It’s almost Thanksgiving! We are pleased to announce the third annualAKC FIT DOG Turkey Trot. What is it? The AKC FIT DOG Turkey Trot is a virtual 5K (3.1 miles) that people do with their dogs. This non-competitive 5K Turkey Trot can be done all at one time, or in smaller segments on multiple days so that […]
The BARKER is both a Blog AND a Vlog.
Now, more than ever, fitness is important for both dogs and people. The most commonly recommended exercise is walking. The Fun Committee will be discussing re-enacting the Fit Dog Group. This is where we walk together with our dogs. The AKC will recognize us as a group if we conduct at least 4 group fitness […]
Sure – you THINK your dog is fast. Do you own the Corgi Usain Bolt, or the German Shepherd best resembling Florence Griffith Joyner? MCKC is looking into sponsoring our own Coursing Events. Click to read more.
Thank you to Member Naomi Johnson for stepping up to Chair Moore County Kennel Club’s Nominating committee! The Club will require 2-4 new Directors/Officers to start in 2024. Anyone interested in being more involved with our club, please contact Naomi. She will need people to sit on the committee, as well as some membership to […]
Betty Chapman needs your help. More information if you click.
STATUS of the club’s Treasury as of August 2023.
We’re back after our Summer Vacation. The weather is going to (eventually) cool. Pending dates, the club would also like to add AKC Fit Club, Agility Fun Day, If you have additional suggestions, please let me know.
August’s Board Meeting included the Treasury Report, Nominating Committee information, Dog Show/Search for Judges, Fun Committee, and the Club’s investigations into adding Cat and Fast Cat competitions.
We’re Taking The Summer Off. Our next club meeting will be: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 6:00 PM Table on the Green Restaurant Watch for updates on Fun Committee Events.
THE SATURDAY SHOW WILL BE DELAYED ONE HOUR, AND START AT 9:00 AM.
JUNE 8-11, 2023 TRIALS
HOT Off The Presses
The Club’s Dining & Dog Talk Meetings will be moved to the FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH, beginning with the May Meeting. April will remain the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
April 12 (still 2nd Wednesday)
July 5 (if we have it — we normally take off in the summer)
August 2 (tentative)
St Patrick’s Day Parade in Pinehurst March 11, 2023. Pet Responsibility Committee invites our Membership to join them with our dogs 9:30 AM. Parade starts 10:00 AM. Contact Angela Zumwalt for more information.
Here is some more information about MCKC’s Springfest Booth, and how you can help!! When Ellen calls you (if you don’t contact her first), please let her know you will take a shift. We need folks to:
Bring dogs to be petted
Demonstrate an activity
Tell people about our club, especially the money we donate to dog charities.
Hand out Judging Schedules for the next weekend’s dog show.