As we look forward to a great 2023 season, we want to make sure you are well informed. Please find important resources below.
2023 MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL
Welcome back! Dues are $125. There are 3 ways to renew.
Find Debbie Beattie and give her cash.
Send a check made payable to "Michigan Hunting Retriever Club" with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
31793 Penn St.
Livonia MI 48150
Use the Venmo link below to pay your dues. Remember to add a note stating who you are and what the payment is for.
HUNT TEST VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP
June 3-4, 2023
Hunt tests are awesome, and it's the members that make them that way. Don't forget to sign-up to help out. This year, Central MiHRC and MiHRC are sharing a weekend. Central's day is June 3 and MiHRC's day is June 4. You may help either day, but please prioritize helping the club in which you belong.
BLIND CHALLENGE SIGN-UP
August 5-6, 2023
"As You Wish Kennels" hosts a dedicated day for MiHRC to run their blind challenge. This is an incredible opportunity to run your dog on some of the best lines available in the state. The fee is set by "As You Wish Kennels". There is a max number of dogs per day. Sign-up here if interested.
GROUNDS PARKING MAP
Use of the grounds is a privledge and we want to keep them as nice as possible. Please abide by all parking rules.
Please read the grounds regulations carefully and abide by all rules.
Mind your manners, folks!
Training Resources and Helpful Links
Hunt Secretary: HuntSecretary.com online entry Service
Entry Express: Entry Express Event Management Systems
Hunting Retriever Club, Inc.: Homepage | Hunting Retriever Club (hrc.dog)
United Kennel Club: Home | United Kennel Club (UKC) (ukcdogs.com)
Official HRC Hunt Test Rules and Regs: hunting-retriever-rulebook-2023.pdf (ukcdogs.com)
Judges and Handlers Manual: Seminar Manual For Judges and Handlers (hrc.dog)
OTHER RETRIEVER EVENTS
"As You Wish Kennels" Retriever Blind Challenge: Retriever Challenge – As You Wish Retrievers
Super Retriever Series (SRS): Super Retriever Series – The best sporting dogs on this planet.
Master National Retriever Club: Home - Master National Retriever Club
American Kennel Club: Retriever Hunting Tests – American Kennel Club (akc.org)
RETRIEVER HEALTH RESOURCES
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA): The Canine Health Information Center | OFA
Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF):
Centronuclear Myopathy (CNM): Labradorcnm - Our loves
Merck Veterinary Manual: Merck Veterinary Manual (merckvetmanual.com)
Hunting/Training in cold weather articles: Tips for Protecting Your Hunting Dog in Cold Weather | Bass Pro Shops Cold-Weather Retriever Care (ducks.org) Hunting Dogs And Hypothermia | Grand View Outdoors
Bloating: What Are Symptoms of Dog Bloat & Treatment Options | Preventive Vet Microsoft Word - Reference_Guide_Bloat.doc (bmdinfo.org)
Hunting/Training in hot weather articles: Dogs and Hot Weather - Duck Dog Trainer Dealing with a Heat-Related Emergency (sportdog.com)
First Aid: What to Put in Your Hunting Dog First Aid Kit - Orvis News What Should be in your Gun Dog First Aid Kit - Project Upland First-Aid for Dogs -- Canine First Aid Kits, Ointments, and Sprays. (gundogsupply.com)
Bill Hillman: (424) Bill Hillmann - YouTube
Fowl Dogs: Fowl Dawgs with Rick Stawski Complete DVD Set. $74.99 (Save $4.97) (gundogsupply.com)
Total Retriever Training Mike Lardy: Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy