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Club Events: 2016
Minnesota Dachshund Club Specialties

Minnesota Dachshund Club

Thurs, Aug 25 and Fri, Aug 26
MDC Specialty events are held in conjunction with the St. Croix Valley Kennel Club All Breed and Combined Specialties Shows at the Washington Co Fairgrounds

Location: Washington County Fairgrounds
12300 North 40th St., Lake Elmo, Minnesota 55042
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Entries Close (All Events) August 10, 2016.
Here's a link to the premium list for the combined specialties and the all-breed shows (right click on the link and "save as"). at the Washington County Fairgrounds:

NOTE Premium List Corrections: be sure your copy of the premium list was downloaded with the corrections, which cover DCA award criteria on page 46, Additional Show Activities on page 48 (missing on earlier copies on the superintendent's site), and the address for the Obedience and Rally judge for Friday.

The superintendant is Onofrio Dog Shows, PO Box 25764, Oklahoma City, OK 73125, Phone: (405) 427-8181,

Link to page with the link above.
Minnesota Dachshund Club
Field Trials

Sunday, Oct 9, Monday, Oct 10, and Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

2016 Harvest Moon Classic logo

The Trials will be part of the Harvest Moon Classic 2016: Over the Moon, a cluster of nine trials in October.

Dates are:
   Fri 10/7 Badger DC Trial
   Sat 10/8 Badger DC Trial
   Sun 10/9 MDC Trial
   Mon 10/10 MDC Trial
   Tues 10/11 MDC Trial
   Thurs 10/13 DC of Great Lakes Trial
   Fri 10/14 DC of Great Lakes Trial
   Mon 10/15 Madison Area DC Trial
   Tues 10/16 Madison Area DC Trial

Premium List for the field trial cluster (with show location, hotels, and other important show information) Right click on the link and "save as."


One Licensed All-Breed Earthdog Test  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (Morning)
Canine Good Citizen Test  CGC, CGCA, CGCU - by appointment Introduction to Nose Work Seminar - Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (Afternoon)

Location: Northern Illinois Beagle Grounds, 8702 Elevator Road,  Roscoe, IL
(Note: This is one of the best field trial grounds in the country!)

Minnesota Responsible Dog Ownership Day

8th annual Minnesota Responsible Dog Ownership Day

will be held on September 10th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Washington Co Fairgrounds

Location: Washington County Fairgrounds
12300 North 40th St., Lake Elmo, Minnesota 55042

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This event is offered by the area All-breed, Group and Specialty Dog clubs as a fun filled educational opportunity. All well-behaved dogs on leash with proof of vaccination are welcome.

We will offer meet the Breed from among clubs representing over 90 breeds demonstrating events in agility, rally, obedience, weight pull and conformation .

AKC microchips for dog identification will be offered for $25.00, including the registration fee. $5.00 from each chip will be donated to the 3 Day Breast Cancer Walk.

A free sanctioned B Match with conformation, obedience and rally will be held starting at noon.

A limited amount of free Canine Good Citizen and Canine Good Citizen Community testing will be offered at this event.

15 Therapy Dog International testing spots will be available and testing fee will be set by the evaluator. Test reservations for the 10:00 and 12:00 blocks made at

Free admission and parking.

Check the event's RDOD Facebook page for additional event details and updated attractions. Much of this information is also on the RDOD Web page RDOD in MN and the AKC's site at

Contact Pat Cunningham at