Upcoming Events:

We know that everyone is eager to be able to gather again with friends and dogs and we have been working hard to facilitate this. Still, we have been forced to make changes to our schedule of upcoming events. Stay safe everyone, and we’ll see you soon.

  • MSDA’s Annual Field Day – a full day of FUN in the field for bird dogs of all levels – is scheduled for Saturday April 17 at Rebel Ridge Farms in Elkton MD. Field Day is now open for online registration.
  • MSDA is planning two days (two events) of spring AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests for all flushing breeds on Saturday May 8th and Sunday May 9th. We also will be offering Working Dog testing. Entries are now being accepted. Follow this link for more information, to enter online, and/or to download the official Hunting Tests’ Premium List and paper entry forms.
  • NEW DATES: MSDA is pleased to announce an Upland Dog Fundamentals Workshop with Jordan Horak to be held at Thornhill Farm in Woodbine, MD Saturday June 19 – Sunday June 20. This will be a two-day workshop  followed by an optional day of private lessons on Monday, June 21. Registrations are now open.

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    Recent events:
    Membership meeting, Saturday March 6, 2021.

    Although MSDA’s annual Spring Event, like so many other activities, was canceled this year due to the pandemic, the membership meeting went on virtually. Members received updates on club activities and plans and also enjoyed a guest presentation about Nosework/Scent Work.

    Field Training Basics, Sat-Sun October 24-25, 2020.

    Field work training for all sporting dogs.

    Annual MSDA Member Pool Party, Sat-Sun July 25-26, 2020

    The annual MSDA Summer Pool Party was held this year, though in a two-day format that meant fewer attendees each day to allow for social distancing.

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