Top Dog November 10, 2012

TOP DOG (SCDOC’s annual inter-club competition) will be on Saturday, November 10th at Orange Empire Dog Club.  Packets were distributed to the clubs at the August 17th General Meeting and are due back to Daphne Bell by October 19th.

The judges are:

Novice:  Barbara Nowak & Kathy Moore

Open:  Gina Grissom & Robert Margolis

Utility:  James Thomsen & Bill Iwamoto

Groups & Run-offs:  Ken Miller


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SCDOC will be at Pet Expo this weekend!

SCDOC will be at the Pet Expo at Orange County Fairgrounds this weekend.  There will be Splash Dogs-Dock Diving, dog breed displays, reptiles, bird shows, aquariums and more.  On Friday you will be allowed to bring a dog (read policy here).  Look for our booth & say Hi.

Also, adjacent to the OC Fairgrounds, at Tewinkle Park, will be the US Mondioring Association National Tournament.

Matches this Weekend!

SWOC will be holding a OC/RC Match on Saturday, April 7th at Arthur Lee Johnson Memorial Park in Gardena.  Download flyer here.  Three obedience rings, a Group ring plus Rally.

Desert to the Sea Dog Fanciers will be holding a conformation only match on Sunday, April 8th at the Claremont Hotel in Claremont.  For more info.

Happy Retirement Larry Warsoff!

At the March general meeting, the SCDOC presented Larry Warsoff with a token of our appreciation.  Larry had been an obedience judge for about 8 years when the AKC asked him to be an Obedience Field Representative.  He accepted and on January 1, 1988, Larry went to work for the AKC.  After 24 years of service, Larry retired on February 27th.

During his career as an Obedience and Rally Field Rep, Larry has mentored prospective judges, tested and interviewed applicants and observed and evaluated current judges.  In addition he has been a valuable resource and provided guidance to judges, exhibitors and clubs in resolving issues that may arise during dog shows.  Larry has presented numerous Obedience and Rally seminars through-out the country and has served as Co-Chairman at past National Obedience Invitational events. 

We wish Larry the best in the next phase of his life.