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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.

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May 2018
 
 

29  May

Measuring at Laura Wyllie Dog Training (Northants)
Measuring session with Donna Lewis and Hannah Lyon will take place from 7pm. Dogs must be KC registered, and at least 15 months old if Small or Medium. KC Record Books available £1.50
Venue: Dodford Village Hall, nr Weedon, Northampton ,NN7 4SY
Contact: Email Laura Wylie to book a time slot.
EMail: laura_wyllie@btinternet.com



June 2018
 
 

8  June

VET Festival 2018 (Surrey)
It's the only CPD event where learning, fun and the outdoors combine to leave you educated, inspired and re-energised. It features international pioneering speakers offer practical, clinically relevant advice for any one involved in companion veterinary practice.
Venue: Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey,GU3 1HS
Contact: View the 14 stream conference programme and book now at the web site. Talk to Kara Hiscox sponsorship and exhibiting.
Contact No.: 01483 791777
Website: www.vetfestival.co.uk
EMail: KHiscox@fitzallmedia.com



Hoopers at The Patch - Handling (N. Ireland)
Hayley Laches, founder of Canine Hoopers UK, will be launching this new sport in Northern Ireland at The Patch. Hoopers is a fast and exciting challenge, suitable for all dogs. Hoops, instead of jumps + cones, tunnels and barrels. With flowing courses for distance handling. With opportunity to take CHUK Good Hoopers Bronze Award. Only nine places available.
Venue: The Patch, Ballyrainey Road, Comber,BT23 5JU
Contact: Ronnie McAleese
Contact No.: 07840 280276




9  June


Hoopers at The Patch - Training for Trainers (N. Ireland)
Hayley Laches, founder of Canine Hoopers UK, will be launching this new sport in Northern Ireland at The Patch. CHUK Level 1 accredited training and Exam.
Venue: The Patch, Ballyrainey Road, Comber,BT23 5JU
Contact: Ronnie McAleese
Contact No.: 07840 280276




15  June


Canine Body Language with Brenda Aloff (Berks)
A two-day seminar (15th and 16th June 2018) covering: learning how to read various signals, sorting out their meanings and using Canine Body Language in your everyday interactions with your dog to enhance your training.
Venue: Basildon Village Hall & Recreation Ground, Bethesda Street, Upper Basildon, Near Reading, Berks ,RG8 8NU
Contact: Pauline and Sally
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




16  June


Measuring at Golden Valley (Worcs)
Measuring session.
Venue: Top Barn Farm Worcester,WR6 6NH
Contact: Marilyn Wiseham
Contact No.: 01874 658311
EMail: marilyn. wiseham@btinternet.com



T.Touch Workshop at K9 Classroom (Shrops)
The K9 Classroom is proud to be hosting Rachel Jackson, a level 3 T.Touch practitioner as she presents a day workshop teaching the benefits of T.Touch in training and handling our dogs. This workshop is open to pet professionals and pet owners alike and is limited to 8 working places. Working spaces cost £70.00, spectator places available at £30. Tickets will include refreshments and homemade cake!
Venue: Mereside Community Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire,SY2 6LH
Contact: Please contact Shelagh Markham or Karen Roberts
EMail: thek9classroom@gmail.com




17  June


Measuring at Warerunners
The measurers will be Barrie Harvey & Tracey Masters. Second measure information: If your dog requires a second measurement then it needs to be done by different people, so please check beforehand that Barrie or Tracey did not do the first one. You do not have to be entered in the show to book.
Venue: Hunters Lodge Riding Centre (field), Selsey Road, Hunston, Nr Chichester, W. Sussex,PO20 1NR
Contact: Bookings for measuring can be done online, the details are on our website
Contact No.: 020
Website: https://www.waverunnersagility.co.uk/june-show
EMail: karen.fuller@gmx.com




18  June


Canine Body Language with Brenda Aloff (Wigan)
A two-day seminar (18th and 19th June 2018) covering: learning how to read various signals, sorting out their meanings and using Canine Body Language in your everyday interactions with your dog to enhance your training.
Venue: Britannia Wigan Hotel, Almond Brook Road, Standish, Wigan ,WN6 0SR
Contact: Pauline and Sally
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




