Category Archives: Kennel Club

A busy weekend at Discover Dogs for the Dachshund team

Discover Dogs, run by the Kennel Club, depends on dozens of volunteers to make it the success it is. Enthusiasts from around 200 breeds bring their dogs and help to educate potential owners on why their breed is best! The Southern Dachshund Association’s volunteers provide dogs for the 2 days and today (Saturday), the breed …

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KC launches JCF Survey: Make sure you have your say

KENNEL CLUB LAUNCHES JCF SURVEY: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR SAY The Kennel Club is hoping for a large response to its consultation on the Judges Competency Framework (JCF), the second phase of which has been launched in the form of a survey, it has been announced. This along with the work of the JCF …

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Kennel Club Breed Health Symposium 2019

The Kennel Club’s Health Team hosted their annual Symposium for Breed Health Coordinators (BHCs) at Stoneleigh on September 18th. Around 90 BHCs or Health committee representatives, plus 30 or so other people, attended. This annual event has been running for over 20 years and 2 years ago was opened up for anyone with an interest …

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New: Kennel Club Dog Owners’ Handbook

The Kennel Club has recently published (online) a Dog Owners’ Handbook. It’s free and you can download it as a 74-page pdf file, as well. It contains lots of good advice for novice owners and there’s information that more experienced owners will also benefit from. The guide is generic and not Dachshund-specific but the majority …

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An international approach to breed health improvement – “Best of Health” – January 2019

This year, the International Partnership for Dogs will be holding its 4th workshop. Our Kennel Club is hosting the event which will take place from 30th May to 1st June, near Windsor. The Kennel Club was a founding partner of the IPFD since its inception in 2014 and hosted the first ever meeting of the …

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