Fairbanks Retriever Club 2013 Retriever Training Classes
March 3–May 5
Registration open—sign up now!
Indoor Sessions at Camp Li-Wa: Sundays, March 3–April 7
Group 1: 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. ORContinuing with outdoor sessions at the Chena Flood Control Project:
Group 2: 4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pre-registration requested. Your registration pays for both indoor and outdoor sessions.
COST: $100 + cost of FRC membership. Membership is $30 single or $40 family. Sign up for membership separately.
Class size will be limited. Preference will be given to purebred dogs approved by AKC to run licensed retriever hunt tests. If space allows, other gun/bird dog breeds will be accepted.
The complete list of eligible breeds are:
REQUIREMENTS: Retrievers must be 3 months or older (at the first class) with current vaccinations. Classes will be divided into two groups (see times above), both covering the same material. One dog per handler, per class.
- American Water Spaniels
- Boykin Spaniels
- Chesapeake Retrievers
- Curly-Coated Retrievers
- Flat-Coated Retrievers
- German Shorthaired Pointer
- German Wirehaired Pointer
- Golden Retrievers
- Labrador Retrievers
- Irish Water Spaniels
- Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
- Spinone Italiano
- Standard Poodles
- Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
We will be instructing the owner/handlers on the basics of starting your dog for hunting and field work. This includes basic obedience, teaching to retrieve, and preparing the dog for more advanced training. The outdoor sessions will include land and water work (if water is warm enough).
Register online OR by mailing in a registration form with class fee. Don’t forget to fill out a separate membership form if you aren’t already a member! For additional information, contact Cindie Little, 907-479-5278.
Go to http://fairbanksretrieverclub.org/classes.html