GPCSO Club Events

The Great Pyrenees Club of Southern Ontario ( GPCSO ) is host to, or participates in, many events throughout the year. Both social and competitive, these events allow members to catch up on the latest news and to show their dogs to win those most sought after points towards Championship status.

But it’s not all formal competition. There are relaxing times as well with informal get-togethers for the Pyrs and their owners. You don't have to be involved in showing your dog to enjoy membership in GPCSO.

2022 GPCSO Annual General Meeting

Bring your big white, meet some old friends,
and make new ones on this mingle
and
walk at the AGM!

Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022

AGM: 11:00 to 12:00 p.m.

Mingle and Dog Walk: 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Carol's at 5039 - 4th Line, Erin, Ontario, L7J 2L8

Remember to sign up for your membership.  You will find more information just by clicking on the link. It's not required to come to the walk, but we just want to make you aware of it.

Spring Walk
Sunday June 26, 2022

Please join me in my pool! Everyone welcome.

The Spring Walk is on this year!

Date:  Sunday June 26, 2022, rain or shine

Time:  12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Venue: 4th Line - 5039, Erin, Ontario K6H 2K7

Come join the fun in meeting like-minded people, and a whole lot of big whites!

The farm is built for Pyrs. There are large fenced areas in which your well-behaved pup can run and play. If your dog needs time out, there are some big pens in which they can rest.

12:00 p.m. - Event opens

1:00 p.m. - Lunch (Bring your own lunch)

After lunch - The Walk through Carol's farm

During the day the following proceeds will help Pyrs in need:

Silent Auction

Draw: This will be for a beautiful quilt generously donated by Nancy Gilbert.

Bake Sale:        Bring your favourite home-made baked good(s)
                         to sell on the baked goods table. Buy some, too.

Raffle: This is one of two Pyr pendants created by Susan Shaw who has produced a line of Pyr jewelry. 

Raffle: This is the second of two pendants created by Susan Shaw.

 Events for 2020

Spring Walk

 *CANCELLED*

Please join the fun! Everyone welcome.

The date has been tentatively set for, rain or shine, for June 6, 2020.

Date and time: June 6, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Venue:              

Everyone welcome!

This farm is built for the big white fluffies. There are large fenced areas in which your well-behaved pup can run and play. If your dogs need time out, there are some big pens in which they can rest. There is also an outbuilding which will provide protection from the elements if required.

10:00 a.m.      TBD - Canine Good Neighbour Testing. See what this is all       
                       about at this link.

12:00 p.m.      The main event opens.

1:00 p.m.        Potluck Lunch. Bring your favourite dish to share.

After lunch:     The Spring Walk

During the day the following proceeds will help Pyrs in need:

Silent Auction: Great Pyrenees print amongst other items.

Bake Sale:        Bring your favourite home-made baked good(s)
                         to sell on the baked goods table. Buy some, too.

Talos' Treats:   All kinds of home-made dehydrated treats such as
                         liver, heart, chicken feet and more.

Tricks:              Check out Anne's tricks demonstration.

                         Show off your dog’s 15 tricks to achieve your
                         novice title. Accessories provided. - $5.00 

         These are examples of some of the tricks you can show off:

  • Paws up on an object. 
  • Come. 
  • Down.
  • Find the hidden treats.
  • Focus.
  • Hug.
  • Hide ’n seek. 
  • Leave it.
  • Catch.
  • Muffin tin game.
  • Sit.
  • Stack.
  • Spin.
  • Stay.
  • Loose leash walking 30 ft.
  • Which hand.
  • Wobble board. Tunnel.
  • Walking through a ladder.
  • Jump over a bar.
We hope to see you there!

Events for 2019

Annual General Meeting
Sunday, September 15, 2019

Come join the fun with your big white(s)!

We look forward to seeing you there.

RAIN or SHINE

Venue: 

You can let your well-behaved dog(s) have a good run and play in the well-fenced areas. There are also big pens where you can give your dog some time out. 

