Dog Show

Meet Nearly 2,000 Dogs In Stafford At December Show
Nearly 2,000 dogs from 26 breeds will be descending on Stafford on Saturday 6 December as the British Utility Breeds Association (BUBA) holds its 43rd Championship Dog Show at Staffordshire County Showground.
Meet 10,000 Dogs In Birmingham in December
More than 10,000 dogs from 158 breeds will be descending on Birmingham on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 December as the Ladies Kennel Association (LKA) holds its popular Championship Dog Show at the NEC.
Meet 10,000 Dogs In Stafford At May Show
More than 10,000 dogs from over 190 breeds will be descending on Stafford from 7th – 10th May as the popular Birmingham National Championship Dog Show returns to the Staffordshire County Showground.
Meet 7,500 Dogs At Bath Show
More than 7,500 dogs from across 180 pedigree breeds will be descending on Bath from 22nd – 25th May as one of the country’s largest dog shows
Crufts Entries Increase For 125th Anniversary Celebrations
Nearly 22,000 dogs will head to the NEC in Birmingham from 10th – 13th March to compete at the 125th Crufts. Read more.
Portrait of 2015 Best in Show Winner to be Presented at Crufts
The portrait of last year's Best in Show winner will be unveiled on Sunday 13th March at Crufts 2016. Read more.
Agility Dog Training Day For Young Dog Lovers In Devon
Young dog owners in Devon can boost their canine training skills and try out agility activities by attending a fun training day organised by the Young Kennel Club (YKC) in Okehampton. Read more.
Thousands Of Dogs To Descend On Stafford For World’s Oldest Dog Show
Over 10,000 dogs from more than 200 breeds will be descending on the Staffordshire County Showground in Stafford from 5th- 8th May for the popular Birmingham Dog Show Society Championship Show. Read more.
Scotland’s Largest Dog Show Attracts Thousands of Canines from Across the UK
More than 6,500 dogs from over 200 breeds will be descending on Edinburgh from 20th- 22nd May as the country's largest event of its kind. Learn more.
Scottish Kennel Club To Hold Grooming Qualifier For Young Members At Dundee Canine Club
Young Kennel Club (YKC) members wanting to compete in the YKC Groomer of the Year competition at Crufts are invited to enter the qualifier at Dundee Canine Club, Dundee on 4th June 2016. Read more.
Baiting Exhibits at Shows
Following a number of queries received, relating to baiting exhibits in the ring at Kennel Club licensed events, the Kennel Club wishes to clarify its position. Learn more.
Crufts 2017 Entry Dates And Qualifications
The qualification criteria for Crufts 2017 has been announced. Read more.
Dogs Love Bath Time: Thousands of Canines Flock to Spa City for Largest Dog Show in Somerset
8,000 dogs from over 200 breeds will be descending on Three Shires Field in Bannerdown, Bath from 27th- 30th May for the popular Bath Canine Society Championship Show. Read more.
Tyne And Wear Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts is looking for local top dogs as it comes to the Great North Dog Walk at the Leas in South Shields, Tyne and Wear on 30th May. Read more.
South Wales Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts is looking for local top dogs as it comes to the South Wales Dog & Family Fun Day at Fonmon Castle, Vale of Glamorgan on 30th May. Read more.
Obreedience Qualifying Heats For Crufts 2017
12 Obreedience heats have been announced by the Kennel Club that will allow dog owners and their dogs to qualify for Crufts 2017. Read more.
Denbighshire Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts is looking for local top dogs as it comes to the Pedwar Pawen Companion Dog Show at the Bodelwyddan Community Playing Fields in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May. Read more.
Rally Joins Established Favourite Events in Obedience Ring at Crufts 2017
The Kennel Club has announced Rally is to join established favourite events in the obedience ring at Crufts 2017. Read more.
Newbury’s Largest Dog Show and One of the Biggest in the UK Attracts Thousands of Canines from Across Britain
More than 8,000 dogs from over 200 breeds will be at the Newbury Showground in Berkshire from 3rd - 5th June 2016 for the popular Southern Counties Canine Association Championship Show – the largest dog show in Newbury. Read more.
New DNA Testing Scheme for Welsh Terriers
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Primary Lens Luxation (PLL) in the Welsh Terrier. Read more.
Thousands of Canines from Across Britain Head for the Malvern Hills for One of the UK’s Largest Dog Shows
More than 7,000 dogs from over 200 breeds will be descending on the Malvern Showground in Worcestershire from 9th - 12th June for the popular Three Counties Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Scottish Borders Dog Show One of the Largest in Scotland and the UK: Thousands of Canines Head to Kelso
Nearly 6,000 dogs from over 200 breeds will be descending on Springwood Park in Kelso on 18th and 19th June for the Border Union Dog Show. Read more.
