kennel club

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ken′nel club`

an association that establishes standards for dog breeds, records pedigrees, and sets rules for dog shows.
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American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organisation, which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States.
If you have ever fancied having a go, which you can at the Open shows, providing your dog is registered on the Kennel Club Breed register, these places are a must to visit.
The breed was created in Virginia and Southern California in a breeding project later renamed the American Bully Kennel Club, which is the official registry worldwide for American Bullys.
The 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was held Feb.
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club secretary, said: "Bill has demonstrated his outstanding commitment to responsible dog ownership and is truly deserving of this award.
If the plans are approved by the Council and the Kennel Club's membership, the Kennel Club will be negotiating a long-term lease and building a facility on site, which will have at least 1,000 sq metres of open space as well as seminar, meeting rooms and catering facilities and will be for joint use by both parties.
Built in 1929, the Sarasota Kennel Club owes much to multimillionaire and philanthropist Jerry Collins and his family.
The figures also show that the French bulldog has gained in popularity more than any other breed over the past decade with over six times as many being registered with The Kennel Club between 2010 and 2014 compared to the previous five year period.
Kennel Club secretary Caroline Kisko said: "We are not only seeing celebrity dog ownership influence dog choice, but are now seeing dogs who are celebrities in their own right through their Instagram fame, leading to huge increases in dog breed popularity.
We are extremely disappointed by the "We are extremely disappointed by the way the Kennel Club have handled the events surrounding the death of Jagger.
The Kennel Club is deeply shocked and saddened to hear that Jagger the Irish Setter died some 26 hours after leaving Crufts," Kennel Club Secretary Caroline Kisko said.
But Crufts organisers The Kennel Club has refused to accept the petition at the show which concludes at the NEC today, claiming it is not "appropriate" for its "positive celebration of dogs".