We organise three annual big dog events which are attended by thousands of people each year – Crufts in March, the International Agility Festival in August and Discover Dogs in November. We also organise many smaller popular events such as Gundog Working Tests and Scruffts heats for Crossbreed dogs.


Crufts is the world's largest dog show and takes place every March at The NEC, Birmingham. Crufts 2018 dates are 8th-11th March 2018.

Discover Dogs

Meet over 200 breeds of dog and discover how to buy the perfect canine partner at London's leading dog event. Buy your tickets now and save!


Scruffts is the nation’s favourite crossbreed competition. Find your nearest heat and compete for a place in the Scruffts Grand Final at Crufts.

Have a Go Dog Showing

Training days across the country will be hosted at Kennel Club licensed All Breed Championship shows. This is the perfect opportunity for someone new to the world of pedigree dogs to take part and understand what it takes to be involved in dog showing.

International Agility Festival

The International Agility Festival is one of the world’s largest and most popular dog agility events attracting thousands of competitors and spectators from throughout the UK and across the world.

Westminster Dog of the Year

The Westminster Dog of the Year competition celebrates the unique bond between man and dog - and aims to promote responsible dog ownership.

Holyrood Dog of the Year

The Holyrood Dog of the Year competition celebrates the unique bond between man and dog - and aims to promote responsible dog ownership.


Mixing the best aspects of obedience with the camaraderie found amongst breed enthusiasts.

Dog Photographer of the Year

Enter our dog photography competition for a chance to win great prizes and the chance to have your photography displayed at the Kennel Club Art Gallery in London

Kennel Club Gundog Working Tests

The Kennel Club Gundog Working Tests and associated events will take place at Chatsworth House.

International Canine Health Awards

The Kennel Club International Canine Health Awards recognise innovative researchers and veterinary scientists whose work has had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of dogs. Click to learn more and to apply for 2019.

International Dog Health Workshop

The Kennel Club will be hosting the 4th International Dog Health Workshop on behalf of the International Partnership For Dogs (IPFD) from the 30th May to the 1st June in Windsor, UK. Topics will include; what defines a breed and how it influences health and welfare, supply and demand, breed specific health strategies, genetic testing and exaggerations and extremes in conformation. Click here to find out more and find out how to register.

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