NAHRA - North American Hunting Retriever Association
2013 NAHRA Calendars Available for just $6!
The NAHRA BOD has a limited quantity of the 2013 NAHRA Calendar for the clearance price of just $6.00. The 2013 Calendar features full color photos of NAHRA dogs in action, at play, and at home. It is a celebration of the NAHRA dogs and the NAHRA way of life. It includes a discussion of why NAHRA dogs are effective as conservation tools. Also included is Regional Map and contact information for each Club.
These extra copies would be a great for gifts to landowners that allow you or your club to train or hold NAHRA test.
Please submit orders and Payment to NAHRA,
The North American Hunting Retriever Association
"Conservation of game through the development of trained retrievers"
NAHRA’s purpose is to discover and reward dogs that can fulfill the hunter’s needs in the field by performing in a manner consistent with the demands of actual hunting conditions.
The NAHRA concept is based solely on simulating real hunting situations, both upland hunting and waterfowling. Tests are designed to simulate a day's hunt in the field. The purpose is not to confront the dog with trick problems, but rather to test the dog's natural ability and acquired training. Under the NAHRA concept, the objective is to recover the bird as quickly and efficiently as possible, to create the least amount of disturbance in the marsh and field and to give the hunter the maximum amount of time to actually take game.
Dogs are placed in five categories based on ability not age: Beginner, Started, Hunter, Intermediate, and Senior. Dogs do not compete against one another for placements, but rather their performances are judged individually against a "standard."
To Our Guests:
On behalf of the Board of Directors and the membership of the North American Hunting Retriever Association, Inc., I would like to welcome you to our website and our program.
We hope you will enjoy what you see here and maybe interest you in visiting with one of our many clubs located across the United States and Canada.
To learn a bit more about our program, our past, our people and dogs, please tour our site, or to take a look at our brochure click here (500KB PDF). To download a hi-res version for printing, click here (30MB PDF).
Thank you for visiting and please enjoy our site.