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Important RSVC Dates

December 6th - remember to RSVP to the Holiday Party

December 7th -

  • Socialization and Obedience Class at Born to Run (13811 S. Val Vista Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85296) starting at 8:30 AM.              
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) testing. Please bring your dog's AKC information and $15 fee
  • Versatility Tests in Conformation; Please fill out test entry form and bring $6 fee per test per dog
  • Versatility Tests in Obedience: Please fill out test entry form and bring $6 fee per test per dog

Questions about Versatility tests? Contact RSVC Versatility Chairman Donna Coulter-Karis at

December 13th - Canine Good Citizen Testing at the Mehagians at 9 AM - Bring your AKC info and $15 fee

January 17th - Hunt Test Seminar - Learn how to become a judge and also many tips on running your dogs in Hunt Tests 9am - 5 pm  A flyer will be coming. with more info and cost.
February 7th 2015 - RSVC Show Specialty - Premium list will be emailed  and on the website
March 13 / 14 2015   Hunt Test - all info will be announced and premium will be mailed.
At least 3 Hunt Training dates will be scheduled prior to the Hunt Test.  - Dates to be announced.
April 18th 2015 -Awards Banquet Saturday 4 pm - Phoenix Country Club Invitations will be sent.

RSVC 2015 Calendars

The RSVC 2015 Calendars, featuring the winning photos for this year's contest are available for order. Calendars will be available for pick-­‐up at the Holiday Party at the Kirkpatricks in December or can be shipped for an additional $5.  Oder form can be found here.                      


Training, Socialization, Canine Good Citizen Class

The next set of Versatility tests will be held at the final meeting of the RSVC East Valley Socialization and Obedience class on Sunday, DECEMBER 7th, 2014 at Born to Run (13811 S. Val Vista Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85296), starting at 8:30 AM. Versatility tests will be offered in both Conformation and Obedience. For more information on these tests, please visit the VCA web site ( or email

Tracey Sosna, RSVC Merchandise chairman, will also bring the latest in RSVC and Vizsla merchandise to the December 7th class. Please stop by to pick up your tee shirts, hats, jackets, cups, bumper stickers and more! Contact Tracey at if you are interested in a specific item.

Just a reminder that dog illness such as Parvo is a very real threat. To protect our vizsla loves, we want to remind everyone that ALL dogs and puppies attending RSVC events MUST be current on their vaccinations.

RSVC Fido Bags Put to Use 

Here is a nice article from the Payson Roundup that mentions the fido bags that our club donated.


July 2014 RSVC Newsletter

 The July 2014 RSVC Newsletter is available here.

 Archived copies of past newsletters can be found here.

Please enjoy the July issue of the Rio Salado Vizsla Club Newsletter. This month's edition features several interesting articles including xylitol toxicity in dogs, the art of good sportsmanship, an introduction to the Wirehaired Vizsla, a review of the VCA's Field Versatility Test, and a very funny article on what your dog would text you if he/she could! The Newsletter also includes the results of the CGC tests administered in May, the results of our Specialty in June, and a write up of the RSVC Awards Banquet and Silent Auction. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this month's Newsletter, including those of you who submitted photos and brags for "That's My Vizsla" and "Brags and Cries."
    Please send in your submissions to "That's My Vizsla" and "Brags and Cries" at any time. The deadline for the next newsletter is October 20th, 2014. If you take photos at an RSVC event, please consider emailing them to me at for inclusion in an upcoming issue. Suggestions for articles are always welcome.