ENGLISH SETTER SOCIETY OF WALES

39TH Championship Show

SUNDAY 8TH April 2018

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WALFORD COLLEGE CAMPUS. NORTH SHROPSHIRE COLLEGE, BASCHURCH, SHROPSHIRE SY4 2HL

Walford Campus is the Agricultural, Horticultural and Engineering Campus of the College. It is located in almost 600 acres of grounds in a beautiful rural setting, but within easy reach of large conurbations such as Birmingham and Manchester (some 60 miles) and only half an hour from the M54. The grounds include mature woodlands, new tree plantations, lakes and a rough game shoot.

 

 

Large car parks and plenty of dog exercising areas (pick up after your dogs please).

CATERING

The Campus Restaurant provides snacks and full meals at very reasonable prices and will be open all day.

There is a full-sized Sports Hall (45mx22m approx) available if we have to use indoor facilities ( mats will be used) and well mown grass rings nearby if weather is good.

How to find us

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU ALL THERE

 

 

 

 Linda Taylor our breed health coordinator, has forwarded the message below from Dr Tom Lewis Post-doctoral Quantitative Geneticist Animal Health Trust,

“As you may know, we have been involved in compiling a health survey for the Irish Setters with a particular focus on Bloat, which hopefully will mean we are able to determine how heritable this condition is. This survey is going to be online, which will considerably cut the costs and manpower required to collate the data gathered. We feel that the web is the ideal format to conduct such health surveys, and would like to extend this survey to the other Setter breeds.

Therefore, I am hoping, with the help of the Kennel Club, to generate an online health survey for English Setters. The flexibility availed by conducting surveys online means that the survey will appear tailored to English Setters once the user has indicated their dog is of this breed. “

If you have any questions or topics you would like to be put forward for inclusion, please let the secretary have them and she will forward these to Linda for her consideration.

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The Kennel Club and Royal Canin Breeder Education Seminars, which now replace the Breeders Symposium.   These 12 days of seminars are spread throughout the UK and are being held at The Royal Veterinary College – Hertfordshire (28th and 29th Sept), Bristol Veterinary School (5th and 6th Oct), Royal Dick Veterinary College – Edinburgh (19th and 20th Oct), The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science – Nottingham (2nd and 3rd Nov), the University of Liverpool (16th and 17th Nov) and the University of Glasgow (30th Nov and 1st Dec).

Full details are here   kcbreederseminars