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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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November 2017
 
 

19  November

Course Handling - Jumping (Kent)
2-4pm: One space short sequences looking at lines and handling choices. 4:30-6:30pm: Three spaces in course running G4-7. Indoor school with fabulous running surface.
Venue: Five Oaks Stables, Layhams Road, Keston, Kent,BR2 6AR
Contact: Lisa Jordan
Contact No.: 07803 503726
EMail: agilitybsd@msn.com




20  November


Agility Taster Session (Hants)
This is tghe fourth of four workshops for dogs and owners with no previous experience of agility. Come and give agility a go and see how addictive the sport can be! From 11am-12 noon. These sessions will be charged at £10 per session for newbies.
Venue: Herriard, Basingstoke, Hampshire,RG25 2PH
Contact: These are bookable as individual sessions, but must be booked in advance as spaces are strictly limited. Contact Lucy King - Paws for Success for more details.
Contact No.: 07809 375885
Website: http://www.pawsforsuccess.co.uk/agility-taster-sessions/
EMail: Lucy@pawsforsuccess.co.uk




23  November


Building Drive and Motivation for All Dog Sports with Denise Fenzi (Glos)
This two-day seminar is designed to be applicable to participants from a range of doggy disciplines. Denise will explain each of the basic drives that we use in dog training, and how to build them to a level that they can be used in training. Playing tug is discussed extensively. The discussion continues from drives to developing focus in a competition dog, with a strong emphasis on reading and reacting to your dog’s emotional state. Cost: £139
Venue: Forest Oak Farm, Purlieu, Lydney, Gloucestershire,GL15 4LN
Contact: Pauline and Sally
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




24  November


Gleniffer DTC Race Night
Gleniffer DTC are hosting a fundraiser for their Members that have qualified for Crufts 2018. Please come along, bring your friends and have a fantastic fun night finished off with a disco. Starts 19.00.
Venue: Ralston Bowling Club, Allanton Avenue, Paisley, Renfrewshire,PA1 3BL
Contact: Dawn Gilmour by FB.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=gleniffer%20dogtrainingclub
EMail: .




25  November


Talking Dogs Scent 1 - Beginners
This is your introduction to scentwork where you and your dog learn the basics. Your dog will be introduced to a specific scent and will be encourage to give an active indication (dog plays with the scented article or eats the food find rather than going still and staring or sitting in from of it.) You will learn about the scent picture, basic handling skills, free searching and blind searches. There are no pre-requisites for dogs, or handlers, attending. All welcome. Certificates for all attendees. Trainer - TDS Accredited Trainer, Linda Shearman Scent 1 10am – 4pm approx. Maximum of 10 dogs/handlers.
Venue: British Legion Club, Kingsley Road, Baginton, Warwickshire ,CV8 3AQ
Contact: Warwick Dog Training Club, Warwick, Warwickshire
Contact No.: 07891 693971
Website: www.warwickdogtrainingclub.co.uk
EMail: warwickdogtrainingclub@gmail.com




26  November


Nancy Hudson Training Days at Scrambles (Surrey)
Nancy Hudson is a brilliant trainer. She has trained many dogs, big and little, very, very successfully over many years, and is extremely experienced, with imparting her knowledge and skills to others. Sessions will be of two hours duration, maximum of eight in any group and will be divided up by age/ability of dogs. There will be one group for young and or inexperienced dogs that are still learning all the equipment, i.e can’t yet weave etc. Cost is £30.00 per training day.
Venue: Apps Court Farm, Hurst Road, Walton on Thames, Surrey,KT12 2EG
Contact:
Website: http://www.scramblesdts.com/training/
EMail: info@scramblesdts.com



