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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And the Kennel Club - the largest organisation in the UK devoted to dog health, welfare and training - is calling for more collaboration to clamp down on puppy farmers.
The Kennel Club report, Collaboration is Key: The Way Forward for Welsh Dog-Breeding Regulations, proposes a solution to help local authorities enforce the regulations and raise breeding standards.
The Kennel Club report Collaboration is Key: the way forward for Welsh dog breeding regulations, proposes a solution to help local authorities enforce regulations and raise breeding standards to stop rogue breeders and promote responsible breeders.
The research, for the Kennel Club's Puppy Awareness Week which runs from August 26 -- September 1, shows those who buy on a whim or purely for looks are left particularly vulnerable and unable to spot the signs of an unscrupulous breeder, with thousands ending up with a sick pup, suffering emotional hardship and paying high vet's bills.
Of the 57 native breeds, 29 are now deemed "vulnerable", with nine more at watch and The Kennel Club has launched a PSsavebritishdogbreeds campaign to reverse the decline.
"This is probably one of our most successful years so far," said James Donahue of the Chain O' Lake Kennel Club.
<p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt; vertical-align: top;">AKC Meet the Breeds is part of The American Kennel Club and Westminster Kennel Club ( present Meet & Compete, which also features the 6th Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster brought to you by Purina Pro Plan (
Sixty-nine percent of Florida citizens voted to ban dog racing in November, giving the Sarasota Kennel Club and the other dog tracks in the state until Jan.
The winner will also be awarded PS5,000 and the runners up will each receive (for their nominated canine charity) PS1,000 from the Kennel Club Charitable Trust - helping to make a difference for dogs.
The show, sanctioned by The American Kennel Club, will help the Kennel Club of Philadelphia raise money for a variety of canine-related causes.
The research, conducted for the Kennel Club's Puppy Awareness Week, from September 3 to 9 shows that 18% of puppy buyers who went on to buy their puppy directly over the Internet, say their puppy experienced sickness in their first year, which was then ongoing throughout its life, or sickness and eventual death.
The Kennel Club poll also found one in three people do under two hours' research when buying a pup.