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Lucy’s Law: biggest move in decades


Lucy’s Law will now become law after it was officially passed by The House of Commons and it was warmly supported by members from all sides of the House.
The law, which will ban the third-party sale of puppies under......

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Clyde strikes the right note

Photo by Alan Seymour

Best in Show at Three Counties was the Wire Fox Terrier, Ch Travella Laketrix Set To Strike, owned by Victor Malzoni & Sue Browne-Cole, pictured with Best In Show judge Barrie......

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Judges Competency Framework on hold

In a move which indicates that the KC Board under the new regime at the KC has taken the AGM votes seriously, it has now been announced that the JCF is to be put on hold pending an independent review. 
This was a move proposed by Mike Gadsby at the KC Annual General Meeting on......

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KC Chairman awarded OBE in honours list

The Kennel Club is delighted to announce that its newly elected Chairman, Tony Allcock, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019 for Services to the Sport of Bowls (Administration).
Mr Allcock has been the Chief Executive of English Bowls since 2003, serving......

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KC launches 2020 Breed Rescue calendar

The Kennel Club is launching its annual Kennel Club Charitable Trust Breed Rescue Calendar for 2020 and is asking for anyone who owns a breed rescue dog to submit a picture and reason why their dog deserves to feature on the 2020 calendar. 
Last year a Beagle called Ralph was......

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KC at the game fair

The KC will once again be supporting The Game Fair which is set to take place at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire on the 26 – 28 July. 
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: ‘We are delighted to attend The Game Fair which is an excellent day out for families and dog lovers......

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Finn’s Law up and running

Last Saturday Finn’s law came into force protecting Police Dogs and other service animals.
The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill, known as Finn’s Law, will prevent those who attack or injure service animals from claiming self-defence.
PC Dave Wardell, and his......

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Breeding facility back under attack

A Beagle breeding facility is under attack once more as campaigners call on the government to revoke its planning permission.
They have launched a petition which has received 45,000 signatures as we go to press. Campaigners have been trying to get the facility based in Grimston, Yorkshire,......

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Success in beautiful Reykjavik


Best in Show on both days at the Icelandic Kennel Club Reykjavik Winners and Nordic International shows was the Australian Shepherd Dog Kraftbrewd’s Blossi At Heimsenda, owned by Lára Birgisdóttir (Iceland) and bred by Tom Noble......

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Glen record holder dies


Ir Ch/Gb Ch/Am Ch/Su Ch/Int Ch. WW 08 Abberann Conan Vet Ch, Homer, the well known Glen of Imaal Terrier owned by Nick and Ann White, sadly passed away last month aged 13 and a half years.
He is the breed CC record holder,......

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Maltese world loses Miles


Ch Benatone Gold Ring has passed away after a short illness. He was 14 years old and was the breed cc record holder, winning 33 ccs, 25 groups,  toy group at crufts 2010 and four BIS. 
Sarah Jackson told OUR......

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CSJ beats Brexit Blues

Contrary to the Brexit cloud hanging over some businesses CSJ says their sales to Europe of natural canine feeds, herbal supplements and treats are continuing to strengthen.
With stockists in countries including Denmark, France, Poland and Switzerland CSJ’s sales have always been......

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Afghans do well at Bath


The Western Afghan Hound Club held a successful Breed Club Championship Show alongside the Afghan judging at Bath Championship Show. 
Bitches were judged first by Jan Thompson (below), both girls (CC and Res CC) swept......

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Apology - Mark Cocozza

In our Opinion Column last week about the Kennel Club we talked of the “forced resignation of two Directors” and the “resignation of one ex-Director from membership of the KC.
Mark Cocozza has pointed out that he was not forced to resign as a Director and was not forced to resign......

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