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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).


February 2020
 
 

23  February

Measuring in West Sussex
Non-show environment measuring with Carol Holdsworth and Colin Van-Chappell.
Venue: Crawley, West Sussex ,CRAWLEY
Contact: Please e mail to book as spaces are limited.
EMail: Chappellcol@yahoo.co.uk




29  February


Mary Ray Cabart Fundraising Evening for Australian Bushfire Relief
Watch how Mary clicker trains her talented dogs along with competitive Obedience, Trick Training and moves. Mary is recognised as one of the most talented trainers in the works and has just returned from her latest overseas appointment in Australia. It should be a truly inspiring show. Cost £20 per person. Refreshments and buffet included. From 7pm - 10pm.
Venue: Bulkington Club for Young People, Barnacle Lane, Bulkington, Warks,CV12 9RL
Contact: For a ticket ring or email.
Contact No.: 07710 695109 (Sarah) or 07718 172075 (James)



March 2020
 
 

1  March

Trick Training with Ashleigh Butler (Essex)
Trick training £40.
Venue: Dogs Play Centre, Seven Saints Farm, Severalls Lane Colchester, Essex ,CO4 5JB
Contact: Please email Julia Sturgeon to book
EMail: Julia@severallsagilityschool.co.uk




14  March


Beginner's Guide to Canine Massage (Aberdeen)
Presented by Agnes Campan (Veterinary Physiotherapist , Clinical Canine Massage Therapist, Certified Canine Fitness Trainer, agility competitor and trainer) If you are interested to learn how to provide regular maintenance massage to your dog look no further! The beginners guide to Canine Massage Workshop, developed by the canine massage therapy center is the answer. By the end of the workshop you will have learnt the fundamentals of canine anatomy and will be able to give your dog a 40-minute full body Swedish massage to help loosen stiff, sore or tight muscles and improve your dog's sense of wellbeing.
Venue: Forgue, Huntly, Aberdeenshire,AB54 6DQ
Contact: CANINE Pawsibilities Agnes Campan
Website: www.facebook.com/canine.pawsibilities/
EMail: info@pawsibilities.co.uk




15  March


Ashleigh Butler Agility Training for Young Dogs (Essex)
There are places available on Ashleigh Butler Agility Day for 3 x young dogs under 18 months. Cost: £38 a spot
Venue: Dogs Play Centre, Seven Saints Farm, Severalls Lane Colchester, Essex ,CO45JB
Contact: Julia sturgeon
EMail: Julia@severallsagilityschool.co.uk




20  March


Warm Up and Flexibility Workshop (W. Sussex)
Do you participate in canine sporting activities? Do you understand the importance of warming up your dog before any activities, including sports? Would you like to learn how to keep your dog more flexible and in good condition? Join us for an evening where you will learn some useful warm up techniques and flexibility exercises? Workshops will run from 7pm til 9pm. Working: £20, Spectator: £10.
Venue: Loxwood Village Hall, Guildford Road, Loxwood, West Sussex,RH14 0SF
Contact: To book or for more information, email Iain Macdonald
Website: www.superflyanimalphysio.co.uk/events
EMail: iain@superflyanimalphysio.co.uk




28  March


KC Judges' Training Weekend (Staffs)
Indoor facilities - just off the M6 - so no need to worry about the weather! You must have passed the online judge's exam on the Kennel Club's Academy and provide evidence of this. Price incl. all course materials, tea/coffee & lunch each day. Cost: £150 (£50 non-refundable deposit secures place.
Venue: Butterton Grange K9 Centre, Trentham Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire,ST5 4DY
Contact: PM Nic Jones to book.
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30  March


Core Conditioning 2 Day Workshop (Northants)
2-day conditioning workshop for all competitors and trainers of canine agility. Day 1 - we will teach you our five5 assessment tools to give you an in-depth understanding of your dog's athletic condition. You will never look at your dog (or other dogs) in the same way again. Day 2 - we will teach some theory and practical exercises from our proven foundation exercise plan to create core strength, balance, flexibility and full body strength changing the way you train your dog to excel in the future. Join us to help you improve performance and reducing the risk of injury. Camping or caravan/camper available on site.
Venue: Wellingborough Rugby Football Club, Great Doddington, Northants , NN29 7TZ
Contact: Emma Overend at the Canine Conditioning Academy.
Contact No.: 079773 14138
Website: www.canineconditioiningacademy.co.uk
EMail: info@CanineConditioningAcademy.co.uk



April 2020
 
 

3  April

APDT Pet Dog Training Instructors Course - Foundation 2020 (Northants)
This course is for anyone with an interest in furthering their career as a Dog Trainer. It is run over two weekends (six days in total.) You will learn the foundations of the skills required to follow a career into dog training, including basic exercises, body language, communication and presentation skills - both Theory and Practical. Visit website for more information. Price includes full board and all meals.
Venue: Moulton College, Northampton,NN3 7RR
Contact: Contact Holly in the Office
Contact No.: 07958 264191
Website: https://www.apdt.co.uk/foundation-course
EMail: apdteducation@gmail.com



Is Your Dog Trying to Tell You Something (W. Sussex)
Do you wish your dog could tell you when they are in pain or discomfort? Would you like to know when they arenít 100%? Would you like to be able to identify when your dog has little niggles, so they can be fixed to maintain peak performance? Join us on an informative evening where I will help you to learn how to tell if your dog is in discomfort, pain or not feeling 100%. Workshops will run from 7pm til 9pm. Working: £20, Spectator: £10.
Venue: Loxwood Village Hall, Guildford Road, Loxwood, West Sussex,RH14 0SF
Contact: To book or for more information, email Ian Macdonald
Website: www.superflyanimalphysio.co.uk/events
EMail: iain@superflyanimalphysio.co.uk




