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Winners of Dog Photographer of the Year Competition Announced

DPOTY Overall Winner © Maria Davison - The Kennel Club

The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its annual Dog Photographer of the Year competition. Now in its twelfth year, the international competition received almost 10,000 entries from 74 different countries around the globe, including Canada, Russia, Brazil and New Zealand. Maria Davison from Portugal has been selected as the overall winner of the [...]

June 19th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

2017 World Dog Show – Leipzig, Germany – Facts & Figures

Leipzig 2016

The 2017 World Dog Show & German Winner Show will be help November 8-12th in Leipzig, Germany. For more information visit World Dog Shows in Germany: 1935 Frankfurt (3.311 breed dogs) 1956 Dortmund (3.657 breed dogs) 1973 Dortmund (5.050 breed dogs) 1982 Dortmund (8.850 breed dogs) 1991 Dortmund (13.427 breed dogs) 2003 Dortmund (18.716 [...]

June 8th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

New Pilot Heart Scheme For Cavaliers Being Developed

Poisonous Plants to Dogs

A pilot for a new heart scheme for Cavalier King Charles Spaniels is being developed by the Kennel Club and veterinary cardiologists in conjunction with Cavalier breed clubs. Following the acceptance by the Kennel Club of the Danish heart scheme, which enabled test results in the UK to be sent to Denmark for assessment under [...]

May 30th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thousands of Canines Head to Windsor for Largest Dog Show in South of England


Over 200 pedigree breeds on show More than 9,000 dogs will compete over four days Come and meet some of the UK’s most popular breeds of dog The opportunity to see rare native British and Irish breeds See dogs taking their Good Citizen Dog Training Scheme obedience test Dogs competing for a spot at the [...]

May 23rd, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

The Biggest Dog Show in the World – 2017 World Dog Show in Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig 2016

20,000 dogs to come to the World Dog Show It will be the biggest dog show of the year. And a top-class international competition – entrants to the World Dog Show 2017 will be travelling from over 60 countries to Leipzig. Over 20,000 pedigree dogs are expected on the exhibition grounds “Leipziger Messe” from 8–12 [...]

May 16th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,World News | Read More »

Canada Air Travel Restrictions for Pets this Summer

travel with dog

Canadian Kennel Club Press Release If you plan on flying with your dog or shipping your pup this summer, be sure to check with your airline carrier as there may be pet travel restrictions due to high temperatures and heavy loads during peak summer travel periods. WestJet accepts pets as checked baggage during the summer, with [...]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Scotland’s Largest Dog Show Will See Over 200 Breeds Compete in Edinburgh


One of Britain’s biggest events of its kind Over 6,500 dogs will compete during the three days of the show Come and meet some of the UK’s most popular breeds of dog The opportunity to see rare Scottish breeds Watch the exciting agility and obedience competitions Dogs competing for a spot at the world famous [...]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Canadian Kennel Club Presents Top 10 Most Popular Dogs of 2016


Small Breeds Make Big Gains in CKC Top 10 Dogs Havanese Makes Top 5 Most Popular Dogs For First Time Dog lovers own the most Havanese in Calgary, Toronto and Edmonton Labrador Retriever has been the most popular breed for over two decades Toronto, February 28, 2017 – The Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) is thrilled to announce [...]

April 27th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,World News | Read More »

Kennel Club Announces Changes To The Way Judges Are Educated, Approved And Listed


The Kennel Club is announcing a new system for the education, approval and listing of every level of judge, from those who aspire to judge, right through to open show judges and those who go on to award Challenge Certificates and judge championship show groups, and Best in Show. The Judges Competency Framework will be [...]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Kennel Club and FCI Sign New Agreement on the Mutual Recognition of Judges

AKC Judge

The Kennel Club and the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) have reached a new agreement on the mutual recognition of judges, which was signed on the first day of Crufts 2017 by FCI President Rafael de Santiago, KC Chairman Simon Luxmoore and KC Judges Committee Chairman Anne Macdonald. Under the terms of the new agreement, all [...]

April 18th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »


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