It's well-treed and there is an big out building to get out of the elements.


10:00 a.m. Good Canine Neighbour Testing - All Breeds  - $30 for members

11:00 a.m. Annual General Meeting

1:00  p.m.  Potluck Barbecue - Bring your favourite dish to share.


Following the barbecue will be the walk through Carol's beautiful property.

Throughout the day will be the following activities. The proceeds help make it possible to bring dogs into our care.

Silent Auction

Quilt Raffle: A beautiful quilt made by Nancy Gilbert. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10.

Talos' Treats:   All kinds of home-made dehydrated treats such as
                         liver, heart, and chicken feet.

Annual Spring Walk
May 26, 2019

Please join the fun! Everyone welcome.

The date has been set, rain or shine, for May 26, 2019.

Date and time: May 26, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Venue:              

Everyone welcome!

This farm is built for the big white fluffies. There are large fenced areas in which your well-behaved pup can run and play. If your dogs need time out, there are some big pens in which they can rest. There is also an outbuilding which will provide protection from the elements if required.

* Proof of rabies required.*

10:00 a.m.      Canine Good Neighbour Testing. See what this is all       
                       about at this link.

12:00 p.m.      The main event opens.

1:00 p.m.        Potluck Lunch. Bring your favourite dish to share.

After lunch:     The Spring Walk

During the day the following proceeds will help Pyrs in need:

Silent Auction: Includes a woven scarf made of 50% Pyr coat.

Bake Sale:        Bring your favourite home-made baked good(s)
                         to sell on the baked goods table. Buy some, too.

Talos' Treats:   All kinds of home-made dehydrated treats such as
                         liver, heart, and chicken feet.

Tricks:              $5.00 - Show off your dog’s 15 tricks to achieve your
                         novice title. Accessories provided.

         These are examples of some of the tricks you can show off:

  • Paws up on an object. 
  • Come. 
  • Down.
  • Find the hidden treats.
  • Focus.
  • Hug.
  • Hide ’n seek. 
  • Leave it.
  • Catch.
  • Muffin tin game.
  • Sit.
  • Stack.
  • Spin.
  • Stay.
  • Loose leash walking 30 ft.
  • Which hand.
  • Wobble board. Tunnel.
  • Walking through a ladder.
  • Jump over a bar.

We hope to see you there!

Events for 2018

Annual General Meeting
Sunday, September 2, 2018

Please join the fun! 

Mark the date in your calendars. We hope to see you there!

Everyone welcome!

This farm is built for the big white fluffies. There are large fenced areas in which your well-behaved pup can run and play. If your dogs need time out, there are some big pens in which they can rest. There is also an outbuilding which will provide protection from the elements if required.

Silent Auction

Talos' Dehydrated Treats

and much more


12:00

Annual General Meeting

12:30

Potluck Barbecue (bring your favourite dish)


Following the barbecue:

The Walk through beautiful fields and forest.

* The proceeds from the silent auction and sales of other goods go to help the rescue dogs in our care.*



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Past GPCSO Events


2006 and 2007 Events

We all know that wherever you go, with so many beautiful Great Pyrs around, cameras are never far away. So here’s where you will find Great Pyrenees photos from past events in 2006 and 2007.

2008 GPCSO Events

2008 was a great year for the club. To see some of our activities, go here.

2009 GPCSO Events

Want to see why 2009 was such a fantastic year? Here's your link to our 2009 events.

2010 GPCSO Events

GPCSO was very busy with its 2010 events. Why not take a look here.

2011 GPCSO Events

GPCSO was very busy with its 2011 events. Why not take a look here.

2012 GPCSO Events

GPCSO was very busy with its 2012 events. Why not take a look here. 

2013 GPCSO Events

Check out the 2013 events here.

2014 GPSO Events

Check out the 2014 events here.


No matter what the event, people meeting a Great Pyr for the first time always ask questions. Do you know what the most frequently asked questions are? We solve that mystery here.


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