About the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of SWOnt...
Who We Are
We are a small, friendly and locally based group dedicated to the Bernese Mountain Dog breed. We show them, enter them in draft tests and herding competitions, play with them and promote their health and well-being, but most of all, we love them and welcome them into our family!
As a member of the Canadian Kennel Club and affiliated with other Bernese Mountain Dog Clubs we work closely with them on dog shows, rescues (when required) and promoting the breed. We celebrate this breed!
Club started in 2008 out of the group originally called Clandestine Carters Club.
The Club Constitution, Standing Resolutions, and Code of Ethics was adopted on September 13, 2009.
CKC accreditation was received on June 23, 2010 and at conception we had 11 members.
Our first two major equipment purchases for the club were r the large club tent at a cost of $70.00 and a set of CKC regulation jumps expertly made and donated by Allan Lingelbach.
Some of our first activities:
1. Winter Walk was January 17, 2010 at the Davies’ home in Princeton.
2. Fun Day, along with the 1st Conformation Sanction Match was held on July 25, 2010 at the Wagenblast’s home in Caledonia.
3. Official Draft Test was held on September 25,2011 at Wellesley.
4. Official Obedience Trial was held on March 21, 2014 at Poodle Farm in Vanessa.