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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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April 2019
 
 

26  April

WAG Spring Camp 2019 (Scotland)
We have three superb trainers coming to WAG Spring Camp 2019 - Joanne Orrell, Jen Lewis and Nicola Garrett. All of them have represented their countries in world trials and won.
Venue: Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site, 1 South Balfern, Kirkinner, Kirkinner, Dumfries & Galloway ,DG8 9DB
Contact: For more information, see WAG Spring Camp 2019 FB Page
Contact No.: .
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/414877972324142/
EMail: annihendry@gmail.com




27  April


Measuring Session PODS (Anglesey(
KC Measuring Session being held at PODS Agility Show. Measurers Peter Roberts & Tracey Shenton
Venue: Tai Lawr, Tyn Towyn, Bryngwran, Anglesey,LL65 3SW
Contact: Tracey Shenton
Contact No.: 07880 634524



May 2019
 
 

11  May

Dr Nick Thompson Seminar (Bristol)
Join us for a day long seminar with Dr. Nick Thompson, BSc (Vet Sci) Hons, BVM&S, VetMFHom, MRCVS. Nick is a fully trained vet with over 20 years experience. This seminar will cover natural nutrition, veterinary herbal medicine, arthritis, stress, skin issues, Psycho-neuro-endocrino-immunology, care of senior dogs, and much more! We will also have a Q&A section. This event is suitable for both dog owners and professionals. We will also have books, supplements and a range of canine enrichment products available to purchase. Early bird tickets 53.89
Venue: Spielman Centre, Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bath Road, Bristol,BS4 3EW
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/1992076450870768/?ti=ia
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holistic-vet-seminar-dr-nick-thompson-tickets-55842642848
EMail: greyhoundpicnic@yahoo.co.uk



Animal Bereavement Workshop (Surrey)
This workshop is open to all animal lovers wishing to understand more about the impact of pet bereavement and loss. It may also be useful for individuals who work with owners and their pets i.e. pet minders, dog trainers, pet behaviourists, veterinary staff, rescue volunteers and riding instructors. The workshop aims to discuss the impact of pet bereavement as well as sharing a range of ways to help and support ourselves and our clients through these losses. Cost: 80 or Early Bird offer 65 before 13th April 2019.
Venue: Greyfriars Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy Centre, Hogs Back, Guildford, Surrey,GU3 1AG
Contact: Emma-Jane LaRoche BA (Hons) Counsellor
Contact No.: 01483 338151
EMail: 141counselling@gmail.com




27  May


5th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Dog Show (Oxon)
SNDogs from Swindon will be holding a fun dog show so cCome along and bring your dog. Activities and booking in from 11.00am Fun Dog Show starts at 2.00pm. Eight categories, rosettes for winning dogs and a complimentary keyring for all entrants. Cars, Motor Cycles, Commercial Vehicles, Collections, Miniature Steam, Tractors, Model Tent, Craft, Fun Fair, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, `Time out animals` and much more. Car Boot, Trade Stands, Food and Refreshments. Raffle. Parking Free. 4.00 Adults. 2.00 Concessions. Under 16`s Free (With paying adult.) Web: Site Lechlade Collectors Club or on Facebook
Venue: Langley Farm, Langley Lane, Clanfield, Bampton, West Oxfordshire,OX18 2RZ
Contact: Margaret Gruber, P.O. Box 387, Carterton, Oxon. OX18 9DL
Contact No.: 01993 843221
Website: Lechlade Collectors Club or FB
EMail: info@lechladecollectorsclub.co.uk




30  May


4th International Dog Health 3 Day Bi-Annual Workshop
This workshop event is for anyone involved in or passionate about dog health, from Breed Health Co-ordinators to vets, who wants to explore, learn, debate and connect, and importantly plan and take action collaboratively for the future health of all dogs. There are many impressive speakers presenting and opportunities for discussion, as well as connecting with other participants who are committed to making a difference for dogs.
Venue: De Vere Beaumont Estate, Old Windson, Berks,SL4 2JJ
Contact: Registration for the workshop and further information is available at https://doghealthworkshop2019.co.uk/
Website: https://doghealthworkshop2019.co.uk/
EMail: www.thekennelclub.org.uk



