Vulnerable breeds

Dog Breed More Rare Than The Giant Panda Falls To Record Low
New registration statistics released by the Kennel Club reveal that the Skye Terrier, which is one of the most vulnerable of Britain’s native dog breeds - and more rare than the Giant Panda - has fallen to a record low of just 17 puppy registrations in 2013, as foreign breeds continue to thrive.
UK Says Goodbye To Big Dogs And Hi To The Handbag Generation
Large dog breeds are rapidly in decline, including old favourites such as the face of the Dulux advert, the Old English Sheepdog, and the English Setter, as smaller breeds most liked by celebrities come into vogue.
Vulnerable Breeds Competition To Be Launched In 2015
The Kennel Club is launching a new competition for dog show exhibitors who show vulnerable British & Irish breeds, to raise awareness of these breeds and to recognise those who are dedicated to their survival and prosperity.
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.
Vulnerable Breeds to Shine at Crufts Again: Entries for Kennel Club Competition Closing Soon
Owners of vulnerable British and Irish dog breeds are reminded that entry to the Kennel Club’s dedicated Crufts competition closes at the end of the year. Learn more.
Vulnerable Native Breeds Finalists Head to Crufts
The Kennel Club has announced the finalists taking part in the Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds competition at Crufts 2017. Read more.
Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds Competition to Return to Crufts 2018
Following the popularity of the Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds Competition at Crufts, the Kennel Club has announced that it will take place again this year, culminating in a grand final at Crufts 2018. Read more.
Irish Wolfhound from Bridlington crowned UK’s top Vulnerable Breed at Crufts
An Irish Wolfhound named Gordon, owned by Louise Pinkney from Carnaby, Bridlington in East Yorkshire, won the grand final of the Kennel Club Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds competition at Crufts yesterday (Saturday 10th March).
Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds Competition returns
Following the popularity of the Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds competition at Crufts, the Kennel Club has announced that it will take place again this year, culminating in a grand final at Crufts 2019.
Iconic 'Scottie dog' enters list of dog breeds at risk for first time
More British dog breeds are at risk than ever before, as the Bearded Collie and Irish Wolfhound enter the vulnerable list again, after a small period of resurgence
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