Community Outreach 


Community Outreach Activities:

Our Merrimac Dog Training Club members love dogs and consequently are involved in many activities throughout the Hampton Roads region.

These activities include Workshops,  World of Pets Expo, Mutt Strut, Paws for a Cause, Hampton Holiday Parade, health clinics and more.

AKC Scent Work: Ready, Set, Trial

with Tony Gravley, ANWI &

Beth Ann Sabo. CNWI

Sponsored by

Portsmouth Chesapeake Obedience Training Club

Saturday 29 October 2017

Sunday 30 October 2017

at the Merrimac Dog Training Club


AKC Scent Work – the newest venue to join the “search party.” And…you and your dog are poised to join the fun!

Day 1: Gain general familiarity with AKC Scent Work rules; meet cypress, the “new odor-kid on the block”; practice container and interior searches; and get a handle on the varied distractors that AKC introduces.

Day 2: More rules; what about those buried hides?; introduction to Handler Discrimination Division; and meet the Detective Division.

Dogs on odor are invited to attend.



Click Below To Register and Get More Information:

Click here for the Seminar Flyer information

Click here for the Registration Forms for the seminar

Point of Contact: Pat Stearns






Saturday 21 October 2017

12-5 pm


Point of contact: Jane Isabelle