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Kennel Club Question Time Heads To Glasgow

14th May 2018 - 4:00 PM


The views of dog owners in Scotland are being sought as the Kennel Club’s Question Time event visits Glasgow on Tuesday 26th June.

The Kennel Club’s Question Time evenings aim to give dog owners the opportunity to air their views, ask questions and find out about the latest issues that may affect them and their dogs. Hosted by the Kennel Club, organisers of the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts, Question Time events have been held throughout the UK for over a decade.

It is particularly hoped that attendees will take the opportunity to ask questions about the initiatives which have recently emerged from the Dog Health Group as well as the Dog Show Promotion and Judges Competency Framework working parties.

The event will be held at 7pm on Tuesday 26th June at the Westerwood Hotel, 1 St Andrews Drive, near Glasgow G68 0EW. The venue is located near the M80, just 15 minutes from Stirling and Glasgow and 40 minutes from Edinburgh.

Those travelling from the south and Glasgow should join the M74 and take the M73, following signs for Stirling. Join the M80 following signs to Stirling. Take junction 6 signposted for Cumbernauld and Castlecary. At the roundabout take the first exit. At the next roundabout take the right-hand turn into St Andrews Drive..

Those travelling from Edinburgh should follow signs for the M9. Join the motorway and follow signs for Glasgow until reaching the Glasgow/Carlisle exit on the M876. The road joins the M80 towards Glasgow. Taking junction 6 signposted Cumbernauld and Castlecary.

The session will offer the opportunity for anyone to air their views and question the Kennel Club Chairman and other senior representatives from the organisation. The event is free for all and guests are invited to arrive from 6.30pm for tea and coffee.

The Kennel Club hopes to engage with dog owners and encourage them to ask any questions, share thoughts and ideas and encourage dialogue with the Kennel Club about how everyone can work together to promote dogs in a positive light.

The panel members at the Question Time will include Simon Luxmoore, Kennel Club Chairman; Mark Cocozza, KC Board member; Kathryn Symns, KC Governance and Education Executive; and Charlotte McNamara, KC Health and Welfare Portfolio Manager.

The event is free of charge but places must be booked in advance. Contact Sue Sampson to reserve a place by emailing susan.sampson@thekennelclub.org.uk or by phone on 01296 318540.

To ensure that questions can be tabled on the night, please submit them in advance to Sue via the same email address.


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