Kennel Club Assured Breeders will receive a discount on the cost
of registering their puppies in appreciation of their loyalty for a
scheme that promotes and encourages responsible breeding and puppy
buying. The Members of the Kennel Club voted for a decrease in the
fees for Kennel Club Assured Breeders, from £15 to £14, at the
Annual General Meeting held today (14 May 2014). This will take
effect from 1st January 2015.
The approved motion also proposed that there will be a £1
increase in the fee to register puppies outside of the Assured
Breeder Scheme from £15 to £16, to cover the increased costs in
postage and administration.
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: "The Kennel Club
Assured Breeder Scheme is central to the Kennel Club's objective of
improving the standard of breeding and helping puppy buyers to more
easily identify and find those breeders.
"We thank members of the scheme for their continued loyalty and
support and the decrease in the cost of registering a puppy is just
one of the many incentives that we offer them. We hope that more
and more responsible breeders will unite under the scheme's
The Members of the Kennel Club voted for the reinstatement of
the Kennel Gazette, which was replaced by the Kennel Club Journal
at the beginning of the year. The General Committee will discuss
the future direction of a revived Kennel Gazette at its next
The Members approved a decision to amend the fees for Heelwork
to Music show licences with immediate effect, since the discipline
was granted listed status in April 2014, so that the fees are in
line with other listed status shows for agility and rally. A
licence for a Premier Heelwork to Music show will cost £45, whilst
licences for Open shows will cost £35 for registered societies and
£60 for listed status organisations.