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  • Mar 16, 2017 - UKC Phone Lines
    2 p.m. We are still experiencing intermittent problems with our phone lines due to the statewide issues our service provider is working to repair. We thank you for your patience during this time. 11:58 a.m. Our service provider has…
  • Mar 15, 2017 - Caution: Very Sensitive Bench Show Topic and Other Coonhound News
    As published in Coonhound Bloodlines February 2017. Judge Refusing to Try to be at Tree Within Five Minutes Q: Last weekend, we had a little issue that we, the handlers, did not know how to handle very well. It wasn’t a huge deal, but…
  • Feb 10, 2017 - Celebrate UKC's 119th Anniversary with #ukcdogs on Social Media!
    UKC Turns 119 Years Old! Use the hashtag #ukcdogs on social media to show us how you're celebrating! Founded by Chauncey Bennett on February 10, 1898, UKC has grown to be the largest all-breed performance dog registry in the world. As an…
  • Jan 14, 2017 - Casting Dogs Where Guide Doesn’t Have Permission, Other Coonhound News
    Using Previous Owners Easy Entry Card to Enter Dog is Not Acceptable Q: Can someone enter a dog into any event when the registration is sent in to UKC for transfer? If so, who is listed as the owner? A: The rule states, New Owners may not…
  • Dec 14, 2016 - Shining Time Reduced to Eight (8) Minutes, Other Coonhound News
    As published in Coonhound Bloodlines November issue. This month’s article features the nite hunt rule changes that will be noted in the Official UKC Coonhound Rulebook. These changes will not go into effect until January 1, 2017. Off…
  • Oct 31, 2016 - Introducing the Next Generation Spotlight Series, Presented by UKC and Sponsored by Bright Eyes
    The United Kennel Club is pleased to announce the Next Generation Spotlight Series. This series has been established to ensure, promote, highlight and recognize the future of the sport. The series will begin on June 1, 2016. With several…
  • May 19, 2016 - May 31, 2017 - Coons That Can’t Be Scored, Other Coonhound News
    As published in the April 2016 Coonhound Bloodlines This month’s column is dedicated to UKC event or hunt-related policies that may not be written in the Coonhound Rulebook. The first subject is a new policy, while the rest were taken…
  • May 19, 2016 - May 31, 2017 - Hunting More Than One Dog, Other Coonhound News
    As published in Coonhound Bloodlines May, 2016. Focusing on the pleasure of hunting tree dogs by recognizing confidence and ability This month, we will dive into some more scenario based discussion, and how to best handle these particular…
  • Apr 15, 2016 - Apr 30, 2017 - Three Issues Pertaining to Strikes, Other Coonhound News
    As published in Coonhound Bloodlines March, 2016 We Are Not All Judges. This topic is near and dear to my heart. It’s one of my pet peeves, actually. How many times have you seen a cast gather and someone, usually the person in…
  • Mar 15, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017 - Entering a Dog with Puppy Papers as Conditional, Other Coonhound News
    As published in Coonhound Bloodlines February, 2016 Poking a Stick in a Den Q: In a tree-scoring situation, the dogs are treed on a den tree. There’s a hole in the side of the tree where handlers can look down to the bottom and see fur.…
  • Feb 23, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017 - Nite-Time Hunting & Pet Supplies Becomes Official Sponsor of UKC Super Slam Series
    Kalamazoo, Mich., February 23, 2016 - The United Kennel Club is pleased to announce Nite-Time Hunting & Pet Supplies as the official sponsor of the UKC Super Slam Series. This generous sponsorship ensures a guaranteed minimum purse of $5…
  • Feb 15, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017 - Non-Hunting Judge Calling Time Out for Dog Not Struck, Other Coonhound News
    As published in January 2016 Coonhound Bloodlines. Non-Hunting Judge Calling Time Out for Dog Not Struck Based on Telemetry Q: This question pertains to a three-dog cast with a non-hunting judge. Dogs A and B are declared struck and…
  • Feb 15, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017 - The True Meaning of the HTX Title
    As published in February, 2016 Coonhound Bloodlines. Titles are an ultimate goal for many breeders and handlers in today’s world. For a lot of us, titles are important in possibly determining the worth and ability of a coonhound. Whether…

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