September 2014 Newsletter

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President:  Pam Felgenhauer

1st VP:      Rafael Aguilar

2nd VP:     Randy Domingos

Treasurer: Ed Marr

Secretary: Donald Flanagan

Board Members:

Joe Artes
Mike Linville
Colleen Scruggs
Trevor Niarchos

Mary and Steve Sarmiento's Franklin
A Caroline Fenton Photo

Calendar of Events

General Membership and Board Meeting
Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 PM
Animal Medical Center
600 Broadway, El Cajon

In Memorium

The Sarmientos said goodbye to Franklin in August. He was a handsome boy, titled Junior Hunter, and great in the pheasant fields. May all your birds be fliers, Franklin!

 A Caroline Fenton Photo

News and Notes

September Training Day

A small group met at Honey Springs to do some training, and had a good time. Thank you, Ed Marr, for organizing it!

-Donald Flanagan

In the Field

 Successful Dove Opener!

Bryan Bonas went to Yuma for the opening of dove season, and limited out in 45 minutes with 4 whitewings and 11 mourning doves!

The Board of Directors and General Meeting Reports

Click here to view the minutes of the August meeting.

Around the Fire Hydrant

Free to a Good Home:
Dan Denhart has a training jacket, a training shirt, and a copy of the TriTronics E-Collar training book, which he has offered to any club member who might be interested. If you're interested, email Donald and he will put you in touch with Dan.

Newsletter Submissions:
To submit an article, brag, recipe or want ad to the SDSDC Newsletter please send an E-Mail to Donald Flanagan.

Dog Portraits and other Art
Have your best friend and hunting partner immortalized in a commissioned painting. Visit the website of SDSDC member Ron Dotson. His work is now in private collections both nationally and internationally. If you are interested in any of his works or commissioning a painting, please contact him by e-mail or by phone at (619) 925-2606. 

Denise Rich is also an accomplished artist and club member.  Denise is also known as "The Official Happy Cow" artist. In 2006 she was commissioned by the California Milk Advisory Board to paint their famous Happy Cows of the Real California Milk campaign. In addition to cows, Denise paints dogs, pets, or really anything.  If you are interested in any of her works or commissioning a painting, please contact her at her studio at (619) 933-5935.  Or send her an e-mail.  Please visit her website to see some of her work.

Health Supplements for You and Your Dog!
Donna Sarmiento has a new business endeavor called Nature's Tails, distributing quality health products for the care, comfort, and well being of both you and your pets! These include calming, healing, and joint products for humans and dogs, as well as other edibles for your pets. Visit for more information.

Training Opportunities:
Pam is holding basic obedience classes for puppies and adults, behavior issues, rescued dogs, AKC Canine Good Citizen classes and Puppy Star classes. Also available for private in home lessons. Email Pam for details.

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