
June 24 2014
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judge Breed Study for the Newfoundland
Breed:    Newfoundland
Presenter:    Lynne Anderson-Powell and Debra Thornton
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

June 28 2014
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Lake Charles Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Ryann Reppard - 1300 W HOLLY HILL CIR WESTLAKE, LA 70669
Email:   rreppond921@gmail.com
Phone:   (373) 794-8316
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.lakecharlesretrieverclub.com

June 28 2014
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Title:    AKC 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 Oklahoma City KC Shows.The only Institute approved by the American Kennel Club to fulfill the requirement for judging applicants applying After January 1, 2009.
July 5 2014
W Springfield, Massachusetts
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 Farmington Valley 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 breeds are welcome.
July 12 2014
Kevil, Kentucky
Title:    Beagle Field Trial Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mel Stewart
Sponsoring Club:   Mid-Kentucky Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Chris Thompson - 2889 Meridian Road Hickory KY 42051
Email:   cthompson@homefloorandkitchens.com
Phone:   (270) 559-9550
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 12 2014
McClure, Pennsylvania
Title:    Beagle Field Trial Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jim Odle
Sponsoring Club:   Blue Juniata Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Richard Fultz - 3923 Back Maitland Rd McClure Pa 17841
Email:   rfultz@atlanticbb.com
Phone:   (814) 248-5338
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 12 2014
Paducah, Kentucky
Title:    Beagle Field Trial Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mel Stewart
Sponsoring Club:   Mid-Kentucky Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Chris Thompson - 2889 Meridian Road Hickory KY 42051
Email:   cthompson@homefloorandkitchens.com
Phone:   (270) 559-9550
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 15 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and American Staffordshire Terrier
Breed:    Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Presenter:    Chris Jacksic
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Located at Newtown Veterinary Specialists, Emergency, Critical and Specialty Care facility 52 Church Hill Road, Newtown, Cesky Terriers (off Exit 10 on I84) at 7:30 p.m.
July 15 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and American Staffordshire Terrier
Breed:    American Staffordshire Terrier
Presenter:    Chris Jacksic
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Located at Newtown Veterinary Specialists, Emergency, Critical and Specialty Care facility 52 Church Hill Road, Newtown, Cesky Terriers (off Exit 10 on I84) at 7:30 p.m.
July 17 2014
Houston, Texas
Title:    DJAA 4-Day Toy Breeds Institute
Breed:    Toy 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) 497-0759
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
July 17 - 20, 2014. Held in conjunction with the Houston Kennel Club Cluster. These seminars/workshops are in complete compliance with AKC directives and qualify for full credit.
July 17 2014
Houston, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Bull Terrier
Breed:    Bull Terrier
Presenter:    Genna Wright
Sponsoring Club:   Houston All-Terrier Club
Contact Information:   
Tracey Gustavson -
Email:   trace-wind@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (903) 920-3372
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No cost however, please pre-register by July 9th.
July 17 2014
Houston, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Scottish Terrier
Breed:    Scottish Terrier
Presenter:    Kathi Brown
Sponsoring Club:   Houston All-Terrier Club
Contact Information:   
Tracey Gustavson -
Email:   trace-wind@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (903) 920-3372
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No cost however, please pre-register by July 9th.
July 17 2014
Houston, Texas
Title:    Breed Seminar for the Airedale Terrier
Breed:    Airedale Terrier
Presenter:    Anne Barlow & April Clyde
Sponsoring Club:   Houston All-Terrier Club
Contact Information:   
Tracey Gustavson - 9039203372
Email:   trace-wind@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No cost however, please pre-register by July 9th.
July 17 2014
Houston, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Bedlington Terrier
Breed:    Bedlington Terrier
Presenter:    Dennis Corash & Diane Stille
Sponsoring Club:   Houston All-Terrier Club
Contact Information:   
Trace Gustavson -
Email:   trace-wind@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (903) 920-3372
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No cost however, please pre-register by July 9th.
July 17 2014
Houston, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Breed:    Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Presenter:    Gay Dunlap
Sponsoring Club:   Houston All-Terrier Club
