KC Good Citizen Training

General Information

(Please note that all dogs will have to be microchipped from Wednesday 6thth April 2016.  You can find more details from the Kennel Club on their fact sheet if you click here)

For those who have completed the Beginner/Puppy Course we offer the opportunity to work towards the Kennel Club Good Citizens Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards schemes.

Class times are as follows:

Bronze & Silver Class: 7.35pm to to 8.15pm 

Silver & Gold Class: 8.20pm to 9pm

Gold & Beyond: 9.05pm to 9.45pm


When and where?
The courses are held on Thursday evenings at Chacombe Village Hall, which is located on the edge of Chacombe Village, which is about 5 minutes from the M40 (junction 11). The full address is: Thorpe Road, Chacombe, Banbury, OX17 2JW

Directions to Chacombe Village Hall

 

Below are the information sheets from the Kennel Club where you can see what your dog has to learn for each test.

Bronze Awards Information

Silver Awards Information

Gold Awards Information

Responsibility and Care Information

Each week we aim to focus on one or two specific exercises in order to improve your dog’s performance. However, most weeks we shall also be doing other exercises so please come prepared for anything!  Therefore always bring treats, toys, brushes, mats etc.

Important Dates for your diary:

Thursday 2nd February:  Progress night. If you wish to be considered for the KC Tests in July you will need to attend this session. Please speak to your instructor if you cannot make it.

Saturday 25th February:  KC Good Citizen Tests

Thursday 13th April start of 2 week Easter break

Thursday 27th April: start of Summer term

Thursday 4th May: outdoor training session (see below)

          Due to lack of day light the Silver and Gold Classes will be run at the same time from   8.20pm to 9pm.  Bronze Class will be run at the normal time of 7.35 to 8.15pm.

Thursday 8th June: outdoor training session (see below)

Thursday 22nd June: outdoor training session (see below)

Progress night. If you wish to be considered for the KC Tests in July you will need to attend this session. Please speak to your instructor if you cannot make it.

Thursday 6th July:outdoor training session (see below) 

Saturday 15th July: KC Good Citizen Tests

Thursday 20th July: End of summer term games at Wroxton (see below)

Thursday 27th July: Start of Summer Break 

Thursday 7th September: Start of Autumn Term

Thursday 26th October: AGM - NO Training

Thursday 14th December: Christmas Party

 

Outdoor training sessions:   From May onwards we aim to have at least one outdoor training session a month and this will usually be the first Thursday of every month until July. If the weather is good we might hold some extra sessions there, so keep your eye on the website for extra dates. The sessions will be held at Wroxton Playing field. 

Directions to the venue, Postcode OX15 6QD:

From Banbury Town follow the A422 Warwick / Stratford road,  go through Drayton and into the village of Wroxton, passed the Wroxton House hotel on your right, then take the next turn right to Horley (just before the White Horse pub).  The field is about 100 yards on the right at the end of the houses.  

 

IMPORTANT: Please do not bring bitches in season or dogs showing any signs of illness to the classes.

 

For information about the KC Good Citizen Tests, please click here