PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA

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Top dog trainer comes to Placerville

The spring issue of Dog Fancy magazine named dog trainer Pat Miller as one of 45 people who changed the dog world. She shares that distinction with such notable names as Betty White, Jean Donaldson, Ian Dunbar, David Frei, Patricia McConnell, Karen Pryor and Sophia Yin. Miller, who is originally from the Bay Area, worked […]

Hangtown Kennel Club gets agile

The final session of the Hangtown Kennel Clubʼs obedience and conformation classes are underway at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville, continuing through Oct. 9. For the first time, an Introduction to Agility will be offered. This is an exciting sport so popular with active dogs and handlers. Spots fill quickly, […]

Sign up for the Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is sponsoring its second Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic on June 28-29. The registration deadline for this session is June 22. Rattlesnakes are common in El Dorado County, and reports of sightings and bites occur frequently. Treatment is extremely costly and their bite, if left untreated, is often fatal to dogs. […]

AKC dog show features talent

Hangtown Kennel Club’s annual Memorial Weekend AKC Dog Show is Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26 at  the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. This three-day show offers obedience, rally and all-breed (up to 190 breeds) competition. A special canine talent contest will be held Sunday afternoon as a fundraiser for the El Dorado County Search and Rescue […]

Hangtown Kennel Club’s Dog Show May 24-26

A financial study done by the American Kennel Club has determined that each dog show event with entries of 1,000 dogs or more brings over $200,000 a day into that community in the way of business for hotels, restaurants, retail stores, gas stations, grocery stores and show event rentals, just to name a few. The […]

Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics May 3-4

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is sponsoring its first of two Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics for this year on May 3-4. The registration deadline for this session is April 24. The clinic will take place in the Placerville area. Rattlesnakes are common in El Dorado County, and reports of sightings and bites have already started. […]

Hangtown Kennel Club offers classes

Hangtown Kennel Club training classes start in April. Beginning Thursday, April 10 the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering its first six-week training session for 2014 in both obedience and conformation at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. For those preparing a dog for the breed ring, the conformation class focuses on […]

Hangtown Kennel Club training classes

Beginning Thursday, April 10, the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering their first 6-week training session for 2014 in both obedience and conformation at the El Dorado Fairgrounds in Placerville. For those preparing a dog for the breed ring, the conformation class focuses on the finer points of handling your dog in AKC shows. […]

Rattlesnake registration due June 22

Hangtown Kennel Club’s final Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic for this year is on June 29-30 in the Placerville area with a registration deadline of June 22. Rattlesnakes are common in the county, and reports of sightings and bites are up. Treatment is costly and their bite (if left untreated) is often fatal to dogs. Since rattlesnakes […]

Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic May 4-5

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is sponsoring two separate Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics this year. The first session will take place on May 4-5 with registration closing April 24. The second is scheduled June 29-30 with a registration deadline of June 22. Both clinics will take place in the Placerville area. Rattlesnakes are common in […]

Obedience and conformation classes begin

Beginning Thursday, April 11, the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering its first 6-week session for 2013 of obedience and conformation classes at the El Dorado Fairgrounds in Placerville. Classes offered include both breed and obedience training. For breed work, conformation handling classes focus on the finer points of handling your dog in AKC […]

Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic taking reservations

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is sponsoring two separate Rattlesnake Avoidance clinics this year. The first session will take place on May 4-5 with registration closing April 24. The second is scheduled June 29-30 with a registration deadline of June 22. Both clinics will take place in the Placerville area. Rattlesnakes are common in […]

Club offers classes for dogs

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 23, the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering its final six-week session for 2012 of obedience and conformation classes at the El Dorado Fairgrounds in Placerville. Classes offered include both breed and obedience training. For breed work, conformation handling classes focus on the finer points of handling your dog in AKC […]

Dog obedience classes offered

Beginning Aug. 23, the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering their final six-week session for 2012 of obedience and conformation classes at the El Dorado Fairgrounds in Placerville. Classes offered include both breed and obedience training. For breed work, conformation handling classes focus on the finer points of handling your dog in AKC shows. […]

Hangtown Kennel Club offers classes

Beginning Thursday, July 12, the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering its next six-week session of obedience and conformation classes at the El Dorado Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. Classes offered include conformation (practicing the handling of your dog for AKC breed classes); puppy kindergarten; novice, beginning and intermediate obedience; and competition novice […]

Hangtown Kennel Club Memorial Day Show May 26-28

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville, in conjunction with the Kennel Club of the California Sierra, will be hosting its annual AKC Memorial Day Show at the El Dorado Fairgrounds May 26 to 28. An opportunity to see all types of breeds up close, and to watch the obedience and rally trials, the event will […]

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