June 2019
 
 

1  June

Measuring at Dartford Agility Show (Essex)
A number of measurers will be available at the showground. Dogs must be at least 15 months old at the time of measure and registered with the kennel club. Intermediate measure will be an option.
Venue: Orsett Showground, Rectory Road, Orsett, Essex ,RM16 3EU
Contact: Colin Van-Chappell. You will be able to book a time at the secretary tent at the show.
EMail: colin.vanchappell@icloud.com




2  June


Measuring at Upanova Tigers Agility Show (Essex)
A number of measurers will be available at the showground. Dogs must be at least 15 months old at the time of measure and registered with the kennel club. Intermediate measure will be an option. Dogs must be at least 15 months old at the time of measure and registered with the kennel club. Intermediate measure will be an option.
Venue: Orsett Show Ground, Rectory Road, Orsett, Essex ,RM16 3EU
Contact: Colin Van-Chappell. You will be able to book a time at the secretary tent at the show.
EMail: colin.vanchappell@icloud.com




8  June


Craig Ogilvie Interactive Play at Dogs Play Centre (Essex)
Craig Ogilvie makes you the centre of your dog's world. He has spent a great deal of time training and testing working dogs in locations all across Europe. Cost: 40 for handler spot and 10 for spectators
Venue: Dogs Playcentre, Seven Saints Farm, Severals Lane Colchester, Essex,CO4 5JB
Contact: Julia sturgeon
EMail: Julia@severallsagilityschool.co.uk




11  June


KC Judging Seminar at Blackdown (Soms)
There will be a Judges Seminar will be held on Tuesday, 11th and Wednesday, 12th June at the Blackdown AS show. The cost is 95 for the 2 days. 25 to be refunded if you judge twice for Blackdown in 2020.
Venue: Buckland Farm, West Buckalnd, Wellington, Somerset,TA21 9LN
Contact: For further info and to book a place please email.
EMail: anthonybray3948@hotmail.co.uk.



KC Judges Seminar Course Design & Practical Judging
Two day seminar including KC publications, setting course of yur design using miniature equipment, practical judging experience and assessment. You must have successfully completed on-line assessment @ KC Academy before attending. Sight of certificate required. Cost: 95 including lunch and all refreshments, 25 rebate if you judge for Blackdown twice in 2020.
Venue: Blackdown Agility Show, West Buckland, Nr. Wellington, Soms ,TA21 9LN
Contact: Course lead Chris Huckle
EMail: anthonybray3948@hotmail.co.uk.




14  June


Mel Doyle Training at Dogs Play Centre ((Essex)
Young dog spot x 1. Four a group for two hours at 12.30pm to 2.30pm Cost: 37.50
Venue: Dogs Play Centre, Seven Saints Farm, Severals Lane Colchester, Essex ,CO4 5JB
Contact: Julia Sturgeon
EMail: Julia@severallsagilityschool.co.uk




15  June


Pre & Post Event K9 Massage for Agility & Sport (Hants)
In this fascinating and information packed one day workshop we teach you how to: Apply a Full Pre Event Full Body Massage to enhance your dogs performance, improve Range of Motion (ROM) and reduce the likelihood of injury and fatigue. Apply a Full Post Event Cool Down Massage to help move the metabolic by products of exercise through the system to reduce stiffness and Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). Understand how muscle works to enable the dog to produce movement. Spot when a Training Problem may be a Physical Problem. Cost: 90
Venue: Rookesbury Village Hall, Newtown, Fareham, Hampshire,PO17 6LE
Contact: Darren Worsfold at Hampshire K9 Massage Therapy
Contact No.: 07909 902244
Website: www.k9-massagetherapy.com
EMail: info@k9-massagetherapy.co.uk



July 2019
 
 

3  July

Clear Q 2 Day Skills Camp (Glos)
Day 1: Short sequences focusing on specific handling manoeuvres, pushing their understanding and execution. Day 2: Run 3 courses to test skills, then breaking each down to reward equipment skills and handling execution. Dog and Handler requirements: A good understanding of the handling system and good level of execution. Dog must be able to confidently do all pieces of equipment. Camping is a available at all venues and is included in the price of 200 per camp. Camping is a available at all venues and is included in the price of 200 per camp.
Venue: Lechlade K9, Willow Tree Farm, Downington, Fairford Road, Lechlade, Glos ,GL73DL
Contact: For more info visit web site or PM Joanne Tristram
Contact No.: ..
Website: http://clearq.co.uk/supplementary-camps/
EMail: ..




