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By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 29 Nov 2010 | comments*Discuss
 
About Our Site

GreatDogs was formed to offer a unique reference point on owning and showing a pedigree dog.

Sports within the wonderful world of pedigree dogs can be time consuming and enjoyable for every dog owner. Entering dog shows for the first time is both daunting and strange at the same time. It is almost like stepping into a strange new world with its own language and regulations.

Greatdogs helps the novice owner on the right path to enjoying the sport of dog showing from where to buy a good quality puppy to training it for the show ring.

Entering shows can be complicated for novice show goers, finding the right dog show filling out an entry form and knowing which class to enter can be very daunting but with the guidelines from this site you will soon know what you are doing.

Once you are over your beginners nerves you will need to know what all the awards and levels of dog showing mean and again Greatdogs has the answers, you can follow how to gain your junior warrant and how to apply and you can also find out how a dog is made into a champion.

Training at home from the first day you bring home your puppy through to how to behave in the show ring are useful articles both for the novice exhibitor and anyone who just wants to know what the sport is all about.

The Greatdogs site is a useful place to visit for every dog show enthusiast

Our concern was that there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice on this subject.

Our features and articles are written by experts - who have experience, or a particular interest in this area.

Our Background

GreatDogs was founded by John Rowlinson, the founder of PtS.

John, through PtS, is involved in a number of ventures including software and property companies. A percentage of revenue from these activities goes towards funding GreatDogs and a number of similar sites.

Our focus is simply on having experts create the highest quality information possible that is widely read.

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  • Gill
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Im looking for a ringcraft club for french bulldogs , i live in birmingham
    13 April 2017
  • ANGIE
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Hi there, I've never shown my 7month old border collie, Bonnie, but would love to find out more and attend ring-craft classes with her. She…
    9 April 2017
  • Leebo
    Re: How Can My Dog Compete?
    Can a dog get in to crufts if it comes 1st-3rd in a novice class at a champ show
    5 April 2017
  • Ashish bagoria
    Re: How Are Judges Picked?
    I want to be a dog show judge in future please help me to know more about.
    23 March 2017
  • MrsStani
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Hi looking for classes in or around Leeds/West Yorkshire? Thanks ??
    10 February 2017
  • Tracey
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Ring craft classes at mapalbough green village. No Redditch. On Tuesday evenings
    25 January 2017
  • pink poodles
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    hi I am looking for ringcraft classes around Harlow or Enfield area ?
    10 January 2017
  • Nikki
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Hi I am looking for a ring craft class near Camberley in Surrey, does anyone know of one?
    28 December 2016
  • Ashley
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Does anyone know of a Ring Craft Class in Liverpool between L1 and L25...that is really good? I went to one in Aintree by Jacobs Factory…
    29 November 2016
  • VivF
    Re: When to Start Training to Show?
    Does anyone know if the Ringcraft classes are still held in Bromsgrove?? If so contact details...Many thanks
    17 November 2016
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