International Agility Festival

The Kennel Club International Agility Festival (IAF), sponsored by Skinner's will be taking place from 11-14 August 2022 at Rutland Showground, Burley Park Way, Oakham, LE15 6US. Come along and join us and watch some fantastic displays of agility and why not buy something for your dog at one of our many trade stands.

Tickets are on sale for Discover Dogs 2022

Are you mad about dogs? If so, then join us at ExCeL, London from 15-16 October 2022. Come and meet hundreds of different pedigree dogs. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet, greet and learn more about the distinctive personalities of pedigree dogs. Buy your tickets today.
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Can my dog eat ice cubes or ice lollies?

Giving your dog ice cubes, frozen treats or putting ice in their water can be a great way to keep them cool on a hot summer’s day, but is there any risk?

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The Kennel Club Health and Welfare Conference 2022

Join us at The Kennel Club Health and Welfare Conference on Saturday 12 - Sunday 13 November 2022 at Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, Warwick CV8 2LD.

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Dogs die on hot walks

Heatstroke can happen within minutes, which is why it's important to make sure your dog isn’t too hot when you’re walking them during hot weather.

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Summer dangers

Summer is for for spending time outside, relaxing and enjoying the sun. As with every season, summer poses risks which owners should be aware of.

Summer dangers

Awards update

The first batch of certificates are now being issued for shows/trials that were held in early 2021. Find out more about where we are up to in this section.

Awards update

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.