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Just 183 days until Mountain Hounds 2021!Registration opens January 4th

This seminar information for 2019 is provided for reference only.

2021 seminar details will be posted in early May.

What’s that smell - K9 Nose Work

Donna Logsdon
Friday, 1:15pm – 2:15pm
Mynatt Park Pavilion

K9 Nose Work is a canine sport to mimic professional detection dogs. Donna will be giving a demonstration with her canine on how the sport works. She will answer questions on the sport and let us know how we can involve our greyhounds. Join her under the pavilion right after lunch.

If you are doing Nose Work with your dog and want to see how they do in a new environment let Donna know. She will have boxes/scent available.

Greyt Hearts Service Dogs, Inc.

Patti Goettler
Friday, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Sidney James Conference Room

Greyt Hearts trains and places service dogs with individuals needing physical and/or psychiatric assistance. Patti will talk about why greyhounds make greyt service dogs and what services they perform for humans.

Royal Sighthound Connection Galgo and Podenco Adoption

Debbie Calfa
Saturday, 9:00am – 10:00am

Sidney James Conference Room

Debbie will share her experiences with Galgos and the great work that her group does to meet their goal to promote the rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of the Spanish Galgo and the Podenco. Debbie will also cover their fostering program and what you can do to help.

The Racing Greyhound; Breeding to Retirement

Saturday, 10:00am – 10:45am
Jason Hancock

Jason will provide information about every aspect of the dog’s life as a racer, what it’s like as a puppy up to the daily life in a race kennel. The seminar is full of pictures and information.  This seminar is suited for a new owner or a veteran owner to attend.  Jason will conclude with a question and answer about their life on or off the track.

Jason became involved with greyhounds in 2001 after adopting Emma from Greyhound Friends of North Carolina.  He started helping at farms and race kennels over the years and has been involved in every aspect of the dog’s lives at some point. He worked as Asst. Trainer in Orlando and St. Petersburg. He has vast knowledge of the breed and of the racing and adoption side of greyhounds.

Would you like to speak at Mountain Hounds or know someone who might?

We are calling on greyhound experts who are interested in presenting at next year’s program. If there is a particular topic or project you would like to share at the event or if you would like to suggest a speaker, please contact us.

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