About us

The Club was formed in 1988 and we currently have a membership of around 80. 

Our Agility Club is non profit making but holds reserves to cover the purchase, maintenance and upkeep of our equipment and keep abrest of changes required by the Kennel Club.  Annual membership is just £10.00 per adult member and £5.00 per junior member renewable at 1st January every year.  In addition we charge £5.00 per dog/handler at our weekly one hour training sessions to partly cover the cost of hiring the Grange facilities.  Special internal and external training courses are charged at varing fees depending upon the venue and the expenses of the trainer.  Our income to cover these expenses is generally raised from the organisation and running of Kennel Club Open Agility Competitions and from the profits that these generate.

 

We hold an AGM each year, normally in March and the election of Officers and Committee members takes place during this meeting.  In addition to the three Officers we currently have seven committee members who give up their time freely for the benefit of the Club.

 

The Committee is supported by two sub-committees - a "Show sub-committee" and a "Trainers sub-committee" comprising again of members who give up their time freely for the Club and at the cost of not being able to training their own dogs.

 

We’re always happy to welcome new members to our group. Drop in and see us or contact us – we’d love to meet you!

Contact Address

Mrs Ann Hampshire

Secretary

Dartmoor Dog Training Club

West Brushford Farm

Wembworthy

Chulmleigh

Devon

EX18 7SJ

 

Want to join us?

If you'd like to become a member, please download our application form.

 

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News

Merton 2018 Photo's

 

We have a few photographs of Members and their dogs at the Merton Show 2018.  We have to thank David Wilson for taking the photo's.  Click here to view.

Guide to Surviving your first agility show:

 

Kim Lawer and Cornwall Agility Club have produced a very detailed and comprehensive document for anyone entering their first show. It would be impossible to improve upon this document and with their permission i have made it available to download here.  

Guide to surviving your first agility show
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Are You Aware of Alabama Rot Disease It can be fatal to your dog. A confirmed case occurred in Cullompton recently. The dog concerned had been walked at Kilerton and Ashclyst woods.

Click here for more details.

Kennel Club Guidlines for owners and handlers with dogs taking part in canine activites.  Click below

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How to perform CPR on your dog:

Click here to go to the video 

Is your dog microchipped?

If NO click here 

Are You Aware

of the ammendments to the Dangerous Dogs Act.  Click here for the details - it effects us all.

Kennel Club Issues:

Check out the latest KC Issues here.

Minutes of Kennel Club Agility Liaison Council Meeting 17th January 2019 see here.