Contact Information:   
Tracey Gustavson -
Email:   trace-wind@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (903) 920-3372
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No cost however, please pre-register by July 9th.
July 18 2014
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Judges Education for the Cocker Spaniel
Breed:    Cocker Spaniel
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Nancy Gallant -
Email:   nancyigallant@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuntion with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 3pm. Ringside Mentoring July 19 & 20.
July 19 2014
Deland, Florida
Title:    Hunt Test Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bonnie Hidalgo
Sponsoring Club:   Timucuan Weimaraner Club of Florida
Contact Information:   
Jane Gomprecht -
Email:   ghostmarweims@excite.com
Phone:   (478) 718-6145
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 19 2014
Des Moines, Iowa
Title:    2-Day Canine Reproduction, Whelping and Puppy Intensive Care
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Myra Savant Harris
Sponsoring Club:   Central Iowa Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Pamela Talley -
Email:   prairieskypt@aol.com
Phone:   (515) 577-7719
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost: $100. Scheduled to begin at 9:00am
July 19 2014
Houston, Texas
Title:    Weight Scale and Wicket Measure Seminar and Hands-on Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Sue Vroom, AKC Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Dog Judges of America Association
Contact Information:   
Joe Purkhiser or Sam McDonald -
Email:   jpurk@me.com or samisiw@verizon.net
Phone:   (210) 497-0759
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 2:30pm. Held in conjunction with the Houston Kennel Club Cluster. No fee for attendees of the DJAA Toy Breeds Institute.
July 19 2014
Lansing, Michigan
Title:    AKC Tracking Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Obedience Training Club of Greater Lansing
Contact Information:   
Kim Laird -
Email:   kim.laird@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This is a one day seminar that will meet the AKC Tracking Judges continuing educational requirements.
July 19 2014
Portland, Oregon
Title:    AKC 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 Portland KC Show.The only Institute approved by the American Kennel Club to fulfill the requirement for judging applicants applying After January 1, 2009.
July 19 2014
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost: $50. Held in conjunction with the AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges and the Portland KC Show.
July 19 2014
Providence Forge, Virginia
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Tidewater Retrieving Club
Contact Information:   
Linda M. Downey - 300 County Line Rd. Midlothian, VA 23112
Email:   linda.tidewater@hotmail.com
Phone:   (804) 794-8212
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Location New Kent Forestry and Convention Center 11301 Pocahontas Trail Providence Forge, VA 23140
July 22 2014
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Bedlington Terrier
Breed:    Bedlington Terrier
Presenter:    Linda Miller Freeman
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 26 2014
Belton, Texas
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Heart of Texas Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Karen Goff - 1301 W. 3A St., McGregor, TX 76657
Email:   texlablover@yahoo.com
Phone:   (254) 749-0563
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 26 2014
Columbus, Ohio
Title:    Spaniel Flushing Test Judges/Handlers Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Ohio Valley English Springer Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Brent LeMaster - 10395 Cincinnati Zanesville Rd Amanda, OH 43102
Email:   brent778@live.com
Phone:   (614) 778-4702
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 26 2014
Saint Louis, Missouri
Title:    Norma Smith 2-Day Handling Seminar for Beginner Handlers, Advanced Handlers, Junior Handlers and Observers
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Norma Smith
Sponsoring Club:   Jefferson County KC of MO
Contact Information:   
Sandy Shaw - PO Box 155, Arnold, MO 63010
Email:   sandy@sandyshome.com
Phone:   (314) 853-7962
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.jckc.org
Now is the time to learn to show your dog like a professional. 2-Day Handling Seminar to be held at the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit MO.
July 26 2014
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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 Waukesha KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particular 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.
August 2 2014
Bedford, Texas
Title:    Earth Dog Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Sponsoring Club:   Dallas-Fort Worth Dachshund Club
Contact Information:   
Cindi S. Todd - 6861 Greenleaf Dr., North Richland Hills, TX 76182
Email:   lacimw@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (817) 485-1075
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

