Agility Team GB announce partnership with Hartpury University & Hartpury College
10:03am on Monday 9th September 2019
The Kennel Club is delighted to announce a new partnership between Agility Team GB and Hartpury University and Hartpury College.
Glasgow North West MP's dog wins Westminster Dog of the Year 2019 'Paw-blic' vote
5:00pm on Friday 6th September 2019
There were celebrations in Glasgow today as Jean, a five-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier/Collie cross, belonging to Carol Monaghan, MP for Glasgow North West, emerged victorious after being voted for by the public in the annual Westminster Dog of the Year competition’s ‘paw-blic’ vote category.
The search is on again for UK's top dog hero for national award
1:04pm on Thursday 5th September 2019
On the 9th September, James Middleton will be launching the nationwide search to find the UK’s top dog hero to be crowned the 2020 winner of the annual Kennel Club Friends for Life competition, celebrating a lifetime of friendship and the heart-warming stories of how humans and dogs transform and enrich each other’s lives.
Kennel Club limits ‘hereditary clear’ status to support eradication of health conditions
4:42pm on Wednesday 4th September 2019
From January 2022, the Kennel Club will limit the assignment of ‘hereditary clear’ status of registered dogs to two generations. This change will be put in place to safeguard against the impact that dogs with an incorrect ‘hereditary clear’ status could have on health issues within a breed.
JCF survey at Richmond and Darlington shows
4:10pm on Thursday 29th August 2019
Exhibitors and judges attending Richmond and Darlington championship shows will have the opportunity to have their say on the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) as part of a survey on the JCF, the Kennel Club has confirmed.
Kennel Club urge collaborative action to combat puppy farming in Wales as new research highlights crisis
5:37pm on Wednesday 28th August 2019
Following the long-awaited announcement that Lucy’s Law, which bans the third party sale of puppies and kittens, will be coming into effect in Wales alongside a review of breeding regulations, the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to the welfare of dogs is urging Assembly Members to consider its action plan to help local authorities clamp down on puppy farmers.
One the three inadvertently buy from puppy farms on impulse
9:50am on Monday 26th August 2019
New research shows consequences of impulsive UK puppy buying habits as charity urges public to #PAWs4thought this Puppy Awareness Week
Review process for JCF begins
10:57am on Friday 23rd August 2019
The first meeting of the panel set up to review the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) has taken place at the Kennel Club’s London headquarters, the Kennel Club has confirmed.
Kennel Club's eventful International Agility Festival 2019 draws to a close
11:08am on Wednesday 21st August 2019
Last weekend saw the Kennel Club International Agility Festival take place, with over 3,100 dogs and their handlers from all over the world competing in the event, held at Rockingham Castle.
Two novice judges join JCF review panel
2:22pm on Friday 9th August 2019
The Kennel Club’s recent appeal for a novice judge to serve on the panel formed to carry out a review of the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) has resulted in such an overwhelming number of CVs submitted that not one but two delegates have been appointed, the Kennel Club has announced.