Help Centre - Breeders

Addition of a Kennel Name

New applicants

Apply for an addition of a kennel name to an existing dog name via our online shop.

Application updates

Applications are currently taking up to 28 working days to process from the date submitted to us. If your order is over this time scale, we’re sorry for the delays and request you notify us on our orders over 28 working days page. Our customer service team will take a look into this as soon as possible for you.

Breeder licence
To upload a copy of your beeder licence, you can do so via our online form.
Breed Record Supplement (BRS)
Our existing turnaround times for producing the Breed Record Supplement are as follows:
  • Q1 Breed Record Supplement - January – March registrations will appear in the Q1 Breed Record Supplement which will be printed and delivered during September
  • Q2 Breed Record Supplement - April – June registrations will appear in Q2 Breed Record Supplement which will be printed and delivered during December
  • Q3 Breed Record Supplement - July – September registrations will appear in Q3 Breed Record Supplement which will be printed and delivered during March
  • Q4 Breed Record Supplement - October – December registrations will appear in Q4 Breed Record Supplement which will be printed and delivered during June
We are sorry for the delays you are experiencing and we are working hard to reduce this time frame. Please do not contact us prior to these time frames, as we will be unable to provide an additional update. If your order is over two weeks from when the estimated delivery is scheduled, please contact Publications Mailbox .

Need to contact us via phone?

We recommend that you use the forms to resolve your query, however, if it is not possible to do so via this route then you can call us on 01296 318540 - please note there is a high demand on our phone lines so you may experience delays if you try and call.

Change of Kennel Club registered ownership
Please see our dog owners section which provides further assistance with Change of Kennel Club registered ownership.
Endorsements

New applicants

Apply for the removal or addition of an endorsement via our online shop. This link should not be used by a registered owner wanting to appeal against an endorsement believed to have been incorrectly placed. Please contact our breeder services team for further guidance on this process.

Application updates

Applications are currently taking up to 28 working days to process from the date submitted to us. If your order is over this time scale, we’re sorry for the delays and request you notify us by completing our endorsement delay form. Our customer service team will take a look into this as soon as possible for you.

Find a puppy adverts

Removing, updating or creating an advert

If you need support with removing, updating or creating your advert. Then please see our step-by-step guide on our registration section.

Costs for adverts

The cost of an advert on find a puppy is £20 without text and £25 with text.

How do I add an advert?

You need to make sure your litter has been registered before you attempt to add an advert. 

Health test results
If you require your health results to be recorded, please email a clear copy of your dog’s test certificate to our health team.
I am keeping a puppy and would like an ownership certificate?
If you are the breeder and are keeping a puppy for yourself, then please complete our online form to notify us so you can recieve an ownership certificate.
I am part of the Assured Breeder Scheme and need some help?
If you need any assistance from the Assured Breeders team, please contact our Assured Breeders team via email or on 0129 631 8540, select option 1 and enter extension number 3002.
I have not received my dogs hip/elbow scores?

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) receive the x-rays films directly from your vet and their scrutineers perform the scoring. At the end of this process The Kennel Club receives a copy of the results to record on your dog’s registration records. For any updates we would recommend you contact your veterinary practice. They can contact the BVA with their submission details for more information.

I want to/have bred from a bitch over 8 what should I do?

Permission must be granted prior to the mating taking place to register a litter with us where a bitch is over 8. Complete our online application form

 

Kennel name application and renewal

New applicants

Apply for a kennel name via our online shop.

Application updates

Applications are currently taking up to 28 working days to process from the date submitted to us. If your order is over this time scale, we’re sorry for the delays and request you notify us on our orders over 28 working days page. Our customer service team will take a look into this as soon as possible for you.

Annual payment

If you need to pay for your annual kennel name maintenance, please see your subscription area within your online account.

Litter application

New applicants

Apply for litter registration via our online shop.

Application updates

Applications are currently taking up to 28 working days to process from the date submitted to us. If your order is over this time scale, we’re sorry for the delays and request you notify us on our orders over 28 working days page. Our customer service team will take a look into this as soon as possible for you.

My dogs BVA eye test result has not been added to the Health Test Results Finder?

The British Veterinary Association are responsible for adding the results of eye examinations directly onto our database. Please contact them directly.

Neutered dog

New applicants

If your dog or bitch gets neutered, you can apply by completing our neutered dog application form.

Application updates

Applications are currently taking up to 28 working days to process from the date submitted to us. If your order is over this time scale, we’re sorry for the delays and request you notify us on our neutered dog delay page. Our customer service team will take a look into this as soon as possible for you.

What health tests should I perform before I consider breeding from my dog?

Find out more information about any breed, including the health schemes that breeders should be using on our Kennel Club Breed A-Z.

Can't find your answer?
Contact us via phone 01296 318540
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