FL Sunshine Circuit
5 German Shepherd Dog Specialty Shows
FEB 12 Doin'
What Comes Natural - Special Event: Sheep Herding Clinic
and Bodacious BBQ in Ft. Pierce. Caravan to Draxen Farm to test
your dog's innate herding instinct.
Dogs work sheep individually
with owner in a round pen & receive
written evaluation of their dog's
herding behavior by instructor and owner
Mike Horgan. Barnyard attire.
Separate fees and pre-registration required. Shared
dish BBQ. All day
event start time is 9:00 a.m.
MAR 25 Canine Commandos -
Special Event: Police K-9 Competition with Club
Information Booth to Meet The Breed. This is a free family-oriented
program where FL Police Officers and their K-9 Officers team
to compete in timed obstacle course, protection and apprehension
exercises. TCGSDC members will host a club information booth. Our
member-affiliated GSD rescue organization, S.H.A.R.E., will be on-site.
No dogs permitted. More event info at: sflpolicek9competition.com
Boynton Beach High School Stadium; 2:00 - 8:00 p.m.
APR 7 GSDC
of North FL hosts 2 Specialty Shows
GSDC of America SE Regional Futurity & Maturity
APR 8 Both events at St. John's County
Fairgrounds, Elkton, FL
Which Way Did He Go? BBQ Picnic & Canine Easter Egg Hunt.
Check out what the Easter Bunny left for your dog while searching
for eggs and other treats on the park grounds. Bring a dish to share,
club will provide the meat & table settings. All dogs must remain on
lead--no flexi-leashes. RSVP required. Park Pavilion; 1:30 p.m.
MAY 7 Sit--Stand--Stay and Be Fit - Guest Speaker and Shared-dish BBQ.
Ms. Rosie Feeley, Certified Canine Fitness Trainer and Master Trainer
will demonstrate methods to strengthen, tone and rehab canines. Your
dog will be able to try out a variety of equipment designed specifically
for canine conditioning. For the BBQ, bring a dish to pass. Your RSVP
is needed. Park Pavilion; 1:30 p.m.
(Date change due to Mother's Day)
JUN 11 Trick-N-Treat
- Canine Tricks Clinic. Guest Speakers Lindsey Smith,
expert Tricks Instructor, to assist Cindy Ponga with program on the
new AKC Novice Tricks training and title requirements. Discussion,
DVD presentation and outdoor hands-on training of your dog. There
will also be a shared-dish BBQ. RSVP required. Park Pavilion; 1:30 p.m.
JUL No Meeting.
JUL 15 It's Show Time! - Special Event: Jupiter-Tequesta Dog Club All-Breed,
& Shows. Support your colleagues at the this All-Breed
event. AKC Rules
16 apply with the required pre-entry deadlines. South Florida Fairgrounds.
AUG No Meeting.
CANCELED due to Hurricane Irma
A Planning Party & BBQ - Come gather with club members to plan for the
Haunted Lodge, Elections, Holiday Parade, Holiday Party and the 5 GSD
Specialty Shows at our FL Sunshine Circuit January 5, 6, & 7, 2018. Bring
a dish to share and your dog,
if you care. Park Pavilion; 1:30 p.m.
OCT 8 Trick-N-Treat
II - AKC Evaluator, member and trainer, Cindy Ponga, will review
the regs and activities for the AKC Novice Trick Dog title. Bring your dogs for
this hands-on practice of dog tricks. Remember your dog's favorite toys and
extra special treats to help with the trick training. Bring a crate--kenneling
on command--that's a trick. Park Pavilion; 1:30 p.m.
BBQ & Meeting to review plans for upcoming events. Nominations for 2018
Board of Directors; Show
Trophy Pledges; Dues renewal by JAN
a dish to share. RSVP needed. Jupiter Farms Park Pavilion; 1:30 pm.
Doggy Deco - Gather in Jupiter Farms to decorate our float for the
Parade. Bring your creative minds and
your holiday decorations.
Meet at Chris' home.
Step In Time - Special Event: Parade - Jupiter Farms Community
Parade staging at noon, march 1:00-3:00 p.m. for just under 2 miles.
is an event to remember, so don't miss out. All dogs need to
on lead, but the wee little ones can ride on the float. Be sure to
your elf ears, antlers, and jingle bells; Theme: TBA.
Jupiter Farms neighborhood streets.
Jingle Bones, Jingle Bones - Holiday Dinner Party and Dog-related
gift exchange. Election of the 2018 Board of Directors. Bring hors
d'oeuvres or a dish to share. Buffet Dinner with Elections and Gift
Exchange to follow. Guests welcomed. Reservations required.
Park Pavilion; 3:00 p.m.