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KPWDC is  continuing to watch the evolving situation with Covid 19. We will be taking in to consideration the CDC guidelines as it relates to all events. We will also will be following state restrictions. Our commitment is focused on the health and safety of all participants, as well as preventing the spread of Covid 19. Please check back on a regular basis for updates on status of our events. Stay healthy and wash your hands. 

Upcoming events

    • 5 Apr 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Country Companion Animal Hospital, 110 Morview Blvd, Morgantown PA 19543

    Due to the Covid 19 virus we will be cancelling the eye clinic. It will be rescheduled at a later date. All registrants will be contacted by Barb Weisman. 

    Eye exam by Dr. Gustavo Aguirre, DVM, PhD,  PhD (hc), Diplomat, ACVO

    CONTACT BARB WEISMAN AT Barbie@seaangels.net

    OR CALL/TEXT  BARB at 609-273-9960 with any questions

    In Portuguese Water Dogs there are two forms of PRA as well as other eye diseases that cause blindness. 

    All owners of Portuguese Water Dogs are encouraged to have their dog’s eyes tested regularly; annually for breeding dogs, and every 2-3 years for non-breeding dogs. The non-breeding dogs are as important to the breed’s long term eye health as the breeding dogs.  If and when a genetic eye problem is found in the a non breeding animals it is important notify the breeder and club pwdca.eye.committee@gmail.com

    Routine eye exams provide the knowledge about the overall eye health of the breed, as well as provide you with an understanding of your dog’s eye health. 

    The Exam

    The OFA ECR exam is a general eye exam that screens for genetic and non‐genetic abnormalities in your dog’s eyes. 

    The eye screening exam is performed approximately 20 minutes after pupil-dilating drops are placed in your dog’s eyes. The drops are not painful, but your dog’s eyes may be light-sensitive for up to eight hours.

    The ophthalmologist will examine your dog’s eyes in a darkened room. The exam takes only a few minutes. 

    All dogs in show, performance, and pet homes, should have their eyes examined regularly. 

    Dogs with normal test results are eligible for OFA-ECR registration certificate that is valid for 12-months.



    • 25 Apr 2020
    • Lums Pond State Park, Bear DE

    This event has been cancelled by WKC due to the Covid 19 outbreak. We hope to see all of you soon. Stay healthy and wash your hands :-)

    Join us for a fun day as we support this wonderful breed. Regular class judge will be  Clay Coady,  Sweeps judged  by Don Powell. Bring your family and friends as we share in a  luncheon and raffle. Delmarva PWD Club will have their supported entry on Sunday, please support them as well.  We look forward to seeing everyone!

    Members, please register if you are bringing a side dish or raffle item.

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    • 29 May 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • 31 May 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Codorus State Park
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    Presented by: Judy Murray


    Judy Murray has been a PWDCA water trial judge for more than 20 years. In addition to judging, Judy has taught water workshops and camps across the US and Canada. Judy competes in obedience, agility and water. She is a NADOI endorsed obedience instructor,  having taught at Canine Workout in West Chester since 1989. The last seven of her Portuguese Water Dogs have attained the CWDX title and she is currently training Mika (PWD #8) for the Courier level.

    All workshop sessions will be held at Codorus State Park, site of our August 22&23rd water trial.

    Workshop hours:

    Friday  1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Saturday and Sunday  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


    Everyone is encouraged to attend all sessions


    Weather permitting, we plan to use boats on Saturday and Sunday.






    • Learning will be based on exercises needed for PWDCA Water Trials and the needs of the participants. 
    • All water training levels will be addressed. 
    • It will be a great opportunity to build on existing skills and team confidence. 
    • Beginner to advanced teams are welcome.

    Lunch and refreshments will be provided on  Saturday and Sunday for all attendees.

    If you plan to bring a family member or guest and would like to have a lunch provided please indicate so on your registration form. 


      Should you need hotel accommodations, we have made arrangements with the Wyndham Garden York 717-846-9500. Please mention you are with the KPWDC when making reservations in order to receive a special rate. 

      Entries close on May 15, 2020. The workshop is limited to 15 teams. To allow as many  registrants as possible, we are asking that you limit your registration to one working team. All entries are  on a first received basis. Please complete a registration form for your  working team. 

       Confirmation details, directions, exact location and event details  will be provided in a reminder email.

      Any questions contact:

      Bob Caruso

      215-396-8557

      carusorj@msn.com


      • 22 Aug 2020
      • 23 Aug 2020
      • Codorus State Park
      Register


      Cynthia McCullough will be judging this trial.

    • Register



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