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Central New Mexico Brittany Club
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Providing more events for members and their Brittanys
than any ABC Club in the Southwest
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orange pin August 28, 2020  - CNMBC 2020 Fall Field Trial, October 3-4, 2020 This trial will be held approximately 9 miles West of Bernardo, NM PREMIUM (Word) and PREMIUM (pdf)

orange pin July 5, 2020  - CNMBC 2020 Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic PHOTOS

orange pin June 23, 2020  - CNMBC 2020 Summer Picnic and Business Meeting will be held July 16 beginning at 6:00 PM Please RSVP to Bill Bradford NLT July 11. EVENT FLYER ~ EVENT DIRECTIONS

orange pin May 18, 2020  - Both CNMBC 2020 Specialty Show and 2020 Sporting Dog Fanciers of NM Dog Show have been CANCELLED.   

orange pin May 1, 2020  - Four major announcemens pertaining to COVID-19 and dogs.

1. CDC Expands on Social/Physical Distancing Guidelines to Include Pets After Some Tested Positive for Coronavirus

2. AKC's new webpage aimed at helping dog owners deal with COVID-19

3. AKC has launched the AKC Rally Novice Virtual pilot program for Rally beginners to aid in training during these times of physical distancing.

4. Two AKC Pointing Dog Field Events now open in Colorado: Skyline Brittany Club Walking Field Trial May 9 & 10 AND the Vizsla Club of Colorado is hosting a double-double Hunt Test May 9 and 10  

orange pinApril 22, 2020  - Terry and Janet Chandler are conducting Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics for Dogs by INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENT at their kennesl in Las Cruces. Contact Janet Chandler on 575-382-2531 / Email: rugerheim@gmail.com

orange pin April 17, 2020  - PAVING MEMORY LANE FUNDRAISER For the Brittany Endowment Fund - a letter from Rick Smith (Word) (PDF) on behalf of the Brittany Field Trial Hall of Fame Election Committee ABC Regional Clubs

orange pinApril 17, 2020 - May CNMBC Monthly Meeting is CANCELLED due to COVID-19 Restrictions

orange pin March 25, 2020 - CNMBC Spring Walking Field Trial, April 4-5, 2020 is CANCELLED.

orange pin March 24 2020 - Thanks to all the CNMBC volunteers, Terry Chandler and his granddaughter Athena, and all the participants with new dogs and Alumni Dogs. Following social distancing and other new procedcures, we were able to train 103 dogs to stay away from rattlers! (Some 1,416 photos are being eidted for posting in the next weeks. Stay tuned.)          

orange pinFMarch 17, 2020 - CNMBC Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic for Dogs will be held as scheduled. Satuday, March 21 on the grounds of the ECIA Community Center and Sunday, March 22 on the West Mesa in Rio Rancho. NOTE: Specific instructions for handlers are posted to keep everyone SAFE!

orange pin February 17, 2020 - Westminster Dog Show Brittany Breed Judging, February 12, 2020. (Video is 27:55 in length.)

orange pin December 8, 2019 - CNMBC announces tentative dates for 2020 Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics. Pending approval from Eldorado, NM's ECIA, the clinics will be held Saturday, March 21st on the gournds of Eldorado Community Center and, on Sunday, March 22, on the West Mesa, Rio Rancho. 

orange pinDecember 1, 2019 - CNMBC Specialty Show photos  (by Vicki Northington) from event held November 2 & 3 at  Rotary Park, Bernallio, NM.

 November 22, 2019 - CNMNC December Meeting & Annual Christmas Party will be held December 7th from 5:30 p.mm. to 8:00 p.m. Our hosts will be Gail and John Tunberg, 116 Mesa Vista Rd., Corrales, NM. The club will provide meat and soft drinks; members will bring side dishes, saladas, desserts etc. (pot luck.)  Please RSVP to Bill Bradford, not later than November 30 at 867-1181 or email BillParty Flyer

October. 17, 2019 - CNMBC Specialty Show Trial will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 2 & 3. Premium (see page 4 for for directions)
Note new location Rotary Park,370 Rotarty Park Road, Bernallilo, NM.

orange pin Sept. 6, 2019 - CNMBC Fall Field Trial will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6. Premium Note new location of event grounds from south side of main dirt road to the north side. Directions in the premium.

