SVSSC Herding Trial and Test – Nov. 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.* at Performance Dogs in Action, 7089 Pleasant Grove Rd., Pleasant Grove, CA 95668; 916-655-1558. “Two trials in one day!”
Judges George “Rusty” Jeffers and Marion Pott will preside over runs of sheep, geese, goats, and ducks. Plus, there’ll be AKC Instinct testing.
Farm Dog testing (all breeds – space available basis) will occur during the trial. This is a new AKC certificate that is the equivalent of a Canine Good Citizen certificate for dogs working on ranches or farms. Nola is offering Farm Dog classes every Saturday at noon at PDIA. Call 916-655-1558 to confirm openings. Most dogs are ready to pass the test in 3 to 4 classes ($20/class).
*Pending AKC approval.