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Agilitynet's e-vents diary is a practical guide to events of interest to agility people including workshops, seminars and training days, charity demonstrations, practice shows and important meetings such as those for the KC Agility Liaison Council.

If you have an event that may be of interest to the dog agility world, you can list it (free) on this page. Just click on the calendar on the left and then fill in the online form which will open up. (We reserve the right to exclude or remove listings at our discretion).


August 2018
 
 

20  August

August Agility Camp at Daybreak Dogs (N. Soms)
are looking to move to the next level in their training. It’s for people who are constantly striving to shave down their dogs’ times, who want to bring out the best in their individual partnership and who are willing to go that extra mile to accomplish their goals. When you sign up for this camp we’ll be in touch to find out what skill level you and your dog are currently working around. Obviously for early bird tickets this could change, so we’ll keep in contact between now and then.
Venue: Pool Farm, Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour, Clevedon, North Somerset ,BS21 6XJ
Contact: Milly Fisher, Customer Happiness Officer
Contact No.: 07968 350468
Website: www.daybreakdogs.co.uk
EMail: enquiries@daybreakdogs.co.uk




31  August


End of Summer Dog Activity Holiday (Lincs.)
3 x day holiday from 31st August- 2nd September including:- agility, rally, freestyle / tricks, scentwork, games, social walk, pub meal plus special guest instructor Heather Preece, dog photographer (featured in Your Dog magazine) on taking the perfect photo of your dog. Price also includes a photo shoot with Heather, a 10x8 inch print of your choice, plus all your food. Cost: £150 handler / £50 spectator (Accommodation not included.)
Venue: near Grantham, Lincolnshire,NG32
Contact: Christina Oxtoby
Website: www.eventdogs.co.uk
EMail: bookings@EventDogs.co.uk



September 2018
 
 

6  September

Help! My Dog's Scared of Fireworks (Kent)
A talk by Toni Shelbourne on managing your dog's stress. Covering topics such as lifestyle changes, setting an example, diversions, creating a den, comfort food, company, background noise and exercise. From 6.30-9.30. Cost: £15 per person. Early bird discount: £3 available until 31st July.
Venue: Victory Hall, Ruckinge Road, Hamstreet, Ashford, Kent,TN26 2NJ
Contact: Sandra Tomsett
Contact No.: 01233 637140
EMail: sandra@adtclub.co.uk




8  September


Rally Workshop Levels 1 & 2 (Cambs)
Rally is perfect for dogs unable to continue for whatever reason in agility, HTM, obedience etc., as well as anyone who would like to take up a new activity with their dog. The Kennel club describe Rally as - 'Rally involves you and your dog working as a team to navigate a course with numbered signs indicating different exercises to perform; think of it as a sort of 'obedience exercise obstacle course' including simple exercises.' Cost: £45 handler / £20 spectator
Venue: Sutton Bridge, (Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire border),PE12 9TB
Contact: Christina Oxtoby
Website: www.eventdogs.co.uk
EMail: bookings@EventDogs.co.uk




12  September


Running Contact Training and Generalisation Day with Lucy O'Neill (Oxon)
Generalising running contacts in new environments is one of the most important stages of the journey but can be difficult to do. This day gives young dogs the opportunity to practice their contacts in a new environment, with a variety of entry and exit options to practice (if dogs are at that level). Advice and help will also be given to handlers who are having problems or have specific areas that they wish to improve. Only £30
Venue: Merton, Oxfordshire,OX25 2NF
Contact: Lucy O'Neill
Website: https://www.facebook.com/lucy.oneill.7?hc_ref=ARToTRuELmbe2DvwZlxYql1OTONawyPDBuz__tcd3DiNnpT3EG4-8l
EMail: lucyoneill1990@gmail.com




