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Kennel Club searches for top dog-friendly businesses
The search is on to find the UK's most dog-friendly places, as the Kennel Club launches its Be Dog Friendly Awards 2015.
Agility Team GB Announces Three Year Partnership with Gencon
Agility Team GB Announces Three Year Partnership With Gencon
The Kennel Club Urgently Seeks Lady Field Trial Handlers
The Kennel Club Urgently Seeks Lady Field Trial Handlers
Changes To Obedience Rules And Regulations
Changes To Obedience Rules And Regulations
Changes To Agility Rules And Regulations
Changes To Agility Rules And Regulations
Changes To Rally Rules And Regulations
Changes To Rally Rules And Regulations
Changes To Heelwork To Music Rules And Regulations
Changes To Heelwork To Music Rules And Regulations
Open Day at Kennel Club Building at Stoneleigh
On Saturday 5th September 2015, the Kennel Club Building in Stoneleigh will be open to visitors interested in finding out what the building has to offer.
Kennel Club’s open letter to the Daily Mail following the article: ‘I get rid of dogs as soon as they stop being cute puppies’ by Shona Sibary
Kennel Club’s open letter to the Daily Mail following the article: ‘I get rid of dogs as soon as they stop being cute puppies’ by Shona Sibary
Fourteen Breeds Help Kennel Club as it Launches Pilot Scheme for Judges Competency Framework
Fourteen breeds representing every group classification and Stud Book band have joined forces to assist the Kennel Club with piloting various elements of its Judges Competency Framework (JCF), the Kennel Club has announced.
Kennel Club Question Time Heads to Cambridge
The views of dog owners are being sought in Cambridge and surrounding areas as the Kennel Club’s Question Time event visits the city this October.
Berwickshire Dog Wins Kennel Club Pointer and Setter Championship
A five-year-old Pointer from Berwickshire has won the Kennel Club Pointer and Setter Championship organised by the International Gundog League (Pointer and Setter Society) on behalf of the Kennel Club.
Minutes of Kennel Club Agility Liaison Council Meeting Held on 13 July 2017
The minutes of the Kennel Club Liaison Council Agility Council meeting, held on 13 July 2017, have been released.
Minutes of Kennel Club Obedience Liaison Council Meeting Held on 20 July 2017
The minutes of the Kennel Club Liaison Council Obedience Council meeting, held on 20 July 2017, have been released.
'Treasures of the Far East' Exhibition to Open at Kennel Club Art Gallery 14th September
An exotic new exhibition of art focusing on dog breeds from East Asia, will open at the Kennel Club Art Gallery on Wednesday 14th September.
Kennel Club’s New Centre Of Excellence For Working Dogs Opens In Northumberland
Gundogs and gundog clubs gathered in Northumberland on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September 2017 for the official opening of the Kennel Club’s Emblehope and Burngrange Estate, which the Kennel Club aims to develop as a centre of excellence to support a wide range of working dog and shooting activities.
Judges Competency Framework – Kennel Club Issues Third Set of Questions and Answers
A number of clubs and individuals have contacted the Kennel Club to seek clarification on various issues concerning the press announcement made about the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) in April 2017. The JCF working party has therefore prepared a third Q&A document to assist accordingly; two previous Q&As were issued in April and July.
Kennel Club Reiterates Importance of Filling Out Entry Forms Correctly
The Kennel Club would like to issue a further reminder to exhibitors about the importance of filling out entry forms accurately.
Kennel Club Opens New Aylesbury Office
The Kennel Club has opened its new offices in Aylesbury, having moved a matter of yards away from its previous home in the Alton House Office Park in Gatehouse Way.
New research reveals prevalence of health conditions in UK’s dog population
Large scale study published on disorders in 192 Kennel Club recognised breeds will help to improve health of Britain’s much-loved pedigree dogs
Kennel Club Dismay At Policy That Could Stop Lost Dogs Being Reunited With Poorest Owners
The Kennel Club has expressed its dismay at a proposal that could see more dogs being destroyed or sent to rehoming centres, if their owners can’t immediately afford the fine owed, which was discussed last night by Newcastle-Under-Lyme’s Public Protection Committee.
Kennel Club Unveils Open Show Reforms
In the biggest shake-up to the open show scene for more than a generation, the Kennel Club has announced new measures to increase interest in this important and essential side of dog showing through the introduction of three new awards.
Kennel Club Offers Assistance to Local Authorities Over Public Space Protection Orders
Local councils across England are being encouraged to seek advice from the Kennel Club when their previously issued Dog Control Orders automatically convert to become Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) later this week (19th and 20th October).
New Kennel Club Breeders Competition Format For 2018
The Kennel Club has announced a new and exciting format for the Kennel Club Breeders Competition starting in 2018, offering prize money sponsored by Agria Pet Insurance. Breeders will be able to start taking part in this competition from next year’s Boston and District Canine Society Championship Show from 4th – 7th January 2018 in order to qualify for the first final at Crufts 2019.
Kennel Club Activity Register and export pedigrees go online
Owners wishing to apply to add their dog to the Kennel Club Activity Register or apply for an export pedigree can now do so directly through the Kennel Club website following the introduction of two new online forms.
Kennel Club launches new Canine Health Week
The most common disorders affecting dogs in Britain are being highlighted by the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to dog health and welfare, the Kennel Club, as it launches a new awareness week, Canine Health Week, which runs from 13th to 19th November 2017. The week will highlight the most common health issues in the overall dog population and enable owners to familiarise themselves with these in order to establish and meet the healthcare needs of their dogs.
Critiques must be submitted to dog paper, Kennel Club reiterates to judges
The Kennel Club would once again like to remind judges at championship and open breed club shows that a written critique for the first two placings in each class must be submitted to the weekly dog paper, Our Dogs.
Kennel Club sponsors new Special Beginners Competition at general and group championship shows
Further to the Kennel Club’s recent announcement on reforms to open shows, it has now announced its sponsorship of a Special Beginners Competition at general and group championship shows, from 2018, to enable more exhibitors to experience a group competition.
Kennel Club Olympia Stakes finalists revealed
This year’s finalists of the prestigious Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes finals have been announced.
Say bonjour to the UK’s newest pedigree dog – the Barbet
Number of pedigree dog breeds in the UK will rise to 220 as the Barbet, developed in France, gains official recognition and is set to wow the public at Crufts, the world’s greatest dog show, for the first time this year
Kennel Club welcomes Labour Party Proposals
The UK’s largest organisation dedicated to dog health and welfare, the Kennel Club, has welcomed Labour’s draft policy document ‘Animal Welfare for the Many, Not the Few’, which includes some key policy proposals dedicated to improving dog welfare.
Kennel Club Chairman Resigns
Mr Simon Luxmoore, Chairman of the Kennel Club, has resigned from his post. In the meantime, Mr Steve Croxford will assume Mr Luxmoore’s responsibilities with immediate effect, until the Board confirms interim arrangements.
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