Cymdeithas Cŵn Defaid Gogledd Cymru

North Wales Sheep Dog Society 

Welcome. The Society is home to an enthusiastic sheepdog trialling community. We have a long and proud history (1930) and are delighted to promote trialling in North Wales.

Through this website you can keep up to date with all the latest Society news, results and our member’s trials diary changes. You can also follow the link to our Facebook page.

You can support our community by becoming a member of our Society and coming to compete and/or watch our sheepdog trials.

Membership of the society is open to anyone in agreement with the Society’s objective “To promote and foster, within North Wales, the breeding, training and improvement of sheepdogs, thus securing the better management of sheep stock on hill and lowland farms. Education, meetings and trials furthers the knowledge and appreciation of sheepdogs and sheep farming”. Registered Charity number: 508432.

We welcome members from all around the world.

Members diary changes (August onwards)


COVID-19 ADVICE (latest)
19 Oct @ 8:00 am - 31 Dec @ 5:00 pm


OFF Dolgellau (Nursery Heat 5)
25 Oct @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dolgellau, LL402AG


OFF Llangelynnin (Nursery Heat 6 & Open)
31 Oct @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Llangelynnin, LL36 9ND


POSTPONED Llanfair Caereinion (Nursery ‘Final’)
21 Nov @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hendre Llanfair Caereinion, Hendre
Llanfair Caereinion, SY21 0HY

Latest news

🚩 Trustees Management Committee
🚩 Membership 2021
📌 Coronavirus (risk assessment & posters)
👀 Trials: “a helping hand”
🚩 ISN Digital Magazine now available
🚩Pet travel to Europe after Brexit
📌 Reminder: trial entry criteria
📌 Victor Ludorum 2019 final positions
🚦EOD Awareness Group on Facebook
🚩 Website advertising (incl. sheepdogs for sale)
📖 Membership: Privacy Notice (GDPR)
📖 Public & Employer’s Liability insurance for trials
📖 I.S.D.S. stud books Volumes 1 to 46 (1992)
🚦 Neosporosis & Sarcocystosis information
📖 Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014
🚦 Microchipping
🚦 Alabama rot

Data Protection (GDPR) 

You can read our Privacy Notice here


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