Silks can do Scent Work

See Pauline Michels’ Lola work to find four “hides” containing birch scent.

September 15, 2020- Board approves the following: Since the HSDAA club has been unable to provide services, dog shows, and publications in 2020 because of the Covid19 Pandemic, the Board approves that all current paid
members through December 31, 2020 have their membership
extended to December 31, 2021 at no additional charge.

August 20, 2020-All shows for year 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID19 Pandemic. The National Show has been scheduled for April 7-11, 2021 in Virginia Beach, VA.

April 6, 2020-Silk Health:Advice for breeders with litters during COVID19 Pandemic

March 29, 2020- Performance Title page added to the Dog Show menu

Show Results Available for 2019

December 2, 2019- The Show Results from the National and Regional Specialty are available on the Show Results web page. Results for all shows for 2019 are available under the Archived Show Results-2019

November 19, 2019 Board Approves New Testing Requirement

Effective January 01, 2020, a CBC & Blood Chemistry Panel to include paired bile acid assay – indicating normal liver function –must be done on all breeding dogs prior to certification. This test is to be done after 12 months of age. It is further recommended  that all certified dogs that are still breeding or that you plan to breed in the future, who have not yet had these tests done, shall have them done as soon as possible and shall submit the results in to the Registration & Health Committees.

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Announcing Two New Grand Champions, Roberto and Misty

CompGCH Black Birch Jivin’ to the Beat Roberto “Roberto” was born on March 27, 2009. Roberto is owned by Gloria and Dave Sharrar and he was bred by Edna and Bob Black. Roberto’s sire is DGCH Bydand In The Mood At Concordia “Curtis” and his dam is CH Black Birch Sally Forth. Roberto retired from showing at last year’s National Specialty winning BOB all 4 days and winning BISS on on one of the 3 days over all the grand champion to become a grand champion! ! In total Roberto has won 1 BISS, 5 BOBs, 2 BOSs and 3 AOMs.

GCH Dade Misty Inis Treasure Isle “Misty” was born May 15, 2016. Her sire is CH Tyburn Woods Precioso’s Juan Pequeno “Argo” and her dam is CH ElSedaPerros Georgy Girl “Georgy Girl”. Misty is owned by Marilyn and Donald Spence and she was bred by Debbie Ezzell. Misty began her show career at the National Specialty in 2016 going Winners Bitch both days. Misty won her first AOM and BOS in Chicago of 2017 at just shy of a year of age. At last year’s National Specialty Misty won BOB in 2 of the 3 shows and an AOM the other day to become a grand chapion! Marilyn has taken the showing of her dogs very seriously since that first National when she showed Chewy in the companion puppy sweepstakes and it has paid off. In total, Misty has won 5 BOBs, 2 BOSs and 3 AOMs.

2019 National- Canine Good Citizen

Canine Good Citizen evaluations were offered this year at the 2019 National in Virginia Beach. Cathy Foldesi evaluated three dogs and two passed (Gere and Briley).

Winter 2018 Silk Road available