Dove Valley Working Gundog Club.


Working Tests.

Up-dated 9th May 2021.

Background photo - Steve Magennis.

Retriever Working Tests.

(Subject to Covid restrictions in force at the time)

Sponsored by Skinners.

ENTER VIA FTMS ONLY. (See note at the bottom of this page)

If you are interested in entering these Working Tests, it is imperative that you read ALL of this information
Spaniel Working Tests are limited to 28 dogs.Over that number there will be a draw.
All handlers will have two runs regardless of performance.

Retriever-Novice and Puppy Sunday 6th June
Blythe House Farm Hamstall Ridware.
by kind permission of Mr and Mrs G Astley
Judges: Vicki Stanley (B2482), Sally Morewood and Gill Awty.
Closing date for entries – May 29th

Retreiver-Open (Limited to 30 dogs) Test Sunday 12th September
Venue To Be Announced.
Judges: John Yarwood (A3484), Guy Radford (2591) other judges to be announced.
Closing date for entries – September 2nd

Entry fee for Working Tests - £10 per dog.
Payment on the day.
Please enter via FTMS in order to meet all Covid requirements.
Covid risk assessment is available at www.dovevalleygundogs.com and MUST be read so that you are aware of the rules.
Definitions for Working Tests. J(G)2
Novice. Dogs which have NOT won a Novice Working Test, or gained a 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Open Test or ANY Field Trial award, incl. COM. (excluding awards in Puppy Working Tests)
Open. Open to any dog with or without awards.

Spaniel Working Test Secretary
Kathy Robey.
Email: kathryn@dorothyclivegarden.co.uk
or phone/text 07976 804206. (evenings only)

Retriever Working Test Secretary.
Sean Farrell
Email: sean.farrell1958@gmail.com
or phone/text 07914 076355. (evenings only)

FTMS - Please do not be put off by FTMS. If you are not already a Member of FTMS it is very easy to join and once you are a Member, you can enter Tests and Trials with any Club using FTMS. The cost of joining FTMS is £5.50 per year for Working Tests only or £12.50 for Full Membership which means you can enter Field Trials too.
If you have any problems using FTMS, please contact Kathy Robey on the number above but please - EVENINGS ONLY.
If she doesn't answer it probably means she's helping another valued Dove Valley member so leave a message and she WILL call you back!

Please click here for Covid Risk Assessment

All enquiries to our Secretary, Lewis Butler.

Email generalsecretary@dovevalleygundogs.com Telephone 07947 492883.