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Appointment of Judges at Limited, Open and Championship Shows Without CCs from 2019 Onwards
Announcement - 16th August 2017 - 12:24 PM
Following a number of enquiries from judges and inviting societies, the Kennel Club would like to clarify the matter of the appointment of judges at limited and open shows and for non CC classes at championship shows as of 1st January 2019 when the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) begins.
Judging at Partnership Shows
Announcement - 11th August 2017 - 2:48 PM
Due to the current increase in partnership shows being held, the Kennel Club would like to clarify its position with regard to judging at such events.
Kennel Club Streamlines Registration Options for Non-Pedigree Dogs
Announcement - 25th July 2017 - 11:00 AM
In order to provide a beneficial long term registration product for owners of crossbreeds, or purebred dogs without a Kennel Club recorded pedigree, the Kennel Club will no longer be accepting applications for its Companion Dog Club (CDC).
Judges Competency Framework - Questions and Answers
Announcement - 25th July 2017 - 11:00 AM
A number of clubs and individuals have written in to seek clarification on various issues concerning the press announcement made about the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) in April 2017.
New Breed – White Swiss Shepherd Dog
Announcement - 19th July 2017 - 10:00 AM
The White Swiss Shepherd Dog will become the 219th pedigree dog breed recognised by the Kennel Club with effect from 1st October 2017.
Kennel Club Statement on Proposals to Reintroduce Eurasian Lynx into Kielder Forest, Northumberland
Announcement - 18th July 2017 - 10:00 AM
In response to the Lynx UK Trust’s submission of a formal application to Natural England to release Eurasian lynx into Kielder Forest, Northumberland, the Kennel Club has issued the following statement.

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