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Why Join the YKC?

You get a year full of canine adventures when you join our club, helping you learn new skills, build confidence and make new friends through our programme of dog activities in the UK. Have a look below to see all of the things the YKC has to offer:

Crufts & Competing


The biggest date in the canine calendar has to be Crufts. As part of the Kennel Club, the YKC has their own dedicated ring at Crufts exclusively for our members to qualify to compete in. Not to mention that all of our members get a ticket to go to Crufts included in their membership! Even if you haven't qualified, you can still come along and enjoy everything that Crufts has to offer. 

To qualify to compete at Crufts we offer the following competitions for our members to qualify for - click on the links below to find out more:














As part of your membership to the YKC we offer our members exclusive access to book onto our training. These training sessions are not designed to replace your weekly local training, but instead are designed to offer members access to some of the top trainers in the UK. 

As well as our advanced courses, we also offer training courses for complete beginners - these often include lots of different activities for you to try to see what kinds of dog sport you and your dog are going to enjoy.

Need a hand finding a local dog training club?

Click on the button below to go to the Kennel Club's find a dog club page:

Need more information about YKC training events?

Click on the button below to view our upcoming training events:

Camps & Social 


Not only do we offer training days up and down the country, the YKC also holds a number of camps members can attend. These camps are focused on training the basics and providing social games for members to interact and make friends. We have lots of ex-YKC members that have become friends for life all by meeting at our camps.

What is included? 


New and renewing members get:

  • 1 x 4-day wristband for Crufts (not including Best in show tickets)
  • 1 x free entrance to Discover Dogs (need to apply for)
  • Access to book onto YKC training
  • Fetch magazine 3 times per year
  • Access to enter our exclusive YKC competitions
  • Access to all our web content and academy resources

New members also receive a membership pack containing:

  • Latest edition of Fetch magazine
  • YKC Branded drawstring bag
  • YKC pen
  • Membership badge
  • Membership card

All this for just

per year