In addition to our monthly club meetings, we participate in several events during the year. Also, for your interest, we are listing other dog related events in our area. Guests are welcome. An RSVP to info@mnbtc.com is most appreciated but not required.

IMPORTANT NOTE: No flexible leashes allowed for your safety and that of your pet. Be sure to note our meeting locations as we work toward a regular meeting location.

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Membership Meeting

What: Monthly meeting and Essential Oils Program (Program is free, member's guests are welcome!)
Time: 1pm-3pm
Where: Agile Canines Downtown, 216 Colfax Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55405. Use the rear entrance and park in back off of 2nd Avenue between Thomas Reprographics and Downtown Dogs
Details: Dogs Welcome!!! Please remember there are no flexible leashes allowed for your safety and that of your pet.
Program: This class is an introduction to Essential Oils for Dogs and Their Humans. Come and learn some essential oil basics-what they are, why purity is important and how to use them safely and effectively for you and your dogs. We will do a drawing for door prizes as well!

Our presenters are Amy Pluth and Landon Yakovleva. Amy teaches both obedience and agility classes and is passionate about using the oils for her dogs. Landon is a doula and dog Mom with two small dogs and she uses the oils throughout her day including with her dogs.


Saturday, April 21, 2018
Membership Meeting
What: Monthly meeting

What: Monthly meeting and FREE Group Painting Class on How to Paint Portraits of Our Dogs
Time: 1pm-3pm
Where: Agile Canines Downtown, 216 Colfax Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55405. Use the rear entrance and park in back off of 2nd Avenue between Thomas Reprographics and Downtown Dogs
Details: Dogs Welcome!!! Please remember there are no flexible leashes allowed for your safety and that of your pet.


April 21-27, 2018 (BTCA Event)

2018 BTCA National Specialty Show
What: 2018 BTCA National Specialty Show Rocky Mountain Boston Terrier Club Specialty Shows

Information

Where: Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center, 15500 East 40th Avenue, Denver, CO 80239 (just 15 minutes from Denver International Airport)

Reservations may be made beginning May 1, 2017 by phone or internet.

  • Call 1-866-378-1583 or online. Be sure to use booking (group) code CTB to receive group rates and amenities.
  • Use this link to make reservations online. The link should add the booking (group) code automatically.

To receive the group rate, reservations must be made by Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Tentative Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – BTCA Agility Trials at Apex Field House 5724 Oak Street, Arvada, CO 80002 Indoors, climate controlled Astro sod with sand underneath Approx. 20 miles (22 minutes) from host hotel

Sunday, April 22, 2018 – BTCA Agility Trials at Apex Field House

Monday, April 23, 2018 – RMBTC Specialty Show at host hotel BTCA Obedience and Rally at host hotel

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – RMBTC Specialty Show at host hotel BTCA Obedience and Rally at host hotel

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – BTCA National Specialty: Sweepstakes, Futurity, Boston Terrier of the Year

Thursday, April 26, 2018 – BTCA National Specialty: Regular Classes, Junior Showmanship BTCA Annual Meeting

Friday, April 27, 2018 – BTCA National Specialty: Non-regular Classes, Best of Breed, BTCA Annual Awards Banquet


Saturday, May 5, 2018

Walk for Animals – MBTC Team Walk
Click here to join our team!
Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
What: Animal Humane Society's Walk for Animals
Where: Animal Humane Society, 845 Meadow Lane North, Golden Valley, MN 55422
Organizer/Team Captain: Kate McKee, kathleenhoganmckee@yahoo.com


Saturday, May 19, 2018
Monthly Meeting and Planned Outing Together to Enjoy the Weather
What: Monthly meeting and get together at the lake to kick of summer!
Time: 1pm-3pm
Where: Sandcastle Restaurant at Lake Nokomis, 4955 Nokomis Parkway West, Minneapolis, MN 55417. 
Details: Dogs welcome as this is an outdoor restaurant and excellent spot for dogs!
NOTE: In case of Inclement Weather we will meet at Mid Country Bank's meeting space at 7825 Washington Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55439. If we meet there please park in their ramp on the second level and someone will wait at the secure door from 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm on the 2nd level to let people in. Please note that because this is an office building we cannot have dogs in attendance due to OSHA regulations. 

Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24, 2018
Twin Cities Pride - MBTC Booth and Kissing Booth

Human and Dog Volunteers Needed- Members please watch for an e-mail on how to sign up
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday
What: Booth and Kissing Booth
Where: Loring Park, 1382 Willow Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Organizer/Primary Contact: Sharon Bright, skaybrigh@aol.com


Friday and Saturday, August 24-25, 2018
Minnesota Boston Terrier Club 2018 Annual Specialty Shows (Two shows in the same weekend)

Human Volunteers Needed- Members please watch for an e-mail on how to sign up
Judges: Friday Specialty Fred Basset and Saturday Specialty Lynn Klingle Brown 
Time: TBD – Exact times released by July 2018. There will be a picnic on Friday, August 24th after the show.
What: Specialty Shows and an opportunity for four days of Majors!
Where: Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo, MN (In conjunction with the St. Croix Valley Kennel Club)
Organizer/Primary Contact: Sharon Bright, skaybrigh@aol.com


Thursday, August 30, 2018

MN State Fair - MBTC at the Pet Center
Human and Dog Volunteers Needed- Members please watch for an e-mail on how to sign up
Time: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
What: MBTC Educational Booth at the State Fair
Where: Pet Center on Machinery Hill. Please note this year the Fair will have a NEW PET CENTER which will be behind the old Pet Center where the skateoark has been.
Organizer/Primary Contact: Barbara Bartholomew, barbarasbostons@yahoo.com


To see listings of dog shows in other states, or obedience, agility and/or rally competitions, log on to www.akc.org

The Minnesota Boston Terrier Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
P.O. Box 7459, Minneapolis, MN 55407
If you have any questions, please call 651-254-9874 or send e-mail to info@mnbtc.com.