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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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Microchipping – New Law

From April 2016, every dog in England and Scotland will have to be microchipped in a move which the Government says will help reunite people with lost or stolen pets and track down the owners of vicious or illegal dogs.  Please read the link below for further information. http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/microchippingfactsheet…

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The Year Book 2016

Jane Jones has taken over from Louise Jones as the Year Book Editor. Her telephone no is 01530 834318, email: [email protected] This year there will be a change in the way the information is collected in that each sub committee secretary will be collating the reports for their respective areas. Therefore whoever is responsible for preparing a report of an event will send it to the relevant sub committee secretary. The deadline for receiving reports is 29th February 2016. Photographs are required for the following;  Crufts BOB, RBOB, and BPIS Flatcoat Championship Show BIS, RBIS, BOS, BV, and BPIS New Champions made up in…

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Barneys Long walk – Update

Barney, along with his owners has completed the walk from Land’s End to John ‘o’ Groats, in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind. We congratulate them on this fantastic achievement – they have raised an incredible £28,000, £8,000 from donations and £20,000 from Match a Mile.  What a wonderful achievement for Barney along with his owners Jos and Bob Mahon.. Barney a Flatcoated Retriever, along with his owner, are doing a long walk from Lands End to John O’Groats which started on 27th March 2015.  In total they have 1200 miles to walk with donations going to Guide Dogs…

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Calendars 2016

The Flatcoated Retriever Society Calender for 2016 is now available, either by emailing Becky Johnson and requesting one to be sent in the post  (£10 each to cover post and packing) or buy direct from Ms Johnson at forthcomingh Championship Shows.  Beckys’ contact details are: [email protected]  3 Flint Cottages,  Herringswell road, Kentford, Suffolk, CB8 7QS  …

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Lost Whistles

A message received from Richard Hewison about lost whistles at the AGM.   On arriving home from the AGM yesterday, I realised that my whistles were not round my neck, in any pockets nor anywhere in the car,  I used them to excercise 3 of our dogs in the Lunch Hour and remember taking them off together with my coat when we got back to the car.  blue tape lanyard ( Terra EcpSystems embroidered in white) a retriever whistle, a spaniel whistle and a little stainless steel pill containing capsule.   If you could please forward this to the village…

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