BHCA Store up and running again

April 11th, 2022

The ordering problems in the BHCA Store for both Nationals and regular BHCA merchandise have been resolved, and we are UP AND RUNNING for business! For ALL Nationals 2022 products, you MAY receive a request from Paypal to verify that you have received your order. This is because the Nationals account is relatively new, so… Read more »

An Update on AKC and the Crisis in Ukraine

March 13th, 2022

The American Kennel Club is opposed to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. In solidarity with the Ukrainian people, effective immediately, judges from the Russian Federation will not be approved to judge at AKC sanctioned events. Additionally, new requests for imported dog registrations (AKC Foreign Registration) from the Russian Kennel Federation will be denied effective immediately…. Read more »

Official American Kennel Club Statement on Ukraine Crisis

March 13th, 2022

Dear AKC constituency, AKC Staff has been able to contact Nestlé Purina. Contrary to a number of social media posts, they do not have a factory in Ukraine, but we learned today they do have factories in Poland and Hungary. As a result, their European Purina team is taking the lead on this initiative. We… Read more »

Nominating Committee nominations for 2022 BHCA elections

March 5th, 2022

In Accordance with the BHCA By-Laws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2022 BHCA elections. The section of the country represented by each candidate follows the candidate’s name in parentheses: President – Gene McDonald (East) 2nd Vice President – Beverly Barringer-Ruggeri (Central) Corresponding Secretary – Marianne Lovejoy (West) Director… Read more »

2021 BHCA officer and board member elections

July 12th, 2021

Two valid petitions were received by the Recording Secretary, prior to the May 20, 2021 deadline, for the position of AKC Delegate. Those running for this position will be voted on by the membership during the 2021 election. Candidates for the AKC Delegate in alphabetical order are: Richard Nance Dr. Norine Noonan, Ph.D. Brian Visokay… Read more »

Nominees for election to judge 2022 BHCA Nationals

July 12th, 2021

The six (6) judges with the most nominations for Regular and Non-regular classes are (in alphabetical order): Sanda Launey Robert E. “Gene” McDonald Sharon Nance Monica Rush James Tysseling Margie Wikerd The six (6) BHCA members (because of a tie) with the most nominations for Sweepstakes classes are as follows (in alphabetical order): Beverly Barringer-Ruggeri… Read more »

Nominating Committee report

March 15th, 2021

In Accordance with the BHCA By-Laws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2021 BHCA elections: First Vice President – Sylvie McGee (W) Recording Secretary – Bobbi Brandt (W) Treasurer – Sukey Shor (W) Director – Roy Fair (W) Director – Sue Frischmann (E) Director – Isabella Merrit (E) AKC… Read more »