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Kennel Club Canine Sports Science Seminar Returns

23 March 2015    14:20

The Kennel Club Canine Sports Science Seminar will be returning this November, further to the success of the previous seminars which have been held regularly since 2007.

The 2015 seminar is scheduled to take place on Sunday 1stNovember at the Kennel Club Building in Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.  Led by professionals from the world of canine health, treatment, training and nutrition, the Canine Sports Science Seminar aims to help handlers, instructors and trainers get the best performance from their dogs, with an emphasis on avoiding injuries and taking a holistic approach to the care of canine athletes.

The seminar is geared towards all working dog activities, from agility to working trials, obedience to heelwork to music, field trials to flyball.  This year the seminar is focusing on the following sessions:

  • The Training and Use of Military Dogs - Chris Ham
  • Canine Physiotherapy - David Prydie
  • Jumping Kinematics - Thilo Pfau
  • Sports Conditioning for the Canine Athlete - Christine Zink

The seminar opens for registration at 8.15am and will finish at 5pm. Each delegate will attend all four sessions, with two speakers talking before lunch, and then two after lunch.

Delegates are encouraged to book early, with an early bird discount price of £80, which includes lunch and refreshments. This special offer is valid until 11thSeptember. There are further discounts available for Kennel Club Members, KCAI Members and students studying a relevant subject.

To find out more information and to download the application form, please visit

Please note that pre-registration for this seminar is essential as there will be no tickets available on the day and applications must be received by Friday 9th October.


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