VHOC Match, Obedience, Rally & Agility Trials December 6, 7 & 8th

Top Dog 2013-15Valley Hills Obedience Club will be holding a Obedience & Rally practice match on Friday, December 6th at Woodley Park (Download flyer).  On Saturday & Sunday VHOC will be holding their annual Obedience, Rally & Agility Trials.  For premium lists & judging schedule click here.

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Where have all the obedience trials gone?

It seems that many Kennel Clubs are having financial difficulties in either finding show sites, help, etc., and as a consequence are eliminating obedience trials in order to simplify their work loads.  Next month, the four-day shows held at Earl Warren Fairgrounds will not be including obedience & rally.  Also, Cabrillo Kennel Club will not be holding obedience & rally at their August 31-September 1st shows.  San Luis Obispo Kennel Club will not be including obedience & rally at their shows in September.  At this time, the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills has not scheduled an obedience & rally trial at their show in December.  All these kennel clubs have included obedience and rally trials with their all breed shows in the past, but starting in 2013 they will not.
We as obedience exhibitors need to put forth a unified front and let these clubs know that 1) we have greatly appreciated their support in the past and 2) implore them to reconsider offering obedience in future.  Please contact these clubs and let them know that you care! Perhaps we can ‘turn the tide’, so to speak, if we let them know it DOES MATTER: WE CARE.  
For contact info:
Santa Barbara Kennel Club or Facebook
Cabrillo Kennel Club
San Luis Obispo Kennel Club
Kennel Club of Beverly Hills

July & August Events

Clip-Art-Of-4th-Of-July-*****Please remember your dogs during the upcoming 4th of July Celebration. It is important to keep dogs and cats INDOORS during fireworks. Turning up the TV or radio can help block some of the firework noise.*****

  • July 5, 6 & 7 are the Channel City KC, Santa Maria KC & Ventura Dog Fanciers shows at Ventura Fairgrounds.  For judging schedules see Jack Bradshaw‘s website.

  • July 13 is the Downey Dog Obedience Club’s evening Practice Match at Apollo Park in Downey.  Download the flyer here.

  • August 3 is the WLAOTC annual practice match at Rancho Park.  Download flyer here.

  • August 10 is Southwest Obedience Club’s Obedience & Rally Trial in Gardena.  Download premium list.

New site for Beverly Hills & Long Beach Obedience & Rally Trials

lb bh siteThe Kennel Club of Beverly Hills & Long Beach Kennel Club will be holding their obedience & rally trials in a new location this weekend.  The new site is behind the shops, and is next to the Queen Mary and the Dome.  The new location is quieter and is away from the hustle & bustle of the rest of the show.  Parking is reasonably close and there will be signage directing you where to park.  There will be tenting.  The food vendors are quite a distance away, so you may wish to bring your own lunch and snacks.  Click here for satellite view.lb bh site 2