8  July


International Course Day for Handlers and Judges (Worcs)
This six hour day will use different courses with designs taken from this years EO & FCI judges. The goal of these days is for handlers to run and train on international courses, for judges to assess and learn from international course design as well as apply and improve judging skills needed. A further goal of these days is to bring competitors and judges together to bridge the gap between the two and create a more positive agility community with judges and competitors looking to improve themselves and our sport. Maximum of 12 dogs Cost for judges is 40 for the day.
Venue: Hartley Hounds, Showborough, Worces.,WR8 9LA
Contact: Please contact Greg Derrett or Lee Gibson to reserve your spot as a judge or handler.
Website: www.globaljudgingprogram.com




11  July


Agility Liaison Council Meeting (London)
Proposals for inclusion on the agenda for the next Kennel Club Agility Liaison Council meeting should reach the Agility Liaison Council Secretary by 12 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,W1W1J 8AB
Contact: All items for inclusion on the agenda should be sent to Working Dog Activities Team by post or email. A full list of Agility Liaison Council representatives can be found at https://bit.ly/2Fz8LwQ.
Contact No.: 020 7518 1028
EMail: agility@thekennelclub.org.uk



September 2019
 
 

12  September

Click to Calm with Emma Parsons (Beds)
Emma explains through PowerPoint presentation and videos, how to work with reactive dogs. This will cover: how to check them for medical issues, how to implement Effective Home Management, how to teach them a set of Default Behaviors and finally how to shape the dog's emotions through the Click To Calm technique.
Venue: Haynes Village Hall, 25 Northwood End Road, Haynes, Bedford ,MK45 3QB
Contact: Sally
Contact No.: 0800 882 4015
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




13  September


How to teach a reactive dog class with Emma Parsons (Beds)
Attendees will walk away with a 6-week Click To Calm curriculum on what to teach in the class. Also discussed will be how to make this decision, what to look for in assistants, what the physical space/equipment should be and how to break up the information so that students of any level will be successful.
Venue: Haynes Village Hall, 25 Northwood End Rd, Haynes, Bedford ,MK45 3QB
Contact: Sally
Contact No.: 0800 882 4015
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk



October 2019
 
 

19  October

Beginners Guide to K9 Massage (Hants)
Beginners Guide to Canine Massage is the perfect introduction into how dog massage can help your best friend at home! By the end of this 1 Day Workshop you will be able to give your dog a Full Body 40 Minute Swedish Massage to help loosen stiff, sore, tight muscles, improve their comfort levels and improve their sense of wellbeing. Cost 90
Venue: Rookesbury Village Hall, Newtown, Fareham, Hampshire,PO17 6LE
Contact: Hampshire K9 Massage Therapy
Contact No.: 79099 02244
Website: www.k9-massagetherapy.com
EMail: info@k9-massagetherapy.co.uk



November 2019
 
 

2  November

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: 65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com




16  November


Beginners Guide to K9 Massage Therapy (Hants)
Beginners Guide to Canine Massage is the perfect introduction into how dog massage can help your best friend at home! By the end of this 1 Day Workshop you will be able to give your dog a Full Body 40 Minute Swedish Massage to help loosen stiff, sore, tight muscles, improve their comfort levels and improve their sense of wellbeing. Cost 90
Venue: Rookesbury Village Hall, Newtown, Fareham, Hampshire ,PO17 6LE
Contact: Darren Worsfold at Hampshire K9 Massage Therapy
Contact No.: 07909 902244
Website: www.k9-massagetherapy.com
EMail: info@k9-massagetherapy.co.uk



December 2019
 
 

1  December

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: 65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com



January 2020
 
 

12  January

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: 65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com