Charity work

Learn more about The Kennel Club’s charitable endeavours which contribute to the health and welfare of all dogs; as well as our education and art projects, promoting positive messages about responsible dog ownership and dogs’ place in art and literature.
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The Kennel Club Charitable Trust

Discover more about the work of The Kennel Club Charitable Trust, which looks after the health and welfare of all dogs and supports several valuable charities and causes.

Our Charitable trust
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Apply for a charitable trust grant

The Kennel Club Charitable Trust will consider grant applications for science, welfare, and education projects that provide a benefit to dogs.

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The Kennel Club Educational Trust

Our Educational Trust runs The Kennel Club Building at Stoneleigh, a purpose-built dog show and training centre, as well as the Bark and Read Foundation.

Our Educational Trust
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The Kennel Club Arts Foundation

A guardian of dog art, our arts foundation has built an archive of important canine artefacts and pieces of dog art and literature.

Our Arts Foundation
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Bark and Read

Dogs are excellent listeners. The Bark and Read Foundation was set up to invite dogs into the classroom, to help children gain confidence reading aloud and to develop a passion for literacy.

Bark and Read