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.

  • Outdoor Sporting Dog Match: Saturday November 28th, in a field at Howard County Fairgrounds has been canceled due to Covid-19.
  • December field event: Sorry, we are not able to plan another fall/winter event at this time.
  • Spring Event: Friday March 5, Saturday March 6, and Sunday March 7, 2021 was to be our annual “Spring Event” including sporting dog conformation, all-breed obedience and rally, bird instinct clinics, and much more, at the Howard County Fairgrounds in  West Friendship, MD. Unfortunately, this event is being postponed due to Covid-19. We are hoping to reschedule to a later date in 2021, and will share information as it becomes available.  The show superintendent will be MB-F (InfoDog), and MSDA’s Event Chair is Richard Jackson. Please feel free to contact Richard with questions about Spring Event.

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    Recent events:
    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.

    Field Day in May and AKC Spaniel Hunting Tests in September

    (Unfortunately, the annual spring Field Day and fall hunting tests for flushing breeds were both canceled in 2020 due to Covid-19.)

    MSDA’s Spring Event, Feb 28-Mar 1 2020

    It was a Sporting Dog Spectacular Weekend! Two days of Sporting Group conformation, three days of all-breed obedience and rally trials, bird instinct clinics, and much more. Photos of the weekend are included.

    World of Pets Expo 1/24-26/2020 (Timonium, MD)

    MSDA hosted a booth at the World of Pets Expo at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. Lots of people and dogs came out, made new friends, and had a great time!

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