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 […]
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.
THE SATURDAY SHOW WILL BE DELAYED ONE HOUR, AND START AT 9:00 AM.
JUNE 8-11, 2023 TRIALS
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.
Strap in! This is the busiest time of year for Moore County Kennel Club — and this club needs you!! As President Jane said, during her President’s address, there are opportunities to volunteer in April, May and June.
Let’s all get off the Porch and Volunteer – RUN WITH THE BIG DOGS.
The January Agility Trials were the most successful in the club’s history. A big thank you to the committee: Sandy Fischer, Karen Wlodarski, Sherry Holm, Sara Peterson and Ursula Walsh. The comparisons versus other events are detailed below. This was the first event at the new location, Rising Star. And the other marked difference was […]
Please join us for the January 11th meeting. General Membership will meet at 6 PM at Table on the Green Restaurant. The Board Only Meeting will be at 5 PM.
Our Membership really does know how to party!! The Club celebrated in December at Table on the Green with a special Holiday party, organized by Mrs. Lisa “Christmas Elf” Schrank. The menu was wonderful. The company was even better. And we all enjoyed gifts and fellowship. Thank you Lisa, for always coming through with the […]
Cara Achterberg is an author and dog shelter activist. She will give us a brief talk at our January 11th meeting.
News about the May Shows — click to read more.
At MCKC’s October Agility Trials Agility Competitors enjoyed a crate decoration contest. Many thanks to the Agility Committee. It looks like a great time was had by all.
Our October Meeting was a Fun Committee Social, which started with a walk around the Arboretum with our dogs and finished up with dinner at the Pinehurst Brewery. Thank you Betty Chapman for your valiant attempts to herd all the “cats” at the Brewery staff, attempting to get them to save us some tables. It […]
Dr. Darin Collins, CEO of AKC’s Canine Health Foundation will speak at Moore County Kennel Club’s November Meeting. The General Membership Meeting starts at 6:00 PM.
Moore County Kennel Club Members know how to have fun! And our “FUN COMMITTEE,” led by Carol Dowd Kamalbake and ably supported by committee members Naomi Johnson, Brenda Lewis, Lynn Cox and Andrea Gumrich (we missed you Mary Wood – but know you didn’t miss us from Italy). The event could not have happened without […]
Benefits MIRA FOUNDATION USA to build a Service Dog School for Children October 9, 2022 Gates open at Noon Event 12:30-7:30 at Rubicon Farm, 570 Rubicon Rd, West End, NC MUSIC FOOD TRUCKS BEER/WINE/CIDER www.MiraEvents.org
The October Club meeting will begin with a Dog Walk, followed by announcements and then dinner at the Pinehurst Brewery. Read on for more details.
WHETHER BEGINNER OR ADVANCED MCKC Members & Non-Members are WELCOME NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY – EVERYONE INVITED SHADOW HILL TRAINING CENTER 1723 Belford Church Road, Jackson Springs, NC 27281 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2022 10 AM – 2 PM Rain or Shine (Building available if raining) Light Refreshments available. Bring your own Dog, Chair, Dog Treats, Dog […]
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Meet The Pembroke Welsh Corgi Thank you, Carol Dowd Kamalbake, for sharing Fancy with us, as well as your expertise in this very special breed during our August 10 Regular Meeting. Fancy is a Grand Champion. And Carol described the breed standard as well as Fancy’s strongest points. She was also generous enough to ATTEMPT […]
The Board Meeting on August 10 featured updates on Charitable Donations and plans to supplement our FUN events throughout the year.