Ranger and legendary Black and Tan Coonhound breeder and exhibitor Robert Urban will share his thoughts about using dogs in search and rescue.
Dr. Abby Taylor, DVM, from Animal Clinic of Northview, discussed emergency medicine which is her specialty.
Marie Duthie discussed the benefits of canine massage.
Kristin Sonstrom of FetchLab and the University of Akron School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology discussed hearing tests for dogs. She also brought in a dog for a demonstration.
Daniele Johnson from The Ohio State University discussed how and where our donations to the college are used.
Members watched the award winning documentary "And Man Created Dog" and engaged in an interesting and lively discussion.
Judges Elliott Weiss, Donna Francis and Ann Yuhasz revealed their thoughts about judging. Questions and answers followed.
Dr. Vedessa Meluch, DVM, CCRP, from MedVet Akron formerly the Akron Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, discussed physical canine rehabilitation. MedVet Akron, Main: 330.665.4996, 1321 Centerview Circle, Akron, OH 44321 https://www.medvetforpets.com/location/medvet-akron/
Our members gathered together to present donations to the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter.
David Miller, esteemed Saluki breeder, judge and world traveler spoke about the mysteries of breed type and breeding for it.
Kim Haupt walked us through how to put on a dog show and discussed everything you thought you knew but perhaps didn’t!
Dr. Patricia Princehouse provided a thoughtful overview of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) as it relates to the use of Service Dogs. https://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm
Longtime breeder, handler and trainer Terry Miller discussed her journey raising, training and competing with her award winning dogs.