Billingshurst Dog Training Club
Billingshurst Dog Training Club

NOTICEBOARD - to keep you up to date with BDTC

IMPORTANT DATES 2018

14th May Flyball Taster Evening 7pm

28th May Flyball Course 

23rd June 2018 BDTC Obedience Show

8th July 2018 BDTC Agility Show

 

DATES FOR AGILITY SECTION

24th April Week 6

1st May Week 7

8th May Week 8

15th May Competition Night

 

DATES FOR OBEDIENCE SECTION

9th May KC Good Citizen Bronze (mock test)

16th May Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze Test

       23rd May Beginners Course (FULL)

            25th July Beginners Course (Vacancies)    

 

NOTE: The next Beginners Course that commences on 23rd May is now FULL!

Please contact Pat Reynolds to book your place on the 25th July course.

 

For the Obedience classes Intermediate and Top classes are running alternate weeks.

 

KCGCDS Bronze Test

Elaine Heath has planned for The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze Test to take place on 16th May with the mock test on 9th May. (more details to follow)

 

 

 

FLYBALL: EVER THOUGHT OF HAVING A GO?

The Club is running a 10 week Course starting Monday, 28th May for £30.  All profits go to our charities for the year.  Flyball is fun and the dogs usually learn it quickly.  We have competitions during the Course which is run at Dedisham Manor Farm in an enclosed outdoor Riding School.  A perfect venue.  We usually run for about an hour each evening and run a Top Dog Competition on the last night for the Robin Roffey Cup  which is presented at the AGM..This year we are running a Flyball taster evening at 7 pm on Monday 14th May at the venue.  If you are interested, please contact Graham to book your place.

 

 

ONLINE PAYMENT

You can now pay your course fees and membership subscriptions online.

Sort code: 30 94 41  Account number: 01678041.

Contact Trudy at treasurer@billingshurst-dtc.org for more details.

Your forms will still need to be returned to the relevant people, i.e. Treasurer/Membership Secretary in respect of Membership Forms; Pat Reynolds in respect of Application Forms for Obedience – both pet obedience and competition obedience; Graham Reynolds for Agility.

 

 

CLUB ACHIEVEMENTS

Congratulations to Sophie Fry who has won into Grade 5 in Agility. This was achieved at the Kelluki Agility Show at Merrist Wood on 20th January. Well done Sophie.

 

CRUFTS

Well done to our club members who managed to compete at Crufts, including Katie Dalrymple with Wizz who achieved a 5th in YKC Agility Dog of the Year and 4th in under 18 jumping.  Both lovely clear rounds, but were beaten on time.  Emily Moores (who is only 10 years old) handling in the YKC show ring achieved two 2nd’s for other owners... not even her own dog. How good is that! Carly Turner achieved a 3rd in the open class while showing her Shih-tzu Dennis in the show ring. 

A special well done should also go to 14 year old Lauren Ashby (who was diagnosed in January 2017 with Hodgkins Lymphoma Stage 3), who won the Crufts Braveheart of the Year and went on to win the YKC Young Person of the Year Award 2018.

Well done everyone.

 

BDTC V ROTHER VALLEY AGILITY CLUB

On 11 February BDTC held their annual friendly agility competition against Rother Valley. Congratulations must go to the Billingshurst competitors for the excellent result of 38 (BDTC) to 25 (Rother). Well done to all of you, and thanks to all those who helped out

(More details in the next copy of 'DOG ENDS' and next Newsletter page)

 

 

KCGCDS GOLD/SILVER AWARD

Six BDTC members took the Kennel Club Good Citizen tests They were judged by Tracey Masters and all six passed. The members are listed below…

Silver:

Lesley Milne with TANSY

Richard Crew with ROBBIE

Christina Kaye with TILLY

Gold:

Liz Brendon with ISLA

Lynne Stringer with REBEL

Julia Wrathall with BRIDIE

Well done to all of you.

 

                                                                                                          

 

BDTC Charities (Amount raised last year £1600. See Charity page)

Amount raised so far £359.00

 

The charities elected last year were Sussex Caring Pets and the Medical Detection Dogs. 

The amount raised for these charities was £1600.

 

This years charities elected at the AGM are Blind Dog Rescue and Pet Blood Bank (details on the charity page).

With the help of the Working Trials contributions, Obedience and Agility tombola/raffle, weave workshop, Good Citizens award and members donations, the amount raised so far is £359.00

Thank you and keep up the good work, and please continue to support these worthwhile charities over the coming year.

 

 

FACEBOOK

Don't forget to check out the BDTC Facebook page. Just log in and contact the administrator to join the group.

 

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 Website Last Updated 19/04/2018

 

Notice Board Quote:

"If you don't own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life!"


 

 

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