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Please note that Grooming Spaces for the Prelude Show on Thursday 1 October and the National Dog Show on Saturday 3 October are now fully booked.
There is limited spaces left on Friday 2 October. Please book for these and Sunday's spaces now.
To enter the National Dog Show/book grooming/camping... CLICK HERE
New Zealand Kennel Club joins condemnation of Yulin Dog Meat Eating Festival in China
The NZKC released its position on the awarding of the World Dog Show to China in 2019 and in particular, its condemnation of the Yulin Dog Meat Eating Festival. The NZKC will continue to monitor the situation and has already been made aware that the Chinese Government has been looking at this issue for a number of years. As addressed in its media statement the NZKC believes that national canine organisations have the opportunity to support change in China.
Brown dog tick detected on a Wellington dog
Please keep an eye out for ticks
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) advises that it has positively identified brown dog tick on a Wellington dog. This new detection follows the discovery earlier in the year of brown dog ticks on two Canterbury dogs.
Brown dog ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) are an unwanted organism in New Zealand and MPI is working to ascertain if any wider population is present, and if so, to eradicate it.
Eukanuba Canine Heroes Competition 2015
Eukanuba along with the New Zealand Kennel Club is searching for your stories to find three of New Zealand's very own Canine Heroes
We are looking for dogs who make a difference and that can be anything from saving a life through to being your most loyal companion.
Every story counts...
To enter your hero click here
National Dog Obedience Assembly 2015
Click here to go to the NDOA website
||The New Zealand Kennel Club proudly supports 50 years of Porirua
Should Trademe sell animals?
There has been much recent publicity on the trading of dogs and sellers responsibilities and subsequent calls for greater regulation.
Please click here to view the whole story that aired on Campbell Live.
The recent publicity highlights the need for puppy buyers to be aware of the potential pitfalls, some of which are set out below.
Buying a dog?
The New Zealand Kennel Club (NZKC) can help, please read here for some practical advice and information. Read on...
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