Dove Valley Working Gundog Club.

Up-dated March 28th 2021.

News and Events.

Working Tests planned for April and May have been cancelled. Click on Tests and Training above and then Scheules/Entry Forms.

We will keep you informed so please keep checking back here for developments.



Raffle proceeds from this season's Working Tests will be added to the funds raised at Field Trials in 2019 and donated to Macmillan Nurses. Please help us support them by bringing a raffle prize to our events and by buying lots of tickets! The money raised so far is just over £1300.00 and our thanks go to everyone for their support of this very wothwhile cause.


Spaniel Field Trial Secretary.

This is a challenging role in any Field Trial Club or Society. As an Open Stake Club, we are permitted to hold Open Stakes for both Cocker Spaniels and Any Variety Spaniels. Alongside these, in a normal season, we would also hold Novice Stakes, one for Cocker Spaniels and one (sometimes two) for Any Variety Spaniels. Over the years we have developed good relationships with Landowners who are generous enough to allow us to hold our Field Trials on their land so the incoming Field Trial Secretary will have the necessary contacts available to them when it comes to selecting suitable grounds. Having said that, we are always on the lookout for new grounds. Organising Field Trials for the Newcomer can be quite daunting as there are lots of things to do before the Trial. The administrative part of the job involves a good knowledge of the Kennel Club "J" Regulations but don't worry if you are completely new as we have a wealth of knowledge within the Committee and everyone will be keen to make sure you have the best possible support.

Spaniel Working Test Secretary.

This role is not unlike that of the Field Trial Secretary and arguably, just as important due to the ever increasing interest in our sport.

If you have an interest in either of these posts, please contact our Secretary, Lewis Butler. (see below)

We also have positions available on the Committee.

All enquiries to Lewis Butler. Email 

Telephone 07947 492883.

Annual Subscriptions.

 Annual Subs are due on February 1st. £10 single and £15 Joint. If you pay by standing order, please ensure that the transaction takes place before March 1st. 

If you pay by cheque, please send it to our new membership Secretary, Garry Watson, 17 Bargate Road, Belper, Derby. DE56 1NF. Telephone 07539 324305.

              For all enquiries with regard to Training Classes, Working Tests and Field Trials,

please ring Lewis Buttler on 07947 492883.

We respectfully request that all participants at ourTraining Classes,  Working Tests and Field Trials observe the  correct dress code as befits the tradition of our sport.