Hosted jointly by:

Eastern Counties Dachshund AssociationThe Long Haired Dachshund ClubThe Miniature Dachshund ClubSouthern Dachshund Association

This seminar is for aspiring or current Dachshund judges and anyone who breeds Dachshunds.

Yelvertoft Village Hall, Stanford Road, Yelvertoft, Northampton NN6 6LJ

(10 minutes from M1, J18)

£25 per person inclusive of tea/coffee, lunch, and seminar handouts.


09:30 Coffee/Tea/Welcome

10:00 Breed Appreciation Day (BAD) – Helen Kerfoot will talk on the Dachshund breed standard.

After this talk, there will be an opportunity for those who meet the required criteria to sit the breed Multiple Choice Exam (MCE). To do this, you must have:

  • Minimum of five years proven interest in pedigree dogs
  • Attended a requirements of a dog show judge seminar (but not mandatory to take and pass examination)
  • Attended a conformation and movement seminar
  • Completed a minimum of two full-day stewarding appointments

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Dachshund coats and colours – Helen Kerfoot will talk about the genetics of dachshund coats and colours. This is an essential talk for all Dachshund breeders.

Informal hands-on session – an opportunity to go over examples of the breed with help from experienced dachshund judges.

Finish 15:30

Certificates of attendance will be issued to everyone for the BAD. Those who pass the MCE will also receive a certificate.

To book a place, complete the attached form and return it, together with your payment, to Minna Borsuk ( no later than 31st May 2022.


I wish to book a place on the Seminar and enclose a cheque/postal order (payable to Eastern Counties Dachshund Association) for £25. Use a separate form for each attendee.

MCE Tick here if you are eligible and wish to take the Multiple Choice Exam  
If you will need any help with either reading or writing for the MCE, please let us know and we will arrange for someone to help you on the day.    
Dietary requirementsIf you have any specific dietary requirements, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate these.      
Access requirementsIf you have any specific accessibility requirements, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate these.    

Please send your booking and payment, no later than 31st May 2022, to:

Mrs M BORSUK, 4 The Rookery, Lutton, Spalding, Lincs PE12 9LN                                                                             Tel: 01406 821005/ 07748 150868