13  September


Impulsivity and Self Control with Sian Ryan (Essex)
This one-day seminar will: consider impulsivity in dogs, why it impacts behaviour and how we can measure it. It will also look at how frustration may manifest itself in dog behaviour and how impulsivity and frustration relate to self control.
Venue: Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow, Essex ,CM6 1DG
Contact: Sally and Pauline
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




15  September


Kennel Club Sustainable Canine Seminar (Notts)
The Kennel Club will be holding a ‘Sustainable Canine’ seminar in partnership with Nottingham Trent University with lead speakers from within the dog world. It will focus on key canine topics including relationships between owners and their dogs, environmental matters, behaviour management and training, the health and wellbeing of dogs and the canine athlete. The event is open to anyone with an interest in or involvement with dogs such as dog training instructors, canine behaviourists, members of the KCAI scheme, vets etc.
Venue: Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus. Brackenhurst Lane, Southwell ,NG25 0QF
Contact: Delegates are encouraged to book early through the KC online shop, with an early bird discount price until May 9th which includes lunch and refreshments. To find out more information and book please go to the web site.
Contact No.: 01296 318540
Website: thekennelclub.org.uk/activities/sustainable-canine-seminar/
EMail: ss



Agility Instructors Course (N. Soms)
This is a two day course helping people who would like to become agility instructors. Covering things such as setting up, agility training, teaching equipment and teaching handling skills.
Venue: Orchard Farm, Kenn Road, Clevedon, Somerset. A couple of miles from M5 J20 ,BS216TT
Contact: Email preferred or phone weekday evenings
Contact No.: 01934 833525
Website: www.diamond-dog-training.co.uk
EMail: mike_of_diamonds@yahoo.co.uk




21  September


Dog Olympics 2018 (Italy)
The Dog Olympic Games, i.e. games without borders for our 4-legged friends and their handlers. This year the schedule is filled with unmissable activities for dog lovers including Agility, Obedience, Rally, Disc Dogs, Trieball and Mobility Ball.
Venue: Villaggio Olimpico Lignano Sabbiadoro, Viale Centrale, 29, 33054 Lignano Sabbiadoro,33054 LIGNAN
Contact:
Contact No.: +39 0431 409511
Website: .www.dogolympicgames.eu




22  September


YKC Sussex County Training Day
Back again with another great YKC training day, the Sussex county Dog Training Club are hosting a taster for YKC members who are new or wishing to experience different disciplines: Flyball, Agility and Obedience. open to all members aged 6-24 years. There are 20 places available and to make sure everyone has a go at everything, we will be splitting the 20 members down into two groups of 10. The cost for the day is £15 per member. If the YKC member is under 18 years of age then a parent or guardian must also attend at no additional charge.
Venue: The Dog Barn, Park Farm, Hook Lane, Aldingbourne, Near Chichester and Bognor Regis, West Sussex ,PO20 3TL
Contact: YKC, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 02075181030
Website: http://www.ykc.org.uk/content/get-involved/events-calendar/22-Sep-2018-Sussex-County/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




29  September


KC Judges Training Seminar - Course design and Practical Judging (Devon)
You need to have completed the Rules and Regs online assessment on the KC Academy before attending. Limited places available.
Venue: Bridestowe Village Hall, Devon & Rexon Stud, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon,EX20 4EW
Contact: Debs Colling
Contact No.: 01837 52166 or 078159 81180
EMail: Widefieldpets@aol.com




30  September


Canine Massage and Physiotherapy (Lincs)
Includes - sports therapy, strength and fitness, age and injury care, and gait analysis with qualified and experienced canine physio and massage therapist Merle Dekanski. Cost: £65 handler / £35 spectator
Venue: near Grantham, Lincolnshire,NG32 2AG
Contact: Christina Oxtoby
Website: www.eventdogs.co.uk
EMail: bookings@EventDogs.co.uk



October 2018
 
 

