Author Archives: Mia DiBenedetto, MNRC Communications Director

New Qualifiers for 2018 Master National

As of December 31, 2017  there are now 116 retrievers qualified to enter the 2018 Master National on October 18-28, in Roseburg, Oregon.  Hope to see you there. To view a current list of qualifiers:  Click Here  

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AKC Hunt Tests: It’s A Labs World

We thought you might be interested in seeing some numbers so far from  the 2018 Master National Qualifying Year. Beginning August 1, 2017 through December 31st there have been a total of 3,909 Master passes (data represents Master National Retriever … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2017 MNH Retrievers

Congratulations to the owners, handlers and retrievers who are first-time Master National Hunter titled dogs from Texas. These dogs have passed three Master National events! For a complete list of all MNH retrievers, Click Here Dog Name Owner Aragon’s Rio … Continue reading

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Judge Change for 2018 Master National

Master National Retriever Club is pleased to announce that John Kinard has accepted the invitation to judge at this year’s Master National.  Kinard will replace Ron Sauls who had a scheduling conflict.  Kinard will represent Region 4 in Roseburg, Oregon. … Continue reading

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AKC Hunt Test Advisory Committee Update

The American Kennel Club Hunt Test Advisory Committee is pleased to announce two new appointments to its group.  Carol Hynes and Dave Coffey have agreed to serve in this volunteer position. Carol Hynes will represent the Central Time Zone and … Continue reading

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MNRC Foundation Donates $9,600 to Canine Relief

The Foundation is pleased to report they have sent $9,600 to the American Kennel Club Canine Relief Fund to support the assistance to dog owners and their families after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Master National Retriever Club (MNRC) and … Continue reading

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2017 Chase Away K9 Cancer Video Tribute

Thank you to Cera Reusser of Chase Away K9 Cancer for honoring our lost loved ones and K9 cancer survivors in this year’s touching tribute video. Almost $4,000 was raised to help Chase Away K9 Cancer. A special thanks goes … Continue reading

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New Region 4 Director to Serve on MNRC Board

NOTE: Jeff Manuel has been appointed to the MNRC Board of Directors as Director for Region 4 for the current year. Jeff says he looks forward to working with the regional clubs and members as well as the Master National. … Continue reading

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Meet 2018 President Kevin Bunnell

The 2018 Master National will be held in Roseburg, Oregon on October 18-28 an taking the helm of our ship will be former Region IV Vice President Kevin Bunnell.  We thought you might like to get to know Kevin as … Continue reading

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Slideshow: Closing Ceremony

Thank you to everyone for participating, volunteering and attending the 2017 Master National at BigWoods on the Trinity. We hope you enjoy the rest now and look forward to seeing you October 18-22 in Roseburg, Oregon for our 2018 event. … Continue reading

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