dog activities

There are so many different competitive dog activities you can enjoy, giving you great opportunities to meet fellow dog lovers and enjoy lots of fun with your dog.
We organise dog events in the UK which are attended by 1000s of people each year. Smaller popular events include Gundog Working Tests and Scruffts for Crossbreed dogs
Flyball Shows’ Opportunity To Host Crufts 2016 Qualifiers
The Kennel Club is currently organising qualifying heats at Flyball shows during 2015 to find finalists to compete at Crufts 2016.
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
Sixteen More Olympia Qualifying Heats For 2016 Announced
Sixteen More Olympia Qualifying Heats For 2016 Announced
Kennel Club Celebrates Successful International Agility Festival
Thousands of dogs descended upon Rockingham Castle to compete in the world’s largest agility festival. Click to read more.
Kennel Club Offers Free Agility Dog Measuring
The Kennel Club is offering agility competitors the opportunity to get their dog measured for free. Click to learn 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.
Collapsible Tunnel No Longer Approved For Use by the Kennel Club
The Kennel Club has removed the collapsible tunnel from its list of approved obstacles for agility classes with immediate effect. Click to read more.
Minimum Distance Between Agility Obstacles Increased
Following research by Nottingham Trent University into dog jump distances, the Kennel Club has amended the distances between obstacles that dogs have to negotiate in agility. Click to learn more.
Changes to Rally Regulations
The Kennel Club has announced recently approved changes to rally regulations from the General Committee. Click to read more.
Changes to Agility Regulations
The Kennel Club has announced recent approved changes to agility regulations by the General Committee. Click to read more.
Ten Finalists Chosen For Crufts Junior Warrant Final
The Kennel Club Junior Warrant Winner of the Year competition semi-finals took place at Eukanuba Discover Dogs at ExCeL London, with 61 top young dogs competing for just ten places in the final which will be held at Crufts 2017. Click to read more.
Small/Mixi Pairs Winners Announced At Eukanuba Discover Dogs
Nicola Bradshaw and Valerie Hobart, with their dogs Mr Jay Tee the Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross and Barbie the Border Terrier, won the Small/Mixi Pairs agility final at Eukanuba Discover Dogs at ExCeL London. Click to read more.
ABC Agility Competitors Qualify For Crufts At Eukanuba Discover Dogs
20 dogs have qualified for the ABC Agility finals at the world’s greatest dog event, Crufts, in March 2017. Click to read more.
FAQs Obedience explanatory notes
The Kennel Club has reworded the relevant section of the Descriptions and Explanatory Notes for Obedience Tests. All handlers and judges should be aware of the new wording which will be effective in the new year. 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.
Capped Classes to Be Introduced for Open Obedience Shows
The Kennel Club is introducing capped classes for open obedience shows, effective from 1st January 2017. Click to learn more.
Gloucestershire Labrador Wins Kennel Club Retriever Field Trial
A six year-old Labrador Retriever bitch from Gloucestershire has won the Kennel Club Open Retriever Field Trial at the Blankney Estate, Lincolnshire.
Agility Stars Qualify For Olympia Agility Stakes
This year’s finalists of the prestigious Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes finals have been announced. Click here to find out more.
Doncaster Dog Wins English Springer Spaniel Field Trial
A two year old dog from Doncaster and her owner Victoria Williams, have won the Kennel Club English Springer Spaniel Open Stake 2016. Read more.
Blind dogs competing in activities disciplines
The Kennel Club would like to advise competitors that it believes it is not in the best interests of blind dogs to compete in activities disciplines.
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