The VHOC Newsette : 2020

The club's newsletter, VHOC Newsette, is published monthly and includes important dates, events and announcements, as well as brags, photos and informative articles submitted by the members. If you would like to make a submission or create an ad to help support your company as well as our Newsette, please email the editor, Debbie Lang at djlang@sbcglobal.net.

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January

Highlights:
  • VHOC Awards Banquet - Sat. Feb. 8th

  • AKC Awards Banquet

  • AKC Agility Changes

  • Urinary Incontinence in Dogs

  • Dec. Holiday Party

  • Water Filtration Systems

  • AKC Judges Obed and Rally Seminar

  • Agility Fun Runs

  • High Desert Labrador Retrieve Eye Clinic

  • Freestyle Class - Jan 9th

April

Highlights:
  • General Membership Meeting

  • Make a Pet Plan

  • Tommy Dickey—sharing a story

  • AKC Pup Pals Program

  • Where Have All The Dog Shows Gone

  • Different Types of Coronavirus

  • COVID-19 Transmission Update

  • Plasma Treatment for Fading Puppies and Covid-19

  • Evaluator News Trick Dog Testing via Video

July

Highlights:
  • General Membership Meeting

  • VHOC Sept Obed/Rally Trial Cancelled

  • Fireworks Fear in Pets

  • Freestyle Fun

  • Potential for Covid-19 Scenting Dogs

  • FDA Warnings for Pet Owners

  • Bowel Obstruction in Dogs

  • Important Evacuation Points

  • Rally Trial at Stone Pony

  • Weekday Wingding Agility Trials

October

Highlights:
  • VHOC Annual Agility Trial

  • Wing Ding VHOC Trials

  • GSDCSGV Rally/Obed Trials

  • Obed Club of San Diego County

  • AKC Home Manners Titling Program

  • Pets and Animal—Get Ready Disaster Info

  • Halloween Safety Tips

February

Highlights:
  • Save the Date - VHOC 9/12-9/13 Obed/Rally

  • Raffle Items Needed

  • 2019 Annual Banquet

  • General Membership Meeting Schedule

  • Visual Disorders in Agility Dogs

  • BRAGS

May

Highlights:
  • General Membership Meeting

  • Corona Virus Pandemic – How We Get By

  • Rally Novice Virtual Program

  • AKC National Championships

  • Deliveries and Barking Chaos

  • What to do After a Rattlesnake Bite

  • Foxtails and your Dog

  • AKC Virtual Therapy Dog visits

August

Highlights:
  • General Membership Meeting

  • VHOC Dec Agility Trial Is On

  • Sniffing Goes Viral

  • AKC Title Requirements Temp. Amended

  • Water Safety for Dogs

  • Pet Friendly Summer Tips

  • Project Jake, Flea/Tick Pesticide

  • FDA—Pet Fact –Isoxazoline

  • Links to AKC Trial sites

November

Highlights:
  • VHOC Agility Trial

  • Fido Friendly Thanksgiving

  • VHOC Dues are Due

  • Thanksgiving Dinner Treats

  • The Dog is Throwing Up

  • Thanksgiving Day Foods that can kill your dog

March

Highlights:
  • General Membership Meeting

  • New Members

  • WHO - Coronavirus

  • Dodds - Consumption and Chocking Hazards

  • Bringing Back Toys

  • Dog Training Legislation 

  • Upcoming VHOC Trials

June

Highlights:
  • General Membership Meeting

  • Puppy Socialization During Covid-19

  • First AKC Agility trials in So Cal June 11-14

  • Virtual Trick Dog Evaluations

  • Is Cookout Food Hazardous to Dogs

  • Covid “Stay Safe” AKC link

  • Plants that Keep Bugs Away

September

Highlights:
  • General Membership Meeting

  • Wildfire Smoke and Animals

  • Heat Safety Tips

  • A Dog’s Emotional Cup

  • Thyroid Awareness Month

  • MDR1—Multi-Drug Sensitivity

December

Highlights:
  • Get those Dues IN

  • AKC Updates Rally / Obedience / Agility

  • Clicker Expo

  • Minimizing Glyphosate Exposure

  • Why Do Dogs Love Us

  • The Ugly Truth About Pudgy Pets

In this Issue:

 - Whom to Contact

 - Jan. General Meeting

 - Thank You from VHOC

 - Virtual Home Manners - AKC

 - Training Tips

 - Crossword Puzzle

 - AKC Virtual Titles

 - Cartoon

 - Brags