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The Young Kennel Club (YKC) has announced the winners of its ninth annual YKC Artist of the Year competition, which will be presented at the world’s greatest dog event, Crufts 2017. The popular annual art competition was relaunched this year, inviting talented YKC members to design the front cover of the brand new YKC Crufts [...]
Exhibitors are reminded that postal entries for Crufts close on Monday 9th January and online entries on Monday 23rd January. The Terrier and Hound groups will be shown on Thursday 9th March; Utility and Toy on Friday 10th; Gundogs on Saturday 11th; and Working and Pastoral groups on Sunday 12th. Jack Russell Terriers will be exhibited in breed [...]
The judges have been revealed for the Eukanuba World Challenge which will take place during Crufts 2017.
The Kennel Club Educational Trust has agreed a grant of £20,000 towards the creation of the new Dandie Dinmont Terrier Discovery Centre and a bronze statue at The Haining, Selkirk, in the Scottish Borders. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is one of the breeds on the Kennel Club’s vulnerable native breeds list, and will be celebrated [...]
National Champion Beats Dogs from 49 States and Hundreds of International Competitors Orlando, FL (Dec. 18, 2016) – GCHB CH Cordmaker Mister Blue Sky, a Puli known as “Preston” triumphed over nearly 5,000 dogs to earn a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal [...]
Online entries for Crufts 2017 are now live, and printed copies of the schedule will be available from mid-November. Crufts takes place from 9-12 March 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham. The breed competitions are scheduled to take place on the following days: Thursday, 9th March 2017 — Terrier and Hound Friday, 10th March 2017 — [...]
The Canine Chronicle would like to wish everyone a happy, safe, and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday with your friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving! Dr. Kenneth Drobatz, Chief of the Emergency Service at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital, offers the following tips to keep pets healthy and out of the emergency room this Thanksgiving: Festive Foods Maintain your [...]
The Kennel Club, working in association with the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Kennel Club, has approved a new health testing programme for myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, which will help to dramatically improve heart health in the breed. The decision follows a 2016 scientific paper that was [...]
Mrs J Blandford has withdrawn due to health issues and will be replaced by Mr K S Wilberg. For more information on the judges for each breed, please click here.
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Adult Onset Neuropathy (AON) in the Cocker Spaniel, following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed clubs. To find out which laboratories the Kennel Club is able to record results from, and which labs will send results direct to the Kennel [...]