2018 CWGA Working Dog Shows


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   Featuring: Cathy Rubens of Silver Hill Rottweilers


AKC Ptd Andel’s Wynd Beneath Eagle Wings, CS,CGC,TDI,BN,RN -  Wynd is a daughter of my Penny when leased and  bred to the Starry’s I-Man. Renice is a wonderful person that has dedicated hours training and volunteering! They give my spirit wings to fly!  Below are photos of her with one of the veterans as he recovered. Click the button for more of the story about Wynd.

2018 General Meeting Dates (exact dates/times TBA)

March 31-April 3 - Concord, NC
June 4 -                 Saturday night following SKC Concord, NC, annual
                              awards & BBQ at Vicky & Billy East's motorhome.
July -                     Greenville, SC
August -                Greensboro, NC
November -           Winston-Salem, NC
December -           Winston-Salem, NCType your paragraph here.

CWGA Needs Club Members to Volunteer for the following:

-NC Federation of Dog Clubs Representative
-Chair club events
-Ways and Means
-Program inventor for General Meetings

Excellent Show!   

It takes a Village and you all did it!!  Volunteers came from not only the SKC, GHKC, CWGA but also the specialty clubs were there to jump in and give us a hand. Our cluster has much to be proud of.  It has been an honor and a pleasure to work together and get to know many great people. People love to come to our shows because we give them the best. The specialty entries (Corso and Neapolitan, Havanese, Chihuahua, Doberman, Belgian Sheepdogs)  entry was impressive with dogs coming in from all over the world to attend our shows...with the Corso entry setting a record as the largest entry in their history!  

Thank you to everyone who helped in every area of our show in order to make it another great success.We had so many compliments regarding our motorhome crew and system, reserved grooming system, band Saturday night, Clinics and more. We look forward to putting on another great show for 2019!!

Cathy Rubens, CWGA President & Show Chair  

Click on the link below to read the Article written in the Working Dog Digest which is all about the 2017 Shows: winners, raffle, etc..

Trophy Donations - CWGA Working Dog Show 2018

Please support your breed's trophies for the 2018 shows in Concord, NC.  Consider trophy donation for a breed that is not covered.  This year, we will have leashes and charms offered.  

Please contact~Crystal Brooks, Trophy Chair at 828-228-4959 or email brookscdh@gmail.com


Breeder's Corner

2019 CWGA Working Dog Shows

Plans are in the works and more details to come for the 2019 CWGA Shows. Contact person and Show Chairman is Cathy Rubens, President. 


Raffle - CWGA Working Dog Show- 2018
2018 HELP NEEDED for Raffle Baskets: 

We need our members to MAKE BASKETS FOR OUR RAFFLE or donate items that we can Raffle.

We need Volunteers to sell raffle tickets.

We need Volunteers to work at the Raffle table.

This raffle is our club's BIG Fundraiser and we need ALL CWGA members to support our RAFFLE!!

Please contact Vicki East (raffle chairman) to sign up to volunteer and to donate items.

Vicki East at email:  veast0416@aol.com

The Carolina Working Group Association is a non-profit club whose members are exhibitors, judges, trainers, breeders, and fanciers of breeds that are assigned to the AKC Working Group. 

We had our founding meeting in Greenville, SC on February 14, 2009.  Since that time, we have had follow up meetings and have applied to AKC for an official name.  We have developed a constitution and by-laws, standing rules, and have held 2 fun matches and offered mentoring opportunities at shows.

We foster the working breeds in conformation, obedience, agility, tracking and other working breed events.  Encouraging sportsmanlike events is one of our founding guidelines. 

We meet 6 times annually, normally at a dog show in the Carolinas.  Visitors are welcome.  Information for future meetings can be found on our events page.   Location information can be found at the infodog.com website.

We welcome new members who are interested in the working breeds.  Membership information can be found on that page of this web site.The Carolina Working Group Association is a non-profit club whose members are exhibitors, judges, trainers, breeders, and fanciers of breeds that are assigned to the AKC Working Group. 

Welcome to the Carolina Working Group association!

Carolina Working Group Association

Serving dog breeds in the AKC Working Group


STAR Awards Program

The CWGA will have an STAR award program for all dogs who attained a new AKC (only) title during the year. Click on the blue button below for more information how to apply for the STAR Awards Program.

Congratulations to all of our 2015 STAR Award (new AKC titled) recipients.We are pleased to report a growth in our program and encourage you to begin collecting your information for 2016!  Click on the red button to view the 2015 STAR Awardees.

STAR Awards for the 2017 Year must fill out the STAR Awards Form located above(blue button).  Form must be received by April 1, 2018. 

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