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KCAI Offering Discounted Crufts Tickets To Dog Trainers
KCAI is offering 50% off Crufts tickets to dog training instructors. Read more.
Kennel Club Liaison Council Breeds Council Meeting
On Wednesday 25th May 2016, a meeting of the Kennel Club Liaison Council Breeds Council will be held. Read more.
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.
Queen’s Corgi And Old English Sheepdog Bounce Back
Whilst the Bedlington Terrier, Irish Terrier and English Setter are in decline, according to Kennel Club statistics released ahead of Crufts. Read more.
Kennel Club Announces Qualification Procedure For Agility Team GB
The Kennel Club has released the 2017 squad qualification process for handlers and dogs wishing to be considered for a place on Agility Team GB at the 2017 European Open and the FCI World Championships. Read more.
New Breed - Braque d'Auvergne
Effective from 1st April 2016, the Braque d’Auvergne breed has been recognised by the Kennel Club. Read more.
Replacement Judge For Japanese Chins At Crufts 2016
For Crufts 2016, there has been a change of judge for Japanese Chins. Read more.
Championship Obedience Status
Three obedience clubs have relinquished their Championship status. Read more.
Melton Borough Council Pioneers Scheme To Tackle Rogue Dog Breeders
The Kennel Club is working with its first local authority partner, Melton Borough Council in Leicestershire, on an information sharing project which could transform how dog breeding regulations are enforced. Read more.
A Dog’s Life Manifesto Launches Ahead Of Scottish Elections
The Kennel Club and Scottish Kennel Club have jointly produced a package of policy measures for dog welfare which they would like to see put in place by an incoming Scottish Government. Read more.
Dog Photographer of the Year Announces Prestigious Judging Panel
The judging panel has been announced for 2016’s Kennel Club Dog Photographer of the Year competition. Read more.
Crufts Broadcast Times And Presenters Announced
This March, Crufts returns to Channel 4 to celebrate the world’s largest dog show and its 125th anniversary. Read more.
Veterinary Support at Shows Regulation Change
The Kennel Club has announced regulation changes regarding the presence of an on site veterinary surgeon for shows scheduling 200 or more classes. Read more.
Local Calendar Cover Star Heads To Crufts
The choosen cover star of the Kennel Club's Breed Rescue calendar for 2016 is heading to Crufts to promote rescue dogs. Read more.
Young Volunteer To Receive Award At Crufts
The winner of the Cinnamon Trust Young Volunteer of the Year award has been announced and will be awarded at Crufts 2016. Read more.
Free gift for ABS members and much more at Crufts
Members are invited to visit our main stand in Hall 3 at Crufts to receive a free gift. Read more.
DEFRA consultation on review of animal establishments licensing in England
A consultation by DEFRA on the review of animal establishments licensing in England is currently active where the review could have significant ramifications for dog breeders. Read more.
Fantastic Benefits for Assured Breeders
As part of its new membership structure, the Kennel Club is offering great new benefits to Assured Breeders. Read more.
Latest recommendations added to the Kennel Club Assured Breeder Scheme
New recommendations have been added to the Assured Breeder Scheme (ABS) to imprpve dog health and responsible breeding in 2016. Read more.
The Kennel Club Academy – free education for breeders online
Breeder Education resources have been created for the Kennel Club Academy, providing accessible information for dog breeders and those considering breeding from their dogs. Read more.
YKC Artist Of The Year Winners To Be Presented At Crufts
The Young Kennel Club (YKC) has announced the winners of its eighth annual YKC Artist of the Year competition. Read more.
Agility Liaison Council Meeting Set For 14th July 2016
On Thursday 14th July 2016, a meeting of the Kennel Club Agility Liaison Council will be held at the Kennel Club. Read more.
Obedience Liaison Council Meeting Set For 6th July 2016
On Wednesday 6th July 2016, a meeting of the Kennel Club Obedience Liaison Council will be held at the Kennel Club. Read more.
World Championship for Pointing Dogs and the St. Hubertus Cup
World Championship for Pointing Dogs and the St. Hubertus Cup
Kennel Club Launches Online Learning Website For Breeders, Judges And KCAI Scheme Members At Crufts
The Kennel Club Academy, the Kennel Club's new online learning resource, has launched providing accessible education in the world of dogs. Read more.
Crufts Inter-Regional Team Manager For Obedience Sought
The Kennel Club is calling for anyone interested in becoming an Obedience Inter-Regional Team Manager to get in touch by 11th April 2016. Read more.
New Publisher for Kennel Gazette
BPG Media will design, produce and print the Kennel Gazette from the June 2016 edition onwards. Read more.
Final Judge Added to Dog Photographer of the Year Panel
The final judge has now been announced for the Kennel Club Dog Photographer of the Year 2016 competition ahead of the entry deadline on 30th March 2016. Read more.
Floor Markings at Stoneleigh Park Prohibited
This is a reminder for exhibitors and clubs that the use of any preparations that mark the flooring or surrounding outside surfaces of the Kennel Club Building at Stoneleigh Park is prohibited. Read more.
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.
Blaenau Gwent Dog Owners Urged To Have Their Say On Proposed Restrictions
Dog owners in Blaenau Gwent are urged to have their say on proposals which could restrict where dogs can be walked in the area. Read more.
Kennel Club Code
The Kennel Club Code is addressed to all Kennel Club members, committee members and all volunteers acting on behalf of the Kennel Club.
Kennel Club issues Code of Conduct
The Kennel Club has issued a Code of Conduct addressed to all Kennel Club members, committee members and volunteers.
Kennel Club issues Code of Best Practice for Breed Appreciation Days
The Kennel Club has issued a Code of Best Practice for the Breed Appreciation Days (BADs) and compiling the multiple choice exams which are to be held by breed clubs under the Judges Competency Framework (JCF), which begins in 2019.
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