Whilst it is acknowledged that licensed events are unable to go ahead at the moment, The Kennel Club is pleased to announce the introduction of the Rally Warrant (RW). It is hoped that the introduction of this new award will encourage new competitors into the discipline, as well as encourage existing competitors to work at every level.Continue reading NEW RALLY WARRANT AWARD AVAILABLE
Two members of The Kennel Club Accredited Instructors scheme have been recognised as the best dog training company in Nottingham.
Marie Holt and Bev Smith, of In Line Dog Training, were awarded as the Best Dog Training Company in Nottingham as part of the SME News Midlands Enterprise Awards 2020. Running for the past three years, the awards celebrate individuals and businesses from the Midlands, acknowledging their innovation, excellence and performance, something which is particularly commendable in a difficult year of upheaval and change.Continue reading ACCREDITED INSTRUCTORS NAMED AS THE BEST DOG TRAINING COMPANY IN NOTTINGHAM
The Kennel Club has approved the following changes to the regulations for rally.
The below regulation has been amended to clarify that Limited Rally competitions were not required to schedule at least one standard competition, open to all.Continue reading CHANGES TO RALLY REGULATIONS
The Kennel Club has approved the following changes to the regulations for obedience.
The following regulation has been amended to reduce the difficulties faced by clubs when conducting draws for smaller open shows.Continue reading CHANGES TO OBEDIENCE REGULATIONS
Although events in 2021 continue to be subject to change, in order to assist societies with planning, updated versions of the specimen schedules for breed shows, agility, obedience, working trials, bloodhound trials, heelwork to music and rally can now be downloaded from The Kennel Club website.Continue reading THE KENNEL CLUB SPECIMEN SCHEDULES REVISED FOR 2021
The Kennel Club has welcomed the news that tighter regulations on the sale of fireworks and when they can be set off will be recommended to Scottish Parliament in the New Year, leading to a less stressful 2021 for thousands of dogs, following the organisation’s campaigning, lobbying events, consultation responses and MSP engagement on firework restrictions.Continue reading 2021 COULD GO OUT WITH LESS OF A BANG IN SCOTLAND
In a move designed to combat inherited disease in the Border Collie, The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA test reporting scheme for Dental hypomineralisation / Raine’s syndrome in the breed, following consultation with the breed health co-ordinator.Continue reading NEW DNA TEST REPORTING SCHEME TO COMBAT INHERITED DISEASE IN THE BORDER COLLIE
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The Kennel Club has been accredited by City & Guilds as meeting its quality assurance criteria and granted Accredited Programme status for the Kennel Club Accredited Instructors (KCAI) Scheme for the fourth year.Continue reading KENNEL CLUB ACCREDITED INSTRUCTORS SCHEME RECOGNISED AS A CITY & GUILDS ACCREDITED PROGRAMME FOR ANOTHER YEAR
Following the announcement that Crufts 2021 will take place next year on the new dates of 15 – 18 July 2021 at the NEC Birmingham, The Kennel Club has now published some further details on some of the competitions and qualifications for next year’s show.Continue reading CRUFTS CHANGES