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The American Kennel Club (AKC) is the prevailing kennel club in the United States. It is a not-for-profit organization established in 1884. The AKC maintains a purebred dog registry, sanctions dog events and promotes responsible dog ownership.

The MNRC is a national retriever club formed for one purpose- to hold an annual event to showcase the talents of our hunting retrievers.

Register for all AKC Hunt Tests through Entry Express  (type in this URL)


Action photography of your partner.  


As Phido Photo, I explore the marvel, beauty, and wisdom of dogs in many forms. My lab, Blue, serves as my daily inspiration.


The Shelter Art Foundation educates shelters with their simple techniques to get outstanding pictures for the purposes of enhancing adoption.  A great cause and stunning photos.

Conservation through the development of trained retrievers


California Waterfowl is an award winning nonprofit, hunter-supported conservation organization. In the last 20 years we’ve restored, protected or enhanced more than 360,000 acres and introduced more than 250,000 children to the great outdoors.

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Becky Hardenbergh creates handcrafted custom braided paracord leashes & collars.



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Ducks Unlimited is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for waterfow., other wildlife, and people.  It currently has approximately 775,000 memebers, mostly in the United States and Canada.

Our family-owned & operated small business wants to be your one-stop shop for dog supplies and dog training equipment. Get fast, friendly service with safe, easy, & secure shopping.

Steve Snell has 13 dogs and is the president of Gun Dog Supply. He hunts quail, pheasant, duck, and dove. He currently has 3 retrievers, 3 pointers, 4 brittanys, 1 GSP, a German shepherd mix, and a cocker spaniel named "Lucy" that his wife made him buy.

Cabela's has a distinctive look to their retail operations, a look which turns them into tourist attractions as well as retail stores. The stores are more like cavernous showrooms, bringing the outdoors inside. They feature museum-quality displays of taxidermied wildlife, largeaquariums, indoor mountains, and archery ranges. The success of the format is illustrated by the company's Kansas City, Kansas store at over 180,000 square feet, attracted more than four million customer visits in one year. Currently, the largest Cabela's retail facility is in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, with more than 250,000 square feet of floor space.

We at Mack's Prairie Wings have put together the biggest and most extensive waterfowl hunting product catalog to date, for you. The one thing we want you to know about Mack's Prairie Wings is this: We hunt ducks!

Central Coast Hunting Retriever Club

The purpose of CCHRC is to stimulate an interest in and encourage the use of trained retrievers for hunting as a wildlife conservation tool, to stimulate interest and encourage members to perfect retrievers suitable for such work by selective breeding, to offer field hunting tests and events for retrievers, and to provide wholesome recreation.

Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club

Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club promotese good sportsmanship humane training and testing of purebred working retrievers as hunting companions

Marin Retriever Club

The Marin Retriever Club was established in 1974 by a cross-section of retriever owners who felt there was a need for a multi-purpose Retriever club.  The objects of the club are to promote the training of purebred retrievers; to conduct field training sessions for the training of retriever breeds and their handlers; to encourage the training of judges; to encourage and cooperate with individuals and other groups with similar purposes; to hold an dsupport Hunting Retriever Tests; exhibitions and matchs under the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club; and to promote cooperation and good sportsmanship among its members in the training and exhibition of retriever breeds.  Our members have retrievers representing different levels of Hunting, Field, Obedience and Show Competition.

David Mills is a highly skilled photographer focusing on dog performance and sporting events. He has provided great action shots of our club handlers and dogs at various events.  Check out his web site at: