KC Dog

KC Dog: Protecting Dog Owners' Rights
The Kennel Club's KC Dog is a free-to-join campaign that helps to promote and protect dog owners' rights by keeping members informed about Kennel Club campaign activities, including dog control orders
Dog Control Orders
Nottingham City Council is running a consultation on the possible introduction of dog control orders in the Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey areas.
Dog Owners In North Notts Urged To Have Their Say On Proposed Restrictions
The UK’s largest dog welfare organisation, the Kennel Club, is urging dog owners in North Nottinghamshire to have their say on proposals which could restrict where people can walk their dogs in the area.
KCLC Shows Council Meeting To Be Held at the Kennel Club
This is the agenda for the KCLC Shows Council meeting to be held at the Kennel Club on Wednesday 20th April 2016 at 11.00am. Read more.
Dog access restrictions with no legal basis
Since October 2014 and the introduction of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs), parish councils have no legal right to introduce restrictions on dog walking in England and Wales. Read more.
Restrictions on assistance dogs
KC Dog respects the right for local authorities to ban dogs from play areas however this should be done in a manner which leaves these areas accessible to assistance dogs. Read more.
Update on polls and Crufts tickets competition
A recent poll conducted by us showed that around two thirds of you believed that the ‘new means to pick up’ measures were not appropriate having considered some of the potential issues of this approach. Read more.
PSPOs in your area
While we might not be able to help everyone who informs us about PSPOs individually, we will be able to present examples of bad practice to officials to demonstrate that this legislation is not working as it was intended. Read more.
Parliamentary inquiry into animal welfare
The House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee conducted an enquiry into pet welfare which closed in March 2016. Read more.
Live PSPOs
Wrexham County Borough Council is currently consulting on proposals to restrict access to dog walking areas. Read more.
Warrington Dog Owners Encouraged To Have Their Say On Dog Fouling
The Kennel Club is encouraging dog owners in Warrington to have their say on dog fouling as Warrington Borough Council runs a survey to better understand the scale of the issue and to determine if further action is needed to address it. Read more.
Wrexham Dog Owners Urged To Have Their Say On Proposed Restrictions
The Kennel Club is urging dog owners in Wrexham to have their say on proposals which could restrict where people can walk their dogs in the area. Read more.
Andrew Gwynne MP Shows Support for Local Dog Friendly Businesses and Work of KC Dog
Andrew Gwynne MP and Lottie the Chihuahua visited dog friendly pub Lowes Arms with a Kennel Club representative to talk about the work of KC Dog. Read more.
Sir Oliver Heald QC MP Shows Support For Local Dog Friendly Businesses and Work of KC Dog
Sir Oliver Heald QC MP visited dog friendly coffee shop Hogg’s Cafe in Royston, Herts with a Kennel Club representative to talk about the work of KC Dog. Click to read more.
Waging A War On Dogs
A new report has found dog owners and assistance dog users are being unfairly penalised and in some cases, criminalised, by overly-zealous restrictions on where people can walk their dogs. Click to read more.
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