Grand Valley Kennel Club
To further the advancement of all dogs, particularly purebred dogs; to promote the sport of dog shows and encourage sportsman-like competition at such events; to educate our members and the public about responsible ownership and breeding of dogs; to advocate for protection and well-being of all dogs; and to adhere to guidelines of American Kennel Club in our activities.
Club Accomplishments for the year 2012
Successful B/OB Match (Edna)
Finding a new training facility & new training coordinators (Jordon & Linda)
New website (Kim & Wendy and Christine Jackson of Grand Valley Design)
Very successful 4-days of AKC dog shows (Kim, Wendy, and Committee Heads)
Best yet Santa Pictures event (Kim)
A great Christmas Party (Jordon)
Donations the club was able to offer to people and their dogs in need:
- The Waldo Canyon fire, in care of the Johnson family and their kennels (Sunrise & Woodman).
- Donation to Hospice in memory of Anita Finkle.
- Donation to the Zack & Tom fund at Orchard Mesa Veterinary Clinic in memory of Dr. Tom Melzer.
- Donated to the Sandy Hurricane Fund, through the AKC humane fund.
- Donations to Jerrie Farmer from the club and individual members to support her and her family with Jerrie’s battle against breast cancer.
- Donation to the Legislative Committee of AKC