Handling of Dogs at Shows
The Kennel Club wishes to remind exhibitors of policies regarding the handling of dogs whilst in the show ring, particularly in relation to the moving of dogs around the ring. Read more.
Warwickshire Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scrufft is looking for local top dogs as it comes to the Finnish Lapphund CDC show in Priors Marston, Warwickshire on 18th June. Read more.
Vulnerable Breeds Competition Heading to Crufts Again
The Kennel Club has announced that its Vulnerable British & Irish Breeds Competition will take place once again this year, culminating in a grand final at Crufts 2017. Learn more.
Britain’s Rarest Breeds Head to Windsor for Berkshire’s Largest Dog Show
Britain’s rarest breeds will be among the more than 9,000 dogs which will be descending on Home Park, Windsor from 30th June – 3rd July for the popular Windsor Championship Dog Show. Read more.
New Agility Regulations Allow a Challenge to a Dog’s Height Category
Championship agility judges will be able to challenge a dog’s existing height category under a new set of regulations to be introduced on 1st July 2016. Read more.
Peterborough Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts, the competition that gives crossbreed dogs the opportunity to compete at Crufts, is looking for local top dogs as it comes to Just Dogs Live at the East of England Showground in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire on 9th July. Read more.
Local Dog Wins One of Britain’s Largest Shows
A Dobermann named Billy, owned by the mother and daughter team of Jackie and Victoria Ingram from Brentwood, Essex has won Best in Show at the prestigious Three Counties Championship Dog Show in Malvern, Worcestershire. Read more.
Britain’s Rarest Breeds Head to Peterborough for Cambridgeshire’s Largest Dog Show
Britain’s rarest breeds will be among the more than 7,000 dogs which will be descending on East of England Showground, Peterborough from 8th – 10th July for the popular East of England Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Britain’s Rarest Breeds Head to Leeds for Yorkshire’s Largest Dog Show
Britain’s rarest breeds will be among the more than 7,000 dogs which will be descending on the Harewood Estate at Harewood near Leeds from 22nd– 24th July for the popular Leeds Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Young Kennel Club Member Makes History At World Dog Show
Young Kennel Club (YKC) member Antonia Leech is believed to be the first British handler in 18 years to be placed in the International Junior Handler Championship finals at the World Dog Show. Read more about this extraordinary achievement.
Northern Irish Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts is looking for local top dogs as it comes to Bark in the Park at Crawfordsburn Country Park, Co Down, Northern Ireland on 23rd July. Read more.
Kennel Club Seeks Olympia Agility Manager
The Kennel Club is looking for an individual to manage the running of the Kennel Club Agility Stakes Finals on site at the London International Horse Show at Olympia. Learn more.
Success For YKC Agility Team GB At The European Open Junior Championships 2016
Young Kennel Club (YKC) members representing Team GB took home two overall bronze medals after competing for the first time at the European Open Junior Championships in Slovakia. Read more.
Britain’s Rarest Breeds Head to Exeter for Devon’s Largest Dog Show
Britain’s rarest breeds will be among the almost 6,000 dogs which will be descending on Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter from 6th - 9th August for the popular Paignton Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Billy the Dobermann Wins Prestigious Windsor Dog Show
A Dobermann named Billy has won Best in Show at the prestigious Windsor Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Newfoundland Wins Prestigious Peterborough Dog Show
A Newfoundland has won Best in Show at the prestigious East of England Championship Dog Show. Read more.
World’s Largest Agility Festival To Return To Rockingham For Fourth Year
The Kennel Club International Agility festival will see over 2,900 dogs from all over the world heading to Rockingham Castle for the world’s largest agility festival for dogs. Read more.
Devon Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts is looking for local top dogs as it comes to Gables Farm Open Day in Plymouth, Devon on 30th July. Read more.
Kent Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts is looking for local top dogs as it comes to Beth’s charity Dog Show at Greenway Field, West Malling on 30th July. Learn more.
Crufts to Host Tenth Anniversary Eukanuba World Challenge in 2017
The world’s most famous dog show Crufts is to host the tenth anniversary Eukanuba World Challenge in 2017. Read more.
Britain’s Rarest Breeds Head to Poole for Dorset’s Largest Dog Show
Britain’s rarest breeds will be among the more than 5,000 dogs which will be descending on Pikes Farm, Organford near Poole from 13th– 15th August for the popular Bournemouth Championship Dog Show. Learn more.
