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Sponsors
Purina Pro Plan, a NAVHDA Sponsor
Garmin/Tri-Tronics - a NAVHDA Sponsor
Ugly Dog Hunting - a NAVHDA Sponsor
Dakota 283 - Badlands Gun Vault and Dog Kennel system
Conservation Partners

NEPA Ruffed Grouse Society
Quail Forever
 
 
 
 

August Training: The first August training clinic for 2021 is scheduled for August 14th and August 15th starting at 7:30 am at ACE. SGL's 91, 119, 40, near White Haven, PA. Meet at the pavilion on SGL 119. There will be a problem solving seminar. If you select the seminar when you register please enter the problems you wish to address in the comment area on the registration form so handlers with similar issues can be grouped. Registration for those ordering birds is due by Monday August 9th and and for those not ordering birds by Thursday August 12th.


NAVHDA Fall Test: The Hickory Run Chapter will hold a NAVHDA Test September 11-12, 2021. This test is for NA, UPT and UT dogs.

2021 test fees will be $145.00 for Natural Ability and $170 for UT and UPT. Owners (at least one owner of co-owned dogs) and Handlers of dogs must be NAVHDA Members in order to enter a NAVHDA test. 

Locations: SGL#119, Army Corps Francis Walter Dam, Mud Pond on SGL #91 or the lake on SGL 40. 

Contact Barbara Brookman, test secretary, for the latest Test info. To register complete the National NAVHDA test registration form and mail it along with the check to Barbara Brookman. 

Barbara Brookman
477 Cafferty Road Erwinna, PA 18920
Ph: 610-294-9022
brookmanbj8@gmail.com

Please make checks payable to the Hickory Run NAVHDA Chapter.


 
July 2021 Training Photos -- by Barbara Brookman, Sharon Merkel and Renee Stoll
     
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
 

Hickory Run NAVHDA - Officers and Training Committee
Executive Council
Axel Waldkirch - President
Rich Johnson -Vice President
Floyd Miller - Secretary
Rich Brookman - Treasurer
George Nichols - Director
Jim Snyder - Director
Mark Frederick - Director

Training Committee
Rich Johnston and George Nichols --
Co-Coordinators
Andrew Uhler
Mark Blasco
Berdell Koch
Todd Swope
Berdell Koch
Excutive Council
 

Membership: Membership renewal for the Hickory Run Chapter of NAVHDA are due in January. New members are welcome at any time. Please send the completed application and Release of Liability forms along with your dues (see forms) to Floyd F. Miller, 131 Antler Lane, Kunkletown, PA 18058. Pricing is on the Application.

Welcome to the Hickory Run Chapter of NAVHDA International. The Chapter is located in the Allentown, PA area and will hold regular training sessions and testing events. The testing and the monthly weekend training will be held at a variety of locations. Learn first hand the various steps involved in training a versatile hunting dog.

NAVHDA training is designed to prepare the dog and handler for hunting and the NAVHDA testing. The training will include: pointing; steadiness to wing, shot, and fall; retrieval to hand from land or water; game tracking; gun sensitivity control; heeling; and backing or honoring another dog’s point.


 

 
Mission: The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to foster, promote, and improve the versatile hunting dog breeds in North America; to conserve game by using well trained reliable hunting dogs before and after the shot; and to aid in the prevention of cruelty to animals by discouraging nonselective and uncontrolled breeding, which produces unwanted and uncared for dogs.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
             
     

Hickory Run Chapter of NAVHDA

This is an independent web site maintained by the Hickory Run NAVHDA Chapter.  Chapter Hickory Run NAVHDA does not and is not authorized to speak or act on behalf of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association, Inc.  The accuracy of any statements or information posted on or derived from use of this web site is not verified, and may not reasonably be relied upon.