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2014 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Bird Dog Museum Hall of Fame Committee has announced its selections for the 2014 induction ceremony.  Congratulations to Jeffrey W. Miller, DVM and to NFC FC AFC G and D Prince Edward, “Eddie,” owned by Don & Joanne Mock. …


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All-Age Field Trial Judges list posted

You will find a link to this list here:  http://www.essfta.org/field-hunting/field-trial-information/ Thanks very much to those who worked hard to compile as complete and accurate a list as possible.  This wasn’t an easy task, gleaning information from the AKC site, catalogs, …


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Updated lists re: Field Trial Judging Apprenticeship Program

Kathy Nestor, the ESSFTA Apprentice Program Administrator, has provided updated lists of Apprenticeship Program graduates (currently licensed to judge) and those who are currently eligible to apprentice.  You’ll find the lists, as well as information regarding the program, here: http://www.essfta.org/resources/judges-directory/essfta-field-trial-licensed-judges-and-apprentice-judge-list/ .  Please …


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New article – Cushings Disease

Many thanks to Barbara Boettcher for writing a very useful article for our site describing the experience that she and her husband, Gunther, have had with Cushings Disease in their dog Rocky.  Rocky is officially known as FC AFC CFC Lighthouse …


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Field trial judging webinar test July 20

The ESSFTA field trial judging committee will beta test GoToMeeting tomorrow at 2:00 CDT.  If you would like to participate in the webinar, please use the contact form here http://www.essfta.org/contact-us/ to request an invitation.  An excellent panel will present:  Mhari Peschel, Tom …


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