The Kennel Club is delighted to have been officially recognised
for its working processes by the British Standards Institution
(BSI) in 2008. After months of hard work by staff throughout the
organisation to check that its quality management systems met the
rigorous standard required, the Kennel Club has been awarded the
prestigious ISO 9001:2000 certification by the BSI.
The Managing Director of the BSI, Rob Wallis, presented an
official framed certificate to mark this achievement to Kennel Club
Chief Executive, Rosemary Smart, at a special ceremony held at the
Kennel Club's London offices in April 2008.
At the ceremony, Rosemary Smart spoke of her delight at the BSI
certification: "The Kennel Club is very proud of this achievement,
which is the reward for a lot of great effort across the company.
On behalf of the Chairman and myself, I would like to thank all the
staff in our offices in London and Aylesbury for the dedication
that they show to help make a difference for dogs - and thus our
The British Standards Institution is a multinational business
services provider, whose principal activity is the production of
standards to ensure that individual organisations and trade
associations meet their needs for standardised specifications,
guidelines and codes of practice etc. Founded in 1901, the BSI is
responsible for the renowned Kitemark scheme and was instrumental
in helping to form the International Organization for
Standardization (ISO) in 1947.