It’s that time of the year again, London’s biggest dog event Discover Dogs is only around the corner. With an expected 34,000 visitors, 300 dogs and over 200 breed booths it’s a fantastic opportunity to meet and interact with various breeds and rescues. Additionally there will be the Scruffts finals, companion dog competitions and more.
I will also add that I will be attending both days with The Kennel Club as an official so I look forward to meeting you there!
For more information about Discover Dogs and to book tickets visit the website for more details.
Meanwhile here is a short video of what to expect this year along with the highlights of last year!
It’s going to be a busy month ahead! Next week I’ll be teaming up on Twitter with Your Dog magazine (@yourdog) and pet insurance expert Ben Wilson from Gocompare.com (@Gocompare); where we’ll be answering your questions regarding our four-legged friends! I’ll be discussing and answering questions on many topics from general dog welfare to nutrition as well as throwing in the occasional dog training tip here and there.
I shall be aiming to reply to all tweets between 8-9pm on September 10th and will hopefully help to resolve some queries you may have on these issues. Make sure to use the hashtag #gocopettalks.
Oh, did I mention there is a chance to win Pets at Home vouchers and a year’s subscription to Your Dog magazine?
Today I’ll be writing about the recent KCAI Regional Event that was held in Runcorn, Cheshire on the 2nd of November.
As a KCAI member I took the opportunity to go to Runcorn. I wasn’t sure what it was going to be like initially so I grabbed my KCAI folder, a camera, notepad and pen and off I went!
The event consisted of 3 seminars throughout the day. Here, I write what the seminars consisted of and my thoughts on them. *Spoilers* They were all brilliant!
Seminar 1 – Working Inside the Dogs’ Minds: Behaviour and Training in Action at a Large Dog Training Centre – Jane Ardern BSc (Hons), DipCAPBT, APDT,COAPE Tutor
I thought this was fascinating, since I’ve previously run a boarding kennels I could certainly empathise with her in many areas.
Jane took voluntary redundancy with British Gas to venture into her own dog business. She ended up opening her own dog training centre in Manchester and explains the ups and downs of the process. Giving us tips and advice, she often reflected back to suggest what she could of done differently.