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2012 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,400 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 9 years to get … Continue reading

Your Voice-Your Vote! NAFA Elections Ballot

This year’s election will again be conducted electronically.  No ballots will be mailed.  All voters must have a valid email address on file with NAFA to receive a ballot.  Voters include:  club owners, regional directors, approved and supervising judges, and board members. We are asking that all voters go through the confirmation process.  This will … Continue reading

Hot Weather Flyball Safety

We all know that we should not keep a dog in a hot car with the windows rolled up, right? …but, on the way to the racing lanes, do you allow your dog to walk across the hot pavement? Are you aware that asphalt surfaces can reach 140*F? The “License to Chill” Flyball Tournament held … Continue reading

Enjoy the Excitement of Gaming

Flyball is a dog sport in which teams of dog race against each other. It is very interesting and funny game. Just like any other race it, excites the viewers because its quite refreshing to see dogs compete with each other to win. The dogs race against each other from start to finish lines. The race … Continue reading

States Turn Focus to Pets in Fight Against Distracted Driving

Re-blogged from ABC News: First, it was pedestrians distracted by their cell phones and other gadgets. Now, New Jersey is taking a hard look at drivers who travel with their pets unrestrained. Under a new law, police and officers with the state’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals could fine a driver $250 … Continue reading

Need a high drive lab? Adopt a USMC veteran!

  For anyone looking to adopt a high drive lab – the USMC is drawing down their bomb detection dog numbers in Afghanistan, and is looking for good homes for these vets!  They are not for the average pet owner, as they are high drive field labs – but that makes them perfect for flyball!  These dogs … Continue reading

American Cancer Society “Bark for Life”

This year Boom Towne Canine Campus is hosting the American Cancer Society “Bark for Life” walk May 5th. We’re located in Farmington NY (between Rochester & Syracuse NY) There will be the fundraising walk, “2 Fast Fur U” flyball demo, Dances with Woofs Performance, tricks & costume contests, a chicken BBQ, and an Agility Show … Continue reading

Disaster Animal Shelter Volunteers

UGA is organizing a disaster shelter for animals. Basically this shelter would open on UGA’s campus if the Red Cross opens a shelter here for any disaster. This is for OWNED animals only and the owners will stay at the Red Cross Shelter and care for their own pets but we need additional volunteers to … Continue reading

Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011 (H.R. 1406)

September 19, 2011 When your pet needs medications, should you have a right to a copy of the prescription so you can shop around for the best price and convenience? Despite the pressures we face in this economy, consumers have no right under federal law to receive a copy of their own pets’ prescriptions. Fortunately, … Continue reading

CanAm Meet and Greet Gift Basket Exchange

New for this year’s CanAm Classic tournament! A “Meet and Greet Gift Basket Exchange”! We are coordinating a great way for your club to meet clubs from other regions. Each participating club would both give and receive baskets. We will assign the clubs to each other and let you know in advance to whom you … Continue reading

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