August 2 2014
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Tulsa Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Jeremey Turner - 358160 E 5300 Rd Maramec OK 74045
Email:   N/A
Phone:   (405) 612-1225
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

August 2 2014
Goldvein, Virginia
Title:    Spaniel Flushing Test Judges/Handlers Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Back Bay Knotts Island Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Phyllis Giroux DVM - "Deep Run Farm 13727 Blackwells Mill Road Goldvein, VA 22720"
Email:   www.DeepRunRetrieverscom
Phone:   (540) 752-4888
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

August 2 2014
Kenner, Louisiana
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Linda Hurlebaus
Sponsoring Club:   Amerinca 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 Louisiana Kennel Club shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
August 9 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the English Springer Spaniel
Breed:    English Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Deborah Kirk
Sponsoring Club:   Susquehanna Valley English Springer Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Deborah Kirk -
Email:   debkirkess@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Penn Ridge KC and Harrisburg KC Shows. Price: Donation to club
August 9 2014
Honolulu, Hawaii
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Obedience Training Club of Hawaii
Contact Information:   
Laurella Pang - 3228 Kaimuki Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816-1261
Email:   relwoodk9s@yahoo.com
Phone:   (808) 383-6397
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on August 10, 2014. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
August 10 2014
Honolulu, Hawaii
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Obedience Training Club of Hawaii
Contact Information:   
Laurella Pang - 3228 Kaimuki Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816-1261
Email:   relwoodk9s@yahoo.com
Phone:   (808) 383-6397
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 9, 2014. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
August 15 2014
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Title:    Judges Education Seminar for the Briard
Breed:    Briard
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Briard Club of America
Contact Information:   
Meg Weitz -
Email:   mwweitz@aol.com
Phone:   (336) 510-7650
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.briardclubofamerica.org
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled: 1:00 PM-4:00 pm presentation/workshop. Ringside tutoring Saturday, August 16/17, 2014.
August 16 2014
Austin, Texas
Title:    Herding Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Carol Delsman
Sponsoring Club:   TEXAS HERDING ASSOCIATION
Contact Information:   
SHERYL MCDONALD - P.O. Box 1039, Leander, TX 78646
Email:   shertomkennels@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (512) 515-5494
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

August 23 2014
Lebanon, Maine
Title:    Advanced and Regular Beagle Field Trial Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    ROBERT OLIVER
Sponsoring Club:   Salmon Falls River Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Christine Morse -
Email:   morsebeagles@yahoo.com
Phone:   (207) 752-7502
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
8/23/14 and 8/24/14
August 23 2014
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 Rally® seminar on August 24th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 23 2014
Santa Barbara, California
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    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 Santa Barbara Kennel Club shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
August 24 2014
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 23rd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 26 2014
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Dalmatian
Breed:    Dalmatian
Presenter:    Virginia Simpson
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

