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

Entries by Caroline Kisko

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

(0) Comments | Posted 7 April 2016 | (00:00)

As of today all dogs in the UK are required by law to be microchipped and their owners' details kept up to date. With an estimated 8.5million dogs in the UK and 24% of British households owning a pet dog, according to trusted figures from the Pet Food...

Read Post

Dangerous Dogs Versus Dangerous Owners

(4) Comments | Posted 17 March 2016 | (16:54)

The Sentencing Council has just published new guidelines for courts in England and Wales sentencing people convicted of dangerous dog offences.

These include harsher punishments for owners of dogs that injure or kill someone or that injure an assistance dog, and the new guidelines allow courts more flexibility...

Read Post

Four Dogs Who Saved Their Owners Lives

(0) Comments | Posted 18 February 2016 | (23:00)

Dogs are well known as man's best friend. They offer us unconditional support, love and loyalty but so often these four-legged heroes go largely unnoticed by anyone but their loving owners.

This is why Crufts, the world's largest dog event, began celebrating the dog heroes that have gone above and...

Read Post

Top Dogs Throughout UK Revealed

(4) Comments | Posted 13 October 2015 | (00:00)

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.


Read Post

The Sad Story Behind the Soaring Cost of Sickly Pups

(3) Comments | Posted 1 September 2015 | (00:00)

Bringing a puppy into your home should be one of the most exciting times but sadly, for too many people, it turns into a living nightmare.

We hear, time and again, about adorable puppies getting sick and ill not long after entering their new homes, costing their owner lots...

Read Post

The Countdown to Compulsory Microchipping of Dogs

(0) Comments | Posted 10 June 2015 | (17:33)

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...

Read Post

The Truth About Jagger's Death After Crufts

(2) Comments | Posted 16 March 2015 | (23:00)

There has been a great deal of speculation over the tragic death of Jagger, the beautiful Irish Setter who died tragically at home in Belgium following Crufts, the world's biggest dog event.

Media reports speculated that up to six dogs were targeted with poison, either by a rogue dog-killing member...

Read Post

Crufts and the Facts About Dog Health

(9) Comments | Posted 7 March 2012 | (23:00)

Crufts has been running for over 120 years, spanning three centuries, it starts today at the NEC in Birmingham and has attracted wide spread attention.

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...

Read Post