Mississippi State Kennel Club

A Member of the American Kennel Club (AKC)
Devoted to responsible breeding of purebred dogs, responsible dog ownership,
and the welfare of all dogs in the Greater Jackson Area Since 1939

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2014 MAGNOLIA CLASSIC CLUSTER OF DOG SHOWS

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AKC CONFORMATION – JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP – OBEDIENCE – RALLY

RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAYS THURSDAY & SATURDAY

Greenville Mississippi Kennel Club, Inc.
Thursday & Friday, September 11-12, 2014
      

Mississippi State Kennel Club, Inc.
Mississippi Dachshund Club, Inc.

Saturday & Sunday, September 13-14, 2014

Trade Mart – Mississippi State Fairgrounds Jackson, Mississippi
   
Sponsorship Flyer


Club Meetings
The general membership of MSKC meets on the third Tuesday of every month in Jackson, MS.  Times vary based on board meetings held periodically prior to the regular membership meetings. Contact Donna Webb at msstatekc@yahoo.com to find out meeting dates, times and location.  Visit the About Our Club page for more details about the Club.

Learn more about Mississippi State Kennel Club:
Printable MSKC Brochure


sponsors

MISSISSIPPI STATE KENNEL CLUB  THANKS ALL OF OUR 2013 MAGNOLIA CLASSIC DOG SHOW SPONSORS.


A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR PLATINUM SPONSORS:

Mercedes-Benz of Jackson
Natural Pet Products
Richard Schwartz & Associates

Please visit our SPONSOR PAGE to see a complete listing of our sponsors.




 
LOOKING FOR A PUPPY?
Read 30 requirements of a responsible breeder
Then contact our breeder referral contact  

Also, visit our breeder directory page


 


MSKC Training Classes

Rally

Puppy & Competitive Obedience Training Classes
Minimum of 3 dogs required for each class to be held (each class is limited to 10 dogs maximum).

These competitive obedience classes are designed to prepare you and your dog for obedience competition. To participate in the competitive obedience training classes, call Shannon at 601-924-8228 or 879-8477. For Puppy Classes, contact Cynde Ray at 601-981-0608 or 906-2135.

COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE CLASSES (open to Dogs 7 months old or older)
Instructor:  Shannon Canard


SATURDAYS:

• Beginner/Novice:
   10:30 – 11:30 am
Open:
   12:30 – 1:30 pm       
Utility:
  1:30 – 2:30 pmTo enter this class your dog MUST be able to sit, down, come, and heel (not perfectly) and must be able to do beginner rally maneuvers and stay on a 6 foot leash. This class will teach: 
  • Skills needed prior to entering the Novice Ring
  • Proper footwork
  • Building focus with distractions
  • Skills to create a "pretty picture" or "looking polished" for the judge, managing your dog between exercises, good sportsmanship and etiquette
  • Accountability
PUPPY CLASS (open to Puppies 3 to 6 months old)Instructor:  Cynde Ray

WEDNESDAYS AT 6:30 pm
Your puppy will be introduced to:· 

People & dog socialization

Sit, down, and stand in proper position
Recall
Come when called

Heeling on loose leash ("With me")
No jumping on others
Stays - Beginning
"Get it" games for fun training and teaching you how to connect with your dog in a positive way


This class is designed to nip bad behaviors in the bud and to correct owners’ mistakes before they are made.

Please visit the Training Classes page for details on any of our classes and registration instructions.   

Link to Map: MSKC Class Site Map

OTHER MSKC CLASSES:

  • Conformation Training Classes
    Have you always wanted to show a dog but need some training and advice? Or are you an experienced handler with a show pup that needs socialization and a confidence boost?  Our Conformation classes may be the answer for you.  Contact Sue Cannimore at redfoxlhasas@yahoo.com or 601-832-6266.

  • Lure Coursing Practice Sessions
    Lure Coursing is an exciting event in which dogs chase after a lure, demonstrating their instinct to hunt.  Sighthounds and other coursing breeds may compete in trials while all AKC breeds may participate in Coursing Ability tests.  Contact Mary Crosby at hiiqiw@att.net or 601-922-1075.

  • Rally Training Classes
    Rally is great fun for pets and their owners.  Rally class contains the elements of basic obedience commands but makes it fun by the use of signs set up along the way instead of an instructor issuing instructions. Contact Donna Webb Donna Webb at msstatekc@yahoo.com or 601-924-1902.

VISIT OUR TRAINING CLASS PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS ON EACH CLASS.