OPEN SHOW - 09/02/20





CHAMP SHOW - 22/03/20

Call for Entries

Schedules and Entry Forms now available for download - you can also enter online.

CLICK HERE for more information

Date of AGM Announced

The AGM will be held on 23rd February all members are invited. Proposed Agenda is available for download - click the heading above.

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This coming year, 2020, we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Welsh Springer Spaniel Club of South Wales.

To mark this auspicious year we will be awarding special prizes at our Open and Championship Shows and we hope to hold some special events such as a visit to the spiritual home of the WSS at Llanharan House.

We hope our members will enjoy celebrating with us and we look forward to seeing all your beautiful Welshies throughout the year.

Here's some events we have planned - click for details:



The Welsh Springer Spaniel is a strong, merry active spaniel easily identified by its rich red and white coat. This type of dog was bred for hunting rabbits, birds and other game in the undergrowth and getting them to run or fly, originally for the falcon but nowadays for the gun.

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Winning lineup at our Open Show held on Sunday 9th February 2020

Best in Show Lineup: BIS - Sarabande Man In The Mirror JW Sh CM; RBIS - Isfryn Spot The Difference at Trebettyn; BOS - Julita Ryveeta JW; BPIS - Hudolus Guto Glyn

CLICK HERE to see Best Dog and Bitch Lineups

This was the original meaning of 'springing' and hence the term 'springer'. In the principality of Wales, the Welsh Springer Spaniel was known as a separate and distinct variety and can be traced with certainty to the eighteenth century, although the term 'spaniel' was first found in the 1300s. It is the only breed of gundog native to Wales.

The Welsh Springer Spaniel Club of South Wales was founded in 1980. It's the only club in Wales which is specifically dedicated to furthering the interests of the Welsh Springer Spaniel.

Whether you show, work or just keep your dog as a pet, the Club has something for everyone.

With two Open Shows and a Championship Show annually together with working assessment tests, regular gundog training days, show ring-craft training, agility, obedience, Show Gundog Working Certificate, fun days, and grooming demonstrations etc., we keep ourselves extremely busy.

The Club is particularly active in the South Wales area but membership is open to all Welsh Springer enthusiasts wherever you live and advice on any aspect of Welsh Springer Spaniel owning or breeding is readily and freely available to all members.

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