Kennel Club

Dog Photographer Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

These terrific photographs reveals man's best friend, whether it's looking through a pint glass, running through water or sitting pensive by a wall. A...

LOOK: Soggy Doggiess Arrive At Crufts In Snoods And Boots

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

The annual Crufts dog show turned into something of a catwalk contest today as pampered pets arrived in rain coats, their paws clad in winter boots. ...

We Shouldn't Dismiss Pedigree Dog Health Problems as 'Normal'

Helen Coen | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK
Helen Coen

Last week we were all shocked by the heartbreaking photos of Hope the dog who was found emaciated and half the weight she should have been. She was described by a vet as the thinnest dog she'd seen alive.

Who is Responsible for What Pedigree Dogs Look Like?

David Cavill | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
David Cavill

The Kennel Club has come in for a real roasting since the broadcast of Pedigree Dogs Exposed. Regardless of its distasteful, distorted and unfair por...

Why Dog Breeding Laws Must Be Changed

Adrian Ramsay | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics
Adrian Ramsay

Dogs are being bred, and repeatedly inbred, with known major health conditions and deformities. The animals with the greatest genetic purity are being used for breeding because the traits of specific breeds are then exaggerated - but it is often these traits that cause horrific suffering.

Crufts and the Facts About Dog Health

Caroline Kisko | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK
Caroline Kisko

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.

Crufts - A Parade of Genetic Freaks

Yvonne Taylor | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK
Yvonne Taylor

Dogs don't care about winning trophies or titles, and yet they are the ones who pay the price for breeders' selfish and superficial pursuits.

English Setter Risks Extinction As Owners Plump For Exotic Pooches

PA | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK

The English Setter, one of Britain's oldest breeds of dog, risks extinction as owners emulate celebrities and opt for the more exotic Chihuahua, the K...