MIDWEST BORZOI CLUB, INC.

The Midwest Borzoi Club was established in 1947.  MBC is one of the few multi-state regional AKC breed clubs.  MBC is approved by the AKC to hold conformation, obedience, and lure coursing events in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin.  Membership is open to all, regardless of where you live. 

 

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     * * * Planned 2022 EVENTS * * *

Saturday, May 28, 2022 - MBC Concurrent Specialty show outdoor with the Grand Rapids kennel club all-breed show at the Kalamazoo Fairgrounds. Last minute Change to the Schedule for Saturday May 28. All borzoi judging Saturday will take place outdoors, in Ring 11. Reserved grooming is still indoors in the Expo South air conditioned area. The Grand Rapids All Breed Show's classes for Borzoi starts at 11:15, outdoors Ring 11. The MBC Potluck Lunch will take place after judging outdoors, near ring 11, estimated time 12:30. MBC Borzoi Specialty Sweepstakes now starts at 2 pm Ring 11, puppy entry 5-3, veteran entry 1-1. The MBC Specialty regular classes start at 2:30, Ring 11, entry 12-10-4-4-1. The MBC Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation will begin after judging has been completed, near Ring 11. Non-MBC members are welcome to join us for the lunch and meeting. For the Pot luck lunch, if you're coming from out of state can you please bring one of the following items: Potato chips, Nacho chips, Salsa, Crackers, Cookies, Water, Pop or Ice Tea. For those who live closer to the show can you please bring one of the following: Pasta salad, Tossed salad, Caprese salad, Cheese, Dips, Veggie tray, or Your favorite thing to make! The MBC committee will provide sandwiches, coolers and ice, paper plates, plastic silverware. By Tuesday, Please let chairman Frank Zajac know what you plan to bring, so Frank knows how many sandwiches to order.

Saturday July 23, 2022 Health Clinic at Lima kennel show grounds, 1050 N Thayer Rd, Lima, OH 45801. Saddle-Up K-9 Cryo will do Semen analysis $30, and Collection and Freezing semen, including storage until January 1, 2023 is $290. Cardiac - Dr Robert Hamlin, Auscultation $50, ECHO $225. Radiology - Dr Nathan Craddock, Hips: $260, Elbows $135, Shoulders $110, Spine $210, Trachea $110 Giant Breed fee $50 and 3 or more dog discount 10%. Eye exam $37 - Dr Bill Greentree. Dr Anne Midgarden - Thyroid $105, Patellas $25, Dentition $10, Microchips $25. Cardiac & Radiolgy are by appointment only and must be pre-paid. Other services are walk-in, pre-pay or cash only. You must print the OFA forms; no printer on site. For appointment limahealthclinic@gmail.com For PayPal limakennelclub@yahoo.com or mail check to Lima Kennel Club, 5350 Mowery Road Lima OH 45801. See flyer

Saturday August 20, 2022, starting at 9am, at the Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W Jefferson Ave, Rockwood MI 48173. Lure coursing practice, Junior Courser and Quaifier Test Runs. Conformation Fun match judged by Ginger Jones. Picnic at noon, bring a dish to share. Directions: From the North or South: Take I-75 Exit #27 to North Huron River Drive (Rockwood). Turn east (towards Lake Erie) and drive to stop sign and blinking light at West Jefferson Avenue. Turn left and drive approximately 100 feet to park entrance on right. Go to Wave Pool area. Questions: contact Jamie Bobrowski.

Saturday September 24, 2022 - Independent MBC Specialty show outdoors at Stoney Run County Park, Hebron, Indiana (Northwest Indiana, east of Crown Point). Superintendent Erie Canine Event Services. Breed Judge James Sillers (Seabury Borzoi). Sweepstakes judge Terry Ann Doane (Svershin Borzoi). Show Chairperson Judy Dennis. Trophy Chairperson Amy Balthrop. AKC Lure Coursing trial for Borzoi only after the specialty show. Lure Coursing judges Don White & Paul Kytta. Lure Operator Joe Shoemaker. Sunday, September 25, AKC Lure Coursing trial for all sighthounds, same site. Lure Coursing secretary Amy Sikula.

Saturday May 27, 2023, MBC specialty show at Kalamazoo MI. Borzoi judge Jon Titus Steele. Sweepstakes Judge Joyce Law.

MBC Specialty show at Caledonia WI August 12, 2023. Borzoi judge Prudence Hlatky. Sweepstakes judge Kristi Arnquist. Show chairperson Pam Leichtnam

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 Top 10 Finals for 2021, MBC Member Owned Borzoi

Top Obedience & Rally   (updated January 22, 2022)

Top AKC Lure Coursing   (updated January 22, 2022)

Top Conformation (for males and females, based on BOB and BOS wins)   (updated February 2022)

Top ASFA Lure Coursing   (updated January 22, 2022)

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Bulletin   (updated April 7, 2022)       MBC Constitution

MBC Code of Ethics Guidelines                Hall of Fame list   (updated June 25, 2021)

Membership Application  (pdf)     Membership  Application    (word doc)

Minutes & Reports    (updated May 1, 2022)         Officers & Directors (updated June 20, 2021)

Nominating Committee Guidelines     (updated January 31, 2020)

Show Committee Guidelines     (updated January 23, 2020)

MBC Standing Rules    (updated November 16, 2020)

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