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Kennel Club warns dog owners to make sure their microchip details are up to date in time for the fireworks season!
1:41pm on Monday 21st October 2019
With Diwali and fireworks night coming up, the Kennel Club is warning pet owners to be extra vigilant following statistics that show that 71% of owners’ details on microchipping databases are inaccurate.

Kennel Club reveals Agility Team GB squad for 2020
12:30pm on Monday 21st October 2019
The Kennel Club has announced the names of the competitors who will be part of the Agility Team GB squad in 2020.

Rotation of group days at general championship shows
12:03pm on Friday 18th October 2019
The Kennel Club wishes to recommend that general championship shows rotate their group days, it has been announced.

Ten finalists chosen for Crufts Junior Warrant final
9:54am on Tuesday 15th October 2019
The Kennel Club Junior Warrant Winner of the Year competition semi-finals took place this weekend at London’s biggest dog event, Discover Dogs at ExCeL London, with 61 top young dogs competing for just ten places in the final, which will be held at Crufts 2020.

Breeds Liaison Council meeting cancelled
1:32pm on Thursday 17th October 2019
The Kennel Club Liaison Council (KCLC) Breeds Council meeting due to be held on 6 November 2019 has been cancelled. Although discussion items were received, these could be dealt with by the office or referred to other departments for their consideration.

Thousands visit Discover Dogs
2:07pm on Monday 14th October 2019
Thousands of dog lovers visited the Kennel Club’s Discover Dogs event over the weekend, securing the show as London’s biggest dog event. Over 30,000 people attended the two-day event over 12th and 13th October 2019 at ExCeL London to find the right breed for their lifestyle.

More than 2,500 responses so far to Kennel Club JCF survey: One week left to have your say
7:12pm on Friday 11th October 2019
More than 2,500 responses to the Kennel Club’s survey on the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) have been registered since it was launched a week ago, the Kennel Club has revealed with one week left before the survey closes.

Kennel Club recognises the Harrier
12:03pm on Friday 11th October 2019
The Harrier has been recognised by the Kennel Club with effect from 1 January 2020. The breed will be classified in the Hound Group on the Breed Register.

Kennel Club response to Welsh Government dog breeding statement
5:34pm on Wednesday 9th October 2019
The Kennel Club has today welcomed the statement issued by the Welsh Assembly Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths AM, concerning the actions being taken regarding dog breeding in Wales.

From Barking to Houndslow: London postcodes pinpointed by puppy preference
1:06pm on Monday 7th October 2019
A regal Maltese called Lottie in wealthy west London, a diminutive Dachshund called Scooby for city life in east London and fun-loving Cocker Spaniel, Loki, for families in south west London – the breed and name of your dog could be a good indicator of where in London you live, according to the Kennel Club.