Welsh Breeds Fly the Flag in Builth Wells at the Largest Dog Show in Wales
Welsh native dog breeds will join over 9,000 dogs descending on the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys from 19th – 21st August for the popular Welsh Kennel Club Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Scottish Breeds Fly the Flag in Edinburgh at One of Scotland’s Largest Dog Shows
Scottish native dog breeds will be among the 4,000 plus dogs which will descend on the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston, Edinburgh from 27th – 28th August for the popular Scottish Kennel Club Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Local Dog Wins One of Britain’s Largest Shows
A Bulldog from Lincolnshire has won Best in Show at the prestigious Leeds Championship Dog Show in West Yorkshire. Read more.
Rare Breeds Among Thousands of Canines Heading to Guildford for Largest Dog Show in Surrey
Rare British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the 6,000 plus dogs which will descend on Loseley Park near Guildford in Surrey from 9th-11th September for the popular Richmond Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Thousands of Dogs to Descend on Stoneleigh for One of Britain’s Largest Dog Shows
Over 8,000 dogs will be descending on Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire from 2nd-4th September for the popular City of Birmingham Championship Dog Show. Learn more.
Rare Breeds Among Thousands of Canines Heading to Ripon for One of Britain’s Largest Dog Shows
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the 7,000 plus dogs which will descend on Ripon Racecourse in North Yorkshire from 16th -18th September for the popular Darlington Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Monitoring of German Shepherd Dog Classes at Championship Shows
The monitoring of German Shepherd Dog classes at championship shows will start with immediate effect. Click to Learn more.
Irish Breeds Fly the Flag in Lisburn at the Largest Dog Show in Ireland
Irish native dog breeds will be among the 2,000 plus dogs which will descend on the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Lisburn, County Antrim from 24th – 25th September for the popular Belfast Championship Dog Show. Click to read more.
Rare Breeds Among Thousands of Dogs Heading to Wetherby for One of Britain’s Largest Dog Shows
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among over 6,000 dogs descending on Wetherby Racecourse in West Yorkshire from 29th September – 2nd October for the popular Driffield Championship Dog Show. Click to read more.
Rare Breeds to the Fore in Builth Wells at One of the Largest Dog Shows in Wales
Rare British dog breeds will be among over 6,000 dogs descending on the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys from 7th – 9th October for the popular South Wales Kennel Association Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Soaring Cost Of Sickly Puppies As Consumers Buy On A Whim Online
The Kennel Club is increasingly concerned about irresponsible breeders who put profit over health and welfare and is keen to highlight the importance of going to a responsible breeder. Click to read more.
Manchester Crossbreeds Given The Chance To Qualify For Crufts
Scruffts is looking for local top dogs as it comes to the Family Pet Show in Manchester on 1st and 2nd October. Read more.
Rare Breeds Among Thousands of Dogs Descending on Stafford for One of Britain’s Largest Dog Shows
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the 8,000 plus dogs which will descend on Staffordshire County Showground in Stafford from 27th - 30th October for the popular Midland Counties Championship Dog Show. Click to Read more.
Crufts Stewards Needed for Working and Pastoral Day
The Kennel Club is calling for experienced ring stewards who wish to officiate at Crufts to get in touch to express an interest. Click to learn how you can be involved in the world's most famous dog show.
Double Handling Prohibited In All Breeds, Kennel Club Reminds Exhibitors
Following recent incidents at shows, the Kennel Club wishes to remind exhibitors that double handling is prohibited. Click to read more.
Six Crossbreeds Chosen For Scruffts Final At Crufts
At this year’s Scruffts competition, six have won a place in the final at Crufts for the Scruffts Family Crossbreed Dog of the Year final in 2017. Click to read more.
Britain’s Largest Two-Day Dog Show Draws Thousands of Dogs to Birmingham
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the 10,000 plus dogs which will descend on the NEC in Birmingham from 10th - 11th December for the popular Ladies Kennel Association Championship Dog Show. Click to read more.
Agility Stars Of The Future Compete At Eukanuba Discover Dogs Final
The rising stars of the agility world took part in the prestigious Kennel Club Starters Cup Agility finals at London’s biggest dog event, Eukanuba Discover Dogs. Click to find out the winners.
Replacement Judge For Norwegian Elkhounds At Crufts 2017
There has been a change of judge for Norwegian Elkhounds at Crufts 2017. Click to learn more.
Kennel Club Relaxes More Regulations for the Benefit of Shows and Exhibitors
Kennel Club show regulations are to be relaxed to allow those judges not on the B list to judge up to four classes of a breed at open shows, with a proviso. Click to learn more.
Replacement Judge For Irish Terriers At Crufts 2017
There has been a change of judge for Irish Terriers at Crufts 2017. Learn more.
Kennel Club Members Agree Fee Changes for Show Licences
Kennel Club members agreed to the following changes to fees for show licences, at the recent Special General Meeting held in London. Click to learn more.
