Cirneco dell'Etna Club

Cirneco dell'Etna Club


Annual General Meetings

AGM 2020 and 2021

The club 2020 and 2021 AGMs were held  on the same day this year on on line Monday 24th May.

 The meeting minuets will be available here shortly. 

Previous AGMs


The Annual General Meeting 2014 of the Cirneco dell’Etna Club took place on the 3rd May 2014 at Earlswood Methodist Church, Solihull, B94 5JH. 


The Cirneco dell'Etna Club AGM took place on 26th May 2013 at Earlswood Methodist Church, Solihill, B94 5JH.


The Cirneco dell'Etna Club AGM took place on 27th May 2012 at Beoley Village Hall, Beoley Lane, Holt End, Beoley, Worcestershire, B989AN.

It was a great success with some fantastic weather, which enabled some very energetic owners to keep up with their Cirnechi in some agility! Photos of the day can be viewed here.

A new committee was elected during the AGM, which is as follows:

Chairman- Jackie Brown

Treasurer- Diane Clark

Secretary- Jane Moore

Health officer- Jonathan Lappin

Michelle Farleigh

Sally-Anne Thomas has joined the committee until the next AGM as Jacqui Whitworth has resigned.


The AGM took place on the 22nd May 2011 at Shenstone Village Hall. Many thanks to all that attended

Jane Moore - The Cirneco in Sicily today 

A  map  of the Cirneco all over Sicily from ancient times to today. 

The evidence of Greek coins depicting Cirnechi: where they were minted in relation to the reality of today. 

The difference between the dogs bred in the west of the island to those in the east and why 

How the ban on the use of ferrets has changed the situation and why “mezze orecchie” (half ears) are being used.


Diane Clark - First ‘jumps’ into Agility

 Explanation of equipment used in agility

Correlation of dogs’ heights to jump heights with regards to Kennel Club regulations

Suitability of a dog for agility

Basic obedience and commands needed for the agility dog

Free styling the agility dog.


Jackie Brown - Introduction to Dog Genetics

A beginner's guide to the molecular genetics of the dog

What are genes?

How many genes are there in the dog?

What is DNA?