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23 12, 2021

2021 MRC Perpetual Challenge Trophy Winner

2021-12-23T12:17:39-08:00Thursday, December 23, 2021|0 Comments

And the 2021 winner is Chris Hempel with Dylan

Our 2021 winner is Chris Hempel who campaigned her 4 year old Golden Retriever Dylan to 8 Master passes, a field trial JAM, as well as passing both the Master National and the Master Amateur to win the trophy with 39 points.

Chris received the award at the 2021 MRC holiday party

9 07, 2019

MNRC Foundation announces Humanitarian Sportsman Recognition

2019-07-09T16:30:32-07:00Tuesday, July 9, 2019|0 Comments

The Master National Retriever Foundation announces a new Humanitarian Sportsman Recognition award for individuals or groups within the Retriever Hunting Test (RHT) Sport that participate in the Master National Retriever Hunting Test program and provide humanitarian services to either those in the sport or outside the sport.

See https://masternational.wordpress.com/2019/07/03/mnrc-foundation-announces-humanitarian-sportsman-recognition/ for details.

9 07, 2019

Can your dog food cause heart disease in your dogs?

2019-07-09T16:16:57-07:00Tuesday, July 9, 2019|0 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration is investigating the link between certain pet foods, many labeled as "grain-free,"  and canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers, breeds not disposed to DCM, began being reported with DCM. All reported cases had consistently eaten grain alternatives in their diets The AKC article is at https://tinyurl.com/yy764myg. The AKC article lists the dog foods with reported DCM cases and the number of reported cases. The article has links to FDA studies.

Dr. Josh Stern at [...]

4 12, 2018

MRC donation to help animals affected by the Paradise fire

2018-12-04T11:14:21-08:00Tuesday, December 4, 2018|0 Comments

The MRC Board has made a $1,000.00 donation to the North Valley Animal Disaster Response Group. They are the "boots on the ground" all volunteer organization coordinating the care, feeding and housing of the literally hundreds of animals in the aftermath of the Paradise fire.
They have a website www.nvadg.org if you want to read more about this dedicated group of volunteers. They are being assisted by the National Guard and have their hands full! The MRC Board of Directors felt this was the right thing to do and urgent that we do it when we did. Please if you have [...]

17 11, 2018

Master National Success for Goose & Dennis

2018-11-17T16:42:12-08:00Saturday, November 17, 2018|0 Comments

Dennis Danielson and his good dog, Old Man's High Flying Goose MH  just returned from the Master National last week in Roseburg Oregon with a Pewter plate and Ribbon in hand! Dennis and Goose were the only pair from MRC to come home with the pass- our sincerest CONGRATULATIONS to them both for passing this awesome test!

21 09, 2018

History of and how to enter a Hunt Test

2018-09-21T09:34:55-07:00Friday, September 21, 2018|0 Comments

Not that many years ago, the Club Secretaries job for putting on a Hunt Test was incredibly difficult. All the entries were received via what is now called “snail mail” mail. Oftentimes special deliveries were overnighted and came pouring in hours before the deadline approached. The envelopes were put in a grocery bag and shaken up. Usually several members gathered together for the “drawing” of the names and thus created the running order. (inevitably some would show up the next day and calls had to be made to very unhappy folks that didn’t get their entry in in time). Development [...]

30 05, 2018

Master Amateur National Success

2018-11-17T17:04:41-08:00Wednesday, May 30, 2018|0 Comments

Congrats to Laura Judd and Shooter

They represented MRC is great form by qualifying at the 2018 Master Amateur National in Sedalia, Missouri.
Qualifying required passing 6 series over the 1 week event.

21 12, 2018

The Story behind the MRC Perpetual Challenge Trophy’s Nick the Dog

2019-01-08T09:54:54-08:00Friday, December 21, 2018|Comments Off on The Story behind the MRC Perpetual Challenge Trophy’s Nick the Dog

There are 3 words on this trophy.  They are Teamwork, Perseverance and Achievement. How does Nick The Dog and his handler meet these criteria?  His formal name is Grand Champion MACH JK Blackngolds Nick of Time SH RN MXS MJB WC VCX ADHF.

Teamwork. Teamwork began with Nick’s show career when he was about 18months old.  In limited showing he finished his Breed Champion (CH) the day after his 2nd birthday.  The next five years were spent training and competing in agility, which didn’t come as easy.  Forced time off due to injuries to both himself and his handler, delayed things [...]

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