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Kennel Club Judges Development Programme Spring 2009

ARE YOU a judge and keen to enhance your knowledge of breeds that are part of the Judges Development Programme Schedule for Spring 2009?

Six seminars are being run between 17th March and 26th March as part of the Kennel Club’s commitment to ensuring that judges have the most up-to-date information about their breeds.
The programme is an excellent opportunity for judges to enhance their knowledge of the scheduled breeds and to benefit from the wealth of knowledge that the breed experts will be there to share. Judges wishing to attend a JDP Breed seminar must have:

lPreviously awarded CCs to at least three breeds within the relevant Group (i.e. the same group as the host Group).

• Been previously approved by the Kennel Club to Judge a Group at Championship show level.

• Been previously approved by the Kennel Club to Judge Best in Show at Championship show level.

The Kennel Club Judges Development Programme seminars will be held at the Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LZ. The schedule for the selected breeds is as follows:

Hound Group: Tuesday 17th March 2009 – The Afghan Hound. Wednesday 18th March 2009 – The Rhodesian Ridgeback. Eligible candidates should contact Shirley Rawlings on 01435 868908 or email

Utility Group: Monday 23rd March 2009 – The German Spitz. Tuesday 24th March 2009 – The Keeshond. Eligible candidates should contact Sally Kimber on 01474 814796 or email

Pastoral Group: Wednesday 25th March 2009 – The Shetland Sheepdog. Thursday 26th March 2009 – The Border Collie. Eligible candidates should contact Bob Gregory on 01477 532478 or email

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