August 27 2014
Rockland, Maine
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Breed:    Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association
Contact Information:   
Sheila Bennett or Amy Caswell O'Clair -
Email:   sheilabennett@gmail.com or ascsewelloclair@hotmail
Phone:   (508) 942-0182
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost: $15. Scheduled to begin at 7:00pm. Mentoring will be provided for Sweeps and Regular Classes the day of the National: August 28, 2014
September 6 2014
Salisbury, Maryland
Title:    George Alston 2-Day Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    George Alston
Sponsoring Club:   Salisbury Maryland KC
Contact Information:   
Jeannine Dennis -
Email:   jdennis897@me.com
Phone:   (443) 783-5811
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
September 6 & 7th, 9:00am - 5:00pm. Cost: $150
September 6 2014
Winchester, Virginia
Title:    Canine Reproduction and Whelping and Puppy Intensive Care
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Myra Savant-Harris
Sponsoring Club:   Shawnee KC
Contact Information:   
Anne Legge - 261 Fox Meadow Lane; Winchester, VA 22602
Email:   annelegge@comcast.net
Phone:   (540) 327-4260
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2-Day seminar 9/6-7/ 2014 . 9am-5pm each day. Cost: Two-Day Seminar (package deal only) $150.00 lunch included each day.After August 4, 2014: $175.00, Active Shawnee KC Members (before August 4): $100.00.
September 12 2014
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Judges Education for the Portuguese Podengo Pequenos
Breed:    Portuguese Podengo Pequeno
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Portuguese Podengo Pequenos of America
Contact Information:   
Suzanne Faria -
Email:   suzannefaria@att.net
Phone:   (510) 724-1992
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. No fee but please pre-register. There will be ringside mentoring during the Specialty held at 10:00 am. Hands on immediately following the Specialty in the ring.
September 13 2014
Milwaukie, Oregon
Title:    Earth Dog Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Sponsoring Club:   Dachshund Fanciers of Southwestern Washington
Contact Information:   
Claire Mancha - 2121 SE Courtney Ave Portland OR 97222
Email:   claire@goodwood-oregon.com
Phone:   (503) 516-6449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

September 16 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Swedish Vallhund
Breed:    Swedish Vallhund
Presenter:    Kerstin Ottmar
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

September 16 2014
Newtown, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Canaan Dog
Breed:    Canaan Dog
Presenter:    Amanda Pough
Sponsoring Club:   Connecticut Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstock.net
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

September 18 2014
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Education for the Portuguese Water Dog
Breed:    Portuguese Water Dog
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Portuguese Water Dog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Marilyn Rimmer -
Email:   questark@gmail.com
Phone:   (619) 723-6570
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. No Cost. Seminar & Hands-on Thursday 9/18 one hour after judging. Ringside mentoring-9/17-9/19. Water Trial-9/13 & 14.
September 19 2014
Clymer, New York
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Saint Bernard
Breed:    St. Bernard
Presenter:    Victor Dingus
Sponsoring Club:   Saint Bernard Club of America
Contact Information:   
Victor Dingus -
Email:   vdingus@gmail.com
Phone:   (423) 612-3116
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost: $25. 4:00-6:30pm Breed Standard Presentation, Hands On and Personal Coaching. Sat. 9/20 8:00-9:30am Specialty Judges and mentoring procedures review. 9:45am-1:30pm Ringside Mentoring.
September 19 2014
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Breed:    Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Presenter:    Ms. Dyane Baldwin & Mrs. Patty Martin
Sponsoring Club:   American Chesapeake Club
Contact Information:   
Betsy Horn Humer - P.O.Box 226; Pungoteague, VA 23422
Email:   tiderunr2@verizon.net
Phone:   (757) 442-3672
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 5pm. Cost: $25.00 due by Sept.10th. Ringside Mentoring offered Friday and Saturday
September 20 2014
Mexico, New York
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Finger Lakes Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Maxine Clark - 50 Pulaski Dr Mexico NY 13114
Email:   maxdoglady@aol.com
Phone:   (315) 963-8682
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 day Advanced Seminar
September 20 2014
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Oklahoma City Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Cheryl Deacon - 7800 Dovetail, Edmond OK 73034
Email:   cheryl-deacon@ouhsc.edu
Phone:   (405) 850-8085
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on September 21, 2014. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
September 21 2014
Oklamhoma City, Oklahoma
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Oklahoma City Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Cheryl Deacon - 7800 Dovetail, Edmond OK 73034
Email:   cheryl-deacon@ouhsc.edu
Phone:   (405) 850-8085
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on September 20, 2014. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
September 22 2014
Denver, Colorado
Title:    Judging the Bulldog, Seminar and Ringside Mentoring
Breed:    Bulldog
Presenter:    Hier, Stansell, Newcomb and Hugo-Milam
Sponsoring Club:   Bulldog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Anne M. Hier -
Email:   ampirion@yahoo.com
Phone:   (810) 358-2528
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost: $30. 5:00-8:00pm. Ringside mentoring September 23-24, 2014
September 23 2014
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Shiba Inu
Breed:    Shiba Inu
Presenter:    Laura Payton
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