orange pin June 18, 2019 - Photos of Bill Bradford's Kylie and Tessa in their spring success in Field Trials. (Page Link)

orange pin June 18, 2019 - What to do if your dog is bitten by a venemous snake. Article reproduced from our friends in the Skyline Brittany Club (Colorado) (Article Link)

orange pin May 26, 2019 - Photos are posted from both 2018 and 2019 Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics. URL

orange pin February 6. 2019 - CNMBC announces our 2019 Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics for Dogs: Saturday, March 9, 2019 on the grounds of the ECIA Community Center in Eldorado, NM. And Sunday, March 10, 2019 on the West Mesa in Rio Rancho, NM.

Registration Form - print & fill in

Registration eForm - fill in on line & print

Clinic information page

orange pin 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show- Watch the Brittany breed judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Show. (33:11 video).


orange pin March 21, 2018 - The American Brittany Club (ABC) has a new URL: https://www.TheAmericanBrittanyClub.org

orange pinMarch 3, 2018 - CNMNC Spring Walking Field Trial to be held April 7 - 8, 2018. To be held about nine miles west of Bernardo, NM. Premium (Word) /Premium (.pdf )

orange pin February 14, 2018 - Watch the video of the Brittanys being judged (48:09) in breed competion at the 142nd Westminster KC Show. Brittanys enter the ring at the 7:13 mark.

orange pin January 25, 2018 - - CNMBC announces dates for 2018 Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics: Saturday, April 21 in Eldorado near Santa Fe and Sunday, April 22 on the West Mesa, Rio Rancho. Webpage, with clinic information and 2018 registration form link, has been recently updated and expanded.

orange pinNovember 14, 2017 - A very heartfelt thank you to Ms. Elise Medina, manager, Eddie Bauer, 10000 Coors Blvd NW, Rio Rancho. She provided CNMBC with a significant discount on gifts CNMBC awarded at our recent Specialty Show. Thank you Eddie Bauer! Thank you Ms. Medina!

-orange pin August 23, 2017 - CNMBC Fall Field Trial for Pointing Breeds - October 6-8, 2017 To be held about nine miles west of Bernardo, NM. Premium (Word) - Premium (.pdf )

orange pinMay 2, 2017CNMBC photos from both March 25th, on the West Mesa, and March 26th, in Eldorado, Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics are now posted here.

orange pinApril 27, 2017CNMBC photos are now posted from the Saturday, March 25th RAC here. Photos from Sunday's clinics are in progress. Thousands of photos were taken at the two clinics with emphasis on the demonstrated avoidance behaviors exhibited. Shooting this year, for the first time, in bursts captures the unique nuances demonstrated. Thanks for your patience in the completion of this significant task. These photos will serve owners/handlers into the future in alerting to the presence of rattlesnakes.

orange pinMarch 26, 2017CNMBC Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics provided avoidance behaviors to 163 new dogs  and verified its effectivenss with 100% valdation by 37 returning alumni dogs in this year's two clinics. We set an all-time participation record on the West Mesa. Thanks to the CNMBC members who helped in the promotional efforts. Also a hat tip to the Sign Post throughout metro Albuquerque for really getting the work out.

orange pin February 21, 2017 - We are greatful for Dr. Shiri Hoshen's extremelly helpful presentation on first aid for your dog in the field. Value information presented in a first rate slide presentation followed by a thorough Q&A.

orange pinFebruary 15, 2017Watch the Brittanys (HD video 45:05) being judged Tuesday, February 14th at the 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

orange pin December 8, 2016 - CNMBC held our annual holiday party on Saturday, Dec. 3rd. Good times! Photos capture a bit of the fare, festivities and fun. Thank you Gail and John Tunberg for hosting a wonderful gathering!

orange pinNovember 21, 2016 - Photos taken Nov. 6th of Brittanys participating in Sport Dog Fanciers of NM show and CNMBC Specialty Show held on the grounds of the Alburquerque Balloon Fiesta Park. Photo credit - Tom Mauter, CNMBC

orange pin September 22, 2016 - Excellent video on how to groom a Brittany by Dawn Droel of Sovereign Brittanys, Marine, MN. Dawn, with Joe on video camera, demonstrates how to groom a Brittany for show, field or pet trim. (Sept 2016). [Running time: 42:18]

Linked with permission.

orange pin June 7, 2016 - The AKC just launched the brand new “I Am a Breeder” video series. The series visits four breeders at home and shows a side to breeders that the public generally does not get to see. The videos give people a behind the scenes look at the love and dedication breeders have for their dogs, and the dogs that become family pets to loving owners.

