2017 ABC National Amateur All Age Championship

     Roustabout's Eustace "T" owner by Dave Capstick and     CVK's  Spartan King "Leo" owned by Jack & Tara Alexander

Summer Camp In South Dakota 2017

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Tom Tracy Jr. Trainer and Professional Handler

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Professional bird dog handler Virginia, NE

Tom Tracy Jr has dedicated his life to mastering Bird Dogs and bird dog training in Virginia, NE, as well as walking Horses. Having a career that spans over three decades have seen much and fine-tuned his program to deliver Championship results. Tommy established his goals early and set a course to reach them. Beginning as a young boy working with his Father and other great trainers in New England. He absorbed a wealth of knowledge about bird dog training during those years. He learned what worked and had a natural instinct with the animals that many will never understand. 

Champion Ru-Jems Last Penny  who is owned  by Jerry McGee and was handled by Amateur Handler Steve Ralph

2017 ABC National All Age Championship

This years All Age National Champion was NFC/NAFC/GFC/GAFC/FC/AFC Multiple American Field Champion  and 2X Purina Dog of the Year Glade Run Irish. Irish is owned by Mr. David Webb of Valencia, PA. Irish put down a spectacular run with several limb finds with extremely dry and hot conditions. Irish rose to the challenge during his brace.

Bird dog training schools Virginia, NE

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Bird dog training Virginia, NE

Tommy training in South Dakota

Taking all of this information he headed out on his own as a pro trainer at age 17. After years of travel and campaigning in many circuits, he has finally achieved his goal of living in the Mid-West, as an accomplished dog handler in Virginia, NE. He now campaigns mainly in the Mid-West trials and has training grounds from South Dakota to South East Nebraska. Being able to work and train year round surrounded by wild birds. With thousands of acres to train on is an essential element to Cedar Valley Kennel's success. Tom's philosophy of passing his knowledge on to others shows with the quality of Amateur handlers that join him on the road. Browse through the site and decide for yourself if Cedar Valley Kennel is the place for you and your bird dog.

Starting the Fall 2018 Trial Season with a Grand Slam!                                  ABC Chicken Classic Championship ended with Cedar Valley Brittanys Champion Rev'n Gunrunner's Tilly, Runner Up Maxwell's Prickly Pete, 3rd Ru-Jems Last Penny, and 4th place Castaway Wilson!

Scenes from Summer Camp in South Dakota. Tommy overlooking the training grounds while running dogs.

2018 ABC Pheasant Classic Tommy having a find with Maxwell's Prickly Pete

Summer 2018 in South Dakota

2018 ABC Pheasant Classic Champion Maxwell's Prickly Pete

Early career win with Ortho Acres Booker T    Booker sired 2 Purina All Age Dogs  of the Year   2 X Winner CH Uncle Kracker and 2 X Winner  CH Glade Run Irish