Summer/Fall Quarterly - 2000 Newsletter
DOG TRAINING CLUB HOSTS GSD RESCUE PICNIC
Lincolnwood Dog Training Club for German Shepherds,
Glenview, IL. went to the dogs Sunday, June 25, 2000,
noon to 4:00pm by hosting the German Shepherd Rescue Annual
Picnic. We all had a wonderful time. We would like to
thank LTC's President Tony Montagano for his willingness
to assist us with whatever we needed. A special thank
you to Director of Training Kris Montagano for creating
and running safe, fun and enjoyable doggie games. The
results of these games are listed below:
PLACE AGILITY TEAM:
Colm Mitchell and Buddy
Brain Mitchell and Riley
Robyn Clark and Buck
First Place: Emma, 17.19 seconds
Second Place: Lulu, 17.27 seconds
Third Place: Buddy, 25.25 seconds
SAYS" OBEDIENCE PLACEMENTS
First Place: Alison Carnahan and Mugsy
Second Place: Cyndee and Buddy
Third Place: Doug Stephans and Max
First Place: Lulu
Second Place: Buck
Third Place: Princess
Thank you to Robyn Clark for personally donating all
the prizes for the above-mentioned contest.
FOR GSD RESCUE SHEPHERDS CELEBRATES SECOND CHANCE
by Judy Braginsky
was time to celebrate "second chances", and
that's just what Sabre, Sheena, Riley, and some 25 other
German Shepherds - and their new owners - did at the German
Shepherd Rescue's annual picnic.
was Nike, 4, who'd spent his first two years chained up
in a basement, his biggest hope in life was to be fed
each day. Mealtimes must have been spotty: Nike weighed
less than 60 pounds and had worms when his owners brought
him to a clinic to be put down.
was Buck, 3, left behind in an apartment when his owners
moved and locked the door. A polite dog, Buck never barked,
so no one knew he was there until people came to clean.
They found a starving shepherd, ribs noticeably poking
out from beneath his coat, who still wagged his tail.
is now 106 pounds, well fed and much loved by adopter
Colleen Weinstein. Bucky, too, has filled out to a glossy
90 pounds and is blossoming from the love of adopter Robyn
stories, and many others, were shared by picnic-going
shepherd rescuers June 25 on the grounds of Lincolnwood
Training Club for German Shepherd Dogs. They praised,
petted, and showed off their happy dogs with sorry pasts,
some still getting used to their good fortune at finding
good homes - for good.
Remington, a 13 1/2 year old shepherd. A rescue puppy
when he was barely 6 months old, Remington was rescued
again by Steve and Ermone Adams three years ago as he
languished in a shelter where his second owners, now very
ill, had brought him.
Remington, it was a day to celebrate third chances.