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12 & 13 October 2019

Excel, London

London's biggest canine event welcomes over 26,000 visitors and 3,000 dogs over the two days of the show. This fun filled day out provides a fantastic opportunity for visitors to meet, greet and discover over 200 different breeds of dog, and learn all about the distinctive personalities, traits and looks of each breed, and how to find the perfect canine partner

London's biggest dog show

Do you know your hounds from your gundogs? Your St Bernards from your Bullmastiffs? Whether you're looking for the perfect small, medium or large family dog breed, we’ve got them all at the show and dozens of pedigree breed experts are there to help you find the dog that best fits your lifestyle.

YKC members get free entry!

Young Kennel Club members get FREE ENTRY into the show with their very own wristband, so you can meet hundreds of dogs, chat to owners, and watch world-class displays in competitions, all as part of your YKC membership. Get into the show for free by joining the Young Kennel Club today!

Show Access?

Discover Dogs seeks to provide equal opportunity for all to enjoy the show and facilities. Should you require any information prior to your arrival at Discover Dogs please contact the ExCeL centre on 0207 069 5000.

Please note, only entered dogs and certified assistance dogs are permitted into the show.

Ticket Request


All current YKC members are entitled to 1x ticket ( to allow them free access to Discover Dogs. To receive a ticket, please click on the button below and complete the form.

YKC Agility Competitions


At Discover Dogs 2019, the YKC will have an Agility Dog of the Year qualifier on the Saturday afternoon and an Under 18s Jumping qualifier on the Sunday afternoon. To enter follow the links below.


Saturday 12th October (PM)

Agility Dog of the Year


Sunday 13th October (PM)

Under 18s Jumping

Grooming Competition



All dog breeds require some sort of daily grooming whether short haired or long haired and how much will mostly depend on the breed. Our YKC Members will be competing at the show in the two different classes: Groom Through & Clip, Trim & Strip to try and qualify for Crufts!

Crossbreed Competition



The Kennel Club is delighted to announce an exciting new opportunity for owners of crossbreed dogs who wish to exhibit their dogs in a breed show like environment.