September 24 2014
Howell, Michigan
Title:    Judges Education for the Pumi
Breed:    Pumi
Presenter:    Chris Levy
Sponsoring Club:   Michigan Judges Educational Association
Contact Information:   
Chris Levy -
Email:   foxairn_3@msn.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 7:30pm.
September 26 2014
Romulus, New York
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Beauceron
Breed:    Beauceron
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Beauceron Club
Contact Information:   
Adrienne Scott. -
Email:   region3@beauce.org
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Ringside Mentoring offered.
October 2 2014
Lincoln, Nebraska
Title:    Lure Coursing Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Robert Mason
Sponsoring Club:   Coursing Hounds Of Iowa
Contact Information:   
Terry Ann Doane - 7041 NW 28th St Ankeny IA 50023
Email:   borzoi@mchsi.com
Phone:   (515) 289-0751
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

October 4 2014
Missoula, Montana
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Western Montana Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Ed Nesselroad - 10050 Steppin High LN Missoula, MT 59804
Email:   pentoad@aol.com
Phone:   (406) 543-7645
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 Day Advanced Seminar
October 8 2014
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Education for the Labrador Retriever
Breed:    Labrador Retriever
Presenter:    Marilyn Little & Juxi Burr
Sponsoring Club:   The Labordor Club
Contact Information:   
Marilyn Little -
Email:   okaklabs@frontier.com
Phone:   (928) 535-5385
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin 9am. Cost $50.
October 9 2014
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Bullmastiff
Breed:    Bullmastiff
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Bullmastiff Association
Contact Information:   
Helene Nietsch -
Email:   helene@banstockbullmastiffs.com
Phone:   (203) 426-8194
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.bullmastiff.us
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty.Judges Education will be on Thursday, October 9 at 8:00 ¿ 9:30 a.m. Ringside mentoring and hands-on will be Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11 at 8:00 a.m.
October 16 2014
Enfield, Connecticut
Title:    Judges Education for the Pulik
Breed:    Puli
Presenter:    Barbara Pessina/Carolyn Nusbickel
Sponsoring Club:   Puli Club of America
Contact Information:   
Barbara Pessina -
Email:   moonshadowpulik@aol.com
Phone:   (845) 528-9350
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 2:00pm at the host hotel: Holiday Inn Hotel of Springfield - Enfield; One Bright Meadow Blvd; Enfield, CT 06082
October 16 2014
Pleasanton, California
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Standard Schnauzer
Breed:    Standard Schnauzer
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Standard Schnauzer Club of America
Contact Information:   
Arden Holst -
Email:   acholst@adelphia.net
Phone:   (818) 889-5973
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at noon. Cost $25.
October 17 2014
Turner, Oregon
Title:    Earth Dog Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Sponsoring Club:   GREATER PORTLAND DACHSHUND CLUB
Contact Information:   
PATRICE BAKER - 317 30TH ST APT 202D SPRINGFIELD OR 97478
Email:   doxieprincess03@yahoo.com
Phone:   (541) 954-2827
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

