Scent Work Detective Trials July 31, 2022

Scent Work Detective Trials

There were two Scent Work Detective Trials held on Sunday July 31. 2022 at the Dowell Farm, in Glenwood, IA.

Both trials had 13 entries. Trial #1 had 2 passes, Trial #2 had 4 passes. Congratulations to each of the passing teams!

The Scent Work Detective Class offers an integrated search environment with an unknown number of hides in a variety of elements. The intent of the Detective Class is to emulate as closely as possible the work of a true detection dog.

2022 Nebraska / Platte Valley Cluster Conformation Show

We were honored to have the Number 1 ranked Saint Bernard GCHB BRANDAURIDGE BIG EASY CGC in attendance at our show!

Nebraska / Platte Valley Cluster
Conformation Shows

May 21 & 22, 2022
Lancaster Event Center

We would like to thank the Exhibitors, Judges, and all the volunteers for making the 2022 Nebraska / Platte Valley Cluster Conformation Show a great success! Click the link below for more photos from the show:

Nebraska / Platte Valley Cluster Conformation Show Photos

Scent Work Trials Dec 10 – 12, 2021

December Scent Work Trials

Dec 10 – 12, 2021
Werner Park

We’d like to thank the judges, volunteers and exhibitors for making our Scent Work Trials were a great success! Photos now available! Click the links below to view photos from the event.

Photo Galleries

Gallery 1 – Friday (Detective Class)

Gallery 2 – Saturday Morning
Gallery 3 – Saturday 12:45 – 3pm
Gallery 4 – Saturday 3pm – Close

Gallery 5 – Sunday Morning
Gallery 6 – Sunday Noon – 3pm
Gallery 7 – Sunday 3pm – Close

Photography by Devin Garvey of Devin’s Purple Poodles

APHIS Rule Requiring Emergency Contingency Planning

AKC-Supported Legislation Alert

Yesterday the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the final adoption of a rule, effective January 3, 2022, that requires licensees under the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA)—including breeder/dealers, research facilities, intermediate handlers, and carriers—to establish emergency/contingency plans in the event of a natural or manmade disaster or other business interruption.

For more information click here to read the AKC Legislative Alert:

APHIS Rule Requiring Emergency Contingency Planning

CDC Updates Import Requirements for Dogs Reentering U.S.

AKC Legislative Alert

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced an update to its current emergency rule that generally prohibits the importation of dogs into the U.S. from countries that are considered high-risk for rabies. Effective December 1, 2021, eligible travelers, U.S. citizens, or lawful U.S. residents with a valid U.S.-issued rabies vaccination certificate traveling with their personal pet dog(s) from a country at high risk for rabies will no longer be required to apply for a CDC Dog Import permit, and will be able to travel with their dogs during the remainder of the suspension.

Click here for more information:

CDC Updates Import Requirements for Dogs Reentering U.S.

US Congress: HR 5261 Warning Labels for Xylitol

Ask Your Congressional Representative to Support HR 5261

AKC thanks Congressman David Schweikert for introducing H.R. 5261 to require that food products containing xylitol or “birch sugar” be labeled to warn of the sweetener’s toxic effects on dogs. Xylitol is a chemical compound most commonly used as a sugar substitute in chewing gum, dental products, peanut butter, baked goods, and other human food.. Xylitol is harmful to dogs because, unlike humans, it is quickly absorbed in the bloodstream and may result in a sudden release of insulin from the pancreas. The rapid release of insulin into a dog’s bloodstream may cause hypoglycemia.  In dogs, this may occur within 10 – 60 minutes of ingestion of xylitol and if untreated, can quickly be life-threatening.

AKC urges responsible dog owners to contact their member of Congress and ask them to support this positive bill. For more information about this bill and about Xylitol and its effects on dogs, click here:

HR 5261 – Warning Labels for Xylitol

Fast CAT Oct 23 – 24, 2021


October 23 – 24, 2021
Sarpy County Fairgrounds
100 Main St
Springfield, NE 68059


Mother Nature was not very cooperative with our Fast CAT event, providing us plenty of rain, and in fact the Sunday afternoon session had to be canceled due to lightening. We’d like to thank everyone who provided support for the event despite the weather.

Click here to view photos from the event.