Welcome to the Young Kennel Club

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The Young Kennel Club is the club for kids who love dogs, helping children learn new skills, build confidence and make new friends. We welcome ANYONE between the ages of 6 years right up to 24 years! So for JUST £15 you can get a year FULL of canine adventures when you join our club. Whether you own a pedigree, crossbreed or just LOVE dogs!

Latest YKC news

Scottish Kennel Club Groomer of the Year Heat

A YKC Groomer of the Year qualifying heat is to be held at Dundee Canine Club in conjunction with the Scottish Kennel Club on 6th June and you can get your entry form here.

The Competition will take place at 08.30am. Entry for the Grooming qualifier must be made on the official entry form and returned to the YKC office, NOT Dundee Canine Club.

Handling Training Day - Saturday 13th June

Hosted by Helena Hutchings-Brooks and Lisa Moir, our new the training day is an opportunity for YKC members to train under excellent supervision and guidance. The programme for the day will include activities such as Ring Etiquette and Showmanship presentation, Skills assessment, Basic control and Pattern work, Presentation, Stance and teeth work, Advance (training) patterns and will end with a fun competition.

Agility Training Event - 26th April 2015

Our brand new Agility Training Event is open to all Young Kennel Club members as well as spectators and will be hosted by two well decorated trainers, Nicola Wildman, Alan Wildman and for the first time we are pleased to have collaboration with Canine Physiotherapist, Gail Baker Dip ICAT, MCAM, RCH, going through a range of canine techniques including warm up, warm down and conditioning routines with members. Apply Today

Handling Training Day - Saturday 7th February

Hosted by Helena Hutchings and Ashley Place, our new the training day is an opportunity for YKC members to train under excellent supervision and guidance. The programme for the day will include activities such as Ring Etiquette and Showmanship presentation, Skills assessment, Basic control and Pattern work, Presentation, Stance and teeth Work, Advance (training) patterns and will end with a fun competition.

Volunteer with the YKC at Crufts 2015

There are a number of reasons you might be interested in volunteering, the Young Kennel Club may be something you are passionate about and you’d like to offer help in return, you might want to encourage younger dog enthusiasts using your canine experience, expand your CV,  increase your confidence or even just gain new skills and create a new hobby for yourself. Whatever the reason, the Young Kennel Club promises you will be satisfied that your time and effort has been well spent! You can now volunteer to help out at Crufts 2015! Apply Here