Wednesday Afternoon Gundog Group enjoying some work in the stubble with Wendy Neville.

No lessons this Sunday. Agility on Monday as normal. Intermediates at 9.30am and Beginners at 10.30am

News Update

September updates on training classes

Next Sunday class is on 24th September

Puppy class for over 5 months will cover the basics you will need to help your puppy become a well-trained member of the family.
Dates: September – 10th, 24th. October – 8th, 22nd. November – 5th, 19th. December – 3rd, 17th
Times: 9.00am – 10.00am. Cost £10.00

Spaniel Club

Spaniel Club will move to Sunday Mornings. Scenting conditions are better in the mornings which will help the group to improve the hunting skills of the dogs.
September – 10th, 24th. October – 8th, 22nd. November – 5th, 19th. December – 3rd, 17th
Times: 9.00am – 10.30am. Cost £15.00

Companion Dog Training Saturday 16th September at 9.30am

The Companion Dog Training next session is on Saturday 16th September at 9.30am These sessions will be designed to help you teach your dog how to be a balanced, well behaved member of your family. Each session will cover 2-3 different exercises allowing you to concentrate on key skills. This is a drop in session and will be run every other week.
September – 2nd, 16th, 30th, October - 14th, 28th, November – 11th, 25th , December – 9th, 23rd
Times: 9.30am – 10.30am. Cost = £10.00

Novice Gundog Drop In Class Thursday Mornings

We run a Novice Gundog Drop-in clss on a Thursday morning from 9.30am - 11.00am.
This class is for all types of gundog and will work on the core basics you need when training your dog to become a gundog. Steadiness, heelwork, recall and retrieving are all covered during these sessions.
Every Thursday at 9.30am no matter what the weather.

Puppy Classes

Scovellsway run a number of puppy classes throughout the week
All these classes are designed to cover the basics you need to have a happy, well-balanced puppy.
The main puppy class is on a Wednesday at 9.30am. We also run groups every Tuesday at 9.30am or every other Saturday (Next date is 9th Septemer) also at 9,30am. Both of these classes are run by Nicky Tasty treats and a toy are essential.

Beginner Gundog Group - Thursdays

The new Beginners Gundog Group at 2pm is now full.
Over the next couple of months, the new group will learn key skills so their young dogs receive the best start for the life of a gundog. Whether you want to train your dog to pick up on a shoot or go onto compete in the field, this course will provide the right foundation The content of the sessions will include steadiness, walking to heel on and off lead, retrieving, whistle work. Each week will focus on key skills and homework will be given.

Drop In Agility for Beginners

If you would like to have a taster of agility and what it takes to train your dog or you just want to have fun with your dog then Scovellsway offers a beginner drop in session on a Monday Morning at 10.30am. The class is run by Sarah, one of the Scovellsway team who has completed at Agulity and each week will teach the basics you need to manage each piece of equipment. Spaces are limited to 6.
Cost - £15.00

LIVE GAME TRAINING DAYS September/October 2017.

There are still some spaces on these days. Please speak to the team if you are interested. Scovellsway Training Kennels are delighted to be able to offer 3 Live Game Training Days for people who want to experience a Walked Up Shoot. These are small days that allow new people to experience what a shoot day is all about. The days will also be able to offer some skills if you are considering going into the beating line or Field Trialing your dog. Experienced members of the Scovellsway team will be on hand to offer guidance on the day.
Spaniels - Handlers will be able to hunt their dogs, flush game and sit steady to the shot.
Retrievers – Handlers will walk in line with the guns while the spaniels hunt and find game. Once shot they will be able to send their dogs for the retrieve.
Criteria - Dogs need to be trained to be steady to shot, walk at heal off lead and wait patiently until they are sent for a retrieve. Dogs should have a good recall and be able to deliver to hand. Spaniels need to be steady to the flush and again if required, retrieve quickly to hand.
There is a maximum of 8 handlers. Please speak to one of the team at Scovellsway if you would like to be considered.
September – 16th, 30th and October 14th

Cold Game Training and Picking Up Training

Scovellsway Training Kennels are currently working on new courses that include Cold Game Training Sessions and a Picking Up morning. Both of these sessions will be able to provide you and your dog with experience of retrieving game and what is required to be a good Picking Up team member.
Please check the latest news for more information.


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Changes to Kennel Stay

Due to an increase in dogs staying at the kennels with their own food, Scovellsway will no longer be providing food as part of the stay package. If you have booked your dog into stay with us, please bring your dogs food. Please note that if there is not enough food for your dogs stay, Scovellsway will purchase the relevant food and add the cost to the individual bill.

New Puppy Group for Under 5 Months

A new puppy group will start on Saturday 11th March @ 9.30am. This will be for puppies under 5 months.
The class will be limited to 8 handlers so if you would like to come along please call the kennels
or drop us an email.

Fun Agility - Mondays

Agility on a Monday is now split into 2 levels. Intermediate and Beginners
Intermediates will run from 9.30am - 10.30am and Beginners will start at 10.30am.
Meet at the Paddock.

2017 classes have resumed and are as follows:

Monday's - Fun Agility - Intermediates 9.30am - 10.30am, Novice 10.30am - 11.30am
Wednesday - Puppy (baby-baby) and 5 months and over - 9.30am - 10.30am/11.00am
Thursday - Intermediates (Spaniels and Retrievers) - 9.30am - 11.00am
Alternate Saturdays
Companion Dog Training starting 19th August at 9.30am
Alternate Sundays Starting September 10th
Puppy (5months and over) - 9am - 10am
Spaniel Club - 9.00am - 10.30am