MCKC is approved in Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Agility and Tracking


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Tracking Dog Urban (TDU) Test, August 3 in Augusta, ME - Download Premium or Entry Form Only

Variable Surface Tracking (VST) Test, August 4 in Waterville, ME - Download Premium or Entry Form Only

Agility Trial, September 27, 28, and 29 at Pineland Farms Equestrian Center, New Gloucester, ME 

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Following an informative panel discussion of Stress, and its effects on our dogs, Led by Carolyn Fuhrer and Zola Coogan, our meeting began at 6:35 PM.

Attending: Theo Congdon, Paula Titon, Susan Mendleson, Marguerite Cutroni, Kathy Duhnoski, Donna Cook, Zola Coogan, Carolyn Fuhrer, Carol Tichy, Peter Liscomb, Trina Havey, Martha Ortmann (?)

Secretary’s Report: Election of Officers for 2018-19:  As there were no additional nominations received for the officer and board positions, it is customary for the secretary submit one unanimous ballot.  It was moved, seconded unanimously voted that this be done.

Our new Officers are                                             The Board members are                                                                                                                    Theo Congdon-President                                             Donna Cook                                                                                                                                Annette MacNair-Vice President                             Zola Coogan                                                                                      Marguerite Cutroni-Treasurer                                  Kathy Duhnoski                                                                                                   Paula Titon Secretary

Treasurer’s Report: Accepted as presented.  This was Sue Mendleson’s last report after many years of dedicated service as treasurer.  She and Marguerite have also already worked together to facilitate the transition to our new treasurer.  Thank you, Sue!

Committee Reports

Obedience: Trials the weekend of April 14-15: Set up begins at 4:00 PM Friday the 13th at Mt Ararat HS, Topsham.  Entries are up over 9% over last year.  Stewards are in place.

                Alert: new tires needed for the Equipment trailer

Tracking:              Tests April 29 in Somerville: 6 TDs 3 TDX (as of closing April 19th )

Judges” Seminar -June 2nd is a go !

Conformation: Premium List needs editing .  Needed: the Rau Copy for marking!

New Business: Peter and Marguerite are designing and financing  a special MCKC Tracking Flag which will be used a start flag for the tracks and awarded to the teams that pass their tests. Suggestions were made about the sample they brought and they will bring fabric samples and a final design to the May meeting (May 10th)

Brags:                                                                                                                                                                                 Somer and Carolyn achieved their UD title in Obedience                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paris Ann and Kathy: First leg in Novice B and an Achiever Dog Certificate                                                      Mikey and Kathy: 2 legs in Beginner Novice                                                                                                                 Maiha and Marguerite: CD in Obedience / Achiever Dog Certificate                                                                    Pearl and Marguerite:  Ist leg in Beginner Novice                                                                                                   Amber (Kazakhi’s dam) and Paula: Number 1 high scoring Chow nationally in UKC Conformation 2017       Kazakhi and Paula: Number 2 high scoring Chow national in UKC Conformation 2017, 1st leg in Beginner Novice B, placing 4th in his class

Respectfully Submitted, Paula Titon,