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Dog Walk 4th June - Scammonden Water

Posted by Jill on May 30, 2017 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)
The next dog walk will be this Sunday, 4th June at Scammonden Water, meeting in the main car park at 10.00am Directions to Scammonden Water, HD3 3FT M62 (West) Leave Motorway at Junction 24 and follow road left staying in left hand lane to roundabout. Take First exit, for Rochdale, A643 (to the left of Cedar Court Hotel) Follow this road for a further 2 miles, on reaching another roundabout take the third exit (marked Outlane) A640, crossing motorway Through Outlane Village Centre and continue along A640 for approx 4 miles....re-crossing motorway Carry on past Royal George Pub & Jack O???Mitre pub on right Take next right, sign posted Scammonden Dam Follow road, sharp left down Pinfold Lane (signposted for dam) until you reach the main car park on your right overlooking the dam.

Obedience Progress Test

Posted by Jill on May 30, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)
Well done to all those who took part in the Beginners Obedience Test on 15th May and congratulations to Phoenix, Fizz and Hugo and their handlers for achieving over the high pass mark of 92%. The test included heelwork, both on and off lead; novice recall; retrieve (any article); 1 minute sit stay and 2 minute down stay.

Dog Walk this Sunday - Cancelled

Posted by Jill on May 3, 2017 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)
Unfortunately we have had to cancel the planned dog walk for this Sunday, 7th May due to all committee members having other commitments. Please see the June newsletter for details of our next dog walk at Scammonden Reservoir,

Springer Spaniel found in Halifax

Posted by Jill on March 19, 2017 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)
Please see the below link to a springer spaniel which was dumped in the Rye Lane area of Halifax on Friday 17th March and is now at Fleet Kennels, Queensbury If you know anyone who may have lost this dog, please let them know http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=112735#.WM56n4XXLcs

Dogs Trust Community Event

Posted by Jill on February 14, 2017 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Bradford Council's Dog Warden Service, in partnership with the Dogs Trust, has arranged a free micro chipping event on Friday 24 March 2017.

 

The event takes place on Friday 24 March 2017 at The Hub 68 Blackstone Avenue Wyke BD12 8SJ.

 

The event will run between 11 am until 3pm and is available to anyone who has not yet had their dog micro chipped. Also included at the event is a 'check your chip service' and each dog will also be offered a free health check including nail clipping.

 

Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue - ways to help!

Posted by Jill on February 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)
Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue would love to hear from you if you wish to volunteer. The more volunteers we have the more dogs we can care for and see on their way to a new forever home. We would be interested in hearing from anyone who can help in any of the following ways: Fosterers Our fosterers are the cornerstone of our success, this is not an easy role to play. It is easy to become attached to your charges, and giving them up can be emotionally draining. Many dogs will have issues you will need to help them overcome with lots of love, time, and patience. That said, fostering for homeless dogs can be one of the most rewarding aspects of helping a dog rescue organisation. The knowledge that a warm safe place to sleep, some cuddles, food and a bowl of water could have saved that dogs life is one of the best you can imagine. Transporting Don't worry if you are unable to foster, there is so much more people can do to help. We will always need help with transporting dogs, either to collect, deliver, or do vet runs. Home Checking Home checks are crucially important, we will show you how, and give guidance on the right questions to ask and things to look out for. We try to make sure the foster families are involved in the re-homing decisions, but this can only be after a safe, secure, loving home has been found. The next step is matching the right dog to the right home. Donations and Sponsoring Occasionally we have a situation where a dog has come into our care that requires treatment. In some case this treatment can be expensive. This can be medical treatment, or in other cases, like Dinah, we find a dog in need of behavioural treatment as a result of their treatment or experiences in life before coming to us. If you would like to help sponsor a dog like this we would love to hear from you, anything you can give no matter how large or small will help, if you would like to make a single donation, or make regular donations, either for a specific dog or just to generally help the rescue, anything would be gratefully received.

Dog Walk this Sunday - St Ives

Posted by Jill on February 1, 2017 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)
A reminder for all members that we are meeting for a dog walk this Sunday (5th February) at St Ives, Bingley, BD16 1AT Please meet in the main car park on Blind Lane. For more information on St Ives itself, visit: http://bradforddistrictparks.org/sites/parks/parks.php?ID=80

Christmas Wishes to all Members

Posted by Jill on December 20, 2016 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The committee at Kelrose would like to wish all our members a very happy Christmas and our best wishes for 2017

Training is now closed until 9th January - see you all then.

Dogs Singing Christmas Carols

Christmas Party Review

Posted by Jill on December 20, 2016 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Thanks you to all those members and dogs who attended our annual Christmas party last night and I hoped you all enjoyed yourselves.

Team Fairies were the winners of the games, beating theTurkeys by a resounding 92 points to 47!!

For those that couldn't attend, games played were

Egg and Spoon race (dog's lead and spoon in the same hand!)

Retrieve the sausage (A big well done to Fairies who had 3 dogs bringing the sausage back uneaten)

Retrieve the Christmas toys ( Molly did well retrieving the top scoring toy for 15 points to keep the Turkey's in the running at that point, but unfortunately as usual the collies amongst us went for the tennis ball and a minus 2 points for their teams!!)

Fastest recall (Exceptional recalls from both Dexter and Chester who shot across the room at full pace, straight to their owners)

Fastest sit & fastest down (both teams were neck and neck with this one)

Fatest heel (Ash left the competition standing with her continental heel - well done Fairies again!)

Musical chairs (Yet another win for the Fairies)

Thank you also to the members who helped us tidy and clean up the hall after the party and who do so every week after training classes - its really appreciated.


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