KCAI Instructor of the Year

The Kennel Club Accredited Instructors Scheme (KCAI Scheme) recognises and promotes dog training instructors, who are committed to and abide by, industry standards and codes of practice which have the welfare, care and needs of the dog at heart.

The KCAI Instructor of the Year award recognises the outstanding talents of KCAI members who have gained accreditation through the scheme.

2019 KCAI Instructor of the Year has launched!

We’re looking for Kennel Club Accredited Instructors who make a positive difference to the behaviour of dogs that they work with and the lives of their owners.  Has your instructor gone that extra mile to help you and your dog?  Have they helped make a positive difference to the behaviour of your dog and, in turn, your life?  If so, we want to know about them!

Please note - to qualify, the dog training instructor that you nominate must be:

  • a current member of the Kennel Club Accredited Instructors Scheme
  • one of the scheme’s Accredited Instructors

Nominations Criteria

Before you nominate your training instructor, please consider the following criteria, which the judges will use to select the winner.

  • Positive difference: made a positive difference to the behaviour of dog(s) and the lives of their owners
  • Changed lives: in some way changed the lives of dog(s) and/or people, who in particular, may have faced struggle such as having helped rescue dogs or people who have faced  challenges
  • Helpfulness and dedication: went out of their way to help the dog(s) and their owner(s) by going 'that extra mile' such as having given time outside of their usual instructing activities to assist clients with specific issues, for instance, helping a dog which has problem behavior.

Nominate here

Key dates:

  • Nominations open: Thursday 5 December 2019
  • Nominations close: 12 noon, Friday 20 December 2019
  • Winner announced at Crufts on 8 March 2020 - timings and location to be confirmed

For full terms and conditions on the 2019 KCAI Instructor of the Year click here.

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