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

Agility & Obedience Training Day

The Young Kennel Club is pleased to announce we will be holding an Agility & Obedience training day on Saturday 31st January 2015 hosted by Kamal Fernandez & Lucy Osborne. The venue will be the dog training barn in Banbury, Oxfordshire and you can register your interest today by emailing us at ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk

Boston DCS Handling Critique

The show has kindly provided us with the Handling critique for all Handling held on 27th May 2014. Judged by Angharad Al-Bazi (Phylcher). Handling is the skill & art of presentation of a dog that is taken into the show ring for the judges assessment where basic moves have been designed to test the ability of the handler in the show ring.

Work Experience Placements

We currently have a variety of work experience placements available at the Kennel Club. Placements are unpaid and can last anything from a few days to four weeks.  The aim of the Kennel Club work experience scheme is to offer YKC members the opportunity to experience an office environment and gain basic administration skills working within a department you are interested in.

YKC to host Interactive Kids Zone at Dogs for the Disabled Fun Day

The Young Kennel Club will be hosting two rings as part of its interactive Kids Zone for the first time at the Dogs for the Disabled annual summer celebration.
The Dogs for the Disabled annual celebration takes place at the Kennel Club Building in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on Saturday 31st May and the YKC activities are for members and visitors alike.

Fetch Magazine Sponsors

The Young Kennel Club would like to thank all of our kind sponsors for providing such amazing prizes for our competitions in this issue of Fetch!! Thank you to Crufts Event Merchandise, Dog Tracker Plus, Kitsound UK and Macmillan Kids Books!! To find out more about each company and to like and follow, click the links below!