Society (Charity) Objects

The promotion of agriculture, for the public benefit, in particular but not exclusively by:

  • Promoting responsible working sheepdog ownership, breeding and training.
  • Promoting matters pertaining to dog welfare in general.
  • Improving the working standard of working sheepdogs by organising and promoting open and members only sheepdog trials.

The annual subscription fee, due each year on the 1st January, is currently £25 for individuals (increased from £15 from 2022), £10 under 18’s (from 2023) & £30 non UK (from 2022). Affiliated trials Society’s fee is £15 for promotion and sheep insurance (from 2018) plus £15 for compulsory Public Liability / Employer’s Liability and Equipment insurance (from 2018) unless already insured as part of an agricultural show.

Individuals remain on the membership list as long as fees are paid so there is no need to submit a membership form each year.

Members upon reaching the age of 80 receive free life membership. Please notify the secretary when you reach that age.

In addition to supporting the work of the Society, members receive an annual diary providing full details of all Affiliated trials are also able to enter NWSDS trials. Membership also contributes to meeting the costs of the Secretary / Treasurer post, administering the charity, the results service, website and social media posts.


Application and payment

Please note that by subscribing to and paying the NWSDS, you are consenting (signing) to our Privacy Notice.

Please download:

Individual membership form

Membership application form

Affiliated Societies trials membership (and diary entry) form

Trials membership application form


Bank details for BACS/ Faster Payments, Standing Orders & SWIFT payments

Account type: Business Account (Treasurers account)

Account name: North Wales Sheep Dog Society NWSDS

Sort code: 30 – 98 – 97

Account number: 73791462

Reference: if possible please enter your farm or house name, or name of trial (enables your payment to be reconciled)


IBAN: GB70LOYD30989773791462






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