Alan Bray Winter Indoor Workshop (E. Sussex)
Another great chance to be taught by one of the UK's top handlers! Alan is motivated to both dog and handler, treating each participant as an individual, picking up on their strengths and weaknesses and passing on his expertise in running all sizes of dogs. Focus on work and drive, flat work, games, recalls, send aways and transferring value for an obstacle. Four classes per day: Young Dogs, G3-5, G5-7 and Pups (6+ months.) Max 7 dogs/handlers per class. Cost: £35 per dog/handler per 2 hours. Discount available for multiple classes.
Venue: Willow Farm, Beckley, Rye, East Sussex,TN31 6SA
Contact: Private message or email Carolyn Bartelous
EMail: carolynbartelous@gmail.com




27  November


Building Drive and Motivation for All Dog Sports with Denise Fenzi (Glos)
This two-day seminar is designed to be applicable to participants from a range of doggy disciplines. Denise will explain each of the basic drives that we use in dog training, and how to build them to a level that they can be used in training. Playing tug is discussed extensively. The discussion continues from drives to developing focus in a competition dog, with a strong emphasis on reading and reacting to your dog’s emotional state. £139
Venue: IABTC, Turbary Road, Haxey Carr, Haxey, Doncaster ,DN9 2JN
Contact: Pauline and Sally
Contact No.: 01763 256917
Website: www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk



January 2018
 
 

7  January

Alan Bray Winter Indoor Workshop (E. Sussex)
Another great chance to be taught by one of the UK's top handlers! Alan is motivated to both dog and handler, treating each participant as an individual, picking up on their strengths and weaknesses and passing on his expertise in running all sizes of dogs. Focus on work and drive, flat work, games, recalls, send aways and transferring value for an obstacle. Four classes per day: Young Dogs, G3-5, G5-7 and Pups (6+ months.) Max 7 dogs/handlers per class. Cost: £35 per dog/handler per 2 hours. Discount available for multiple classes.
Venue: Willow Farm, Beckley,TN31 6SA
Contact: Private Message or email Carolyn Bartelous
EMail: carolynbartelous@gmail.com




18  January


Agility Liaison Council Meeting
The next meeting of the Kennel Club Agility Liaison Council will be held at the Kennel Club in London. Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach the Agility Liaison Council Secretary by 20th October 2017. 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: All items for inclusion on the agenda should be sent to Working Dog Activities Team by post or email.
Contact No.: -
Website: www.thekennelclub.org.uk
EMail: agility@thekennelclub.org.uk




20  January


Canine First Aid - An Overview (Hants)
An Animal Aiders First Aid Course offers you:- Up-to-date techniques taught by a Veterinary Professional or Animal Aiders Trainer High quality replica dogs to practice bandaging on A ‘resusci-dog’ to practice canine CPR Samples of first aid equipment to practice with Comprehensive course booklet to take home Certificate of Attendance AND this course aims to support the Kennel Club Accreditation Scheme for Instructors in Dog Training and Canine Behaviour (Module A2 element vi). An Animal Aiders Dog First Aid Course and Booklet covers: Basic Health Signs Wounds, Burns, Bleeding, Shock Limb problems Skin Conditions Choking Resuscitation Stomach Conditions Epilepsy Eye Injuries First Aid Situations Road Traffic Accident Electrocution Chemical Poisoning Ingested Poisoning Animal Fight Anima
Venue: Fleet, Hampshire,GU526DJ
Contact: Lucy King
Contact No.: 07809 375885
Website: http://www.pawsforsuccess.co.uk/dog-first-aid-course-with-animal-aiders/
EMail: Lucy@pawsforsuccess.co.uk




27  January


Agility Training Weekender with Shaun Hunt and Amy Lawson (Derbys)
Shaun Hunt and Amy Lawson are holding a weekend of Agility Training in Derbyshire. Saturday 27th (pm and evening) and Sunday 28th (am and pm finishing at 4pm). The weekends sessions will include British handling skills training and full course analysis / timing and decision making. The weekend is open to handlers and dogs who are able to perform full courses including weaves and contacts. The fee for the four sessions is £180 with a £40 non-refundable deposit required to secure a place. Hosted by Derbyshire Agility Centre at our fabulous indoor facility.
Venue: Derby College, Broomfield Hall Campus, Equestrian Centre, Morley, Derbyshire ,DE7 6DN
Contact: Kim Hunt, Derbyshire Agility Centre
Contact No.: 07870 575328
EMail: kim@kimhunt.co.uk



