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Spring Test – Sunday 14th May 2023 – Ashmore – Dorset

Judges: Ray Titchener B3672 & Julie Etherington N/P. 

By kind permission of Mr Geoff Spencer.

1stDamien FitchettBeesfit Ash
2ndHollie Veryard VinceSummerbash Dopey Dora
3rdKaren FleetMisselchalke Speyburn
4thTony BrownPenwills Yana
C.O.M.Lynne BramwellQuarrywell Rosefinch
C.O.M.Graham BallQueen of Rio
C.O.M.Stacie EllardEevaspleodar Peggy
C.O.M.Paul MattQuick Flash Jennifer
Best Working CockerKaren FleetMisselchalke Speyburn
Best Hunting SpanielClaire BithreyBere Stream Babbler to Soulsmoor

A great day out and a big well done to all in the awards.  Thank you to Geoff Spencer for generously hosting our Annual Spring Working Test run under K.C. Regulations.

Also to our wonderful Judges who give so much of their time in support of these days.

Much appreciation to Ian Stevens and Simon Hudson for their hard work in organising the day. The Novice Class proved to be very popular with entries.  Many thanks to all who helped with the Test, well done Team D.W.S.C.

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AGM Agenda

President:  The Countess of Shaftesbury

Chairman: Michael Lydford

Committee Meeting – 7pm Tuesday 13th June, 2023

Held at The Divelish Room, The Exchange, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1FH


  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Minutes from last A.G.M. & Audited Accounts
  3. Matters arising 
  4. Chairmans Report
  5. Treasurers Report
  6. Field Trial Secretary`s Report
  7. Test Secretary` s Report
  8. Re-Election of Committee Members
  9. Any other Business(to be submitted to the Secretary at least 7 days before the A.G.M.) – If you wish to attend please email:
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SPRING TEST Sunday 14th MAY 2023


By Kind Invitation of Mr. Geoff Spencer

Judges: TBA

AV Spaniel Puppy/Novice & Open

To be Held under Kennel Club Rules I.D. No: 350

Puppies:  Spaniels under 18 months old on date of Test

Novice: Spaniels not to have been placed 1st in a Working Test, or to have won an award in a Field Trial inc C.O.M.

Open: Will not start before 1p.m. 

Test Secretary: Ian Stevens.  Any Questions email:

Fees:  £11 per dog (members) £16 per dog (non members) If oversubscribed a draw will take place with priority given to fully paid up members.

A maximum of 20 dogs per Stake – if Classes are oversubscribed a draw will take place & preference will be given to members.

Entry forms can be downloaded from our website & emailed to the Test Secretary or sent Electronically with B.A.C.S payment

All details on:

Memberships subs were due on 1st March 2023. £10 Single £15 Joint plus £5 rejoining fee.

All tests are held under Kennel Club & Dorset Working Spaniel Club rules & Regulations for Gundog Working Tests.  The Society accepts no responsibility for injury, loss or damage to persons or property however occasioned.  Dogs should be exercised in designated areas only.  No bitches in season.  In case of hot weather, no dogs left unattended in cars. Please clear up after your dogs.  N.B. The D.W.S.C.`S Insurance does not cover non- members at Events, therefore, non-members must have their own adequate insurance.