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Kennel Club Charitable Trust invests over £1.9 million into dog health and welfare
2:48pm on Wednesday 19th February 2020
The Kennel Club Charitable Trust announced today that it has provided over £1.9 million to projects dedicated to improving dog health and welfare on a local and national level since 2017. As part of the Kennel Club, the UK’s largest organisation devoted to dog health and welfare, the Kennel Club Charitable Trust supports projects and organisations which share its commitment to dog health and happiness, including health and science projects, welfare, and support organisations across the country.

James Middleton announces five life-changing dogs as finalists in Crufts hero dog awards
4:20pm on Tuesday 18th February 2020
Launching the world’s greatest dog show, the Kennel Club and James Middleton today announced the five hero dogs that will compete in the public vote for the prestigious Friends for Life award at Crufts 2020.

Britain's top dogs revealed: Labradors lead, Corgis come back and Jack Russells jump
9:42am on Sunday 16th February 2020
Crufts organisers, the Kennel Club, has announced that old favourites appear to be taking the lead as the UK’s top dogs, with the likes of the Jack Russell and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi soaring in popularity.

More Crufts TV than ever before
12:06pm on Thursday 13th February 2020
Dog lovers can look forward to a record-breaking 15 hours of television coverage when Crufts returns to Channel 4 and More4 this March to celebrate the world’s largest dog show.

Kennel Club urges more health screening to help protect dogs
12:05pm on Wednesday 12th February 2020
The Kennel Club is holding a multi-breed health screening day, taking place on Friday 21st February from 9.30am - 4pm at the Kennel Club Building in Stoneleigh.

Kennel Club announces way forward for Judges Competency Framework
10:55am on Wednesday 12th February 2020
The Kennel Club Board is delighted to announce, following consideration of the recommendations put forward by the Independent Review Panel together with the output from the survey commissioned by the Kennel Club, that agreement has been reached on how to take the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) forward.

REX-IT': International Crufts entries fall significantly for first time in over a decade
12:09pm on Sunday 9th February 2020
The number of overseas dogs due to compete at Crufts 2020 has seen a significant drop for the first time in around a decade, marking a potential sign of concern amongst dog owners about travelling in a post-Brexit world, and an indicator of the possible implications Brexit will have on future four-legged international entries to the show.

Junior Warrant finalists head to Crufts 2020
9:33pm on Friday 7th February 2020
The final of the Kennel Club Junior Warrant Winner of the Year competition will take place at Crufts at the NEC Birmingham on Thursday 5th March, judged by well-known exhibitor and judge Sandra Marshall (Lowerdon), who has achieved much success with Whippets and gundog breeds.

Crufts 2020 early and late starts and changes of ring
3:30pm on Friday 7th February 2020
With an entry of almost 20,000 dogs heading to Birmingham NEC to compete at Crufts 2020, arrangements have been reviewed to assist exhibitors from 5th - 8th March.

Vulnerable British and Irish native breeds set to shine at Crufts 2020
12:51pm on Friday 7th February 2020
The dogs which have qualified for the final of the Kennel Club Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds Competition at Crufts 2020 have been announced.