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  • 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…
  • Mar 15, 2017 - UKC Performance Pack Judges Licensing Procedure Changes, Other Beagle News
    This month’s column pertains solely to the UKC Performance Pack format. UKC Performance Pack Judges Licensing Procedure Changes Announcement UKC recently implemented a Judges Advocate Committee to serve as ambassadors for the…
  • 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 23, 2017 - Master of Hounds/Hunt Director Must Measure Any Appealed Measurement
    Dog Struck in When Clock is Running/Stop the Clock Q: Dogs A, B and C are struck in on a track. Dog D is not struck in. The track is really not going anywhere, and the judge starts the three-minute clock on the dogs for not making forward…
  • Jan 23, 2017 - Running Out of Daylight at a Hunting Beagle Elimination Event and Other Beagle News
    Dog Struck in When Clock is Running/Stop the Clock Q: Dogs A, B and C are struck in on a track. Dog D is not struck in. The track is really not going anywhere, and the judge starts the three-minute clock on the dogs for not making forward…
  • 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 28, 2016 - UKC Announces Separation of Cur/Feist Program into Two Divisions!
    Kalamazoo, Mich., December 28, 2016 The United Kennel Club is pleased to announce the separation of the Cur and Feist program into two separate divisions, effective January 1, 2017. The existing, combined program will become two separate…
  • Dec 21, 2016 - Online Points Checks Now Available!
    Kalamazoo, Mich., December 19, 2016 - We are happy to unveil the Official UKC Online Points Check system! This new and exciting development further aids dog owners in their record-keeping abilities. As we continually strive to provide…
  • Dec 14, 2016 - Club Membership Enforcement, Other Beagle News
    Using Previous Owner’s Easy Entry Card to Enter Dog is Not Acceptable Question: 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? Answer: The rule states, New…
  • 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…
  • Nov 10, 2016 - Introducing UKC Cur & Feist Program Advocates Newlin and Rosenbarger
    The United Kennel Club is pleased to present Allen Rosenbarger and Joe Newlin to serve as advocates for the UKC Cur & Feist programs. Both individuals are active in this field and come with a wealth of knowledge and experience. One of their…
  • 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…
  • Oct 26, 2016 - 2017 Cur & Feist World Championship Announcement
    The United Kennel Club has considered several clubs that were interested in hosting the 2017 Cur & Feist World Championship. We greatly appreciate each one of those clubs who expressed their interest. For 2017, this event will be hosted by…
  • Oct 12, 2016 - Multiple Owner Entry Conflict After Casts Are Called Out
    This month’s article features three separate topics, all of which are related to multiple ownership. Multiple Owner Entry Conflict After Casts Are Called Out Q: After casts were called out at a Hunting Beagle event last weekend, it…
  • Oct 11, 2016 - New! Personalized Performance Listing Certificates Now Available!
    Kalamazoo, Michigan, October 11, 2016 - UKC is happy to announce that owners who apply for a Performance Listing designation now have the option to receive a personalized certificate for their dog. The Performance Listing program is…
  • Oct 10, 2016 - Date Change for Michigan Classic, Michigan Toy Fox Terrier Association
    For more information, please email showoperations@ukcdogs.com Kalamazoo, Michigan, October 10, 2016 - Attention Michigan Classic and Michigan Toy Fox Terrier Association exhibitors, please note the following date changes. The Michigan…
  • 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 - Handler Declaring Inactive During the Hunt, Other Beagle News
    Late Event Reports Reminder All clubs are reminded to send their reports in to UKC in a timely manner. While UKC already has late fees that are assessed to any late reports, it seems that doesn’t always help to get reports turned in on…
  • 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.…
  • Mar 15, 2016 - Mar 30, 2017 - German Shorthaired Pointer Breed Standard Revision
    Kalamazoo, Mich., March 7, 2016 - Recent revisions to the height portion of the German Shorthaired Pointer breed standard have been revisited. After careful review and discussion with exhibitors and breeders in response to the recent…
  • 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 - Plus or Circle Strike Points, Other Beagle News
    Majority Saw the Rabbit. Time Out Called for Danger. Plus or Circle Strike Points? Q: All dogs are struck in on a track. The rabbit is jumped up ahead of the cast and is seen by all members of the cast. The dogs continue to trail ahead of…
  • 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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