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Get ready for the festive season

Christmas festivities have started earlier this year. Covid-19 has changed the way we train and look after our dogs, and Christmas is no different. To help get you through December, explore our range of useful resources about safety, training and activities for the kids.
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How to care for your dog during the pandemic

Explore our tips about looking after your dog during the pandemic. Read our frequently asked questions for breeders, owners, trainers and event organisers.
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Frequently asked questions

Learn more about how to login to our new website and how some of the new features work.

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Winter dangers to be aware of

As we move into winter, learn about possible dangers that could lie ahead for your dog and how to avoid them.

Winter dangers
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Fun Christmas games for your dog

As we spend more time indoors over the Christmas period, why not try some of these fun games to play with your dog?

Christmas games
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Helping your dog when they are stressed

Explore our useful tips and advice on how you can help ensure your dog's stress is kept to a minimum during the festive period.

Avoid dog stress
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Christmas foods

You might think you're giving your dog a tasty treat, but sharing certain human foods with them can make your dog very ill. Learn more about the foods that are unsafe for dogs.

Unsafe Christmas foods

Keep the kids busy this Christmas

Our Young Kennel Club Christmas advent calendar offers a different task each day to keep your kids entertained.

25 days of Christmas
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Christmas toys and decorations

Learn how to keep your dogs safe around toys and decorations while still enjoying the festive period.

Christmas dangers

Help change the lives of all dogs this Christmas

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


Everything you need to know about getting a dog

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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. 

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