At the Sea Mist Convention Center in Myrtle Beach
THURSDAY (All Seminars in the Willow Hall Downstairs)
10:-10:30am Let’s Learn to LEAVE IT! – and Training Q&A with Susan
Colflesh and Joanne Johnson Do you have training questions? We have some answers and helpful hints. Learning to “LEAVE IT!” can save your dog from injury or illness in the case of finding broken glass while on a walk, or a few scattered pills in your bathroom. Learn to teach an easy and quick “Leave It” and you’ll be bettering the communication and that incredible bond between you and your hound. Have other training questions? There’s no one way to train anything, so come with questions and see what’s worked for me over the past 25 years. Just for fun, let’s teach our dogs to bow before the Viking King and Shield Maiden this year!
10:30-11am Viking Chess – Kim Owens –
11-noon Greyhound Eyes – Jamie Elrod LVT – A fascinating glimpse into the world of veterinary ophthalmology! Learn about common Greyhound eye conditions along with what to do if you find yourself with a dog with an ocular emergency.
1-2pm TTOUCH For Dogs – Norma Ceaser. TTOUCH improves behavior,
performance, and overall well-being, and enhances your relationship with your greyhound. It activates the function of the body’s cell and awakens cellular intelligence…a little like “turning on the lights” of the body. You will learn an easy circular touch pattern that can be used on humans or animals to help heal injuries or ailments and to change undesirable habits or behaviors. It also helps establish a deeper rapport between humans and animals. TTOUCH can help with essentially all physical, emotional, and behavioral issues, including:
·Biting/Chewing *Sore Back
·Extreme Fear/Shyness *Stiffness/Inflammation
·Resistance to Grooming *Tension
·Excitability/Nervousness *Arthritis/Joint pain
·Fear of Car Rides *Problems with Aging
·Various Illnesses *Recuperation from Surgery
·Helps give your dog or horse a competitive edge in all venues.
1-7pm Ceramics Craft by I Was Fired in SC Your chance to create your own BBH souvenir. Pick out a piece of potty to paint and they will help you create the look you want. Greyhound paw prints! Greyhound Stencils! Have fun! There is a charge for the pottery depending on the piece. Create your pottery on Thursday and they will fire it and have it back for you to take home by the end of BBH. This is a drop in Craft, come whenever you want to, stay as long as you want and make as many pieces as you want. Be sure to attend the Ceramics seminar at 4pm Thursday to learn some new skills!
2-3 Lucet Braiding Workshop – Kim Owens, Amy Halliwell and Susan
3-5pm Papier-mâché Greyhounds—Sam Fulton Learn how to make a Steve Wirtz style papier-mâché sculpture! Steve is considered one of the finest Papier-mâché animal sculpture artists. Sam will be teaching the class with written instructions from Steve Wirtz, since he was not able to attend this year. Our class includes everything you need, including a Steve Wirtz, handmade greyhound frame in one of a variety of poses. Paper and glue will also be supplied. If you want your sculpture a certain color, you may bring your own craft paper or you can paint it later. You will find it is a fun and easy art project that even the most inexperience artist can accomplish. If you want a frame in a different pose a second one can be purchased for $20. Class fee is $40 and is limited to first 30 people. Must register, order extra frames and pay in advance through Paypal email@example.com. In note section: specify that it is for Papier-mâché Class and what style frame you want: Roaching, Standing, Sitting or Play Bowing Greyhound. To see examples of Steve’s art go to his facebook page https://www.facebook.com/paper.mache.madness/
4-5pm Ceramics Seminar- I Was Fired in SC (Willow Hall in Ceramics Area) Learn new techniques that will make your ceramic projects even more beautiful.
FRIDAY(All Seminars in Cypress Rooms on main level unless noted)
9:00-10am -Shark’s Teeth of the Carolinas – Dr Ashley Oliphant (Cypress
Room) Learn about shark teeth fossils and how to find them from the author of Shark Tooth Hunting on the Carolina Coast. Head to the beach access closest to the conference center for a guided shark tooth hunt, led by Dr Oliphant, from 10 to 11am, following the seminar.
10am-11am Guided Sharks Tooth Hunt with Dr Ashley Oliphant. (Beach
Access at end of street closest to conference center)Look for sharks teeth with the author of Shark Tooth Hunting on the Carolina Coast. We planned this at the best time of the day to search due to tides.
11am – noon CDB Oil for Canines Paul and Tara Noia (Cypress Room) – Tara and Paul both work in the health field and had health problems that led to months of expensive and unsuccessful treatments. They will share their, often confusing, foray into CBD products. Their research finally let them to one product, that a canine neurosurgeon helped develop to help his dog patients, that finally helped them. It also helped their greyhounds. Axl, a spooky, storm/firework/gun fire phobic greyhound, became more confident, relaxed and goofy. Jojo, their greyhound with shoulder and back pain, has shown no signs of pain in the 4 months he had been taking it. Tara and Paul have made it their mission to share their journey in hopes they can help people and their 4-legged family members live better lives. They will be vending the form of CBD oil that they found that worked best, UltraCellCBD oil from Zilis, at BBH.
2-3pm Why Are Our Greyhounds So Special? – Dr Shelley Lake(Cypress Room) Former racing trainer, current vet and adoption volunteer,
Shelley Lake will explain what the early lives of racing greyhounds are like and how it makes them who they are. Prepare yourself for lots of puppy pictures!
3-5pm Canine Conversations (Cypress Room) – Roy Scarborough, ABCMT
Dogs have an amazing language that is uniform across breeds, geographic locations and interspecies associations. All dogs know it and use it every day. In this class we will learn the “code” of this language. We will study dog’s body posturing, ritualistic behaviors and vocalizations that make up this rich language and learn how to use it to train them, modify their behavior and help them to be highly adoptable companions.
SATURDAY (Seminar in The Cypress Rooms on main level)
4-5pm Shelley Lake Greyhound Q and A (Cypress Room) Bring your questions about greyhounds health, racing, upbringing and adoption. Shelley Lake will answer them from her vast experience as a vet, former race trainer, and adoption facilitator that works closely with the Kansas Greyhound Farms.