One of our biggest goals has been to start building a robust event calendar for Pudelpointer enthusiasts across North America and we have some exciting things in the works.

 


 

Member Roundtable Discussions
Every couple of months we will be doing member roundtable discussions on various topics pertaining to our favorite hunting dogs.  Click the link below to register for upcoming topics.  These are members-only events.  If you are interested, please click here to join NAPS.

 

Tuesday, April 26th, 7:00 PM Eastern – Member Roundtable

Topic: I finally got my Pudelpointer puppy!  Now what?

Join us for a discussion on what to do with your new pudelpointer puppy.  We will discuss a variety of topics including nutrition, training, good behavior, etc.

 

Date TBD in June

What to expect with your first NAVHDA Natural Ability test and why you should do it.

This will be an introductory discussion about the NAVHDA Natural Ability test and what it means for you and your puppy in training.  We will have experienced handlers available to go through the different areas of the test and what the judges might be looking for.  We will also help troubleshoot any training problems you might be having.

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Saturday, July 23rd , 9:00 am – NAPS Training Clinic with NAVHDA Senior Judge, Jeff Rhodes

We will be holding a one-day training clinic with NAVHDA Senior and Invitational Judge, Jeff Rhode of the Buckeye Chapter.  This event will take place at Lake Hill Private Hunt Club, located at 2440 OH-257, Ostrander, OH  43061.   The topic of the training will be preparing for the NAVHDA Natural Ability Test.  The morning session will be a sit down lesson on what to expect during the test, how to prepare and,  judges’ perspectives and expectations. the afternoon session will include training in the field and personalized problem solving.  This event is open to both members and non-members.  Cost will be $40 for members and $50 for non-members.

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March/April 2023 – In light of the passage of the Motion to move the Annual meeting dates to a more weather friendly time-frame, we will be holding the 2023 annual meeting in Ohio, exact location TBD.  We are currently looking at having a Fun Run style as well as a one day training clinic during that weekend.

 

May/June 2023 – Location and training topic TBD, though we are looking at the Pacific Northwest and either Steadiness and Backing or Duck Search and Force Fetch with Kyle Hough of Schwarzwald Kennels.  Kyle is an outstanding trainer and handler who has achieved multiple NAVHDA Versatile Champion titles.  He trains at the NAVHDA Natural Ability level through the Invitational level testing as well as AKC Master Hunter testing.  He is also one of the nicest people you will ever meet.

 

Quarterly starting in April 2022 – Member round table discussions.  The First Topic will be “What to Expect with Your New Pup”!  You will be receiving an email survey for topical suggestions later in March.  Please join us for some great educational discussions about Pudelpointers.