Upcoming Events:

Friday – Sunday, January 28-30, 2022 (State Fairgrounds, Timonium MD) World of Pets Expo. MSDA once again will have a booth at this event — please come by to say “hello” at Booth #311.  This is always a fun weekend with lots of information and activities.

Open to the Public: Friday – Sunday, March 4-6, 2022 (Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship MD) MSDA’s annual Spring Event. Indoor Sporting Group Dog Shows and All-Breed Obedience & Rally Trials and (Outdoor) Bird Instinct Clinics. Hundreds of dogs in one place! Detailed schedules, by breed, are published about a week before the event. Exhibitors note: The Premium List is available, and ENTRIES ARE OPEN for conformation, obedience and rally events. All entries will be via InfoDog and will close on Wednesday, February 16th.

New for 2022: Field training days for flushing dogs. The first Training Day is scheduled for March 18 at Thornhill Farm in Woodbine, MD.

Mark your calendars… More information coming soon:

  • MSDA’s annual spring Field Day Saturday April 9 at Rebel Ridge Farms in Elkton MD – a FUN day of field work for bird dogs of all experience and skill levels. Much more information and registration will be posted on this website in mid-February.
  • Barn Hunt Seminar Saturday April 23 at Superpup in Severn MD. A full day seminar for dogs from true beginners to at least “Open” level. More information will be available in February.
  • Two days — two separate events — of AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests (for all flushing breeds) Saturday-Sunday, May 7-8 at Rebel Ridge Farms in Elkton MD. (Pending AKC approval.)

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    Some 2021 events:
    A Fall Weekend of Field Activities, September 17-19, 2021:

    Friday September 17, Saturday September 18, and Sunday September 19 at Rebel Ridge Farms in Elkton, MD:

    • A Members’ Open Day  at Rebel Ridge on Saturday. For current and prospective MSDA members, their families, and guests. Dogs, too, of course!
    • AKC Spaniel Hunt Test Seminar for Judges and Handlers with an associated Hunt Test on Friday.
    • Two days/two events (Saturday and Sunday) of AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests for all flushing breeds.
    Pool Party, July 24 2021

    MSDA’s Annual Summer Pool Party was Saturday 7/24. This event was for members only (and their family/guests) and their dogs.

    Upland Dog Fundamentals Workshop, June 19-20 2021

    A two-day workshop taught by Jordan Horak, followed by a day of private lessons on June 21.

    Spaniel Hunting Tests, May 8-9 2021

    MSDA held two days (two events) of spring AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests for all flushing breeds on Saturday May 8th and Sunday May 9th.

    MSDA’s Annual Field Day, Saturday April 17 2021

    A full day of FUN in the field for bird dogs of all levels, at Rebel Ridge Farms in Elkton MD.

    But Wait, There’s More!

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