Achievement Awards The Great Lakes Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club, Inc. believes it is important to acknowledge our members for service, public education and breeding merits. The President’s Award In 2015, the President’s started this Award. During the Great Lakes CKCSC, Inc. Holiday Dinner…


CANINE FREESTYLE Canine Freestyle is a modern dog sport that combines obedience, tricks, and dance. Freestyle is a choreographed routine put to music show casing the training and joyful relationship of dog and handler. Matching the right music, costume, training, team work, and movement…


RALLY OBEDIENCE Rally obedience is a wonderful way to get started in obedience competition. Its concept was started by taking the various exercises required for traditional obedience competition, and breaking them down into individual skills. Unlike traditional obedience competition, the team does not wait…


OBEDIENCE The word obedient means to comply with the direction or command given by the handler. For a dog to be considered obedient, rather than simply a dog that has received training, the dog must respond reliably each time the handler gives a command….



  AKC’s ┬áBeginners Guide to Dog Shows Showing dogs is a great sport where the thrill of competition is combined with the joy of seeing beautiful dogs. Dog shows are one of many types of AKC dog events in which AKC-registered dogs can compete….