Health 22 August 2016 11:00
EBVs – a resource for better breeding
Estimated Breeding Values, or EBVs, can be used by breeders to assess the degree to which an animal may have inherited, or pass on, genes associated with a particular health condition. Learn more.
Canine Activities 01 June 2016 10:00
YKC European Open Junior Team Day
On Friday 22nd April, the Young Kennel Club organised a team training evening for the YKC Junior Team, providing an opportunity for the YKC Junior Team to run a session in the same format as the Performance Weekend. Read more.
Health 15 April 2016 13:00
Vet bundle of handy guides now available on the Kennel Club Shop
The Kennel Club has developed a collection of Information Guides for prospective and existing dog owners. To help veterinary practices decide which guides are the most relevant and suitable for dog owners, we have created three bundles of guides covering key topics. Read more.
Campaigns 05 April 2016 12:00
Bark And Bake Campaign Launches During National Pet Month
The Kennel Club Charitable Trust is inviting dog lovers to take part in its new Bark and Bake campaign during National Pet Month, by holding a Bark and Bake sale during the last week of April to raise money to help make a difference for dogs. Read more.
25 January 2016 16:52
New statistics show impact of BVA/KC Hip and Elbow Schemes
The latest data from the Hip and Elbow Schemes show a clear and sustained reduction in the incidence and severity of these conditions, clearly demonstrating that responsible breeding, supported by testing, can make a difference to the health and welfare of dogs.
Canine Activities 17 December 2015 10:00
Team GB Strike Gold in Italy
The buildup and preparation made this year’s World Championships the highlight of many handlers agility career. The venue was fantastic and while smaller than other venues we’ve been to, created an exciting atmosphere for a competition of this level.
Canine Activities 07 December 2015 15:40
Changes to the Crufts Obedience and Rally Competitions
An Inter-Regional Rally competition is to be introduced to Crufts from 2017 which will replace the Obedience World Cup, running in conjunction with the popular Inter-Regional Obedience competition which has been taking place at Crufts since 1982.
Canine Activities 07 December 2015 16:20
National Obedience Class 2015 Finals by Fran Bush Organiser
he second National Obedience Class Finals (NOCF) were held on the 14 November. A huge success, enjoyed by competitors, judges and their teams and spectators alike - even the dogs had fun!