Abridged meeting to be held on 30th June - The originally arranged date for the Kennel Club AGM was May 12th but, after the Government’s Coronavirus lockdown was announced, the KC advised Members in April that it had decided to postpone the meeting to 30th June – the latest possible date according to the KC’s Articles of Association.
THE CANINE and Feline Sector Group (CFSG) has issued new guidance to dog breeders advising them to take puppies ready to be rehomed to the purchaser.
The Kennel Club is urging local councils to do more to help dog walkers stay safe and responsible during the current lockdown period and ensure they can adhere to the social distancing measures following the passage of emergency Government legislation, which restricts people from leaving their homes other than for essential activities including taking daily exercise.
The Kennel Club has advised its Members that, because of the Coronavirus outbreak and the restrictions on unnecessary travel and personal contact introduced by the Government, its AGM, originally due to be held on May 12th, has been postponed (technically adjourned) until Tuesday June 30th at 11.30 a.m.
THE KC and its charities have this week confirmed that they will offer help to organisations, clubs and rescues which fall on hard times during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Situation could create significant welfare issues, says KC: A police force has made it clear that picking up a puppy is not deemed as essential travel during the current coronavirus crisis.
The introduction of Lucy’s law has been welcomed by The Kennel Club and the RSPCA. The ground breaking law to end the commercial third party sales of puppies came into law last Monday in England. It means that anyone wanting to buy a new puppy must buy directly from a breeder or consider adopting from a recognised rescue centre.
KENNEL CLUB AND CHARITABLE AND EDUCATIONAL TRUSTS ANNOUNCE EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND In response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
On Friday 6th March, at Crufts 2020, the Kennel Club and the FCI met to discuss an international, collaborative approach to brachycephalic breed health and discussed the potential of expanding Kennel Club/University of Cambridge Respiratory Function Grading Scheme.
FOLLOWING THE high-profile exit of other senior members of the Kennel Club management team back in 2019, the Kennel Club announced on Monday of this week that, after nearly 45 years with the organisation.