Structure in Action Workshop by Pat Hastings

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Structure in Action Workshop by Pat Hastings
Saturday July 30, 2011 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

hosted by The Papillon Club of Southern California

Structure in Action
is a one day workshop. It combines Pat Hastings’ Puppy Puzzle Presentation as well as Hastings’ discussion of the value of structurally evaluating adult dogs that are being considered for a breeding program, working trials or performance competition, along with a veterinarian’s perspective on how to reduce the risk of structural injuries in working and performance dogs.
Pat Hastings
Pat is highly respected in the dog world as an educator, author, and AKC judge. Well known for her Puppy Puzzle video, she evaluates the structural quality of over 300 litters per year.
Dr. Terrie Johnson, DVM, local veterinarian, attending.
Note: 2 litters of puppies aged 7-9 weeks are needed for grading at the seminar. The litters MUST be pre-approved ahead of time. Contact Maureen HIllyard for approval, info below. The litters must be available on Friday evening for evaluation by Mrs. Hastings, as well as Saturday during the seminar to be used as examples. A $500 value, no seminar charge to breeder and helper.  
Questions?  Contact Maureen, Papillon Club of Southern California or 760 361-4204
Ø How to evaluate the structural quality of puppies
Ø The basics of Canine Structure
Ø The weakest links
Ø How to evaluate the structural quality of your adult dog
Ø What your dog can do, and should not be doing
Ø A vet’s ideas on how to strengthen structure and reduce the risk of injury
Ø Questions and hands-on work with attendees’ dogs
Attendance is limited, reservations required
Location – Orange Empire Dog Club
18225 Santa Ana Ave Bloomington CA  92316
Cost – $100 prepaid before July 15th, after July 15th fee is $125 cash only at the door, must have reservation
Fee includes lunch and continental breakfast
Open to 10 – 12 adult dogs WITH structural issues (any breed) for demonstrations at seminar.  MUST be pre-approved, contact Maureen Hillyard.
Check in time 7:15 – 7:45 AM

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