4  April


The Canine Conference (E. Yorks)
This event brings together four UK speakers, all experts within their field to provide you with an informative and educational weekend. On Saturday, Louise Wilson will be talking about scent-work and Tracey McLennan will be talking about Dog to Dog Aggression. On Sunday, Linda Ryan will be talking about Fear Free Vet Visits and finally Alasdair Bunyan will be presenting his techniques for Creating and Developing Motivation Through Play. Two day ticket from £95.
Venue: Bishop Burton College, York Road, Bishop Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire,HU17 8QG
Contact:
Contact No.: 07837 443773
Website: www.pasevents.co.uk
EMail: lynda@pasevents.co.uk




18  April


Official KC Agility Judges Training Weekend
Do you know anyone who wants to become a Kennel Club approved Agility Judge, or are you a KC Judge who would like to update your skills or become a Championship Judge, or you just want to know more about the role of a judge. Why not come and train with 2018 Crufts Judge and 2020 Crufts Champ Judge Jackie Gardner on the Kennel Club comprehensive and practical weekend Judging Seminar. Jackie has over 30 years judging experience, and has trained some of our countries top judges. Fantastic, first class venue owned by Rugby DTC
Venue: Fennis Fields Farms, Little Lawford Lane, Kings Newnham, Rugby, Warks. , CV23 0JJ
Contact: If you would like to book a place please do not delay in contacting Jackie Gardner by PM as places will go fast.
Contact No.: 07787 686806
EMail: jackieagility@hotmail.com




25  April


Valgrays Fundraising Barn Dance (Surrey)
Live folk music. Cash bar. Food and drinks available. Dress: Country & Westrn. All proceeds raised will go to Valgray's Border Collie and Animal Rescue. From 7pm-10.30pm. Tickets: £!5.
Venue: Warlingham Church Hall, 399 Limpsfield Road, Warlingham, Surrey,CR6 9HA
Contact: Purchase your tickets from Valgrays Shop or online at Eventbright
Contact No.: 07786 452286
EMail: charliequinney@hotmail.com



May 2020
 
 

22  May

APDT Pet Dog Training Instructors Course - Foundation 2020 (Northants)
This course is for anyone with an interest in furthering their career as a Dog Trainer. It is run over two weekends (six days in total.) You will learn the foundations of the skills required to follow a career into dog training including basic exercises, body language, communication and Presentation - both Theory and Practical. More information Price includes full board and all meals.
Venue: Moulton College, Northampton,NN3 7RR
Contact: Contact Holly in the office
Contact No.: 07958 264191
Website: https://www.apdt.co.uk/foundation-course/
EMail: apdteducation@gmail.com



August 2020
 
 

12  August

YKC Summer Camp (Rutland)
YKC Summer Camp is perfect for members who wish to spend a holiday having fun with their dogs and fellow YKC members. Its action packed training to keep you and your dog entertained and also plenty of rest for your dog whilst you join in with team time and social activities. YKC members must be aged between 8-15 years old to attend and must attend with parent/guardian who will be onsite at all times, and the whole family is welcome. Camping onsite and access to the showground facilities.
Venue: Rutland Showground, Showground Way, Oakham, Rutland,LE15 7TW
Contact: Young Kennel Club, The Kennel CLub, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: https://www.ykc.org.uk/content/for-members/ykc-summer-camp/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




27  August


APDT Pet Dog Training Instructors course - Advanced 2020 (Northants)
This course runs over two weekends (six days total) It is for anyone that has been taking classes for over 12 months who want to improve their skills, learn new ones as well as network with like-minded people. For more information, see the website. Price includes full board and all meals.
Venue: Moulton College, Northampton,NN3 7RR
Contact: Contact Holly in the office
Contact No.: 07958 24191
Website: https://www.apdt.co.uk/advanced-course/
EMail: apdteducation@gmail.com




30  August


Measuring at Wessex Agility Show (Surrey)
Measurers will be Marie Hembrow and Lesley Olden. Places are limited so please email for a place as there will be no booking on the day.
Venue: Cranleigh Show Ground, Bookhurst Road, Cranleigh, Surrey ,GU6 7DW
Contact: To reserve a measuring time, please email.
Contact No.: x
EMail: wessexagility@gmail.com



September 2020
 
 

5  September

North East Dog Festival (Northumberland)
A beautiful countryside venue situated in stunning grounds and gardens, Kirkley Hall will be the setting for our doggy extravaganza. On top of the show you can enjoy long woodland walks, tea in the hall and even free entry into the zoo! Only a 15 minute drive from Newcastle and 30 minutes from Durham!
Venue: Kirkley Hall, Northumberland,NE20 0AQ
Contact:
Contact No.: .
Website: https://www.northeastdogfestival.com/
EMail: info@northeastdogfestival.com



October 2020
 
 

29  October

APDT Pet Dog Training Instructors Course - Part 2 2020 (Northants)
This course is for anyone who has attended one of our Foundation courses. It is run over two weekends - six days in total. You will develop your training skills, get of practical experience and learn proofing exercises as well as many new skills to enhance your training. Price includes full board and all meals.
Venue: Moulton College, Northampton,NN3 7RR
Contact: Contact Holly in the office.
Contact No.: 07958 264191
Website: https://www.apdt.co.uk/part-two-course/
EMail: apdteducation@gmail.com