Over 200 Breeds of Pedigree Dog on Show in Stafford as They All Vie for a Place at Crufts
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the 9,000 plus dogs which will descend on Staffordshire County Showground in Stafford from 19th – 22nd January for the popular Manchester Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Over 100 Breeds of Pedigree Dog on Show in Peterborough as They All Vie for a Place at Crufts
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the 5,000 plus dogs which will descend on the Exhibition Hall, The Arena, East of England Showground, Peterborough from 5th-8th January for the Boston Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Crufts 2017 Early and Late Starts and Changes of Ring
With an entry of almost 22,000 dogs heading to the NEC to compete at Crufts 2017, arrangements have been reviewed to assist exhibitors. Read now about the changes.
An American Cocker Spaniel From Lancashire Wins Place In Crufts Best In Show Final
Miami, an American Cocker Spaniel from Westby in Lancashire, won the Gundog Best in Group title at Crufts 2017 today (Saturday 11th March), qualifying them for a place in the Best in Show final on tomorrow. Read more
Judges Competency Framework
Judges Competency Framework
Thousands of Canines Head to Peterborough for Huge Dog Show Featuring Over 200 Breeds
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the more than 7,000 dogs which will descend on East of England Showground, Peterborough from 7th – 9th July for the popular East of England Championship Dog Show. Read more.
Thousands of Canines Head to Leeds for Huge Dog Show Featuring over 200 Breeds
British and Irish native dog breeds will be among the more than 7,000 dogs which will descend on the Harewood Estate from 21st – 23rd July for the popular Leeds Championship Dog Show. Click to read more.
Rare and Popular Scottish Breeds to the Fore in Edinburgh for Huge Dog Show
Scottish native dog breeds, both rare and popular, will be among the 4,000 plus dogs which will descend on the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston, Edinburgh from 26th – 27th August.
Learn About New Judging Framework at City Of Birmingham Show
City of Birmingham Canine Association is offering breed club officials and other interested parties the opportunity to ask questions about the new Judges Competency Framework (JCF) at its championship show at Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry, Warwickshire on the weekend of 2nd and 3rd September 2017.
Thousands of Canines Head to Stoneleigh for Huge Dog Show Featuring Over 200 Breeds
British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the more than 8,000 dogs which will descend on Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire from 1st - 3rd September for the popular City of Birmingham Championship Dog Show.
Thousands of Canines Head to Guildford for Huge Dog Show Featuring Over 200 Breeds
British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the more than 6,000 dogs which will descend on Loseley Park near Guildford in Surrey from 8th-10th September for the popular Richmond Championship Dog Show.
Thrapston Border Collie Triumphs Against the Odds at Huge Dog Show
A Border Collie named Freddie from Northamptonshire has won Best in Show at one of Britain’s largest dog shows, despite having previously been given only a matter of weeks to live when he was diagnosed with lymphoma.
Thousands of Canines Head to Ripon for Huge Dog Show Featuring Over 200 Breeds
British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the more than 7,000 dogs which will descend on Ripon Racecourse in North Yorkshire from 15th – 17th September.
Judging at Partnership Shows
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.
Thousands of Canines Head to Lisburn for Ireland’s Largest Dog Show
British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the more than 2,000 dogs which will descend on the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Lisburn, County Antrim from 23rd – 24th September.
Thousands of Canines Head to Builth Wells for Huge Dog Show
Welsh native dog breeds, both rare and popular, will be among the 5,000 plus dogs which will descend on the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys from 6th - 8th October for the popular South Wales Kennel Association Championship Dog Show
Thousands of Canines Head to Stafford for Huge Dog Show Featuring Over 200 Breeds
British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the more than 8,000 dogs which will descend on Staffordshire County Showground in Stafford from 26th - 29th October
Britain's Largest Two-Day Dog Show Draws Thousands Of Dogs To The NEC
British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the more than 10,000 dogs which will descend on the NEC in Birmingham from 9th – 10th December for the popular Ladies Kennel Association Championship Dog Show – the largest two-day dog show in the UK.
Trouble from Blackpool wins one of Britain’s largest dog shows
A dog named Trouble, owned by Lisa Nelson of Blackpool, has won Best in Show at the prestigious Three Counties Championship Dog Show in Worcestershire.
Magic Mike from Wallingford is Britain’s top show dog so far for 2018
A dog named Magic Mike, who lives with Sara Robertson in Wallingford, Oxfordshire has won Best in Show at the prestigious Border Union championship dog show in Kelso in the Scottish Borders, securing his position as the top show dog of all breeds for 2018 at the halfway stage.
Husky from Mansfield wins one of Britain’s largest dog shows
A dog named Akela, owned by Jessica Allen of Mansfield, has won Best in Show at the prestigious Windsor Championship Dog Show in Berkshire.
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