21  June


Canine Body Language with Brenda Aloff (Herts)
A two-day seminar (21st and 22nd June 2018) covering: learning how to read various signals, sorting out their meanings and using Canine Body Language in your everyday interactions with your dog to enhance your training.
Venue: Fowlmere Village Hall, Chrishall Rd, Fowlmere, Royston, Herts ,SG8 7RY
Contact: Pauline and Sally
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




25  June


June Agility Camp at Daybreak Dogs (N. Soms)
This camp is designed for agility competitors who 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




29  June


The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society Fun Dog Show
There will be a fun dog show running, a hurdle competition and have a go agility for man's best friend to take part in. The Lamb Shack will be in attendance to provide you with delicious food. We have Melody Fisher Photography taking pictures at the event and stalls for you to browse, not only this but it will also be one of our open days so the resident horses and ponies will be in for you to meet and greet. We are currentl
Venue: Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex,SS16 4UH
Contact:
Contact No.: 01268 584603
Website: www.ehpps.org.uk
EMail: leigh@ehpps.org.uk



July 2018
 
 

1  July

Craig Ogilvie Interactive Play Workshop (Shrops)
The K9 Classroom is excited to welcome Craig Ogilvie back to Shropshire for a day of amazing play workshops. The day is split into three sessions, each lasting for two hours and containing no more than six dogs. Working places are £45 for handler and one dog and spectator places are available and cost £15. Refreshments available and you are welcome to stay and watch the other sessions. Great venue.
Venue: Dorrington Village Hall, The Maitlands, Dorrington, Near Shrewsbury, Shropshire ,SY5 7LD
Contact: Please contact Shelagh Markham or Karen Roberts
EMail: thek9classroom@gmail.com




7  July


Making Your Dog Training Classes Fun & Effective with Kamal Fernandez (Berks)
Find out how, in this one-day seminar, to motivate people to put in the time and effort to carry out the training outside the classroom.
Venue: Hampstead Norreys Village Hall, Newbury Hill, Hampstead Norreys, Berks.,RG18 0TR
Contact: Sally and Pauline
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk



YKC Summer Dog Training Weekend (Cambs)
At the YKC East of England Dog Training Weekend - The YKC will have lots of activities for members to try out including Agility, Handling, Obedience, Rally and Heelwork to Music. You can come along just for the day or camp and stay the weekend. There will also be a mini social programme throughout the day, which will give dogs a chance to rest and members an opportunity to get to know one another. The weekend is open for all Young Kennel Club members. The cost of training and social activities is £35 per member per day.
Venue: East Of England Agricultural Society, East of England Showground, Peterborough, Cambs. ,PE2 6XE
Contact: To book or for more information, contat YKC, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB. For this event day places are available or you can attend all weekend.
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: http://www.ykc.org.uk/content/get-involved/events-calendar/07-Jul-2018-East-Of-England-Activity-Week
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




8  July


Shaping Skills with Kamal Fernandez (Berks)
This one-day seminar goes through how to shape behaviour, what to show and how to plan a 'shaping' session. It also covers other elements a dog needs for this training, such as dealing with failure and frustration, variable schedules of reinforcement, labelling cues, what the click actually means and much more.
Venue: Hampstead Norreys Village Hall, Newbury Hill, Hampstead Norreys, Berks.,RG18 0TR
Contact: Sally and Pauline
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




12  July


Agility Liaison Council Meeting
Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach the Agility Liaison Council Secretary by Friday 13th April. Each eligible society or an individual may submit items for the agenda, through a council representative. Proposals must be concise and, if an amendment or an additional regulation is proposed, the regulation number must be given. All submissions must be signed by the society/individual and the representative.
Venue: The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London ,W1J 8AB
Contact: Working Dogs Activities Tea,
Website: www.thekennelclub.org.uk
EMail: agility@thekennelclub.org.uk




