The Kennel Club runs the 'Be Dog Friendly' campaign (previously 'Open for Dogs') which aims to reward and encourage businesses and public spaces across the UK to adopt a dog friendly attitude

There are many benefits for businesses and workplaces with pet friendly policies. These include financial benefits and an improvement in atmosphere, productivity and well-being.

There are currently over 32,000 businesses and public spaces that are open for dogs but the Kennel Club wants to see more open doors for our four-legged friends!

This summer we are asking members to write to Eurostar's CEO, Nicolas Petrovic, to ask for Eurostar to adopt pet friendly policies that will allow pet owners to use their services. To write to Eurostar, please click here:

'Be Dog Friendly' Awards

Every year, the Kennel Club rewards a selection of places that are accessible and welcoming to dogs in the Be Dog Friendly Awards, which are based solely on public nominations.  Dog owners (and non-dog owners) can vote for their favourite dog friendly places and help get them the recognition they deserve. This year's awards close on 10th October. You can recommend or vote for your favourite dog friendly places on

For more information on our 'Be Dog Friendly' campaign, please visit:

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