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General Committee Update December 2020

Committee Update The first meeting of the General Committee since 15th February took place on 15th November by Zoom, this was followed by another meeting on 6th December Due to the length of time that had elapsed between meetings there was much to discuss. Therefore the Committee agreed to hold meetings at approximately monthly intervals for the time being. 1    There was a discussion around protocols within the Committee to ensure that we are more focused and more efficient at dealing with matters that impact on members. Discussion evolved around;  – role and responsibilities of the chairman, sub committee…

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RNLI Donation

Jenny Bird the Secretary of the FCRS received a lovely ‘thank you’ letter from Dunbar RNLI and we would like to share this with our members. This was received in respect of the Society’s donation on behalf of our members, in appreciation of the amazing work that the RNLI do but in particular the rescue they successfully made for Fergus the Flatcoat when he was in trouble. View the letter here img20201214_13332616_RNLI.pdf…

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FCRS General Committee News

Some members may be aware that Phil Goodman has resigned as Chairman of our General Committee and that Jane Jones has taken over as Acting Chairman until an AGM can be held. Victoria Goldberg, who would have stood down as Honorary Show Secretary at the cancelled 2020 AGM has also decided to step down. Louise Jones, who was standing for the position of Show Secretary, and who has been working closely with Victoria over the past nine months has taken over the role. Louise has been co opted onto the General Committee. The General Committee acknowledge that there have been…

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Flatcoated Retriever Society Calendar 2021

  The Flatcoated Retriever Society Calendar 2021 can now be ordered from Mandy Romeo Dieste. Many Flatcoat owners look forward to the Society calendar which make beautiful Christmas presents. The calendars are £10 each for postal delivery in the UK and 15 Euros each for delivery in Europe. Details of how to order and pay for the calendar can be found here….

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Puppy Enquries

The Litter Secretaries have been overwhelmed recently with emails about puppies, please telephone rather than email as we do not send out details of available puppies by email to maintain a personal touch and offer advice to potential new owners. Thank you. We have prepared some guidance for potential puppy owners during this time of high demand, it can be viewed here….

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Breed Health Coordinator Award 2019

Many congratulations to the Society’s Health Coordinator,Liz Branscombe, she has won the KC Breed Health Coordinator Award for 2019 at the International Canine Health Awards, supported by The Vernon and Shirley Hill Foundation administrated by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust. Liz is proud to have won the award which recognises both the hard work that went into setting up our breed health initiatives in the past and those that continue to support ongoing breed health projects within all of our four breed organisations….

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BHC Award

Results of Dual Working/Show Event: 25th,26th May 2019

Flatcoated Retriever Society Dual Event 25th & 26th May 2019 held at S E Davis & Son by kind permission of the Davis family.  The Egginton family would like to say a big thank you to one and all who either organised, helped, took part, held demonstrations or spectated, without you events like this are not possible and we hope everyone enjoyed this special weekend as much as we did, celebrating the Dual Flatcoated Retriever.   A special thank you to our sponsors, Davies The Veterinary Specialists and Platinum Dog Food.  We would also like to say a big thank you to…

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Dorothy Montgomery

The Society are very sad to learn of the death of Dorothy Montgomery ,Kilbucho, died 15.3.2019. Thought to be in her mid eighties. A very private lady and the funeral will be family only. Our thoughts are with the family and friends….

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Posta Votes – AGM

If postal votes are not returned in the envelopes provided they will be void as I have opened them. This is a complete waste of time and stamps.This has already happened this year. Postal votes are opened  by appointed tellers at the AGM.   Hon. Secretary…

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Posta Votes – AGM

Could members of the FCRS please note that if they are unable to attend the AGM they may apply to the Secretary for a postal voting form. This only applies to the election of Officers and Committee. Please apply in writing and enclose a SAE to Mrs Jenny Bird, 11 Harcourt Road, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicester, LE8 OHP. This is the correct procedure, please do not email. The Secretary must receive the postal votes by last post of the Saturday prior to the AGM (30th March 2019). Thank you.  …

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The H Reginald Cooke Books

If you are interested in the history of the Flatcoated Retriever and especially the working side of the breed this is a must for you. Transferred onto a USB stick the Cooke Books are the journals of H. Reginald Cooke, a journey in photographs and news cuttings from 1903 to just before his death in 1951.  Comprising of nine volumes the historical value of these books will keep you spell bound for hours. The USB sticks presented in a display box are available from the Society Shop and also on the Flatcoated Retriever Society stand at Crufts.  Cost £10….

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First Ever Flatcoated Retriever Obedience Champion

Huge congratulations to Caroline Eley and Tangle (Kywidden Morvenna OWCEx) who is the FIRST EVER Flatcoated Retriever to become an Obedience Champion. Gaining her third CC at Lichfield on 2nd September 2017. Well done Caroline !   Founder Members Memorial Fund The Founder Members Memorial Fund information sheet and application form have been updated and now available for download by clicking on the links below.  The aims of the Founder Members Memorial Fund are to provide educational grants for those wishing to study a wide range of conservation subjects and dog related activities, in particular those pertaining to the Flatcoated…

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FCRS Accounts

From 2018 the FCRS Accounts will not be included in the AGM papers. When the accounts have been adopted they will available on request from the Hon. Secretary and copies will be available at the AGM….

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Yellow Flatcoated Retrievers

It has been brought to the attention of the Flatcoated Retriever Society that there are some breeders who are intentionally breeding yellow Flatcoats or are intending to introduce them into their breeding programmes. These aims are unsuitable for a variety of reasons and following a discussion at a recent committee meeting it was felt that the following statement should be issued to make everyone aware of the background of the current situation. YELLOW FLATCOATED RETRIEVERS HISTORY In the early 1900s Labradors and Golden Retrievers were emerging as breeds in their own right but, as bloodlines were short, interbreeding was often…

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FOUND AT CRUFTS

An SD photo card was found at Crufts, so it can reunited with the right owner please contact web site administrator.  There was a photo of exhibit no. 4762 on the card along with many others.  …

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AGM & Committee Vacancies 2017

The Societys’ AGM will be held on Sunday 26th March 2017 at Grounds Farm, Wishaw, B76 9PQ at 11.ooam.   Nominations are required for the post of Field Trial Secretary and officers for the committee.  Nominations for the Committee are required as we may be short of a committee member if the Field Trial Secretary vacancy is filled from the Committee.   A proposer, seconder and CV plus a letter confirming willingness to stand is required for all nominees.  Nominations and propositions to be with the Hon. Secretary Mrs J. Bird by 31st January 2017….

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Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Training Scheme

The Kennel Club run the Good Citizen Dog Training Scheme providing a good level of training for all dogs and owners. It is a non-competitive scheme with standard courses enabling dogs/owners to achieve a Puppy Foundation, Bronze, Silver and Gold award. For more information please visit the Kennel Clubs Good Citizen Training Scheme page which has lots of useful links on the right hand side providing downloads for the above schemes and lists of training clubs….

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