learn about the possible awards that can be achieved for your dog. The following is a list of awards that are on offer for your dog, dependent upon the type of activities and events that your dog takes part in, whether it is a show, a trial or a competition.
Awards FAQs
Common Award queries and their answers. We hope these FAQ's will help resolve some of the most common queries that are asked on the following topics
Stud book bands
The following listing is the confirmed Stud Book Bands.
Agility Awards
The Agility Warrant will be issued on application by the registered owner in respect of a dog that has obtained points in standard agility and jumping classes at Championship and Open Competitions.
Dog show awards
The Junior Warrant is an award which a dog can achieve through winning certain awards at Open and Championship shows, when the dog is between 6 and 18 months of age
Field Trial Awards
As you and your dog progress in field trials you will have the opportunity to gain a number of Kennel Club awards.
Heelwork to Music Awards
In 2009 it was announced that the Kennel Club will be issuing certificates for those dogs gaining their Heelwork to Music Excellent Awards.
Obedience Awards
The certificates were launched on 1 January 2006 and are awarded by the judge on the day of the show to any dog which has lost 10 marks or less. There are two levels for the Award of Merit: Pre-Beginners and Beginners.
Working Trial Awards
Those who compete in Working Trials can now apply to add their dog's 'Excellent' awards in CD, UD and WD stakes to their dog's Kennel Club registration record.
Nominations Open For Major Crufts Award That Recognises Outstanding Young People
The Young Kennel Club (YKC) is on the hunt for nominations for the next Shaun McAlpine Outstanding Young Person of the Year, which will be awarded at the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts 2018.
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