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The South Island Beagle Club

The South Island Beagle Club Image The South Island Beagle club was formed to foster the love, understanding, betterment and knowledge of the Beagle breed, at all levels, from showing to pet beagles, from trained MAF Biosecurity dogs to obedience and agility dogs.

Our club was at first a sub-branch of The Beagle Club with headquarters in Wellington and began operating in 1975.

However, in 1992 it was decided that there was enough local support for the formation of a fully NZKC Affiliated Club, this was called the South Island Beagle Club with a zone of influence to include the whole of the South Island. Since then the club has continued to flourish and currently has a membership of 66.

A wide vareity of activities are provided. (See below). As well, the Club will attend and participate at Pet Expo's,(when held), and will undertake training for interested persons prior to our championship shows.

A club magazine is published quarterly. Contributions are welcome and gratefully received by the magazine editor (contact details as per the Club Secretary). This magazine contains details of upcoming events including Field meet dates, show results, photo competitions, a question & answer forum, general items of interest and helpful hints as well as profiling South Island breeders.

If you need to know more about the breed, have a problem you wish to discuss or need to know anything at all about the Beagle, please contact one of the listed Committe Members.

Contact Details
Mrs E Riley
     1602 Old West Coast Road
     RD 1
Phone: 03 318 1229
Email: Address
Committee Contacts

Bill Robertson Committee 033083001
Emma Riley Secretary 033181229
Helene du Mez-Robertson&Bill Vice president 03 308 3001
Jenny Ellenbroek Treasurer 03 327 2199
Ms Christine Mahon President 033275771
Jill Gordon Newsletter ed/committe 033253347
Upcoming Shows and Events

Our normal Championship Show will be held early December

Our judge for 2017 is to be advised later.

Show start TBC.

Venue: Canterbury Kennel Assn grounds. Possibly ring 12 near the Stirrers Arms.

If you are interested in showing or require more information about entering or showing, or even require some show ring lessons, please feel free to contact the club secretary or a committee member - contact details are found on this profile page.

Our field meets have been discontinued due to declining popularity.
Club Activities

Championship Show yearly - 2017 to be held early December. Judge - TBZ. Dogs first, followed by bitches, Best in Show, then stake classes.

Fun walks held regularly - if you can help, let us know

Social nights for beagle owners - occasionally held.

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