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KC seminar for Northern Ireland


THE KENNEL Club good Citizen Dog Seminar is to go over the sea to Ireland on Sunday 29th September 2002 at the Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The seminar is specifically designed for all Good Citizen enthusiasts including Training Club co-ordinators, Training Instructors, current Scheme examiners, prospective examiners and potential Good Citizen students. Topics have been chosen which repeatedly raise the most queries and are of considerable interest to dog owners and training club representatives.

PROGRAMME
10.00 – 10.15 Registration and Refreshments; 10.15 – 10.25 Introduction - Kathryn Symns – Assistant Secretary of the Kennel Club and member of the Good Citizen Dog Scheme Working Party, will open the day’s proceedings.
10.25 – 11.05 Spirit of the Scheme: Hosting & Examining a Good Citizen Test; Most Frequently Asked Questions
Conducted by Heidi Lawrence (GCDS Manager)
11.05 –11.20 The Kennel Club – Conducted by Kathryn Symns. This presentation will cover the role of the Kennel Club.
11.20 – 12.05 Puppy Foundation Assessment: Conducted by Heidi Lawrence and will cover how to organise, understand and assess the requirements of this level.
12.05- 12.15 Tea Break
12.15 – 12.50 Bronze Award; Conducted by Mike McCartney and will cover how to organise, examine and understand the requirements of this level. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.
12.50 – 1.50 Buffet Lunch
1.50 – 2.35 Silver Award; Conducted by Heidi Lawrence and will cover how to organise, examine and understand the requirements of this level. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.
2.35 – 2.50 KC Accreditation of Dog Training Instructors Scheme; Conducted by Kathryn Symns. This short presentation will provide an update of the pilot scheme.
2.50 – 3.35 Gold Award: Conducted by Mike McCartney and will cover how to organise, examine and understand the requirements of this level. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.
3.35 – 4.00 Questions & Answers
4.00 – 4.15 Close & Afternoon Tea

Tickets for the event will cost £5 per person, which includes all refreshments, lunch, certificate of attendance and booklet of presentations. Pre-registration is necessary. Tickets will not be on sale on the day. There are limited spaces available, which will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Details from Avril Green, Good Citizen Dog Scheme, The Kennel Club, 1 Clarges Street, London, W1J 8AB.