Upcoming MSDA Events:

The next Training Day for Flushing Dogs will be Friday, June 17th (location to be announced).  

MSDA’s Annual Summer Pool Party will be the weekend of July 16th-17th, yes – two days! Pool Party is open only to club members and their guests and, of course, their dogs. 

More information coming soon for two days — two separate events — of Fall AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests (for all flushing breeds) Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18 at Rebel Ridge Farms, Elkton MD. Pending AKC approval. PLUS, we’ll be planning other activities as well. Stay tuned 🙂

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    Some recent events:
    AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests :

    Two days — two separate events — of AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests (for all flushing breeds) were Saturday-Sunday, May 7-8 at Rebel Ridge Farms in Elkton MD.

    Training Days for Flushing Dogs

    The first training days of the season were Friday, March 18 and Friday, April 29 at Thornhill Farm in Woodbine MD, followed by a session at Mount Ararat Farm in Port Deposit, MD on Friday, May 20. 

    Barn Hunt Seminar:

    A full-day Barn Hunt Seminar was held Saturday April 23 at Superpup in Severn MD. Targeted at beginners.

    Field Day:

    MSDA’s annual spring Field Day was 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.  

    Spring Event: 

    Friday – Sunday, March 4-6, 2022 (Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship MD). Indoor Sporting Group Dog Shows and All-Breed Obedience & Rally Trials and (Outdoor) Bird Instinct ClinicsAlso: Fun Match, and CGC Testing.  Hundreds of dogs in one place.  

    Pet Expo:

    Friday – Sunday, January 28-30, 2022 (State Fairgrounds, Timonium MD) World of Pets Expo. MSDA had a booth and enjoyed a fun weekend at this event with lots of information and activities.

    A Fall Weekend of Field Activities, September 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.

    But Wait, There’s More!

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