Is it game over for beloved British breed | The Kennel Club

Is it game over?

The ‘Monopoly token’ Scottish Terrier records lowest ever numbers, as more native breeds than ever enter ‘At Watch’ list... FIND OUT MORE
Crufts 2024

Don't miss out Crufts 2024

There are still some tickets available for the 2024 edition of the world’s greatest dog show!
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Highlights include guidance on finding a healthy and happy puppy, DNA testing services, Competitions, our limited-edition 'Art-Of-Crufts' merchandise range and much more...

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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 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. 

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