MHWC Press Release – Nov. 7

Nov. 7, 2018 Castle Rock, Colorado, U.S.A. For Immediate Release The Mile High Weimaraner Club (MHWC) announces plans for their 50th anniversary celebration.  As one of the oldest dog clubs in the state of Colorado, MHWC invites Weimaraner and other pointing dog fanciers to participate in a year long celebration of the AKC sanctioned club in 2019. The specialty show in September 2019 highlights the best the Weimaraner breed has to offer in conformation.  This years’ competition will include cash awards for best of breed, winners dog and winners bitch, and other special trophies for winners. We will also have

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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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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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Questions to ask a Weimaraner breeder

How to choose a breeder – download this file to help you. There are a number of details worth consideration when looking for your puppy. Your prudent research could prevent many problems. 1. Ask for American Kennel Club (and/or United Kennel Club) registrations.These organizations keep track of the number of litters bred every year , require verification of breed records, and set breed standards for type and temperament. 2. Ask to see Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) hip certifications. Do not settle for the breeder merely telling you that the dogs have good hips. Seeing the certificates is the only way you can be certain.

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The good, and the bad

GOOD POINTS They have a short sleek coat that requires minimal brushing, although they do shed. 2. They are natural watch dogs and protective of what they consider theirs. HOWEVER, THEY ARE ALSO NOTORIOUS FOR BEING RECREATIONAL BARKERS. 3. They are good with older, considerate children. (They can be too rambunctious for small children.) 4. They are excellent companions for jogging or long walks. THIS BREED MUST HAVE A LOT OF EXERCISE. THEY ARE, AFTER ALL, BRED FOR HUNTING. 5. They are very curious and want to be a part of whatever you’re doing. They must be indoor pets; they

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New titleholders

We don’t have anything in this section yet. If you’re a Mile High Weimaraner Club member with a Weimaraner who has a dog that earned a title since Jan. 1, 2016, please email coloradoweims@gmail.com. We need 1 short paragraph (100 words) about the dog’s accomplishment, the registered name of the dog, registered names of sire/dam, dog’s birthdate, owner, breeder and handler information. Also include ONE good photograph.

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