Employees benefit as dog walks replace traditional cigarette breaks at the Kennel Club
6:53pm on Thursday 20th June 2019
As Friday 21st June marks Bring your Dog to Work Day, the Kennel Club, the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to the health and welfare of dogs, is urging businesses to consider trialling a dog-friendly office policy to reap the positive benefits.
Celebrating ten years of working together for the health of dogs - The Kennel Club and the Animal Health Trust
9:34am on Monday 17th June 2019
June 2019 marks ten years since the Kennel Club and the Animal Health Trust formally agreed to work together to improve the lives of dogs. Over these 10 years the partnership has gone on to benefit thousands of dogs.
Old English Sheepdog reaches historic low and risks extinction
8:01am on Sunday 16th June 2019
One of Britain’s most iconic dog breeds, the Old English Sheepdog, will enter the Kennel Club’s list of breeds that could face extinction, for the first ever time, if the current low rate of puppy registrations continues.
Kennel Club Forum 2019
9:39am on Wednesday 12th June 2019
The Kennel Club is pleased to announce details of its Kennel Club Forum 2019, which is open to all.
Changes to the Young Kennel Club 2020 Team GB Squad selection process
10:42am on Monday 10th June 2019
The Kennel Club has announced a change to the Young Kennel Club Team GB selection process for the squad in 2020. Following feedback from YKC members to the YKC Coaching Team, it has confirmed a Team GB Try-Out Day will take place during the YKC Training Weekend at Newark Showground on Saturday, 26 October 2019, where the 2020 squad will be selected.
Kennel Club Chairman awarded OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List
9:45am on Monday 10th June 2019
The Kennel Club is delighted to announce that its newly elected Chairman, Tony Allcock, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019 for Services to the Sport of Bowls (Administration).
The Judges Competency Framework (JCF)
10:29am on Friday 7th June 2019
The Kennel Club Board, recognising the substantial support given by Members at the recent AGM to the proposal “that all aspects of the JCF’s planned phased introduction be put on hold whilst a complete assessment of the scheme is carried out by an independent review body”, has placed the planned implementation of the framework on immediate hold.
Is your breed rescue a cover star - Kennel Club launches 2020 Breed Rescue Calendar
1:58pm on Wednesday 5th June 2019
The Kennel Club is launching its annual Kennel Club Charitable Trust Breed Rescue Calendar for 2020 and is asking for anyone who owns a breed rescue dog to submit a picture and reason why their dog deserves to feature on the 2020 calendar.
Kennel Club Chairman and Vice-Chairman
3:20pm on Tuesday 4th June 2019
The Kennel Club Board has voted to elect Tony Allcock MBE as Kennel Club Chairman with Dr Ian Gabriel appointed as Kennel Club Vice-Chairman.
Proposed protection of livestock bill puts dog owners lives at risk
3:37pm on Friday 31st May 2019
The Kennel Club (KC) has raised concerns of the risks to human health and safety presented by the proposed Protection of Livestock (Scotland) Bill, and has deemed the well-intentioned but ill-informed plans a missed opportunity to tackle the issue effectively.