SWDC Working Test Results

12/10/2017

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Spanish Water Dog Club Working Test AV Spaniel [except ESS & Cocker]

23rd September 2017

Stapleford Shoot, Melton Mowbray, Leics By kind permission of Ralph Sturgess

Judges: Mr Martin Deacon [A2242] & Mr Chris Page

Puppy (2 runners) 1. Isfryn Peeping Tom – T Smith (WSS) 2. Valentisimo’s Vasco Balboa – N Spencer (SWD)

Novice (12 runners) 1. Cuatropatas Osana – J Johnson (SWD) 2. Glenbrows Tease – E Jones (WSS) 3. Buttermilk Wavelet at Pabiaga – T Whitehead (SWD) 4. Sh Ch Creeaark Fantastica – E Hirst (Clumber)

Open (6 runners) 1. Valentisimo’s Guerrero – N Egginton (SWD) 2. Thiandiwe Arthur Sixpence – M Sanderson (Field) 3. Isfryn Spotless at Ferderyn – D Yates (WSS) 4. Josalyn Nana Natallia – A Green (SWD)

Best Hunter: Valentisimo’s Guerrero Best in Test: Valentisimo’s Guerrero Most Promising Handler: E Jones (Glenbrows Tease)

Photographs by Joy Middleton, copyright held by Joy Middleton, if you would like any copies please email variaredogs@gmail.com

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2017 Breed Seminar

30/08/2017

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The Spanish Water Dog Club

BREED SPECIFIC AND SHOW JUDGES SEMINAR

SUNDAY 26th NOVEMBER 2017

Whether you already own, are thinking of owning or are just interested in Spanish Water Dogs this is the Seminar to attend, packed with interesting facts about the History of the Breed. Did you know its ancestors were thought to be brought to the South Iberian Peninsula, from North Africa, by Turkish merchants around 1110AD?

We explain how to care for that famous wooly coat, the does and don’ts of its presentation. We will cover the BREED STANDARD in depth and you will have lots of chances to discuss, have hands on, together with lots of Q & A time regarding the breed specifics, from our breed experts.

Optional written exam and hands on assessment for aspiring judges.

Venue: Stretton Village Hall,

Main Road, Stretton, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 6EW

9.30am – 4.30pm  Refreshments and lunch provided 

Booking FORM: DOWNLOAD HERE

Any questions please let us know.

Kind Regards Nigel Egginton, Secretary, Spanish Water Dog Club.

SWDC Working Test – 23rd Sept 2017

08/08/2017

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The Spanish Water Dog Club is holding its second Working Test event:

When: 23rd September 2017 Start: arrive for 9:30am for 10am prompt start Location: Steepleford Shoot, Keepers Cottage, Holygate Road, Stapleford, Melton Mowbray, Leics, LE14 2SG Judges: Mr M Deacon (A Panal – 2242) & Mrs C Paige.

Facilities: Hard ground car parking, £5.00 butty (egg or bacon) with endless tea and coffee, Keepers Cottage with toilet facilities to keep warm and dry (should it be raining), Sponsorship and goodies from tails.com, keepsake trophies, rosettes & a Raffle.

Schedule: DOWNLOAD HERE

Entry Form: Word Version – DOWNLOAD HERE JPEG Version – DOWNLOAD HERE

We have some lovely Trophies for: Best in Test Best Hunter Best Puppy Most Promising

Looking for sponsorship, if you would be interested in sponsoring a Trophy and have your details/name/affix engraved on the cups they are £80.00 please get in touch.

Any questions please contact: Joy Middleton jmiddleton@spanishwaterdogclub.co.uk

Two Gundog Events for SWD ‘s

15/06/2017

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Two great gundog events, where Spanish Water Dogs are very welcome to attend by invitation from the Sussex Spaniel Club

Event: SSA Training Day on Live Game Date: Saturday 7th October Location: East Morden Wareham Dorset BH20 7DL Cost: £25 per dog

Limited spaces for 16 dogs, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

By kind Permission of Mr Stephen Harrison. For further Details and Booking information contact Ian Smith at ids167@yahoo.com

Event: SSA Field Trial All Aged (AV Spaniel except Cocker & ESS) Date: Monday 13th November Location: Evesham Cost: £30 per dog

By kind Permission of Mr and Mrs Onens. Schedule and Booking form available from Ian Smith at ids167@yahoo.com

Nigel Egginton, Secretary, Spanish Water Club

Entries Close for First SWDC Champ Show 2017

13/06/2017

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The online entries for the historic, first ever Spanish Water Dog Club Championship Show close on 19.06.2017 you can enter online at Higham Press. We are lucky to have the top Spanish Judge José María Pinero Lopez judging this special day.

Highampress

This should be a great day celebrating 25 years of the breed in the UK. So please don’t forget to enter, or it will be too late. If you would like to come along to watch as well the show takes place on the 29th June in Windsor.

You can also make a day of it, as there is also Windsor Championship show on the same day, of which entries are due now. So please don’t forget to enter at Highampress

We are so lucky to have received sponsorship from Trophies and Medals R4us and can’t thank Paul Lambert enough for his donations of high quality hip flasks for every class winner. So you have a chance to win lovely celebratory rosettes, keepsake trophies, hip flasks not forgetting the stunning high quality new perpetual trophies kindly sponsored by very generous club members. It will be great to see as many of you as possible attend in this historic day for the breed. We will also have a cash raffle and merchandise on sale.

https://trophiesandmedals.r4us.com/ are proud sponsors of the Spanish Water Dog Club

Kind Regards Nigel Egginton, Secretary, Spanish Water Dog Club.