February 2018
 
 

18  February

Alan Bray Winter Indoor Workshop (E. Sussex)
Another great chance to be taught by one of the UK's top handlers! Alan is motivated to both dog and handler, treating each participant as an individual, picking up on their strengths and weaknesses and passing on his expertise in running all sizes of dogs. Focus on work and drive, flat work, games, recalls, send aways and transferring value for an obstacle. Four classes per day: Young Dogs, G3-5, G5-7 and Pups (6+ months.) Max 7 dogs/handlers per class. Cost: £35 per dog/handler per 2 hours. Discount available for multiple classes.
Venue: Willow Farm, Beckley,TN31 6SA
Contact: Private Message or email Carolyn Bartelous
EMail: carolynbartelous@gmail.com



March 2018
 
 

18  March

Alan Bray Winter Indoor Workshop (E. Sussex)
Another great chance to be taught by one of the UK's top handlers! Alan is motivated to both dog and handler, treating each participant as an individual, picking up on their strengths and weaknesses and passing on his expertise in running all sizes of dogs. Focus on work and drive, flat work, games, recalls, send aways and transferring value for an obstacle. Four classes per day: Young Dogs, G3-5, G5-7 and Pups (6+ months.) Max 7 dogs/handlers per class. Cost: £35 per dog/handler per 2 hours. Discount available for multiple classes.
Venue: Willow Farm, Beckley,TN31 6SA
Contact: Private Message or email Carolyn Bartelous
EMail: carolynbartelous@gmail.com




24  March


UK Disc Dog Association Spring Comp (Oxon)
First ever show! We welcome you to the UK Disc Dog Association Spring Show! Find out more On our web site or FaceBook. https://www.facebook.com/ukdda/. Rules here: http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation/theroolz
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Main Road, Middleton Cheney, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Enter here: http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation/events/2bd50a0e-8097-40bd-84ed-396b94bc4552 http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation
Contact No.: 07379 582540
Website: http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation
EMail: betsyboowelsford@gmail.com



Dr Nick Thompson Seminar - Raw Feeding, Natural Immunity & Auto-Immune Disease (N. Yorks)
Nick Thompson, Holistic vet, lecturer, UK raw food campaigner and pioneer is coming to North Yorkshire and giving a full day seminar. In his lectures, designed to inform and educate the beginner as much as the veteran raw feeder, Nick aims to engage with everyone to share his enthusiasm for canine health and well-being. Nick will introduce the concept of raw, with a few new ideas thrown in. He will discuss the use of raw food to help treat skin, behavioural and gut issues. He’ll introduc
Venue: Eggborough Village Hall, Selby Road, Eggbrough, North Yorkshire ,DN14 0US
Contact: For further information and a booking form, please ring Steph on m. 07946 758 534 or Lydia on m. 07599 595 917 (mob) 01757 700493 ( landline, I have call guardian so you may need to 'announce' yourself.
Contact No.: 07946 758 534
Website: Facebook: 'Dr Nick Thompson Seminar, Selby, North Yorkshire
EMail: chc.northyorkshire@gmail.com



April 2018
 
 

14  April

Agility Instructors Course (N. Soms)
A two day course for people with some experience of dog training who would like to teach agility. Day 1 - Starting agility training and teaching equipment. Day 2 -Teaching agility handling.
Venue: Orchard Farm, Kenn Road, Clevedon, North Somerset,BS216TT
Contact: Email preferred or phone evenings
Contact No.: 01934 833525
Website: www.diamond-dog-training.co.uk
EMail: mike_of_diamonds@yahoo.co.uk



June 2018
 
 

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



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