Upcoming Seminars & Ringside Mentoring

On Line seminar schedule for 2018 as follows:

The next on line educational seminar is scheduled for the fall and the line-up to date is as follows:

  • September  5th, Virginia Lyne and Bob Whitney will present on the new judges' evaluation programme which takes effect July 1. Stay tuned for updates on the format of this presentation and have your questions ready.

  • October 3, Susan Buttivant will present on the Berger des Pyrenees ( Pyrenean Shepherd dog)

  • November 7, Tony Vandendool offers a presentation on the German shepherd.

The on-line seminar starts at 8:00 pm Eastern time.

*Presenters are subject to change based on confirmation of availablilty.*

To sign on to the CDJA online seminars - log in to the members section using the member login button on the top right corner of the website - or use the link       http://www.dogjudge.com/index.php/member-login

Your username is your first and last name - all small case and no spaces.  Your password  is usually your kennel name unless you have been assigned or chosen another  password.
IF you cannot sign in select the forgot password button and a new password will be emailed to you. Once you have that password you can change it to anything that you will remember. Once you are signed in - go to the seminar page - you will be able to enter the on-line seminar room from there.
Please note that all usernames and passwords are CASE SENSITIVE. This also applies to the auto generated ones when users request a password reset. It is ususally best to copy/paste any new passwords that are auto generated.

Hope you can join us!


Other Seminars

The Flat Coated Retriever Society of Canada cordially invites you to join our mentorship program at our National Specialty 2018.   Lori Kunz is our official mentor and she will be ringside during all classes and best of breed showings.  As well as some of our breeders may join in and lend a helping eye and ear.

When:  August 10, and 11, 2018
Time:  TBD (dependent on judging schedule, we will let you know)
Where:  Whitemud Equine Centre
  12505 Kellor Rd, NW
  Edmonton, AB

The Flat Coats are represented more frequently these days and are growing in numbers.  FCRSC, and it’s breeders, are carefully following breeding programs that abide by the accepted breed standard of a dual purpose Retriever, ie show and working.  We celebrate dual purpose working retrievers that can move from the field to the show ring with ease.

Please do let Judy Buyers,  jbbyers@yourlink.ca, if we may host you either or both days.


Finnish Lapphund Club of Canada is pleased to announce they will be holding a breed  seminar at the SD&G show on Aug 26th, 2018.
Presenter is Linda Marden (Sugarok Kennel).  She is from Memphis TN and has been breeding lappies for over 35 years.
There will be time for "hands on" at the end of the seminar. 

The breed Seminar for Judges/owners will be held at:
Best Western Parkway Inn
1515 Vincent Massey Dr.  Cornwall ON
Time : 2:30pm (tentative waiting on judges schedule could start a bit later).
Cost : FREE if registered before Aug 15th at door $10
For more information contact Gloria Beaudin  beauding@mts.net

Ringside Mentoring Opportunites

Irish Setter Club of Canada National Specialty at Alberta Kennel Club Summer Classic, Spruce Meadows on Saturday, August 4, 2018 will be offering ringside mentoring to approved and aspiring judges.
Mentors will be Mr. Don Parsons and Mrs. Joan Colbourn, who between them have 123 years in the breed.  If you plan to attend it would be appreciated if you could contact Shirley Culpin at redmeath@gmail.com prior to Aug. 4 so that we can ensure that we have sufficient numbers of information packages.

The Chihuahua Club Canada will be offering  ring side mentoring at their Specialty in conjunction with the Lower Mainland shows. 
September 15th 2018 
Location Heritage Park , Chilliwack. BC.
Edna St Hilaire  breeder /Judge will be available for ringside mentoring.
To receive a mentoring package:
Please respond to Edna St Hilaire   by August 25th
Email  hilaire@shaw.ca   Tel: 604-521-0922