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NEW.. Wednesday Fun Agility

WEDNESDAY evening Fun Agility – for folks who would like to do more with their dogs in the cooler hours during these hot (?) summer months. Sessions will be at our secure field in Corfe Castle, 6.00p.m. to 7.00p.m., held weekly....

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Cool Dogs on Hot Days – 12 Tips for Keeping Your Pooch Cool

The UK weather at the moment is rather hot, nice.. but hot. And keeping our dogs cool is difficult. Shame they can’t take their fur coats off! Keeping water-play sessions short is best in hot weather But there are steps we...

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Dorset Dogs Festival – Upton Country Park

Dorset Dogs Festival The Purbeck Dog Dancing team will be putting on a heelwork to music display at 2.30p.m.

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Doggie Fun = Funds for MGAR

Doggie Fun = Funds for MGAR

Jenny Allen, from Margaret Green Animal Rescue, was delighted with the £151 and the table-top full of dog toys, food and treats donated by our members at our annual Doggie Christmas Party. We’d like to say a big Thank You...

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Christmas Party and Break

Our annual dogs party will be in the hall at Sandford on Tuesday 22nd December starting at 7:00 pm. As usual it will be in aid of Margaret Green Animal Rescue. The usual class fee will be charged and will...

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KCAI Trainer of The Year Award

KCAI Trainer of The Year Award

The Kennel Club is holding their annual trainer awards event where dog handlers can nominate their dog trainers for the KCAI Trainer of The Year Award. The closing date for nominations is 12 noon on 30 October 2015. Will You...

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Dog Agility Class Update

Dog Agility Class Update

Please note that from Sunday 17th May agility classes will start a half-hour later at 11.00a.m. There have been occasions when we’ve cancelled the class because overnight rain means the field is too wet for safety and then the weather...

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Warm Weather = Hot Dogs

Warm Weather = Hot Dogs

I’ve often envied dogs their warm coats during winter, they don’t seem to be bothered too much by rain and cold winds (unless it’s a real storm). Of course we can wrap up, but things are different in the hotter,...

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Agility Classes Starting

Agility classes will start on Sunday 19th April at our secure field at Corfe Castle. Intermediate and Beginners/small dogs classes will start at 10.30a.m. Please aim to arrive about 10.15 a.m. so class can start promptly. Classes will be held...

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Dogs Visiting Wales Must Be Chipped

Dogs Visiting Wales Must Be Chipped

If you live or are planning a visit or holiday in Wales after 1st March 2015 it is a legal requirement that your dog is micro-chipped. You can read more about the legislation on the Welsh Government website. It will...

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Dog Dancing News – Two Firsts!

Dog Dancing News – Two Firsts!

You may already know that we have a page for our dog dancing on Facebook. A lot of our handlers are also part of the group called video dogs. The video dogs group was set up so that people who...

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Dangerous Dogs Act Impact

Dangerous Dogs Act Impact

The changes to the Dangerous Dogs Act, that came into force on 13th May 2014, means that we, as dog owners and handlers, need to be more aware of how other people perceive our dog’s actions. Folks who are not...

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