Miami Valley Gordon Setter Club events:

Conformation Handling Seminar - February 21 and 22, 2009
Toledo, OH

Timothy Conradt and Gretchen Sahloff

Conformation Handling Seminar
February 21-22, 2009

Learn how to present your dog with confidence!

Limited to 30 handlers with dogs at a cost of $125 for the two days. Unlimited for
participants without dogs at $75 for the two days.

This seminar will cover the handling of the dog as well as other aspects of presentation,
including your wardrobe and advertising.  You will need to bring a chair, crate, show
photo, and show clothes for Sunday.  You may work a second dog of the same breed.

Hours of the seminar are 9:00am – 4:00pm (Lunch will be provided)
Contact information:  Sarah Armstrong, 419-450-7776,
Registration Deadline  Friday, February 13, 2008     Check payable to:  MVGSCO      

Timothy Conradt started showing dogs at an early age of 15 when he began helping his
parents show their Rottweilers.  He started branching out with other breeds in his early
20's and enjoys showing all the different breeds.  He is an AKC handler and has been
breeding Bullmastiff's for the last few years.  Handling isn't the only profession for
Timothy, he is currently the Kennel Manager for Assistant Dogs of America.

Gretchen Sahloff, yes, she is Bill's daughter, has been showing dogs since the age of 7.  
She has shown many different breeds and is currently breeding Bullmastiffs and
Briards.  She is an AKC Registered Handler and is also an elementary school teacher in

We are holding our seminar at the Agility Angels building.  This new organization
teaches Autistic Children how to train dogs for agility!  

This seminar with benefit Gordon Setter Rescue along with the Agility Angels!

GSCA Miami Valley Area Committee Events:

GSCA Field Trial:
April 4-5, 2009
Killdeer Plains, Harpster, OH
Nina Tenaglia

GSCA Midwest Specialty
May 9-10, 2009
Lima KC Showgrounds
Lima, OH

GSCA Agility Trials
June 6 & 7, 2009
Washingtonville, OH
Sarah Armstrong

GSCA Hunt Tests
November 28 & 29, 2009
Location to be determined
2008 BISw & BOSw
Gilnockie Weymouth Mother
Gilnockie Mum's The Word
Timbaray's Intrigue - Meining
Kilernan Be My Ballantine -

Gilnockie's SevenStrong -
Spring Run Valley View Eye
Candy - Kirby & Van Aller

CH Firethorn N Sandpiper
Easy On The Eyes -
McLoughlin & Kirby

CH Hernwood California Girl -
A Gordon Setter Club
pictures coming soon