'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 2020. 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 day is open to current 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

Our have a go dog showing events are currently cancelled for 2020. If you have any further questions, please email The Kennel Club.