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Crufts To Go Ahead, New Date Announced

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The Kennel Club has announced today that Crufts 2021 will take place next year on the new dates of the 15 – 18 July 2021 at the NEC Birmingham. Crufts, which will be celebrating its 130th anniversary in 2021, was due to take place on the 11 – 14 March 2021, but with much of the [...]

November 18th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,World News | Read More »

Special, Exclusive & Unique Titles Established by the FCI On The Occasion of Its 111th Anniversary

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With reference to  FCI communication dated October 13 2020 I have the pleasure to inform you that the following titles: FCI DOG OF THE YEAR 2022 FCI JUNIOR DOG OF THE YEAR 2022 FCI VETERAN DOG OF THE YEAR 2022  will be awarded to the dogs that will win BOTH the FCI World Winner 2020 title (in Madrid) AND the FCI World Winner 2022 title (in Sao Paulo). The two national [...]

November 3rd, 2020 | Posted in World News | Read More »

The 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Moves to June 2021 at Historic Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York

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New Breeds Barbet, Belgian Laekenois, and Dogo Argentino Join America’s Dog Show New York, NY – The 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be held at Lyndhurst, a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in Tarrytown, New York on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2021, with live coverage across FOX [...]

October 21st, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,World News | Read More »

FCI World Dog Show Postponed to 2022

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The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), IFEMA and the Real Sociedad Canina de España (RSCE), organisers of the FCI World Dog Show 2020, which was going to be held in Feria de Madrid from December 17th to December 20th, further to several postponements of its original dates in April and then July, have decided to postpone [...]

October 13th, 2020 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Kennel Club Announcement Regarding Crufts 2021


The Kennel Club Board would like to reassure competitors, exhibitors and everyone involved in the dog world that it remains actively committed to holding the show next year.  In particular, the Crufts team have been looking at different options for how Crufts 2021 might look. However, the most important aspect will be the safety of all [...]

September 29th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,World News | Read More »

2020 World Dog Show Judge Changes

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Entries close for the 2o2o World Dog Show in Madrid on November 11, 2020. The following judge changes apply: FRIDAY Group 1 Swiss Shepherd Dog – Fabrizio La Rocca Czech Wolf Dog: Cristopher Habig Welsh Corgi Pembroke: Michael Forte German Shepherd Dog (all): Rafael Aerenillas Group 3 Airedale Terrier: Michael Forte Irish Soft Coated Wheaten [...]

September 16th, 2020 | Posted in World News | Read More »

New DNA Testing Scheme For American Cocker Spaniels

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The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA test reporting scheme for progressive rod-cone degeneration, progressive retinal atrophy (prcd-PRA) in American Cocker Spaniels following consultation with the breed health co-ordinator. PRA (progressive retinal atrophy) is a condition that causes the parts of the eye that are sensitive to light to break down. PRA produces a gradual [...]

August 18th, 2020 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Remembering Oldest FCI All-Breed International Judge, Tibor Lovrencic of Croatia

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Mr Tibor Lovrencic died in Zagreb, Croatia at the age of 103.  By profession a civil engineer, and by vocation an athlete and cynologist. The doyen of Croatian cynology, Mr Tibor  Lovrencic has been a judge for all dog breeds for more than 50 years. An active cynologist since 1947, he was one of the [...]

July 22nd, 2020 | Posted in World News | Read More »

The Kennel Club: Scooby Dooby Down! ‘Mystery’ of Great Dane Popularity Plunge

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Kennel Club releases statistics showing decline of iconic breed and other bigger dogs as new Scooby Doo film, Scoob!, premieres in UK The popularity of the iconic Great Dane, the breed on which the enduring character Scooby Doo is based, has steadily declined since its heyday in the 80s, corresponding with the cartoon’s primetime TV slot. [...]

July 13th, 2020 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Dogs New Zealand Collaborate with the Kennel Club to Improve Brachycephalic Health

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Friday 3rd July 2020, it has been announced that Dogs New Zealand (New Zealand Kennel Club) will be collaborating with the UK Kennel Club to improve and protect the health of brachycephalic breeds worldwide by agreeing to operate, under license, the Kennel Club/University of Cambridge Respiratory Function Grading (RFG) Scheme. Tony Allcock OBE, Executive Chairman [...]

July 9th, 2020 | Posted in World News | Read More »


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