Brody and Reggie's hunt up au naturale!!

~Photo by

Judge Joe Mazur


We have moved out of Yahoo Groups to the new Groups IO.  Looking forward to better club communication among all our members.

Cross your paws :)

FYI: This Winter/Spring, we will be moving our web page to an updated, secure format.  There will be some construction time as it is a manual transfer but we will make sure the important info is available during that time.

​​Greater Boston Area Earthdog Clubis based in Gardner MA at the Gardner Fish and Gun Club.  Our season is from May to September with two Trial weekends and a practice each month.  We have hosted a Barn Hunt for the past 5 years and are looking into other fun things to do between Earthdog events.

If you are in the New England area and are interested in joining our Earthdog Club, come to one of our events or practices or Email: John Parker  ( for more information.

Please look through our website.  Checkout our Calendar for Events and practices and pictures of our club members and guests having fun with their four footed buddies!  Membership Application is in the Files section.


Due to the Pandemic spread of the Coronavirus,

​MAY 16 & 17 EARTHDOG TESTS  and the April 18 Workday

for tunnel digging & installation has been cancelled.

The Board will post all updates of the Club's

re-scheduling and decisions via, this website and Facebook.

The Greater Boston Area Earthdog Club invites you and your dog to come try Earthdog at our Training Days!

 The Greater Boston Area Earthdog Club ( will be hosting Earthdog Training Days.  You don't have to be a member of the GBAEC to participate.  There is no charge to come and play!

     This is an opportunity to try out earth dog for the first time, to work on the "next level" before a trial, or to hone your and your dog's skills and improve comfort levels.  All levels (Intro, Junior, Senior and Master) will be available for training.

   GBAEC members, many of whom are experienced Earthdog competitors and several are Earthdog judges, will be there to assist with training and share tips. It's a super opportunity to leverage their experience and enjoy the great outdoors with your dog.

     Breeds eligible for Earthdog are generally the shorter legged terriers, Miniature Schnauzers, Dachshunds and Min Pins that can fit in the 9”h x 9”w tunnels. AKC eligible breeds can be found here:

     2020 Training Days: May 9, June 13,  July 11 and August 1.  Start time:  8:30 AM -- running order based on first come

Location:  Gardner Fish and Gun Club  (538 Clark St, Gardner, MA 01440)

Email Nancy Goldman, Training Coordinator ( if you plan to come. Provide level you want to train and breed of dog.