Everyone involved in the world of dogs is being offered the
chance to have a say who wins a new award created by Royal Canin,
as part of the Kennel Club's Good Citizen Dog Scheme Awards this
year, being held on Friday 16th May at the Kennel Club.
The award has been designed by Royal Canin to reward an individual
who has shown outstanding commitment to responsible dog ownership
through the Kennel Club's Good Citizen Dog Training Scheme, by
carrying out exceptional work on a project, dog training initiative
Five finalists have been selected for the award for their great
work and the Kennel Club and Royal Canin are encouraging the public
to visit www.royalcanin.co.uk/gcdsaward to
vote. Each of the finalists will be invited to the awards
ceremony on 16th May at the Kennel Club and the winner will be
revealed on the day.
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: "We are thrilled to
be able to include Royal Canin's new Outstanding Achievement Award
as part of the Good Citizen Dog Scheme Awards this year.
"The five finalists have all done wonderful things for the world
of dogs and would all be truly deserving of the award. We
would encourage everyone to take a look at each finalist's profile
on the Royal Canin website and vote for your favourite, and we are
very much looking forward to the winner being announced at the
ceremony on the 16th May."
Gemma Duffield, Royal Canin Marketing Manager said "We are proud
to work in partnership with The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog
Scheme. Responsible dog ownership is at the heart of Royal Canin.
Our new Outstanding Achievement Award can contribute to celebrating
responsible dog owners."
The award is a new addition to the existing Kennel Club Good
Citizen Dog Scheme Awards and KC Dog Awards, which are held
annually to recognise the efforts of organisations nationwide which
have invested their time and energy into helping to train dogs and
educating their owners on the importance of responsible dog
ownership. The KC Dog Awards acknowledge the actions taken by
politicians, local authorities, public bodies and individuals to
develop positive alternatives to restrictions on dog walking and
ensure that the nation's dogs continue to enjoy maximum access to
the UK's open spaces.
Voting closes on Wednesday 14th May 2014.