Irish Red and White Setters
Calling all Nottinghamshire crossbreeds to compete for the chance to qualify for Crufts 2020
4:17pm on Wednesday 17th April 2019
Calling all Nottinghamshire crossbreeds to compete for the chance to qualify for Crufts 2020. Fun crossbreed competition to be judged by former EastEnders star

First ever Veteran Warrant award goes to Newfoundland
12:12pm on Wednesday 17th April 2019
A nine-year-old Newfoundland, Ch Zentaur Tee Tea Effen JW ShCM VW, belonging to Gary, Teresa, Faye and Elaine Coldwell of Redhill, Surrey is the first ever dog to be awarded the new Veteran Warrant (VW) title.

First ever Open Show Winner title goes to Bichon Frisé
4:01pm on Monday 15th April 2019
A Bichon Frisé, OSW Manoir’s Mr Moonlight JW ShCM, belonging to Claire Bayne and Marilyn Smith of Gorebridge, near Edinburgh is the first ever dog to be awarded the new Open Show Winner (OSW) title.

Agility arrangements announced for Crufts and Olympia 2020
3:44pm on Friday 12th April 2019
The Kennel Club has announced arrangements for agility at Crufts and Olympia in 2020.

Kennel Club Assured Breeder Scheme given Defra seal of approval following Kennel Club survey
5:31pm on Thursday 11th April 2019
The Kennel Club has today (April 11) welcomed the news that Defra has issued a note for local authorities in England in which it is made clear that any member of the Kennel Club Assured Breeder Scheme of at least three years’ standing should be awarded a five-star breeding licence valid for three years.

Berkshire crossbreeds compete for the chance to qualify for Crufts 2020
4:07pm on Thursday 11th April 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 All About Dogs show at the Newbury Showground, Thatcham on 14th April 2019.

Kennel Club to host International Dog Health Workshop
2:27pm on Friday 5th April 2019
The Kennel Club, the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to the health and welfare of dogs, is hosting the fourth International Dog Health Workshop on behalf of the International Partnership For Dogs (IPFD) from May 30th to June 1st.

Afghan Hound claims first Show Certificate of Excellence award
10:01am on Friday 5th April 2019
An Afghan Hound, Am Ch Suni Asia Wish Upon A Star by Sumahari ShCM ShCEx, belonging to Sue Virgo of Selby, North Yorkshire is the first dog to claim the new Show Certificate of Excellence (ShCEx) title.

Breed supported entry classes will improve open shows and assist in judge education, says Kennel Club
1:17pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
The Kennel Club has issued a reminder to breed clubs that, starting this year, they are each required to support classes for their breed at a minimum of two general or group open shows per year. Under the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) such classes will provide judges with valuable hands-on experience.

The Kennel Club responds to call for dogs in every school
12:50pm on Tuesday 26th March 2019
The Kennel Club, the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to the health and welfare of dogs, agrees with the Education Secretary’s remarks that dogs can have a hugely positive impact in schools, enhancing well-being, nurturing confidence and encouraging children to express themselves, and urges schools to take part in its Bark & Read programme to reap these benefits.