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

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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Upcoming NCIWC Meeting Dates:

Dear Northern California Irish Wolfhound Club member,

Last call for AGM attendees! Saturday, June 23rd, starts at 12:00pm. Please join us!

If you plan to attend the meeting, please RSVP to Lisa Burr so she can make sure the restaurant is ready for us:

This event will be held at:
The Old Spaghetti Factory (meeting room is to the left of the main reception desk)
Each attendee is responsible for paying for his or her own food and beverages. Full menu and bar will be available.
Please R.S.V.P. to Lisa Burr ASAP. Let her know how many people are attending.
Lisa’s contacts: Phone: 707-648-1505, e-mail: or IM her on Facebook.

Hope to see you there!

Mary Sharkey-Christian

NCIWC Secretary

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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

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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  !!

click here for information NCIWC new years day party 2018


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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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