Additional dog agility measurers required

The Kennel Club is inviting applications from interested parties who would like to be considered to measure agility dogs. This opportunity has arisen following the recent review of numbers of current agility measurers and may be of interest to judges, show managers or those closely involved with the running of agility shows.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and agree to undergo training. The accreditation will be for a three-year period after which re-accreditation will be required. Successful applicants should also be aware that they will be required to purchase their own set of measuring equipment, including hoops and a microchip reader, and undertake a minimum of two measuring sessions per year with at least 20 dogs being measured during each year.

When considering this role, please be aware that it is essential that applicants are able to demonstrate that they:
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Have experience of giving adverse feedback
  • Have the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Have honesty and integrity
  • Have an understanding of agility regulations and in particular the height classification regulation H(1)(B)4
  • Have sound record keeping skills for dog measurements and payments taken
  • Have a professional manner when acting as an official measurer for The Kennel Club including on social media and any other appropriate Kennel Club policies
Examples of the above will be required in the application. Please also state your location and the area you would be happy to cover as a measurer.

Those interested should send their applications to the Working Dog Activities Team via email to  Agility (The Kennel Club) by Friday 29 October 2021. Postal applications will not be accepted.

Please note: Applicants will be required to attend an assessment day the dates of which are to be determined.

The Kennel Club Code of Best Practice for Measuring Agility Dog Heights can be found on The Kennel Club website.