Established single breed CC judges to be licensed for free
7:06pm on Thursday 13th December 2018
Under newly-approved changes to the Judges Competency Framework (JCF), which begins in 2019, the Kennel Club has announced that there will be no licence fee for single breed judges approved to award Challenge Certificates by 1 July 2019.
Stolen family dog found dumped on roadside and reunited with owners after three years
4:53pm on Thursday 13th December 2018
A Cocker Spaniel has been reunited with her owners three years after disappearing in a suspected dog-knapping.
New DNA testing scheme for Giant Schnauzers
1:04pm on Thursday 13th December 2018
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in Giant Schnauzers, following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
'Have a Go’ dog shows, offering advice to newcomers, to be held throughout 2019
12:28pm on Wednesday 5th December 2018
Have you ever watched Crufts on television and dreamed of showing your dog but didn’t know how to go about it? Maybe you recently bought a dog and are curious about dog showing? Or perhaps you don’t even own a dog at present but are interested in seeing what dogs shows are all about?
The Kennel Club issues Alabama rot warning to dog owners
3:26pm on Wednesday 5th December 2018
The Kennel Club is warning dog owners to be vigilant as the peak season for the Alabama rot disease sets in.
Perthshire dog wins Kennel Club’s 17th Hunt, Point and Retrieve Championship
2:52pm on Friday 30th November 2018
A five-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer from Perthshire has won the Kennel Club’s 17th Hunt, Point and Retrieve (HPR) Championship
Tickets go on sale for Crufts 2019 – The world’s biggest celebration of dogs
12:11pm on Tuesday 27th November 2018
Around 27,000 dogs from across the world will head to the NEC in Birmingham on 7th - 10th March
Team GB wins historic gold at the World St Hubert Championships for working gundogs
3:25pm on Friday 23rd November 2018
For the first time, a British competitor has won gold at the World St Hubert Championships for working gundogs. Rob Gould, competing as part of Team GB, won first place in the gentlemen’s category with his German Longhaired Pointer, Wamilanghaar Djynn.
Kennel Club reveals Agility Team GB squad for 2019
1:19pm on Wednesday 21st November 2018
The Kennel Club has announced the names of the agility competitors who will be part of the Agility Team GB squad in 2019.
Kennel Club Breeders Competition finalists head to Crufts 2019
4:01pm on Tuesday 13th November 2018
The top 40 teams which have qualified throughout 2018 in the Kennel Club Breeders Competition will be heading to Crufts 2019 for the final to be judged by Paul Harding, well-known Bulldog and French Bulldog breeder.