Agility training to resume in September

Agility training to restart in September

Since Covid-19 restrictions began to ease, we have been taking quite a few enquiries about when our agility classes will be resuming. We are currently working out the best way to do this, taking into account the current restrictions and guidelines. We do know that club classes will not look quite the same as they did when we left them …

Summer training update

Lune Valley veterans dog agility

The agility show season is in full swing and various members are away on holiday or at an agility camp, or both! So, our next training sessions will be: Competition night: Tuesday 4th September Normal training classes resume: Tuesday 11th September See you all again soon!

Gorsgoch Agility Demonstration

Gorsgoch Dog Agility 2018

Jo has kindly organised another demonstration/fun competition for us at the Gorsgoch Agricultural Show. If you are not competing at the KC show at Builth Wells on the same weekend, this is a great opportunity to train or run your dog in an outside environment with all of the distractions that an agricultural show can throw at you, including a …

May Competition Night

Due to unforeseen circumstances, May’s “Competition Night” will be on Monday 30th April as the venue has become unavailable on Tuesday 1st May. Please accept our apologies for the short notice change and we hope to see you there.

Run and Train Day with Running Paws

Run and Train event information

Running Paws are holding a ‘Run & Train’ day at the Celaeron Equestrian Centre on Saturday 24th March 2018 (view map here). Ceri, Mary and David will be setting 3 full courses for you to run  – 2 agility and 1 jumping. After the first run of each course, the group will be given feedback and then a chance to …

Train your dog to wear a muzzle

Heather Witty dog muzzle training

Heather Witty will be at our training session on Tuesday 20th February 2018 to give some guidance on training your dog to wear a muzzle. From Heather: “Being comfortable in a muzzle is a valuable skill for all dogs. Even the gentlest of dogs may snap or bite if frightened or in pain. We all hope our dogs will never …

Event: Running Paws training day – Sat 24th Feb 2018

Cantref Gwaelod are hosting another popular Running Paws training day on Saturday 24th February 2018. Unfortunately all handler places are now full but we will start a waiting list, in case of any cancellations. You can of course come along as a spectator! The training day will be split into four groups – two in the morning and two in …

Cantref Gwaelod Christmas Party

Cantref Gwaelod at Christmas

It’s that time of the year again! Mince pies, a glass or two of whatever takes your fancy…and of course, the Cantref Gwaelod Christmas party, featuring: ‘The’ raffle, and The hardest quiz you will ever come across this year. Joking aside, Sue and Mike warmly welcome you to the usual venue on Tuesday 19th December, at 7pm. Don’t forget to …

Subscription and training fee increase

Dog weaving through agility poles

Please note that, unfortunately, from Tuesday 19th September 2017, we have had to increase our annual membership subscription and weekly training session fees: Annual subscription now £14 Weekly training sessions now £6 each plus £1.50 for any additional dogs. The most recent 6-week beginner’s class will remain at £30 but any new 6-week class will increase to £36.

When four paws beats two feet

What started out as an unassuming Tuesday training session in mid-March ended in an unfortunate accident this week for the club. One of our members and good friend Heather, unfortunately fell rather awkwardly during one of her runs, injuring herself quite badly. Whilst we await news of Heather’s well-being, Sue, Mike and all from Cantref Gwaelod wish her a speedy …