11  October

Interactive Play Skills with Craig Ogilvie (Doncaster)
Use Interactive Play to create a unique and special experience to share with your dog. This can help with:- Improving your existing play, Working motivation, Toy possession, Lack of interest in toys, Building a better relationships with your dog, Confidence building, a high value reward experience for training, communicating with your dog whilst they are stimulated, Creating an interactive experience that you can share with your dog which stimulates their body and mind and most of all having lots of fun! This event will be a 90 minute talk followed by plenty of practical demonstrations with a variety of dogs.
Venue: IDBTC, Lupine Woods, Turbary Road, Haxey Carr, Haxey, Doncaster ,DN9 2JN
Contact: Sally and Pauline
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




22  October


YKC Agility Training Day with Lee Gibson (Shrop)
The Young Kennel Club Agility training day with Lee Gibson held at Lucozade Powerleague in Shrewsbury, it’s ideal practice for those just starting to compete and members who are competing at all levels. Any member wishing to attend should be able to complete every Agility obstacle – Dog Grades 1-7. There are two sessions available. Morning Session – 10.00-1.00pm. Afternoon Session – 1.30pm – 4.30pm. A session will cost £35. If the member is under 18 years of age, then one accompanying parent/guardian must also attend at no charge.
Venue: Lucozade Powerleague Shrewsbury, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury ,SY2 6ST
Contact: YKC, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: http://www.ykc.org.uk/content/get-involved/events-calendar/22-Oct-2018-Lee-Gibson/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




27  October


Canine Massage and Physiotherapy (Lincs)
Includes - sports therapy, strength and fitness, age and injury care, and gait analysis with qualified and experienced canine physio and massage therapist Merle Dekanski. Cost: £65 handler / £35 spectator
Venue: Rayleigh, Essex,SS6 9QW
Contact: Christina Oxtoby
Website: www.eventdogs.co.uk
EMail: bookings@EventDogs.co.uk



November 2018
 
 

3  November

FCI Agility Judges Seminar (Warks)
This one day seminar is a fantastic opportunity for people to expand their knowledge and experience of judging agility in Europe. It will cover advice on officiating at FCI agility competitions, FCI agility equipment and an overview of the new 2018 FCI Agility Regs and Judges Guidelines amongst other things. The seminar will be led by Wilf Claes. Ticket prices are £60 per person until 5th April, and £80 after this date. Includes lunch. The seminar will run from 9am until 5pm.
Venue: The Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth , CV8 2LZ
Contact: Tickets can be purchased on the web site. The closing date to buy tickets is 9th October 2018.
Contact No.: vvvv
Website: www.thekennelclubshop.org.uk/products/fci-judges-seminar-2018-hosted-by-wilf-claus
EMail: vv




4  November


FCI Agility Judges Seminar (Warks)
This one day seminar is a fantastic opportunity for people to expand their knowledge and experience of judging agility in Europe. It will cover advice on officiating at FCI agility competitions, FCI agility equipment and an overview of the new 2018 FCI Agility Regs and Judges Guidelines amongst other things. The seminar will be led by Wilf Claes. Ticket prices are £60 per person until 5th April, and £80 after this date. Includes lunch. The seminar will run from 9am until 5pm.
Venue: The Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth,CV8 2LZ
Contact: Tickets can be purchased on the web site. The closing date to buy tickets is 9th October 2018.
Website: www.thekennelclubshop.org.uk/products/fci-judges-seminar-2018-hosted-by-wilf-claus



December 2018
 
 

1  December

HTM / Freestyle Choreography Day (Essex)
Everything you need to know about choreography from beginners to advanced competitors with international competitors and Crufts finalists Lucy Creek and Christina Oxtoby. Lucy has won no less than seven HTM / Freestyle Crufts Championships. For more details please see web-site. Cost: £65 / Early bird £55
Venue: Rayleigh, Essex,SS6 9QW
Contact: Christina Oxtoby
Website: www.eventdogs.co.uk
EMail: bookings@EventDogs.co.uk