Southern Flatcoated Retriever Club         



Events 2020

12th July 2020 - Health Seminar Day


The Flatcoated Retriever Society will be holding a health seminar in Baginton, Warwickshire. The day starts at 9:30am and covers topics such as vaccinations, immune mediated disease, first aid and gait analysis from various speakers. Please follow the link to the right for further information on the day and how to book. The day is free for members and includes a buffet lunch.

5th April 2020 - Society Championship Show Patella Testing


At the Flatcoated Retriever Society Championship Show held at the Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire there will be health testing. Jane Alexander will be performing patella testing at £12 for a members. For further information on the testing and how to book, please follow the link to the right.

23rd February 2020 - AGM


Our AGM will be held at 10:30am St Nicholas Youth Centre, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8DT. Please let Suzi Tagg know if you will be attending so we can ensure everyone gets a slice of cake! Please make sure any outstanding subscriptions have been paid by contacting Gemma our membership secretary.

19th April 2020 - Gundog Training Day


We will be holding a Beginner/Puppy and Lower Novice training day at Orchard Farm, Outwood, Redhill, Surrey RH1 5QR with kind permission of Mr & Mrs Ian Smith. The trainers will be Paul and Maddie Burr. There will be 2 sessions, Puppy/Beginners in the morning and Lower Novice in the afternoon, followed by Q&A. Please send an email to Jacquie - [email protected] or text to 07878786916 to reserve your place. Only 8 places in the morning and 8 in the afternoon. £15 for members and £18 for non-members. We hope you can join us!


25th May 2020 - Southern Flatcoated Retriever Club Championship Show


Unfortunatley we have had to cancel our championship show due to the Coronavirus. Apologies to everyone who was looking forward to the show. Our next championship show will be in 2021, we hope you will join us then! 


26th May 2020 - Photo Competition


To try and entertain everyone the club held a photo competition with 3 catagories and 3 judges. There was an entry free for the competition which went to our health fund, and the winners all won a years free membership.

An amazing £150 was raised in the end, so thank you everyone for your participation. All the photos can be viewed on our facebook page. The results can be seen by following the link

Photo Results

14th June 2020 - Fun Online Dog Show


An online show was organised by Izabela, who did an amazing job so thank you. Many thanks also go to our judges, the Dog judge Gemma Jacobs, bitch judge Suzi Tagg, Best Retrieve judge Andrew Durrant, Best Trick judge Izabela Kulczycka and Best Junior Handling judge Abby Bellamy. A fantastic £533.83 was raised in total for our Health Fund, so thank you all so much for your generosity. All Results, videos, critiques and catalogue can be found on the events Facebook page, link to the right. The top results can be found below.


Best In Show SA Ch Trevena Master Chef

Reserve Best in Show Seaheart Cecilia JW

Best Baby Puppy Skyloch Final Say

Best Puppy in Show Llantrussa O'Sole Mio

Best Veteran In Show Geisha Oasis of Peace

Best Working in Show Pride of Greenyard A Unique Sunshine

Best Trick Kensteen Your Secret Love

Best Retrieve Almanza Secret of Success

Best Junior Handler Katherine Davis

Reserve Best Dog Miracles Happen Oasis of Peace

Reserve Best Bitch Hiolair Tuula of Firien Wood


Fun Online Dog Show

How to Groom your Flatcoated Retriever


Follow the link for a special page dedicated to how you can groom and trim your Flatcoat prior to a show.

Grooming Page

How to show your dog during Covid

How to Train your Flatcoated Retriever


All our training videos have now been moved to a dedicated Training page. This can be found in the link bar above, or follow the link on the right.

Training Page