October 18 2014
Lacey, Washington
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Pacific Northwest Obedience & Rally Judges Group
Contact Information:   
Sue Cox - 18025 - 8th Ave, NW, Shoreline WA 98177-3542
Email:   johnandsuzanne@comcast.net
Phone:   (206) 546-2230
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is for judges only and will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar on October 19, 2014. Both seminars will meet AKC obedience & rally judges' educational requirements.
October 18 2014
Rapid City, South Dakota
Title:    Judges Education for the Norwegian Buhund
Breed:    Norwegian Buhund
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Norwegian Buhund Club of America
Contact Information:   
Faye Adcox -
Email:   corgpinmom@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the National Specialty. Cost: $25. Time: TBA (after Breed Judging).
October 19 2014
Lacey, Washington
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Pacific Northwest Obedience & Rally Judges Group
Contact Information:   
Sue Cox - 18025 - 8th Ave. NW, Shoreline WA 98177-3542
Email:   johnandsuzanne@comcast.net
Phone:   (206) 546-2230
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is for judges only and will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar on October 18, 2014. Both seminars will meet AKC obedience & rally judges' educational requirements.
October 21 2014
Belton, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Afghan Hound
Breed:    Afghan Hound
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Afghan Hound Club of America
Contact Information:   
Harry Bennett -
Email:   harryonly@aol.com
Phone:   (904) 720-0691
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at10:30am.
October 21 2014
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Title:    Judges Education for the Beagle
Breed:    Beagle
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   National Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Michelle Sager -
Email:   mikesager@me.com
Phone:   (201) 683-4263
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

October 28 2014
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Pumi
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Chris Levy
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

October 29 2014
Fletcher, North Carolina
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Golden Retriever
Breed:    Golden Retriever
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Golden Retriever Club of America
Contact Information:   
Ainslie Mills -
Email:   oriana@telus.net
Phone:   (604) 882-0820
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://www.2014national.com/index.html
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Fee: $30 or $40 per couple sharing handout materials. Pre-registration is required. Please pre-register by Oct.10, 2014. Ringside tutoring will be offered 10/30-31 & 11/1.
October 31 2014
San Diego, California
Title:    Judges Breed Study Group for the Siberian Husky
Breed:    Siberian Husky
Presenter:    Donna Beckman, et al
Sponsoring Club:   Siberian Husky Club of America
Contact Information:   
Donna Beckman -
Email:   shcajec@yahoo.com
Phone:   (510) 524-9950
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://shca.org/shcahp5.htm
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin 10am Cost $35, includes lunch. Ringside Mentoring during BOB Nov 1st or throughout the week by prior arrangement. Registration deadline: Sept 15th.
November 1 2014
Marlboro, New York
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Westchester Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Guarino - 626 LATTINTOWN RD. MARLBORO NY 12542.
Email:   kbarcory@gmail.com
Phone:   (914) 474-8996
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

November 1 2014
Sacramento, California
Title:    AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Agility Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathie Leggett -
Email:   Kathie@touchngoagility.com
Phone:   (916) 331-6449
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on November 1 & 2, 2014. AKC agility judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
November 6 2014
San Diego, California
Title:    Judges Education for the Alaskan Malamute
Breed:    Alaskan Malamute
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Alaskan Malamute Club of America
Contact Information:   
Sharon Weston - 187 Grouse Ck. Road; Grants Pass, OR 97526
Email:   showmal@aol.com
Phone:   (541) 601-6724
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Pre-registration fee is $35.00. Registration at the door is $40.00. Ringside mentoring available at Top 20 event Thursday evening Nov 6th and Friday/Saturday ringside.
November 14 2014
Ocala, Florida
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Ms. Sydney Good
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 Greater Ocala DC.Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
November 15 2014
Concord, North Carolina
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 Greater Monroe KC Shows.The only Institute approved by the American Kennel Club to fulfill the requirement for judging applicants applying After January 1, 2009.
November 16 2014
Concord, North Carolina
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 Greater Monroe 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 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!
January 27 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:   (301) 421-1930
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
June 23 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Bloodhound
Breed:    Black and Tan Coonhound
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

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:   (607) 772-1280
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:   (607) 772-1280
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.
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.