Last Day to Register On-Line
is September 30 at 8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT. After
Friday, September 30th, you will need to register
on-site in San Diego.
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Due to a heavy demand for additional
slots in all workshops we have some additional
opens in the following:
K9 Nose Work
Click a Chick
San Diego Zoo
The number of
places in each workshop is very limited, so
call the APDT Conference Registration Office
to register for any of these workshops. Call
Due to some unexpected circumstances
we will be cancelling the Rally Savvy Workshop.
If you are currently registered for a Rally
Workshop please contact the APDT Conference
Registration Office and make changes to your
schedule, or to inform the office of the method
of receiving your refund. (Check or credit card)
Call 1-800-PET-DOGS (738-3647).
need a roommate or want to share a ride?
It could be the start of a long
beautiful friendship! Visit
our Roomshare/Rideshare page.
a Hotel Room
The Town and Country Resort just added additional rooms to the
APDT special rate block. Make your reservations directly with the hotel at
1-800-772-8527. Be sure to ask for the APDT Conference Rates of $139.
If you have special needs and
did not let us know when you registered– please
send an e-mail to
we want to be sure we are prepared to make your
conference experience a positive one. Mobility
issues are important to share with us so we
have adequate service to the Beach Party and
the Field Studies.
Dog is This?
round was the BEST yet! We had thirty-one correct
responses! You all knew that this was Brody
and his parents are Terry and Bill Ryan. In
addition to being able to skateboard, Brody
really is a "chick" magnet. Conference attendees
will get the chance to work with real chickens
at the Click-A-Chick Workshops at the Conference.
This popular and skill-packed workshop promises
to get your mind clicking! This puzzler's winner
is Samantha Mewbourne of Bolton Vet, Bolton
Connecticut. She can claim her prize at the
Now for the
nickname is Pinhead. My parents think that I'm
all girl and bad to the bone! Beauceron's cannot
be all bad. At one year old, I nurse my brother's
ears by licking them for him. My best trick
is "speedy avoidance". Mom and dad are both
trainers but dad says that they are calling
an exorcist to deal with me. All I can say is
"watch out exorcist!" Whose dog am I? There
is a bonus if you guess both of my parents.
Think you have the answers? We have more great
prizes to give away. Winners will be chosen
at random from the correct submitted answers
and announced in the next Conference Update,
winners can pick up their prizes at the conference
(prizes will NOT be
shipped to winners, you must attend the conference
to claim prize). Send your guess
firstname.lastname@example.org. Place your
answers in the Subject Line. Answers
should be submitted by Friday 10/7. Winner will
be announced Wednesday at the Conference
Foundation Auction – Volunteers Needed!!
APDT Foundation is looking for volunteers to
assist with the Annual Foundation Auction. If
you can donate some time to a good cause and
have some fun while doing it contact Kellyann
Payne, APDT Foundation Vice President at
APDT Foundation Auction Friday, October 14,
8:00pm - 10:00pm
All Auction Team Members should enjoy interacting
with auction participants & be prepared for
some fast paced fun and activity!
Check In/Check Out - The check in/check
out team are the "faces" of the auction. During
check in, the team greets guests as they arrive,
register participants who did not pre-register,
& distribute bid numbers. At check out, the
team helps retrieve winning auction items, and
may help with receipts. 4 team members needed.
Live Auction Team - 2 team members are
needed as "recorders" to note the winning bidders
as they are announced. 2 other team members
will be "runners", relaying information from
the recorders to the data entry crew.
Live Auction "Vannas" - Be the center
of attention - 4 people are needed to help display
live auction items on stage and walk through
the crowd with smaller items.
Data Entry - Data entry is the secret
center of the auction universe, where all bids
are recorded and receipts written. We need 2
team players - The data entry persons will attend
a brief pre-auction meeting to become familiar
with procedure. During the auction, our team
will enter bid information as received & write
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Box for the Last Minute Travel Tips. It is Not
too late register, we want to see all of you
in San Diego