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The Flat-Coated Retriever Club of Illinois, has been formed with the intent of providing Illinois Flat-Coat owners with a regular schedule of supported entries, WC/X events, and other performance, education, and training events, as well as informal social occasions. A particular focus will be opportunities for education and camaraderie involving all Flat-Coat owners regardless of show or performance experience. The Club also welcomes participation from residents of other states.

Heartworm Clinic

Friday, January 13, 2023 (All day) - Saturday, April 1, 2023 (All day)

The clinic once again is supported by the Care Animal Hospital located in Pleasant Prairie, WI.  Call 262-694-6515 to schedule an appointment.  See the attached for additional information and costs.

Shot Flyer Training Day

Saturday, April 8, 2023 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

This event will be held at the Des Plaines Conservation Area (East Grounds) in Wilmington, IL.  Anyone new to field is more than welcome.  See the attached for additional information including order form and directions.

Charlie - Flatcoat Hero

The following story is condensed from an article appearing in the November 2022 issue of Reader's Digest.

Tailfeathers Deadline


The next newsletter deadline is April 10, 2023.  Send news, brags, pictures and announcements about your dogs to

Help Wanted - Technical Support

We are seeking technical support to assist with maintaining our FCRCI website.  Duties will include completing a system software upgrade, maintenance updates and website layout/design changes.  Also, would like training/consultation to become more knowledgeable and proficient with site administration.  Must be experienced with Drupal website software.  If interested or have any recommendations, please contact Don Konrath at


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