The Jeff and Deb Hansen Center was abuzz or abark last Friday as the Cyclone Country Kennel Club held the Cyclone Agility Trial. Mary Healey, Program Assistant II for ISU Animal Science also serves as the Agility Trial Chair for the event and said, "This event brings awareness of the trials to the Ames area and we had a great turnout. There were 200 runs on Friday, 300 runs on Saturday and 300 on Sunday. Despite the heat, the dogs ran great." Read more about Dogs in Ames
Dogs of all breeds could be heard barking this afternoon in the Farm Bureau Pavilion of Kildee Hall. They were part of a class, AnS 224 Companion Animal Science that is offered every year in the Spring. Associate Professor of Animal Science, Dr. Matthew Ellinwood, said the students were learning about dog showing and the definitions of conformation, obedience and agility shows and test. Members of the Cyclone Country Kennel Club, a dog club in Ames that’s been around since the 1960’s, donated their time to help students learn the importance of dog obedience. Read more about Canines in Kildee Hall!