The PVSSC is raising money for future events by selling patriotic Standard Schnauzer t-shirts. See t-shirt fund raiser for more information.
PVSSC/AKC Scent Work Seminar
AKC Scent Work is a sport that mimics the task of working detection dogs to locate a scent and communicate to the handler that the scent has been detected. AKC Scent Work takes this amazing working relationship between a dog and its handler adn turns it into a fun game that any dog can play. You will learn the beginning steps to introduce your dog to scent work, be introduced to Novice Containers and the first scent used in Novice competition: birch. You and your dog will work together during the workshop.
Presented by Randy Sutton (AKC Scent Work Judge) & Pat Sutton (Dog Trainer)
Register using Scent workshop 2.
Time: 10 A.M.
Location: Blue Ridge K-9 Training Center
2886 Waynesboro Pike, Fairfield, PA 17320
(Training building sits on Route 16 in PA right over the MD state line.)
Fee: $20 including workshop, lunch and birch scent kit. $5 for each additional dog.
PVSSC FastCAT Trial (all breed), Union Bridge, MD.
A FastCAT (Coursing Ability Test) trial is a timed 100-yard dash where a dogs run, one at a time, chasing a lure within a fenced area. Although it is a relatively new sport, its popularity has spread like wildfire.
Get your entries in using: PVSSC FCAT Premium Nov 2018.
If you are thinking about staying overnight Friday or Saturday so you can be at the event site at Union Bridge, Maryland for check-in at 8:30 am each day, Pat White has have negotiated a special event rate at the Country Inn & Suites Frederick, 5579 Spectrum Drive (301) 695‐2881. Mention PVSSC when you make the reservation, and get the discount group rate of $89 per night (king or double) which includes the pet fee.
Other hotels are:
- Econo Lodge Frederick, 6021 Francis Scott Key Drive (301) 698‐0555
- Days Inn Frederick, 5646 Buckeystown Pike (301) 228‐0784