2015 Events and Club Meetings

October 2015 Western Regional BOB Competition Click here for full photo
 
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2015



October 16-18, 2015

The GGGSMDC's Haunted Ghost Party, Club Dinner, Rally Class, Dog Show Entry Join us in Pleasanton CA for the following:

Ring times for the Swissies at the Del Valle Kennel Club Show will be as follows:
  • Friday    Ring 44 10:00 AM
  • Saturday Ring 44 10:00 AM
  • Sunday   Ring 44  1:00 PM

October 4, 2015

Swissies Invited to 13th Annual Bernese Mountain Dog Day
This event is hosted at 850 North Cabrillo Highway Half Moon Bay at Farmer John's Pumpkins. They had over 140 Bernese guests at 2014 Bernese Mountain Dog Day! and the GGGSMDC has been invited for the 2015 event. It should be fun and a great family outing.

August 22, 2015

GGGSMDC member meeting and "Meet the Breed" Booth at Mensona Kennel Club dog show, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA.

  • Meeting time: 11:30am just in time for snacks. Refreshements provided by the Club
  • An all day "Meet the Breed" booth staffed by volunteers and dogs of the Club
  • Saturday ring time: 2:00 pm Ring 7
  • Sunday ring time: 2:15 pm Ring 8

Please email Valerie Snyder, if you'd like to have your very own Swissy in the Meet the Breed Booth.

July 26, 2015
Swiss Dog Day

The 18th Annual Swiss Dog Day Afternoon: will take place on July 26, 2015, in Ft. Mason from 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. at the Upper Fort Mason Parade Grounds, San Francisco, CA

The Golden Gate Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club will be at this event in full force! We will start off with a Bake Sale-goodies for Swissys and their Humans, and coffee.
Can you help by bringing something yummy?
Contact Carol Bamsch at patandcarol@comcast.net 408-247-4313 Click here for two page flyer and more information about the event.

May 2, 2015 GGGSMDC Concurrent Specialty at the Gavilan Kennel Club's show in Bolado Park, Hollister, CA.
The theme of our Concurrent Specialty will be "Everything Swiss" so you may have to dust of those lederhosen,cow bells, and fondue pots.
We need trophy donations for this specialty so please look at our Concurrrent Specialty Trophy Donations page and pick one to contribute to.
May 15-17, 2015 Spring Fling Let's have a weekend of fun at the Santa Margarita KOA campground in Central California. You can camp (RV or tent) or rent a cabin or just show up for a day. For details, please contact Leslie Bryson or click here for more information and pricing on the campground.
May 2, 2015 GGGSMDC Concurrent Specialty at the Gavilan Kennel Club's show in Bolado Park, Hollister, CA.
The theme of our Concurrent Specialty will be "Everything Swiss" so you may have to dust of those lederhosen,cow bells, and fondue pots.
We need trophy donations for this specialty so please look at our Concurrrent Specialty Trophy Donations page and pick one to contribute to.
April 11-12, 2015 Back to Back Pack Hike in Walnut Creek Open Space. Join us and earn two of the four legs required for your Swissies Novice Working Pack Dog title from the GSMDCA.
Registration is due April 1, 2015 - Click here for Handler entry form
Click here for map of hike in Walnut Creek Open Space.
Click here for additional info, maps, and elevation profile regarding the hike.
Please email rblits@goldengategsmdc.com if you have any questions regarding the hikes.
Entry Fee Payable to GGGSMDC:
  • $5 donation is requested for those wishing to join the hike but not attempting to earn the leg
  • $10 for GGGSMDC members attempting to earn the two legs
  • $15 for Non-members attempting to earn the two legs
Mail registration form and fees to Robert Blits, 3166 Lucas Dr, Lafayette, CA 94549.
March 28, 2015

Herding Aptitude Test & Introduction to Herding
Bring your Swissy out for a fun day and see if your Swissy’s instincts kick in when introduced to sheep
Location:Herding 4 Ewe Training Center, 5212 Allendale Rd., Vacaville, CA.
Click here for the flyer and more details on this event.

February 8, 2015

CANCELLED Due to Winds and Rain - Ft Funston Walk and Talk
Join us (weather permitting) for a very informal get together for our Swissies and their owners on the dunes and beach of Fort Funston. We will start our walk at 10:30 a.m. near the hang glider landing area. see this link http://goo.gl/maps/mpJFD. Contact Rob Blits rblits@goldengategsmdc.com if you have any questions about the walk.

January 24-25, 2015 Golden Gate Kennel Club Bench Show at the Cow Palace. Click here for Area Map.

To be part of the benched shows, your dog must have one or more Blue Ribbons earned at shows held prior to December 10, 2014. You must provide the name and year of the show where the ribbon was earned. Exceptions: Champion of Record, or Puppies (under 12 months) entered in Puppy Classes only.

Deadline for registration closes at noon on December 10, 2014. Here is a link to more information on the Bench Show.

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