Canada del Oro Kennel Club of Tucson, Arizona


George Alston

Author of


An Intensive two-day All-Breed Handling Clinic

March 13 & 14, 1999 9:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Rodeway Inn Event Center 1365 W. Grant Road at I-10 Tucson, AZ (520) 622-7791

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who has ever lost to a lesser dog in the confirmation show ring!

Regardless of whether you are competing for the winner's points, the best of breed, the group, or BEST IN SHOW, this clinic can help you sharpen your Winning Edge!

Clinic will include tips on:

This clinic is designed to teach participants how to handle dogs - it is important that the dog be at least one year old and ring experience. A participant may alternate two dogs. Mr. Alston, will work with each class for an hour on an alternating schedule.

There will be competition at the end of the seminar for BEST HANDLER and MOST IMPROVED in each class. These two winners will compete for BEST OVERALL HANDLER at the seminar and BEST IN SHOW rosettes will be awarded.

Each participant should wear appropriate "show clothes" such as rubber sole shoes and have a show lead and collar.

Course Levels:

Beginning - Limit 20 People

Advanced - Limit 20 People

Observers - Unlimited


Observer $115 ($135 after Feb 15, 1999)

Participant (Beginning or advanced) $155 ($175 after Feb 15, 1999)


Three Payment Plan: ( 1st Dec 1, 1998 2nd Jan 15, 1999 3rd Feb 15, 1999 )

Observer $40 Participant $55


A limited number of rooms have been reserved for this event at the Rodeway Inn. Rates are $58.00 per night and dogs are gladly accepted. Please make your reservations by 3/5/99 to get the special rate. Tell the reservations clerk you are with CDO Kennel Club.

More About George Alston

Most people have never had the opportunity to train under this top East Coast handier. George has won over 200 Best in Shows and 600 Groups Firsts in his career. He is also the author of The Winning Edge a comprehensive book on handling Pure Bred Show Dogs.

His students absolutely Rave about his handling techniques, the helpful hints and his many 'secret tips' to help you show your dog at it's very best. George Alston has been conducting his sell-out handling clinics all over the United States and we at CDO Kennel Club are pleased to announce that he is coming to Tucson, Arizona in March of 1999.

Mr. Alston is a demanding teacher. He calls it like he sees it and makes no bones about his comments. Bring a tough skin and a desire to learn. If you do - you will come away with… THE WINNING EDGE

For more information, call Casey Kilcullen-Steiner at (520) 743-3731 or