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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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  • Liz
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Hi wondered were abouts ringcraft classes are in Yorkshire dales as im interested in moving to that area
    19 September 2017
  • Master1951
    Re: The Show Certificate of Merit
    What is the purpose of a certificate of merit
    3 September 2017
  • Shorts
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    im looking for ringcraft classes on the Wirral can anyone help?
    4 August 2017
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    28 July 2017
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    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    I live in Darlington county Durham and have a 5 month old standard poodle we have never attended ring craft sessions and would love to…
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    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Im looking for a ringcraft class close on to Gateshead
    8 July 2017
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    Re: What to do When Training for a Show
    I show my Labrador and recently attended National Dog Show where he did very well getting VHC in his class Two weeks ago…
    6 July 2017
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    Re: Ring Stewards
    are ring stewards aloud to move a dog round the ring for the person who is showing when they are supposed to be in charge of the ring
    4 July 2017
  • susib
    Re: Find a Ringcraft Club
    Hi, I am looking for ringcraft classes in Selby or as near as possible. Thanks
    27 June 2017
  • TELZMum
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    Hi I'm looking for Ringcraft classes in the ST Postcode area. I'm trying to find somewhere accessible by bus as I don't drive.
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