The Kennel Club launches new 'Voice for dogs' manifesto ahead of general election
4:29pm on Thursday 5th December 2019
Ahead of the General Election on December 12th, the new Kennel Club manifesto, ‘A Voice for Dogs’, calls upon the incoming government to reshape the laws surrounding dog welfare and provide stronger support to their owners. The wide-ranging nine-point plan highlights the key issues facing dogs and their owners, and details the legislative changes and measures which need to be taken to deliver far greater protection for dogs across the UK.
11 disciplinary case
2:12pm on Thursday 5th December 2019
The Kennel Club has announced the outcome of a Disciplinary Committee hearing held on 29 November 2019, which is subject to appeal.
Get your nominations in for the Kennel Cub Accredited Instructor Scheme Awards
3:02pm on Thursday 5th December 2019
The Kennel Club will be holding its Kennel Club Accredited Instructor (KCAI) Awards at Crufts 2020 and is asking for nominations for two awards, the Kennel Club Accredited Instructor of the Year award, modelled on the previous Trainer of the Year Award, and a new award, the Kennel Club Accredited Instructor Scheme Significant Contribution award.
Fen and Isa lead the way at Kennel Club Working Trials Championships 2019
7:48am on Thursday 5th December 2019
WT Ch Glenalpine Fen CDEx - TDEx, a six-year-old Border Collie owned by Pat Herbert, has won the Tracking Dog Stake for the second time at the Kennel Club Working Trials Championships. The Patrol Dog Stake was won by Moira Rogerson’s WT Ch Xandoas Isa CDEx - TDEx, PDEx, a five-year-old Malinois Belgian Shepherd Dog.
Shows Liaison Council meeting 15 April 2020
1:38pm on Wednesday 4th December 2019
The next meeting of the Kennel Club Shows Liaison Council will be held at the Kennel Club in London on Wednesday 15 April 2020. Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach the Shows Liaison Council Secretary by 16 January.
Nominations sought for International Canine Health Awards 2020
3:50pm on Wednesday 4th December 2019
The International Canine Health Awards are returning for the eighth year to recognise and celebrate some of the world’s finest researchers and scientists whose work has had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of dogs.
Heelwork To Music Team GB achieves second place at FCI World HTM Championships
4:46pm on Monday 2nd December 2019
The members of Heelwork to Music (HTM) Team GB made their country proud as they choreographed their way into second place in the Freestyle Final at the FCI World HTM Championships.
New DNA testing scheme for the Pug
5:28pm on Friday 29th November 2019
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE) following consultation with the Pug Breed Health Coordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
Jumbo Jet wins Kennel Club HPR Championship for second year in a row
4:38pm on Tuesday 26th November 2019
FT Ch Aytee Jumbo Jet of Islasbraw, a six-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer from Perthshire, has won the Kennel Club’s Hunt, Point and Retrieve (HPR) Championship for the second year in a row. Sponsored by Skinner's Pet Foods Field & Trial, the event was held at the Swinton Park Estate in Ripon, North Yorkshire by kind permission of Lord Masham.
Two new DNA schemes to combat eye disease in the Standard Poodle
3:00pm on Friday 22nd November 2019
In a move designed to combat inherited eye disease in the Standard Poodle, the Kennel Club has approved two new official DNA testing schemes for progressive retinal atrophy in the breed, prcd-PRA and PRA (rcd4), following consultation with the Poodle Breed Council.