Established in 1935, the Manitoba Gun Dog Association Inc. is an organization with a long and colorful history. We are proud to be one of the premier field trialing and hunt test clubs in North America. Numerous field trial champions have risen from our ranks through the years.

WELCOME TO THE MGDA

Preserving Working Retrievers since 1935

Fellowship and Mentorship to help you train your retriever for hunting, field trials, hunt tests and/or working certificate tests

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Conserve game by hunting with a trained retriever

Fellowship and Mentorship to help you train your retriever for hunting, field trials, hunt tests and/or working certificate tests

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2021 MGDA Executive

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MATT MUTCHESON

President

Matt is an avid duck hunter.

"Over and off a point, or back to the truck"

Jazz has her QFTR and Bella is a QFTR & MH

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DEWAYNE HAY

1st Vice President

Dewayne loves all aspects of the Gun Dog game.  He can often be seen at the grounds training for either Field Trials or Hunt Tests.  Dewayne is an active member who is involved with ensuring the improvement of our beautiful grounds.  Not only is he a participant at events, but he is also a judge.  Dewayne has a soft spot for Golden Retrievers. When not training his dogs, Dewayne likes to head north and prepare meals for his moose hunting pals. 

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BLAKE HASIUK

2nd Vice President

Blake is a waterfowl hunter who competes with his dogs in Field Trials, Hunt Tests, and Working Certificates.  He is also a judge and an active volunteer within the MGDA

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BOB NORRIS

Past President

Now a life member, Bob has been with the MGDA since 1975.  He has made a lot of great friends and has some really good memories to share.  Ifyou hunt, this is the club to join to learn to train your dog to be a wonderful hunting partner.  If you want to compete in hunt tests or field trials, we own the best grounds in Canada.  Come and check us out.

Please contact us with any questions you have!

Thank you for your interest with the MGDA.

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CARRIE WHENHAM

Secretary

When Carrie is not on the soccer field, she is in the other field with her dogs Benelli, Avery and Lily, assisting with their training and volunteering with the club's website and events.

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HELEN HASIUK

Treasurer

Helen has been a member of the club the past couple of years.  She has been secretary for a number of hunt tests ans is an accountant by profession.  She is also a committee member of the upcoming 2021 National at our grounds.  You will find here out on the grounds most weekends in the spring and summer helping her hubby train their four labs.

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GAIL KOMADOSKI

Director

Gail has been a member of the MGDA for 32 years.  She is a mentor, handler, judge.  She has competed at the national level twice and was a finalist at the Saskatoon National.

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CHARLIE ROSS

Director

Charlie has been training dogs since he was 17 years old.  He has a love for water fowl hunting and has been an active volunteer as a judge, an executive member, and has competed at the national level.  He is looking forward to the MGDA host the upcoming Canadian National Open on our grounds in September.

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GEOFF PLOUFFE

Director

Geoff has been in the gun dog game since 1987.  Geoff loves to hunt water fowl.  Geoff's passion is Hunt Tests, which allows his dogs to be in great shape for hunting.  Geoff participated in the Canadian National Master Hunt Test in 2019, and was successful in qualifying with his dog Tikka.

MEDIE ROBINSON

Director

Medie is the Canadian Open National 2021 Chairperson which will be held at our very own grounds this coming September.  She is also a judge at the upcoming Canadian National Amateur in Iron Bridge Ontario.  Medie has a love for all  aspects of Gun Dogs and is an active volunteer.  Her passion is contagious!

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