NADKC Western Region
Newsletter
June 2018
In this issue
  • Message from the Director
    by Frank O'Leary
  • Walla Walla Derby
    by Frank O'Leary
  • 2018 NAKP 
    Pierre, SD
 
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Board of Directors
 
Frank O'Leary, NADKC Western Regional Director
509-520-7483
 
Joe Furia, Director
WR Board of Directors
 
Randall Cherry, Director
WR Board of Directors
 
Jamie Adkins, Director
WR Board of Directors
 
Jeff Martin, Director
WR Board of Directors
250-492-6665
lafrenz@shaw.ca  
 
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Marianne O'Leary
509-520-0819
 
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Message from the Director
by Frank O’Leary  
 
 
The Western Region has completed its spring testing season with a very successful Derby and Zuchtschau, Walla Walla, WA.  To view the results visit nadkc-wr.org or click here to be routed to the site.  Congratulations to all the handlers that worked so hard to prepare their dogs.
 
The WR has two fall tests scheduled in 2018.  On September 7th & 8th, we will be holding a Solms/AZP/Zuchtschau in Logan, UT.  Tyler Smith is the test coordinator.  As of this writing in Solms is full.
 
September 26th – 28th, there will be a Solms/AZP/ VGP/Zuchtschau held in Walla Walla, WA and Meacham, OR.  If you are interested in participating in this test please contact Frank O’Leary at 509-520-7483 or foleary7@gmail.com
 
If you have indicated you will be participating in a fall test, please submit your entry ASAP.  The Fall Test in Utah is full at this time.   If you have submitted your entry and realize you will be unable to participate please let the test coordinator know ASAP.
 
Leading up to the fall tests we will be having training opportunities in Walla Walla, WA.  If you would like to participate in the training sessions, please contact Frank O’Leary at 509-520-7483.
 
Have a good summer and good of luck with your training.
 
Best Regards,
Frank O’Leary
Western Regional Director
509-520-7483   
 
 
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Walla Walla, WA Derby
by Frank O'Leary
 
The Western Region’s second test of the year took place in Walla Walla, WA, on May 12th.  Dogs from California, British Columbia, and Washington competed in the event.  The weekend got underway with a Social Hour and bar-b-que at the O’Leary’s attended by leaders, judges, and helpers.
 
Judges for the Derby were Jörg Kaltenegger, Test Director, from Clairsville, OH; Francois Aldrich, Senior Judge, from Crownville, MD; and Mark Peasley from San Carlos, CA.  The Zuchtschau Formwertrichers were Francois Aldrich and Jörg Kaltenegger, both are Spezialzuchtrichter VDH.
 
In the Derby three of the dogs received
Prize 1.  Ungaro vom Trocken Bach leader/owner Frank O’Leary; Ussa vom Trocken Bach leader/owner Denver Hodges; and Uschka vom Trocken Bach leader/owner Gil Dueck.  All three received perfect scores in all categories.  Ingolf vom Canuck leader/owner Rafael Aguilar received a
Prize 3.  The work of the Prize 1 dogs was impressive especially when you considered they were eleven months old.
 
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2018 NAKP
Pierre, South Dakota
 
The DKV will be holding the North America Kurzhaar Prüfung, in Pierre, SD, November 8 – 11, 2018.  This international event (equivalent to the IKP held in Europe) is held every two years and is only test of its kind held in North America.  This is a DKV event being hosted by the CDKA.
 
The activities for the test will be centered around Pierre, SD.  In addition to the field and water work there will be a breed show, receptions, judges seminar, and dinners.  The Test Director will come from Germany as will a number of the Judges and we are told there will be a number of dogs also making the trip.
 
It is worth pointing out that pheasant season in South Dakota starts the last week of October.  You can participate in the NAKP and have a SD Pheasant hunting trip all at once.
 
For information regarding the necessary qualifications to enter and the event itself go to  www.cdka.us and click on the NAKP link.
 
 
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