Kennel Club child protection policy updated
3:41pm on Thursday 18th July 2019
The Kennel Club has updated its Child Protection Policy to include a section dealing with online safety and social media.
Calling all Manchester crossbreeds to compete for the chance to qualify for Crufts 2020
12:38pm on Thursday 18th July 2019
Scruffts, the competition that gives crossbreed dogs the opportunity to compete in the main arena at Crufts, is looking for local top dogs as it comes to the Family Pet Show at MediaCityUK, Salford on 20th and 21st July 2019.
JCF review panel takes shape
3:27pm on Wednesday 17th July 2019
The Kennel Club has confirmed that those Kennel Club Members who are taking forward the AGM proposal to carry out an assessment of the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) have now put forward a number of names to sit on the review panel, which have been endorsed by the Kennel Club Board.
Intermediate Agility qualifiers confirmed
10:11am on Wednesday 17th July 2019
The Kennel Club has announced that dogs measured into intermediate for agility will be able to compete in Kennel Club qualifiers from January 2020.
Applications sought for JCF review panel
4:11pm on Tuesday 16th July 2019
The Kennel Club is seeking applications from those individuals just starting out in their judging career to fill one place on the panel which has been set up to review the Judges Competency Framework.
Success for young agility handler and dog at European Open Junior Championships 2019
4:36pm on Monday 15th July 2019
Tariq, a Border Collie, and her owner, 10-year-old Taylor Lyon from Northamptonshire took 4th place in the Large Under 12 Individual competition at the European Open Junior Agility Championships in Switzerland, which took place between the 12th-14th July.
New DNA testing scheme for the Giant Schnauzer
3:50pm on Monday 15th July 2019
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for progressive retinal atrophy (PRA5) in the Giant Schnauzer following consultation with the breed's health coordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
Breeds Liaison Council Meeting 6 November 2019
10:23am on Thursday 11th July 2019
The next meeting of the Kennel Club Breeds Liaison Council will be held at the Kennel Club in London on Wednesday 6 November 2019. Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach the Breeds Liaison Council Secretary by August 8.
Long live our noble Corgi
3:22pm on Thursday 4th July 2019
The popularity of the endangered Cardigan Welsh Corgi and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi has soared ahead of the release of The Queen’s Corgi tomorrow (5 July). Statistics from the Kennel Club show that registrations of both types of Corgi puppies, the Queen’s favourite breed and star of the newly released film, increased by 25 per cent in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2018.
Judges Competency Framework review update
12:04pm on Tuesday 2nd July 2019
Further to the recent announcement that the planned implementation of the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) has been placed on hold pending a complete assessment of the scheme by an independent review body, the Kennel Club wishes to give an update on this situation.