Club Information

About Our Shows

We hold 3 shows; a Spring Open, Autumn Open and a Championship Show


Field Trials

Every year 3 of the areas put on a Novice Retriever Trial, one area puts on a All Aged and the main club organises a 2 day Qualifier


Working Tests

Working Tests are put on by each Area, these are either KC classified or unclassified tests



Each of the 9 areas organise a programme of training classes for its membership


Welcome to the website of The United Retriever Club

The United Retriever Club is a national Gundog Club which encourages and promotes a general interest in the breeding of all Kennel Club registered breeds of retriever but conforming to the respective approved breed standards.

There is a comprehensive annual programme of events which include shows, working activities and regional training classes.

The URC also offers its members the opportunity to advertise puppies for sale together with a stud dog page.

The club is organised over 9 areas within England covering the following regions: Border Counties & Cotswolds, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire & South West, Lincolnshire, Midlands, North Midlands, Northern and Southern.

The Club caters for the following retriever breeds:

  • Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
  • Labrador Retrievers
  • Flat Coated Retrievers
  • Golden Retrievers
  • Curly Coated Retrievers
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
  • Irish Water Spaniels (Field Trials and Working Tests Only)

Further Information about the retriever breeds, the club areas and events can be found in the New Members section