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Caroline Kisko

Kennel Club Secretary

Caroline is Secretary of the Kennel Club, the UK's largest organisation dedicated to the health and welfare of dogs

Could Man's Best Friend Save Britain's Pubs?

The Kennel Club strongly encourages businesses across all industries to learn more about the benefits of being dog friendly and our Be Dog Friendly Week is the perfect time to give dogs a chance to prove they can be a great addition to any client base.
24/07/2017 14:27 BST

All Dogs in the UK Must Now Be Microchipped: Make Sure You're Not Breaking the Law

As dramatic as it may sound, microchipping your dog and keeping your contact details up to date could be the difference between being reunited with your pet if he goes missing and never seeing him again. This is why every dog welfare organisation is in support of the new legislation - it will drastically help in returning missing dogs to their owners.
06/04/2016 13:59 BST

Four Dogs Who Saved Their Owners Lives

The four dogs which have made the 2016 shortlist were selected by a panel of judges, including dog loving actor Martin Clunes, for their outstanding loyalty to their owners and for the way that they have irrevocably changed their lives.
18/02/2016 20:27 GMT

Top Dogs Throughout UK Revealed

Dogs are part of the fabric of British life, but some dog breeds are more likely to make it into our hearts and homes than others - and it seems that Instagram is the latest social media craze to impact on the type of dog that we are choosing.
12/10/2015 23:06 BST

The Sad Story Behind the Soaring Cost of Sickly Pups

Our research for <a href="http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/paw" target="_hplink">Puppy Awareness Week</a>, taking place from 1-7 September, shows that a shocking one in 10 people buy their pup online, without seeing the puppy before they buy and 15% continue to buy from pet shops.
31/08/2015 20:52 BST

The Countdown to Compulsory Microchipping of Dogs

Currently over 8,000 dogs in Britain are euthanised each year because they cannot be reunited with their owners. By having their dogs microchipped and keeping contact details up to date with their microchip database, owners greatly increase their chances of being reunited with a missing pet. The microchipping of dogs will become compulsory in England from 6 April 2016 and will aim to stop thousands of dogs needlessly being destroyed.
11/06/2015 13:33 BST

The Truth About Jagger's Death After Crufts

Crufts organiser, the Kennel Club, has seen the toxicology report and can confirm that Jagger died after ingesting fast-acting poison (carbofuran and aldicarb - both banned in the EU so not easy to get hold of) some 28 hours or more after attending Crufts. The timescales involved in this sad story strongly indicate that the poison was almost certainly eaten in Belgium and helps to put the rumours of other poisoning incidents happening at Crufts to bed.
16/03/2015 20:41 GMT

Crufts and the Facts About Dog Health

Dog health has been at the forefront of the public's mind for several years now, but has been for even longer a focus at the Kennel Club, the organisers of Crufts.
07/03/2012 22:25 GMT