Working Dog Training


This club runs occasional club-wide training events, but for more regular training we are encouraging owners to attend local groups and trainers who are empathetic to the Welsh Springer.


A keen organizer of training and tests is the national coordinator of the United Spaniel Association,  Shula Shipton (Field Spaniels), mainly around the Burton-on-Trent area:

T 01283530408 or email


The national club runs occasional training events, usually in the Worcestershire area.  Email Tina Smith on if you are not already on her contact list.


There is a local group that meets in and around the New Forest from time to time throughout the year (this is sometimes moved to an evening session during the summer).  This is solely for Welsh Springers.  For details contact the Working Secretary:  M 07851 042583


A similar group has started up in Kent, in the Meopham area (Hillpark Farm).  This aims to meet on the first Sunday of each month throughout the year, and again is solely for Welsh Springers For details contact the Working Secretary:  M 07851 042583


Hampshire Gundog Society runs training classes fortnightly during the summer on Monday evenings at various locations around Hampshire.  The Spaniel Trainer is familiar with all breeds of spaniel and is particularly knowledgeable of the minor breeds. The training coordinator is Carol Page:  T 01489 589734


West Berkshire Gundog Club runs group training classes on the first Sunday of the month throughout the year.  One-to-one training is also available. Details from Allan Hender:  M 07525 220 582