The Kennel Club expands DNA Testing Services

The Kennel Club has expanded its DNA Testing Services by launching 87 individual DNA tests, providing more dog owners and breeders with... READ MORE
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Why is onion toxic to dogs?

While onions are a staple in many households and a versatile ingredient in various dishes, it's crucial for pet owners to be aware that onions can be harmful to dogs.

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XL Bully Guidance

The Kennel Club has produced this guidance to support dog owners in understanding the ban on XL Bully dogs. The info is correct at the point of publishing, however, the Government is regularly updating guidance.

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Everything you need to know

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