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Sh. Ch. Fleetapple Opelia. ( Sh.Ch. Barleyarch Paris ex Fleetapple Playmate.  All CCs/RCCs won under breed specialists.  Heart & Eye tested clear, Hip scored 3/4 = 7.

Di Arrowsmith is well known in the world of working gundogs on bench and in the field.

Di has in excess of 40 years experience in the shooting field and of field trials across the Gundog groups. She is a specialist in the breeds which Hunt, Point and Retrieve.

Fleetapple Gundogs have made up champions in three of the HPR Gundog breeds. The first Weimaraner Field trial Champion, Wobrooke of Fleetapple, Champions and Show Champions in Weimaraners, German Wirehaired Pointers and German Shorthaired Pointers.

KCABDi currently has a small kennel of GSP’s and Labradors.

Di is a member of the kennel Club Assured Breeders Scheme.

Di had the honor of judging the Gundog group at Crufts 2016.

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Di’s principal interest is in the GSP with which she enjoyed significant success both on bench and in the field.

Puppies are occasionally available.



Di is a Kennel Club approved presenter for various seminars on Judging and Gundog related subjects.

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Gundog training

Di offers occasional, specialist gundog training in the Staffordshire/Derbyshire borders. Focusing on Gundog breeds, Di trains a select number of clients on a one to one bases for beginners, the more experienced handler and/or those needing to iron out problems.

Di has the reputation of being a sympathetic trainer and handler. She has gained a certificate with 4 credits at level two with the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology, COAPE, on the Think Dog Course in Canine Behaviour and Canine/Human Relationships.

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