View the TRAILER of this series “I Am a Breeder” videos HERE.

I am a Breeder - Theresa Viesto - Labrador Retrievers VIDEO

I am a Breeder - Pat Flanagan - Mastiffs VIDEO

I am a Breeder - Peter Festa - English Bull Dogs VIDEO

I am a Breeder - Betsy Richards - Berger Picards VIDEO

DOGS 101 BRITTANY bonus video

orange pin June 7, 2016 - More ways to have fun with your dog! AKC introduces two new entry level agility classes, ACT 1 and ACT 2 (Agility Course Test). The classes provide shorter courses with basic obstacles that are appropriate for dogs beginning in the sport. Clubs/trainers may start holding ACT classes immediately. More information

orange pin April 26, 2016 - Photos from the CNMBC Field Trial held April 2,3.

orange pin April 12, 2015 - CNMBC Spring Walking Field Trial photos.

orange pinMarch 30, 2015 Another sucessful CNMBC Brittany Rescue stroy from Julianne L.:

Good morning Denise,

Today is the second year anniversary of my having adopted Mia, and once again I want to thank you and your colleagues for having rescued, and cared for, this lovely little girl. She is now six years old and a wonderful companion and presence in my home. While she can be excitable and always ready to run, and preferably run free, much as should, she is after all true to her breed, she is also sweet, playful, loving, reliable, and a great “house dog.”

Your work is so valuable, saving otherwise unwanted creatures, enabling dogs and folks to get together and enrich their lives.

Photos 1, 2 and 3 of Mia.

orange pinJanuary 25, 2015 - CNMBC is commited, through our Brittany rescue efforts, to find forever homes for unwanted Brittanys and preventing any Brittany in New Mexico from being put down for lack of a loving home. Here are some recent success stories of our rescued Brittanys.

orange pinDecember 14, 2014 - CNMBC annual Christmas Party was a great success. Thanks Bill for making this event happen! And a tip of the hat to wonderful staff at the Range Cafe. Event photos.

orange pinNovember 12, 2014 - CNMBC Fall Field Trial Photos taken by Guy Shelander

orange pin July 25, 2014 - Photos from this year's CNMBC annual picnic.We are very appreciative for Cathy and Dan Briand again hosting this wonderful event.

orange pin April 26, 2014 Good news! Gun Dog Supply and Loyall Pet Foods are supporting CNMBC Field Events. Their support, made possible by the efforts of club member Guy Shelander, is signifcant in enabling our club to afford to conduct field trials. The last field trial attracted 65 entries, one of the largest trials in our club's history. Your support of our sponsors makes this a win-win for all.

orange pin April 14, 2014 Photos from the CNMBC Walking Field Trialheld April 5 and 6 near Bernardo, NM.

orange pin March 9, 2014 CNMBC Field Trial photos from January 25-27, 2014 held near Bernardo, NM. Thanks to Bill Bradford for providing the photos.

orange pinDecember 31, 2013 - CNMBC Christmas party photos.

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Since 1981 we have been dedicated to:

orange pin 3 promoting cooperation and friendship among breeders and owners of Brittanys;
orange pin 2 encouraging the highest standards in breeding, training and showing of Brittanys in the field and in the show ring;
orange pin 1 preventing the breed from becoming split into groups of "field dogs" and "bench dogs" to keep it forever a "dual dog";

orange pin 1 meeting our goal of rescuing every Brittany in New Mexico and preventing Brittanys from being put down.

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Brittany videos are shared between Central New Mexico and Northern Virginia Brittany Clubs on their respective websites featuring members and their Brittanys from both clubs.

Looking to rescue a Brittany? Contact Denise Soon in Albuquerque at 505-247-8267 or via e-mail

Contact us if we can provide any information about Brittanys. Better yet,take your dog's lead and join the CNMBC - your Brittany will thank you! We look forward to you becoming part of our CNMBC family.

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