15  July


BCC of GB Heath & Wellbeing Seminar (Warks)
The Border Collie Club of GB is pleased to announce our first Health & Wellbeing Seminar. Keynote speakers - Chirag Patel on Rethinking Dog Training and Toni Shelbourne on Functional Canine Enrichment. Also featuring the PUPscan Team, KC Health Team and BCC Breed Health Co-ordinator on Introduction to genetics and the RVC Team on exciting new projects in epilepsy research. Eye-testing and DNA clinics. From 9.30am, -4.30pm
Venue: KC Building, West Hall, Stoneleigh Park, Warks,CV8 2LZ
Contact: Places are limited so early booking essential. Please email the Secretary Anita Gowing
Website: //www.bordercollieclub.com/index.html
EMail: bccgb@outlook.com




20  July


SKC and YKC Summer Dog Training Weekend (Scotland)
This activity weekend will take place from Friday 20th till Sunday 22nd July 2018 and is open to joint SKC & YKC members. The activity weekend will feature dog training for multiple disciplines and a social programme throughout the day and evening. The weekend is open for all Young Kennel Club members and Scottish Kennel Club Junior members and the cost for camping, training and social activities is £120 per member. For this event, day places are not available. Spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis. Parent/Guardian must attend with under 18's.
Venue: Errol Airfield, Bridgend of Carse, Errol, Perth ,PH2 7TB
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/ykc-and-skc-weekend-camp/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




22  July


Measuring at Sherborne Vale Show (Soms)
A measuring session will take place at the Sherborne Vale DTC show (details on AgilityNet show diary and club website). Measurers will be Julia Sutton-Vane and Tracy Sowden. Measuring will take place around lunchtime. If you are looking for a second measure and either of us have measured your dog before, we cannot measure it again
Venue: The Sports Field Somerset, Mead Road, Ilchester, Yeovil, Somerset,BA22 8NZ
Contact: Please contact Tracy to book a slot. Please only ring between 5.30pm and 8.30pm
Contact No.: 01963 34198
Website: http://www.sherbornevaledtc.co.uk
EMail: tms.kc.measuring@gmail.com




23  July


Canine Conditioning Academy 2 Day Foundation Workshop (Northants)
For everyone from top flight Agility trainers to enthusiastic owners and their beginner dogs. Fun, informative and safe. Learn why the starting point to true fitness and long lasting musculoskeletal health for your dogs is foundation core training. Switch On Your Dog’s CORE. Fire your dog's muscles correctly for maximum effect to gain peak strength, proprioception, flexibility and balance. On this course you will learn how to assess your dog’s posture and joint mobility; you will be confident to use our CCA assessment tools, static and dynamic and specific. Camping permitted, no electric.
Venue: Wellingborough Rugby Football Club, Cut Throat Lane, Wellingborough ,NN29 7TZ
Contact: CanineConditioning Academy website, and our Facebook page. Please see our reviews. If you come on this course you will not look at your dogs in the same way again.
Contact No.: 07958 656119
Website: www.canineconditioningacademy.co.uk
EMail: info@canineconditioningacademy.co.uk




28  July


Happy Tails Camp 2018 (Wales)
Every year over 100 dog owners and their 4 legged friends get together for great beach and woodland walks to raise money for small dog rescue / charities that need help. We have a dog show. In the evening, there is partying, bingo and bbq etc. Lots of fun and the dogs are lead free throughout the camp. A real great holiday to join in and make new friends.
Venue: Pembrey Country Park, Pembrey, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire,SA16 0EJ
Contact: Leanne Jones
Contact No.: 07401 455485




29  July


EHPPS Dog Fun SHow & Open Day (Essex)
The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society will be holding a fun dog show running, a hurdle competition and 'have a go agility' for man's best friend to take part in. The Lamb Shack will be in attendance to provide you with delicious food. We have Melody Fisher Photography taking pictures. as well as stalls for you to browse, and a meet and greet with our resifent horses and onies. From 10:00–16:00.
Venue: Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex,SS16 4UH
Contact: Email for more information.
EMail: leigh@ehpps.org.uk



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



September 2018
 
 

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



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



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