2017 MHWC Specialty Show Results

SWEEPSTAKES WEIMARANERS JUDGE: Mrs Kathleen V Carter WEIMARANERS, Junior Dogs 18 Mos & Under 24 Mos . 1/BSS (11) FOXFIRE’S THE REAL MCCOY. SR904555/10. 10/04/2015. BREEDER: Amy Fast / LaRita Fast. By GCh Jewel’s One Wild Night JH-Ch Foxfire’s Crazy Lil’ Thing Called Love. OWNER: Amy Fast / LaRita Fast. WEIMARANERS, Junior Bitches 18 Mos & Under 24 Mos . 1/OSS (14) FOXFIRE’S NOBODY PUTS BABY IN A CORNER. SR904555/04. 10/04/2015. BREEDER: Amy Fast / LaRtia Fast. By GCh Jewel’s One Wild Night JH-Ch Foxfire’s Crazy Lil’ Thing Called Love. OWNER: Amy Fast / LaRita Fast. REGULAR CLASSES WEIMARANERS JUDGE: Mr James G Reynolds

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2017 MHWC Specialty Show trophy fund donors, and thanks

Thanks to everyone who entered our specialty show this past weekend, and to those who came for our picnic! Congratulations to our winners! We will have a full list of winners as soon as Onofrio posts up results. We will also try to get photos… Many thanks those who donated to our trophy fund: Best of Breed – Tim Bintner– In memory of Stoli, BIS MBISS GCh. Monterra’s Best Bet, MH. The first Weimaraner BIS/MH and AKC’s first Grand Champion. Best of Opposite – George Hamamoto – In memory of Ch. Foxfire’s Donald Mallard Best of Winners – Bison Designs Pet – bisondesigns.com Select

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Second-hand dog

The following is an article from the AKC Gazette August 1984 by Carol Benjamin, Second-Hand Dog   The second-hand dog has become commonplace. he may be a champion you purchase from a fine kennel. She may be an established brood bitch you wish to add to your breeding program. Or it may be a dog who was disappointing as a show prospect. More often than not, the second-hand dog is slated for pethood and his somewhat checkered past is rarely revealed in full, in fact, the dog in your life who needs a bit of patching and refurbishing may even be a

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Is the Weimaraner right for you?

The Weimaraner Standard describes the breed temperament as friendly, fearless, alert, and obedient, but this is but the half of its personality. Assertive, bold, loyal, and headstrong also fit, giving the dog a loving attitude with a willingness to take the upper paw in the family if the opportunity presents itself. Housebreaking can be a problem, as can destructive chewing. Like most large hunting breeds, the Weimaraner needs lots of exercise and must be kept in a fenced yard to prevent him from ranging in search of game. Because he was developed as a hunting dog and still maintains those

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Breeder Referral

As a policy, the Mile High Weimaraner Club does not endorse specific breeders or breeding programs. However, our membership includes breeders as well as individuals who are knowledgeable about the breed, and would be happy to answer questions you might have about Weimaraners. We recommend you elect to obtain your puppy from a responsible breeder who meets the ethical breeding guidelines as established by the American Kennel Club and the Weimaraner Club of America. Our recommendation is to interview as many breeders as you can to determine the best fit for you. Above all, please do not buy your puppy

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So you want a puppy, where do you look?

Whatever you do, DO NOT RUSH! Impulse buying is the easiest and worst way to buy a puppy.  This is a decision that will affect the next 10 – 15 years of your life, it deserves at least the same diligent research as any other major purchase.  Careful consideration of your needs and circumstances is a good place to start. Each purebred dog variety is bred for different purposes and temperaments. Studying the various dog breeds will help you find a dog that fits your personality and lifestyle. Becoming an informed shopper increases the likelihood of a successful dog/owner relationship. Reasons for

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