Who We Are . . .
We are an AKC licensed club dedicated to promoting canine events including Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Agility, and Canine Good Citizen. We are purebred dog enthusiasts but we also appreciate the beauty and abilities of the mixed-breed dog. Whatever the breed, we strongly believe responsible pet ownership is of utmost importance.

 


 



Upcoming Events . . .

Dog Show and R/Ob Trial -

April 23 and 24, 2016
Entries Close at Superintendent’s Office at 12:00 NOON, WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016

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Agility Trial -

September 23-25, 2016

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Community Dedication . . .

2016
WCDFA recognizes the emotional toll people suffer in the event of a fire. That event is compounded by the loss of a pet. Jo DuBose, WCDFA club member, recognized the need for action. She became aware of a drive launched by Country Lane Animal Hospital and the Animal Hospital of Waynesville to raise funds to purchase pet oxygen mask kits. This equipment enables fire and rescue departments to respond to animal victims who suffer from smoke inhalation and fire. In January 2016, WCDFA purchased 24 kits that were distributed to fire and rescue departments in Haywood, Jackson and Macon Counties. Hopefully this action will result in fewer fatalities for local pet owners. Well done Jo!!!!! <Click Here> for photo.

2015
WCDFA recognizes the spirit and dedication of countless dogs across the nation that work side-by-side with our police forces, often sacrificing their lives for our well being. It is with great honor that we were able to donate two K9 kevlar vests to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office and Waynesville Police Department this year. This was made possible through generous donations from John R. Havrilla, Fiona and Frances Norton, WCDFA club members and those of you that show up and support our Bark in the Park pet responsibility community event. Thank you so much for protecting K9's Valor and Lenny.
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Activities . . .

Our club hosts two AKC sanctioned events annually in June and September at the Haywood County Fairgrounds. We also participate in a variety of community events, such as Dog Days of Summer at Hazelwood Elementary <Click Here> , Children’s Dog Show in partnership with Haywood County Fair and a Pet Responsibility community event in Sylva, NC known as Bark in the Park. For more detailed information on what activities we have planned this year, check out upcoming events.


Club Meetings . . .

Our club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm. Our meetings are open to the public and visitors are always welcome. Our meetings alternate between Waynesville and Sylva. For more information <Click Here>
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Brags for the Month . . .

Anne and Ginger earned 2 Q’s Jumper with wings

Joe and Claymore earned OA and OF titles

Joy and Alex won Best in Multi-Breed


 


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