Bird dog competition and seminars at Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza Aug. 27-28.

By Gary R. Blockus

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After these hot August dog days of summer, it’s time to get your dog in gear.

Get your pup ready for hunting season at the 6th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza Top Dog Challenge 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton, Pa.

The timed bird-finding event is sponsored by Pheasant Valley Farm of Robesonia, Berks County and the LVHFE, Show_Imageand is open to flushers, pointers and retrievers. Trophies are awarded at the completion of the event, and the top three places will receive Cabela’s gift cards.

In addition, 

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Vietnam seminars on tap at LVHFE

The Dogs of War Vietnam Living History Group will once again set up camp at the Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza Aug. 27-28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds, Kempton, Pa.


This year, however, there will be no battle reenactment as the Dogs of War begin to focus more on educational awareness. As part of the effort, the group is showcasing the actual command Jeep used by Gen. George S. Patton IV during the conflict.


Wet going – A Marine keeps a battery pack dry as he wades through a muddy hole while on a search mission.
National Archives Identifier: 532464

“We’re doing four educational seminars throughout the show,” said Dogs of War founder Jon Showers, who was

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