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Issue: 21/09/2018

September 22: United Sealyham Terrier Judges Panel will be holding a Breed Specific Seminar & Assessments at Baginton Hall, France's Road, Baginton, Coventry, CV8 3AB. Proposed programme: 9.15 Registration, 9.30 Talk on the Breed Standard by David Winsley, also includes Q & A, 10.30 Hands on examination of a selection of dogs, 11.30 Early lunch. 12.15 Multichoice Questionnaire, 12.40 Assessment of 5 dogs, critic writing & final placements. 14.00 Individual interviews, 15.45 Closure. Places for the assessments are on a first come basis. Cost of morning session including lunch 15, full day including assessment 30. For bookings or further information contact David Winsley: 01425 479013 or
September 30: 50 Points of a Dog Seminar with KC Accredited Trainer Mrs Wendy Hines. AM and PM sessions but places very limited, at Parkside Hall, Ampthill, MK45 2HX 20 including light refreshments, to book,
September 30: Conformation & Movement Seminar with KC Accredited Trainer Sheila Thomson held by The Scottish Siberian Husky Club at Newton Community Centre 26 Duddingston Crescent Newton Broxburn EH52 6QG West Lothain non-members 25.00 members 22.00 inc.refreshments/lunch and certificate to book contact or 07484835534
September 30: Eastbourne & DCS Seminar 'Requirements of a Dog Show Judge' with KC Accredited Trainer Christina Chapman. To be held at East Hoathly Village Hall BN8 6EQ commencing at 10am, Lunch and refreshments are included. Members 22, non-Members 25. To book or for more information please contact Ronnie Tanner 01892 652095 or
October 13: Cesky Terrier Club Breed Appreciation Day and Multiple Choice Breed Standard Exam. Corley Village Hall, Corley, Near Coventry CV7 8AZ  Breed Speaker: Harold Gay. 9.30am Registration. 10am Breed Talk. 12noon Breed Standard Exam. There will also be  an opportunity to take the KC Points of a Dog Assessment with KC Accredited Trainer Kathy Gorman at 1.30pm. Cost: Breed talk and lunch 20. Breed talk, exam and lunch 25. Breed talk, exam, lunch and Assessment 30. Assessment only 15. Contact Adrian Marett, 10 Worcester Gardens, Nailsea, Bristol BS48 4RJ or email
October 13: East Midlands Region Social Group of Irish Setters Breeders Club seminar - A presentation on the KC Judges Competency Framework by Stephen Bardwell at Collingham Old Hall, Newark Road, Collingham, Newark NG23 7RF at 1pm. 10 per ticket to include refreshments. Please contact Gill Dale 01629 580013/07974494760 email
October 14: Conformation & Movement with KC Accredited Trainer Mrs Wendy Hines at Alconbury Memorial Hall, PE28 4EQ. 25 Including lunch/refreshments to book
October 14: The Chow Chow Breed Council Breed Appreciation Day in line with the new Judges Competency Framework (JCF) being held at the Mancetter Memorial Hall, Mancetter, Warks., CV9 1QN. The day includes a talk given by Mrs Sheila Jakeman on the Chow Chow Breed Standard and the opportunity to take the Multiple Choice Breed Standard Exam which is open to all. The Breed Appreciation Day + Exam: 25.00 incl lunch. The Breed Appreciation Day without exam: 15.00 incl lunch. Registration and Refreshments: 10.00 a.m. commencing with the talk at 10.30. Following lunch Miss Linda Squires will be talking about the understanding of Pedigrees and providing guidance. Cost 10.00 including lunch. To attend both talks 25.00 inc. Lunch. Pre-bookings are required for both events. For those who wish to attend the Breed Appreciation Day (BAD) please contact the Breed Education Co-ordinator, Mrs Sue Evans on 02476 326228 or email: for an application form. Bookings for the Pedigree talk please contact the CCBC Secretary, Mrs Claire Merrion on 01480 466352 email: 
October 20: The British Briard Club Judges Seminar And Assessment at Bearley Village Hall, Bearley, CV37 0SR. Proposed programme: 9.30am: Welcome, tea and coffee. 10am: Elaboration of the Breed Standard by Darren Clarke. 11am: Questions and answers. 12-1pm: Lunch. 1pm: Written Test for assessment Candidates. 1.30pm: Hands on assessment followed by individual interview. 3pm: Afternoon refreshments. All Briard owners and persons interested in the breed, whether or not they intend to judge, are encouraged to attend the Seminar. Places for the Assessment are strictly limited on a first come basis. Contact: Max Jones, Briards, Cheddar Head, Priddy, Wells, Somerset, BA5 3BU Tel: 01749 870440 email:
October 21: Wickford, Basildon & DCS Seminar on "Requirements Of A Dog Show Judge" and the practice of Critique Writing by Christina Chapman, KC accredited Trainer. To be held at The Grange Community Centre, Little Wheatleys Chase, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 9EH. Lunch/refreshments included. Morning session (Req.Dog Sh Judge) 8.45 for 9am prompt start - 1.30pm. Lunch 1.30-2.15pm. Afternoon session (Judges Critiques) 2.15-4.45pm. Cost - First session 25.00, 15.00 for the second session, Judges Critiques. If both sessions booked, cost 35.00. Advanced bookings/payment (cash or cheque) only please. To book a place, or for more information, please contact Secretary Mrs Nicky Hughes, Aymsbury 33, Bardenville Road, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 8LL Tel 01268 695667, email
October 21: Lagotto Romagnolo Assoc Judges Training at Briars Centre, Briars Avenue, Lightwater, Surrey, GU18 5UN. Starting 9.30am Trainers - Steve Dean (C&M, am). Rob Dix (Stewarding, pm). The Conformation & Movement module is part of the three Kennel Club Judges Modules and necessary knowledge for any judge of any breed and a requirement for JCF progression. This module will be the morning session starting at 9.30am. The Stewarding seminar will be in the afternoon, starting at approximately 1.30pm. Each session will cost each candidate 25 individually, or if both sessions attended, 40 per candidate (which includes a light lunch). Refreshments provided. For details contact Ann Stephenson or 01276 471064.
October 27: York Canine Association Seminars on "Requirements of a Dog Show Judge" and "Critique Writing" by Christina Chapman, KC Accredited Trainer. To be held at Shipton Community Centre, Main Street, Shipton by Beningbrough, York, YO30 1AA. Requirements of a Dog Show Judge from 9.15 to 13.30 cost 25, Critique Writing from 14.00, cost 15. Both seminars together, cost 30, which incudes lunch. To book, or for more information contact: M W Thornton, 19 The Pastures, Dringhouses, York YO24 2JE. Tel: 07919 050636. E-mail:

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