With members from all over
the CT/RI/MA tri-state area, the Yankee Waterfowlers Hunting
Retriever Club offers
regular training sessions for members at a number of Connecticut's many
field trial areas.
YWFHRC also host AKC and HRC licensed hunt
tests annually, as well as other events, like our annual Singles
Championship and Pheasant Championship.
Our members are willing to
provide assistance to new retriever owners and members.
is a member of the Hunting Retriever Club, Inc (HRC), The United Kennel
Club, Inc (UKC), and the American Kennel Club, Inc (AKC).
training sessions, HRC and AKC hunt tests, and seminars that are designed to
develop the “Hunting Retriever”. We try to focus on having fun, training all
retriever breeds to participate in realistic hunt tests and preparing these
dogs for the hunting season.
The time and energy you put into your dog will
last your dog’s lifetime.
The YWHRC is a non-profit organization that was created to:
Educate handlers, breeders, owners, and the general public and to
encourage/promote quality in the breeding and field testing of hunting
Protect and advance the interest of hunting retrievers through education and
encouraging sportsmanlike participation at hunting field tests.
Conduct training sessions, sanctioned and licensed hunting dog tests under the
rules of the YWHRC, HRC and AKC.
Promote the use of trained retrievers as a conservation tool and efforts to
preserve and improve wildlife habitats.
Perpetuate the grand sport of waterfowling.
Club membership is open to persons 18 years of age and
older who are in good standing with AKC. Applicants must be sponsored by a
YWHRC member in good standing.
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