Getting your dog to perform in the show ring is a lot harder than it looks. It takes many hours of dedicated practice to build the skills and rapport that are necessary to do well in a competition.

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If you are thinking about showing your dog then our handling training is a must. You will need to consider the breed of your dog and the training that you will both require in order to be successful.

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Obedience training teaches your dog to respond reliably to your commands in whatever situation you find yourself. We do this with a range of exercises that will familarise handlers and their dogs to daily occurring situations.

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Chippenham and District Canine Society - Upcoming Shows

An Open Show

There are no upcoming events.

Want to get involved?

Our training sessions are great fun and suitable for all ages. We hold regular classes on Ring Craft, Handling and Obedience training, so there is something for everyone. Come along, have some fun and enjoy your dog!

Want to find out more about our educational seminars?

Chippenham & DCS will aim to host one educational seminar a year to help aspiring judges and stewards meet the criterion of the Kennel Club’s Judges Competency Framework that wil go live during 2019.