Welcome to The Kennel Club

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Find out how to be puppy wise in three steps

There's a lot to consider if you're thinking about getting a dog. Are you sure you're actually ready for a puppy? Do you know which breeds best suit your lifestyle? And how can you tell if a breeder is responsible?
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Lifetime pet insurance for your dog

Choose the UK’s number 1 pet insurer, with £15,000 vet fees cover. 97% of claims paid.

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Getting your dog back into training

Have you been away from training for a while? Here are some useful tips to get you back into training.

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Help change the lives of all dogs

Our charitable trust looks after the health and welfare of all dogs by supporting charities and causes.

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Training your dog at home

Read our handy hints and tips to help train your dog at home in their own environment.

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Explore The Kennel Club's Media Centre

Check out our Media Centre and ensure you're up to date with our latest news updates.

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Resumption of licensed events

Read our useful guidance about getting your licensed event back up and running.

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Everything you need to know about getting a dog

Everything you need to know

Getting your first dog is one of the most exciting things you will ever do! We have made a step-by-step guide to help you on your way. 

Find the right breed for you

With 221 pedigree dog breeds, finding one that's perfect for you can be difficult. Explore our Breeds A to Z to discover the ideal breed. 

Find a puppy or a rescue dog

Ready to buy a dog? Why not use our Find a Puppy service, whether you're looking for a pedigree puppy or a rescue dog.