The Fort Detroit Golden Retriever Club (FDGRC) was established in 1956. The Club has been busy ever since providing educational meetings and events to promote the golden retriever breed. Program meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month in March, April, May, September, October, and November. The Annual Meeting/Awards Banquet is held in January. Unless otherwise noted (see calendar for details), the meetings start at 7:30 PM and are held at the Polk Center of Leader Dogs For The Blind on the southeast corner of Avon and Rochester Roads in Rochester Hill, MI. Click here for Map and Directions. Guests are welcome!
March 4, 2017
FDGRC is hosting a Grooming and Handling seminar "The Finishing Touch" presented by Gary and Carol Cooper at The Canine Workshop, Fraser, MI from 9am - 5pm. Click here for "The Finishing Touch" seminar flyer.
September 15, 2017
FDGRC's Specialties. The club is holding 2 Conformation Shows, 1 Sweepstakes, and 1 Obedience/Rally Trial on Friday, 9/15/2017, at Goodells County Park (Northside), Goodells, MI. More info to follow.
October 20-22, 2017
FDGRC Agility Trials at All Dogs Can, Lapeer, MI. More info to follow.
To encourage members to strive to perfect pure-bred Golden Retrievers that possess the temperament, soundness, natural ability, intelligence and balance that are representative of the breed, and to do all possible to advance the development of these essential qualities. To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which the Golden Retriever shall be judged. To do all in its power to protect and advance the interest of the breed by encouraging members and others to follow the Club’s guidance in breeding practices, and to encourage sportsmanlike participation at dog shows, field trials and tests, obedience trials and tracking tests. To offer all events for which the club is eligible under the rules and regulations of The American Kennel Club and the Golden Retriever Club of America. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The Golden Retriever Foundation (GRF) has started a program to pay for the CERF/ECR registrations for senior Golden Retrievers (over 8 years old). Click here for details GRF.
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