NPPA AGM*, Open Show and
Breed Appreciation Day
We have our Special 10th Anniversary Breed Open Show on Saturday 4th April 2020.
Flying in from Portugal, the Judge is the famous Vitor Veiga who is the President of the Portuguese Podengo Club
The show this year is at a new venue, please note it is:
Bretford Village Hall, Saddlestones,
Bretford, Warwickshire CV23
The AGM for fully
paid up members, will start at 9.30am on Saturday 4th April 2020
The Show will open at 10.00 am and Judging will commence
at 11.00 am.
The show will have a wide range of classes and we are very fortunate to have had some excellent prizes
given by our sponsors, Lintbells, Feelwell and Happy Dog etc.
However we welcome sponsors for any of the Main Award
or class rosettes and please don’t forget to bring along a raffle prize if possible. * Further details on our "Future Events" page.
The following day Sunday 5th April
2020 we are holding our Breed Appreciation Day( BAD) and Seminar at the same venue. This is in collaboration with the Portuguese
Podengo Club of G B. It will be held according to Kennel Club Rules and Regulations and we welcome anyone who is interested
in the Podengo to come along and listen to Gabriela Veiga also from Portugal, the International Judge and Accomplished Speaker
on the Breed Standard and all things Podengo.
Enthusiasts can come along for the Talk in the morning 10.30 to 11.am for Registration 11am to 12.15 Breed History,
Breed Standard and Question time, followed by lunch. The KC approved multi question exam will take place from 2.15pm, and
paper marking and mentoring will follow. The certificates will be given out on the day and we will finish at 3.30pm.
The times in between the start and finish times may vary, according to the number of candidates and Question time etc.
The costs are as follows :
1) Talk on History of
the Breed and Breed Standard - £15
2) As above but to include lunch - £20
3) As 2 but including multi question examination and ensuing mentoring( if required ) - £25
Application forms can be obtained
NPPA Breed Education Co-ordinator, Diana Curtis
or email here for an Application Form and covering Letter
hope to welcome as many of you as possible, to make this Special 10th Anniversary Open Breed Show a “Show and
Seminar to remember “
Susan Pearson, Committee member
!!! PLEASE NOTE !!!
wishing to take the Multi Choice Exam should ensure they have passed the JCF entry level criteria.
It is recommended
that candidates should read the Portuguese Podengo Breed Standard before the event. This can be found on the Kennel Club website.
No dogs other than those invited to the event are permitted in the hall.
Further information can be
obtained from Rob Dunning - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Tel: 01296 485303
Payment by cheque or postal order to the "Northern
Portuguese Podengo Association."