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The Irish Water Spaniel Association has a large active membership and caters for all it members' interests be they the many facets of gundog work, other sporting dog work, showing and good citizen companion and friend.

The Association holds three shows a year and runs seminars, training days, and IWS Walks all of which showcase the versatility of the Breed.

Regular contact to the membership is maintained through the Association's newsletter, 'Topknot' and a superb illustrated Year Book. All these publications are free to fully paid-up members of the Association.

Members also benefit from free help and advice on all aspects appertaining to the breed. The Association runs an efficient re-homing service to help any Irish Water Spaniels who have fallen on hard times. 


Membership fees for year ending 31st December 2024

United Kingdom 
Single £16
Joint - £20

European Union
Single £18
Joint  £22

Rest of World
Single £20
Joint - £25

Additional Household Members under the age of 18 (at same address) £1.50 

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