The APPMGC is focused on being active and responsive. Since our formation, we have worked together to raise the awareness about our breeds, at AKC shows, setting up displays, bringing dogs and providing informative materials and judge’s education.
Activities/Events to date and scheduled: (list is not complete but representative our our activities)
MAY 17, 2008 Meet the Breed at Responsible Dog Owners Day - GOLD COUNTRY KENNEL CLUB
May 17, 2008 - Greater Fort Myers Dog Show Meet the Breed and Match.
May 28, 2008 AKC Judges Seminar: APPPC & APPMGC held a Match and an Educational Opportunity for Judges. Plano Texas.
June 2008 APPPC & APPMGC sponsored the BOB trophy for the Parade of Portugal in conjunction with the United Kennel Club Premier.
June 7 & 8 2008- Meet the Breed: Lake Minnetonka Kennel Club, Judges hands on.
June 14, 2008 Meet the Breed at the Cascade Hound Association, Hillsboro Oregon
June 15, 2008 APPPC&APPMGC Judges Education, Cascade Hound Association.
August 15, 2008 Meet the Breed & Judges Education Hands on - Iced Tea Cluster Muncie Indiana
October 4, 2008 – APPPC & APPMGC hold a Specialty after Best in Show at the Wright County Minnesota Kennel Club Dog Show in Hutchinson MN. Judge Ms. Beverly Capstick. Judges Education and hands on seminar, ringside mentoring & Meet the Breed booth at the WCMKC Show.
October 11, 2008 - APPPC & APPMGC - Meet the Breed Booth at the Pet Expo Buffalo MN Civic Center.
December 2008 - Match Participation Granite City Kennel Club, St. Cloud MN.
January 18th 2009- Rose City Classic FSS Breed Booth Participation
March 2009- Lake Minnetonka KC Match
April 2009 - Meet the Breed - Arizona
May 2009- Meet the Breed Fort Myers KC Show
July 16,17,18,19, 2009 - Save the dates for some Podengo Fun in Houston Texas. Watch www.podengospecialty.com for more information.
August 22 & 23 2009- St. Croix Valley Kennel Club - hand out Breed info CD to judges, Meet the Breed.
September 5th 2009- Minnesota Coursing Association, Farmington MN - Meet the breed and practice.
September 16th 2009- Cypress Creek Kennel Club B - Match. Texas. Participated.
November 8 - 2009 Badger Kennel Club - Dog Fair - meet the breed.
December 2009 AKC B Match Participation / Meet the Breed - Granite City City Kennel Club, MN
March 2010 - Lk Mntka KC Fun Match
AKC B Match - 29 May, 2010
Meet the Breed - Cambridge and Anoka Kennel Clubs, MN 24 - 27 June, 2010 & Fund Match.
June 2010 - AKC Lure Coursing
July 2010 – 4 shows UKC for CH points. (3 dogs)
July 2010 Meet the Breed - Houston, TX - Reliant Cluster (AKC)
• AKC Show - 22 - 25 July, 2010
• Contact: Liz - & Lorri for details
August 2010 – UKC show compete for CH points (3 dogs CH)
August, 28, 29 2010 -Meet the Breed - St. Croix Valley KC, Lake Elmo, MN
Sept 2010 Responsible dog owner day –St. Croix Valley KC Lake Elmo, MN
2010 Specialty – Judge Pat Cunningham
November 2010 - Minneapolis Kennel Club Dog show organized the FSS breed booth and participated in Meet the breed. 2 TV appearances to promote the show.
June 2011 Lake Minnetonka KC - Meet the breed – hand out judges materials hands on 2 judges.
June 2011 UKC Premier - and Parade of Portugal
Meet the Breed – July 2011 - Duluth KC, Duluth, MN – hand out judges materials and hands on 3 judges
Meet the Breed – August 2011 Kennel Club of Freeborn Cty, Albert Lea, MN
Community Event - Tractor Supply Rockford, MN Breed information and AKC information tip sheets and activities for children.
July 2011 Meet the Breed - Houston, TX - Reliant Cluster (AKC) (Lorri,, Petra, Ginger)
Specialty during the Greeley Hound Show in August
Judges Seminar Saturday August 20 4:00 at Greeley Kennel Club Show
2011 - Meet the Breed - Tyler Texas Show - Carol & Luna
October 2011 - Hands on Judges Education for several judges WCMKC.
Organizing Meet the breed for MISC and FSS breeds Minneapolis KC. November 2011.
Import 2 more Big smooth November 2011
UKC/AKC - Fiz Rally Title in both - 2012
UKC - Fiz - Total Dog Award and makes UKC top 10 - 2012
THE EVENTS PAGE HAS MOVED TO THE FACEBOOK - TIMELINE PAGE.
This in addition to the matches we have attended and participated in with our Podengos. If you are looking for an active bunch of folks who have experience in the conformation and performance ring – consider joining us!