Delegates are invited to join the Border Collie Convention 2011 to discuss issues of education, health and welfare for the breed.

Delegates are invited to join the Border Collie Convention 2011 to discuss issues of education, health and welfare for the breed.
 
Taking place on January 29, 2011, the convention will offer the combined knowledge of 12 high level speakers, including four Kennel Club accredited trainers, nine Kennel Club border collie CC judges, Crufts judges and the chairman of the Pastoral Breeds Health Foundation.
 
The Border Collie Convention will be held at Bretby Conference  Centre, Derbyshire, on Jan 29, 2011. Image courtesy Esther  SeijmonsbergenOrganisers claim the event is suitable for anyone with an interest in showing, judging or breeding dogs, and the schedule provides attendees with the ability to “build their own” educational experience by selecting appropriate presentations.
 
Topics covered at the event will include:

  • Breeding;
  • Showing;
  • Health;
  • Working tests; and
  • Handling.

The day will conclude with a question and answer session between participants and the speaker panel.

The convention will also help to promote the Kennel Club’s Fit for Function campaign, a belief that every dog should be bred to be fit enough to enjoy its life to the full.
 
The Border Collie Convention will be held at Bretby Conference Centre, Bretby, Derbyshire. The event is aimed at all levels of candidate and welcomes enthusiasts from all breeds.
 
For more information, contact Jo Ratcliffe on 01283 512193, 07882 766853 or email joannegrandver@yahoo.com. Further details can also be obtained through the convention’s website: www.bordercollieconvention.com.

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