'Have a go' dog showing

A lady wearing a coral coloured jacket showing her dog at Crufts
Yulia Titovets / The Kennel Club ©

Have you ever watched Crufts and wished you could take part? Here is your chance!

Training days across the country will be hosted at Kennel Club licensed all-breed championship shows during 2022. This is the perfect opportunity for someone new to the world of pedigree dogs to take part and understand what it takes to become involved in dog showing. The days are open to pedigree dog owners with an interest in taking part in dog showing.

How much does it cost?

Each session will cost £10. Please note some societies may charge an additional fee for car parking. 

What is included?

The cost includes a beginners' dog showing pack and training which will cover the following topics:

  • Getting ready for taking part
  • Basic skills required for participating
  • What to expect when participating
  • What to do once you have participated

Future events

Leeds City District and Canine Association
Sunday 24 July 2022
Harewood House, Harewood House Estate, Harewood, Leeds LS17 OLQ
Book today!

Welsh Kennel Club
18 - 21 August 2022
The Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3SY
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Darlington Dog Show Society
17 September 2022
Ripon Racecourse, Boroughbridge Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1UG
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Ladies Kennel Association
TBC December 2022

Further questions?

If you have any further questions, please email Breed Shows (The Kennel Club) .