For people that love Cesky terriers, enjoy being around other Cesky terriers and owners of this wonderful breed, Cesky terrier dog shows and competitions are fun events to watch and an enjoyable, rewarding experience if you choose to compete. Cesky terrier dog events, trials, shows, and competitions are a great way to spend time and be active with your pet. They are rewarding, fun and offered both in the United States and internationally.
Conformation shows are events that judge your Cesky terrier's adherence to the specified breed standard. Some American Kennel Club match shows allow you to show your Cesky in conformation classes and at the Cesky rare breed shows. The National Cesky Terrier Club of America or NCTCA offers these dogs Club Championship in Conformation while some rare breed clubs often offer championships of their own. Dogs in the conformation classes are judged by how closely they match to the standard for the Cesky breed or ideal Cesky. They compete against other dogs and the one with the most points earned receives the Champion title. Cesky terriers shown in conformation classes must not only adhere to the Cesky terrier breed standard, but also represent the breed positively.
If you are considering entering your dog in any shows, competitions, or events, your terrier must be in excellent, top condition, be the correct weight and receive proper exercise and regular grooming, among other things. Showing your Cesky requires either a handler or you learning how to handle your own dog correctly. There are usually local dog schools available that provide training and handling classes for you and your Cesky, so it prepares both of you for the fun and excitement ahead. It is also helpful to find a mentor when you are first starting out, with the experience and knowledge to teach you the ropes. Other experienced Cesky terrier members are always happy to do this.
Earthdog trials with your Cesky terrier are great fun for people and dogs that love being outside, are not afraid of a little dirt and occasional inclement weather and find hard work very rewarding. Because of your Cesky terriers strong hunting instincts, he loves the opportunity to show these hunting abilities off to others. Cesky terriers and other dog breeds dig into burrows after small game and other vermin. They demonstrate their willingness to locate the protected game by going into the burrow after it.
Agility Tests are another great way to spend time with your Cesky while you both get lets of exercise and enjoyment. These tests show your skill as a handler and your dog's ability to maneuver, precisely and quickly, through the obstacle course. A fast paced, fun, athletic, timed event, it is enjoyable for the Cesky, handler, and people watching.