About The Kennel Club

Find out more about the history and purpose of The Kennel Club, as well as our current campaigns and job opportunities. Learn more about our charity work, publications and our facilities you can visit or hire.
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What is The Kennel Club?

We are the largest organisation in the UK devoted to dog health, welfare and training. Learn more about our work.

About The Kennel Club
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Charity work

The Kennel Club's Charitable Trust and Educational Trust fund and run a range of events, organisations and health initiatives.

Our charity work
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Our campaigns

We run campaigns each year to try to make a difference for the life of dogs, and raise awareness of issues around dog health and welfare.

Our campaigns
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Our facilities

Whether you want to run an event, learn about the history of dogs or visit the Crufts best in show trophy, discover our various locations and facilities.

Our facilities
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Media centre

The media centre provides journalists with the latest announcements from the UK's largest organisation devoted to dog health, welfare and training.

Media Centre
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Do you want to join an organisation that is committed to promoting and protecting dogs' varied roles in society? View our latest vacancies.

Join our team
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Our publications

Read recent editions of The Kennel Club Journal online.

Our publications
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Members' zone

Information, merchandise and events for members.

For members

How to contact us

There are various ways to get in contact with us.

Help centre