Spirit of Giving Fundraiser

 It’s That Holiday Season (and time to elect new officers for 2017)!

Join us this evening (11/28-7pm) at The Rookery (10110 Cedar Rd., Chesterland, OH), for cookies and cocoa bar.

Santa is to make a guest appearance so bring that pooch out to pose with Santa for holiday greeting card pictures,

and if your pooch has been nice, Santa just might have something in his bag for them….. AND

Don’t forget to bring something for the G.R.I.N. (Golden Retrievers in Need) pooches. We know

they have all been nice, this year!

From Erie and points north: Travel I-90 to exit 200 (Painesville/Chardon). Turn south onto Route 44, turning right at the first intersection (.3 mile) onto Auburn Road. Travel south on Auburn Road for approximately 9.7 miles, cross Route 322 (Mayfield Road) and continue 2 miles to Cedar Road. Turn west onto Cedar Road, and travel approximately 1.9 miles to park entrance.

From Akron and points south: Travel Auburn Road for approximately 2.6 miles, north of Route 87 (Kinsman Road). Turn west onto Cedar Road, and travel approximately 1.9 miles to park entrance.

From Cleveland and points west: Travel US-422 E. Merge onto I-271 N. Exit 29, OH-87 turn right. Travel Route OH-87 east. North on Sperry Rd. East on Fairmount Rd. North on Rockhaven Road. Turn west onto Cedar Road, and travel approximately 1.9 miles to park entrance.



Please Join us for our first Spirit of Giving Painting Fundraiser!

Space is limited reserve your seat today!

Click on the link below to reserve your seat



Spirit of Giving Fundraiser

Wine and Dog Toys


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September Tracking Meeting


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Mark Your Calendars…. Up coming events!

September 26th, 2016 (6pm-new time)

John and Rosemary Janoch will introduce club members to the sport of tracking!

We will meet (bring dogs, water/bowls, chairs and a snack to share) at

a local park (location/directions will be posted to our newsletter), all ages





Date: Sunday September 4, 2016

Time: WCX judging begins at 9:00 AM, WC will follow the WCX

Judges: Barb McCauley and Bob Samios

Location: Hambden Nursery, Chardon, OH

Birds: Ducks



Yep! We are having a good ole’ fashioned “dog swim,” on Monday, 8/22.

How better to break this heat than to go for a dip at Aurora Shores!

Members….emails have been sent out to all. If you need more details contact

either Cheri Goggin or Amy Gutmann.

Hope to see you all there!

Flyer Clinic

Saturday, July 16, CVGRC sponsored Heart Clinic.


puppy GR huntingJuly 25th- club member, Marilyn /Richards, will be hosting a training date for all to come learn OR train your pups/dogs for our upcoming WC/WCX. Carol Young has graciously allowed us to work on her property, located Medina. More info will be published in the July newsletter to be coming out soon!

June 11-12-Hunt test (contact Karen Bodner @ 440-823-7697) to volunteer to help. This is held at Hambden Nursery, northeast of Chardon and will last most of the day (rain or shine). Come watch what our breed was meant to do.

June 22-24- Specialty –The 2016 Wild Wild West Show!- contact Pat Flanigan @ traeloch@netzero.com) to volunteer to help. This event is held in New Castle, Pa., (at the Lawrence County Farm Show Grounds (2497 Harlansburg Rd. New Castle, Pa 16101) and will run all three days from 8am-4pm. Our dogs can compete in obedience, rally and breed, at this event. There will be vendors selling quality/novel dog gear, too.


Match: On May 1st,  we have our annual puppy match! Here is the flyer! If you would like to enter your puppy or dog, put this on your schedule. Directions below!

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Directions to CVGRC Puppy Match Old River Farm Picnic Area, May 4, 2014

2921 River Rd, Willoughby Hills, in North Chagrin Metropark

Map of location can be seen at: http://maps.google.com/maps?daddr=41.57486695396619,-81.4174085855484

• exit at Rt. 91 (SOM Center Rd.)* • turn left (south) on Rt. 91

For Old River Farm Reserved Picnic Area
• turn left (east) on Chardon Rd. (Rt. 6) • continue approximately 1 mile to Chagrin River Rd. (Rt. 174)* • turn right (south) on Chagrin River Rd. • areas noted above are along Chagrin River Rd. Old River Farm Reserved Picnic Area will be on the left past Squire’s Castle.
River Grove Recreation Area will be on the right.
• exit at Wilson Mills Rd.* • turn right (east) on Wilson Mills Rd. For Old River Farm Reserved Picnic Area continue east on Wilson Mills Rd. (past Rt. 91) to Chagrin River Rd. Turn left (north) on River Rd. and continue about 2 miles. All areas noted are along Chagrin River Rd.
Old River Farm Reserved Picnic Area will be on the right.
• to I-271 North (see directions for I-271)
• take Rt. 8 North • to I-271 North (see directions for I-271)

2016 Events!

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Our April 25th membership meeting will be:

Hosted by Club members Vonnie Peterson and Marilyn Richards (both hunt judges), along with Amberwood Kennels owner, Bob Rechart will be instructing participants in the proper/safe use of hunt test equipment along with giving members plenty of time to train their pups (with bumpers/birds). There will also be hospitality, so run home after work, grab those dogs and meet us at 6373 Laskey Rd. Rome, Oh 44085 (a bit east of Chardon) at 6:30-dark, Bring along water for the pups and a towel too!

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In March we held our annual  “Golden Auction,” BUT with a tasty twist! We had a wine/cheese party and even got to take home wine charms (thanks Amy!). Great items were  brought by our members, to bid on and all had a rousing time trying to get the items they wanted.