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Author Topic: Great Pyrenees National Specialty in Ohio - Any one going?  (Read 5916 times)
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« on: March 03, 2008, 06:01:00 PM »

Just wondering if any one else is going to the Great Pyrenees Nationals this year in Westlake Ohio (near Cleveland) at the end of April. 
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2008, 06:14:39 PM »

I am! I am! I am!!!
Did you decide what you going to do with Cirra?
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2008, 06:23:22 PM »

I'm afraid I don't know what exactly the Great Pyrenees National Specialty is? Is it a dog show exclusively for Pyrs?
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2008, 06:35:25 PM »

I'm afraid I don't know what exactly the Great Pyrenees National Specialty is? Is it a dog show exclusively for Pyrs?
Yes!!! There will be obedience, rally, draft dog test and conformation and TONS of Pyrs...like 200-300!!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2008, 08:55:06 PM »

Wow! Sound very cool.  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2008, 04:54:08 AM »

Guys, you will NOT believe the entries for Great Pyrenees Nationals: 222 pyrs are entered, 2 will do Utility Obedience, 2 Open and 6 Novice. 25 are entered in Rally classes!!!
I just CAN'T wait!!!!!! 10 days left Grin
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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2008, 07:28:48 AM »

It will take us two long days to get there.  Cirra will be receiving her three Versatility Titles from the Great Pyrenees Club of America.  Well, I should say that we will be receiving them.  Awards are given out at the banquet and dogs are not allowed.  Not really fair to Cirra since - one of her "Additional Versatility Activities" was dining.  We are very proud of her!!!  Cirra is entered in Rally Novice and Novice Obedience however they are first thing in the morning our first day there.  She is not a morning dog!!!  And will be thrilled that these activties will be during her morning brunch time. 
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2008, 06:40:11 AM »

Oh, I am soooooo envious!  I hope that you all have a wonderful time and that you take tons of pics!  Please, please??  I'm on cloud nine at a dog show with "just" 20 or 30 Pyrs.   Wink  Grin  Someday I'll make it to a Nat'l Specialty and I can't wait!
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« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2008, 01:51:47 PM »

A pic from the rescue parade...we're the 5th & 6th from the left

I believe someone said there were over 400 pyrs there...it was fun, the dogs loved the hotel room.  They thought they were rock stars, lol

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« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2008, 05:50:30 PM »

That hotelwas really nice and the Specialty was a lot of fun!
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