Northern California Irish Wolfhound Club


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Slide show highlighting club activities

NCIWC is dedicated to promote the continued well being and preservation of the Irish Wolfhounds by example, and education. NCIWC  sponsors many activities for this purpose. The activities range from shows and matches, to backpacking and public venues such as Celtic fairs and Parades.

Club meetings are held six times per year. Meetings are open for all club members.

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Candid picture of the Month

Journey Hiking the long trail through the Northern California mountains.

This is for you; any club member. Add some photos in the candid section of you and your hounds.  Just upload to the web team by clicking here.

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August 25, 2018

Club Board meeting. All members are welcome and encouraged to participate. We are having the meeting at the Santa Rosa fairgrounds during the all breed Mensona dog show. the Meeting will take place 30 minutes after the Irish Wolfhounds show. We show at 10:15 am ring 5. Sonoma County Fairgrounds 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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22th Annual Celtic Festival

September 28-30, 2018

Come join us for a lot of fun; showing off our most precious Irish Wolfhounds to the public. There is a cut off date to sign up! Contact Lisa soonest if you want to go. Our hounds as you know are the best show stoppers. They like the attention too!

Contact Lisa Burr. for more information phone 707-648-1505 or cell messenger 925 -917-0717

Grass Valley Celtic fair 2014

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Conformation judges:

Ms. Liz Thornton, Mochras (Friday)

Mr. Roger Tebutt, Caredig ( Saturday)

Sweepstakes Judge: Ms. Emma Ross, cnoccarne

Obedience & Rally Judge: Ms. Linda Hause

AKC & ASFA Lure trials

Heart Study

We once again are continuing the Heart Study on our Irish Wolfhounds.  The date will be Friday, October 12th, 2018 at the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds during our Specialty.  The time will be 8am to 5pm. if you want to have your IW evaluated, please fill out the form below as soon as possible & return to:

Robin Burchett  2213 Greenbrier Street Concord, CA  94520   or email it to Robin
You do not have to be entered in the Specialty to attend the Heart Study.

2018 Heart Study – IWF info form

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New Years Day

Dillon Beach

New Years 2018 day at dillon Beach

SPECTACULAR is the word that best describes the NCIWC Annual Holiday Party at Dillon Beach !  The weather was breathtaking.  The turnout was amazing !  The food was gourmet.  The Hounds were beyond happy !   It was obviously a Club gathering as so many were wearing the 2017 Specialty Logo apparel. 
Started out with hot coffee and Bailey’s Irish Cream, hot cider, homemade cookies, muffins, and fruit.  Then, a great walk !!!   The lunch table had everything you can imagine on it, including Champagne and orange juice.  Plus, Mr. Hot Dog (Al Lum) bbq’d his famous hot dogs.  Katie Madzier brought home made potato soup that was raved about.  We were disappointed that Terry and Robin couldn’t make it because of Robin’s hospitalization, BUT, we raised our glasses and wished her a very speedy recovery.  Peggy Squires made a toast to celebrate Ken Gabriel’s ?0th Birthday.  Then, another great walk !
We had kite flying, and New Year’s hats and horns which were enjoyed by the three Da Rosa girls.  They are such an adorable threesome and it was wonderful to have them join us.
All in all, it was just a perfect way to start the New Year  !!

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It was a perfect day with fantastic hounds and their humans.

A big thank you to John & Kay Paz for a wonderful day.

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Hi: A montage video of the Irish Wolfhound Backpacking adventures sponsored by NCIWC is available. Click here for video

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