** ESSC Website - WINNER - of the first ever MidlandCounties/Dog World website competition for Breed Clubs and Council Websites **

Welcome to the

'English Springer Spaniel Club'

The English Springer Spaniel Club was established in 1921 in the United Kingdom and is known as the 'Parent' Club of the Breed. It is the first port of call for The Kennel Club on all matters related to the English Springer Spaniel.The club caters for both types of English Springer Spaniel, the 'show type' and the 'working type'. It arranges Shows, Field Trials and Educational days. We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website and will be a regular visitor with us. The site is updated as and when new information becomes available and we welcome your comments about your visit.

Please Note:
Photo of two English Springer heads above depicts
'working' type head at the front and 'show' type at back

From TWITTER - the ESSC is pleased to advise their members that:

On 31/12/14 The Karlton Index (@thekarltonindex) anounced that bestof2014 doghealth BREED Club 2014 is (@ESS_Health) for their outstanding health surveillance. www.englishspringerhealth.org.uk

Heartfelt Congratulations and many thanks to ESS Breed Health Co-ordinators Lesley Bloomfield and Louise Scott for their continuing support of our wonderful Breed and the work that they undertake on behalf of all of the ESS Breed Clubs in the Consortium.

Please Note: ESS Breed Health Survey 2013

5000 responses received and the report of the survey results can be viewed and downloaded at www.englishspringerhealth.org.uk


Justice for Dogs

The English Springer Spaniel Clubs fully supports and is proud to be a member of 'Justice For Dogs'. All members of the ESSC are able to contact Ann Harpwood MBE during office hours 10 - 5pm Monday to Friday. 01544 370213

Updates to site:

4.5.2015 - A1, A2 and A3 Judges List updated following results of the JESS JC Competence Day on 3.5.2015

4.1.15 JESS JC 'A1, A2 & A3' Judges Lists from 1.1.2015

4.1.15 JESS JC 'A3' List Criteria updated following JESS JC December 2014 Annual Meeting- as at 1.1.2015

30.11.14 ESSC 2015 Calendar details & ESSC 100 Club Winners

4.5.14 - A1, A2 and A3 list updated following results of JESS JC Competence Day on 3.5.14

30.3.14 - Ms Kath Holt is appointed as ESSC Secretary and Mr Joel Field is appointed as ESSC Treasurer

30.3.13 - Mrs Angela Mitchell retires as ESSC Secretary. Mrs Jackie Weyman retires as ESSC Treasurer

19.11.13 - 'A' Judges Lists updated in accordance with KC information

20.9.13 - Critique for latest ESSC Open Show added.

6.8.13 - Results and Winners Photos for Latest ESSC Open Show (4/8/2013) now on website

6.8.13 - 100 Club winners announced for September 2013 Draw

30.06.2013 - A1, A2 and A3 Judging LIsts Updated

6.6.2013 - ESSC Open Show on Sunday 4th August 2013 with Judge Mrs Helen Cokell (Carlyquinn) at Three Counties Showground. This show is in conjuction with National Gundog Association Championship Show. Judging will take place at the conclusion of NGA Breed judging. Schedules have been posted out to ESSC Members and are also available to be downloaded from Arena Print

7.5.2013 Your help is needed with the ESS Breed Health Survey 2013/ news - health

13.4.2013 See News>FT News. BASC Council Elections 2013 - Voting ends

30.3.2013 See News>Show News Page - ESSC Chairman Graham Rogers retires from post at ESSC AGM.


25.2.2013 - Updates to the following pages: Health Matters/Epilepsy & Reports: News/Other; Forthcoming Events/Other; Useful LInks and also Welfare.

14.02.2013 - Schedules for ESSC Championship Show on 14th April 2013 at Tomlinsons, Markfield, Leics. LE67 9RJ sent to all ESSC members. Judge Mrs Nicola Calvert. 10.00am start. Schedules available from Arena Print and the ESSC Secretary.  AGM Notices for March 2013 sent to all ESSC Members - See Club Info/Club Management page for full details

25.01.2013 - Field Trial new page updated, video from the 2013 Championships and photo of winner

13.01.2013 - Judging Lists A1, A2, A3 and B Lists updated

09.01.2013 - Events - Shows Updated with Judges 2013 & 2014
30.12.2012 - JESS JC 'A' List Policy & Procedure and Criteria updated from 1.1.2013
30.12.2012 - '100 Club' Page updated
20.11.2012 - Details of Gundog Working Test to be held at Chatsworth House in 2013
20.11.2012 - Winners of both field trials added, go to - Results > Latest Field Trial
11.11.2012 - Link added to Field Trial News page for the ESS Field Trial Championship - Go to NEWS > Field Trial News to see video
29.10.2012 - New link on 'useful links' to Just Springer Rescue - registered charity
29.10.2012 - Winners of 100 Club for September draw, visit >club Info>100 Club
26.10.2012 - Critique for ESSC Open Show now on 'Latest Open show' in Results

25.10.2012 - AHT warns all dog owners to stay alert
25.10.2012 - ESSC Website wins first ever Midland Counties/Dog World website competition for Breed Club and Counsil websites.
01.10.2012 - 2013 Calendar
06.08.2012 - Full results, main winner photos, and individual class winners photos - for Open Show 2012
16.07.2012 - Details of this years Field Trials now posted
16.07.2012 - Show judges updated for 2012 & 2013

10.07.2012 - NEWS/Show News Page - ESS wins BIS at Southern Counties Ch Show - includes VIDEO footage of BIS judging
03.07.2012 - CRITIQUE for Championship Show added
24.06.2012 - updated members page  - carlyquinn
18.05.2012 - A2 LIst updated
24.04.2012 - Members Pages updated
18.04.2012 - A3 Judges list updated following results of JESS JC Competence Day 14.4.12
17.04.2012 - News page/ show - updated Yvonne Billows retires as Secretary of ESSC
09.04.2012 - Championship Show results and photos added - ALL photos now added (15.4.12)

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