The Kennel Club Newsletter

Welcome to Take the Lead, the Kennel Club’s Obedience e-news!


This newsletter, brought to you twice a year by the Kennel Club, intends to keep you informed and up to date on everything obedience. The
newsletter includes information about news, events, rules and regulations and much more!


We hope you enjoy the articles but we would love to hear from you, so please do contact us about anything you wish to
see included in future editions at:

Crufts Judges Interviews 


​We interviewed obedience judges Alan Gresty and Lee Lampert on their Crufts experience.


How do you prepare for an event like Crufts?    

Preparing for the Obedience Championships at Crufts is a very unique experience.As your

appointment is confirmed three years in advance of the event you have plenty of time to prepare… (Alan Gresty, obedience judge)



Crufts Results


A huge congratulations to all those who competed at Crufts in March! We hope you enjoyed the experience as much as we did.



Watch the Obedience and Obreedience highlights from Crufts on our Official YouTube page


We are always in awe of the wonderful dogs and their owners who take part in both the obedience and Obreedience competitions at Crufts.
Well done to everyone who took part!


Kennel Club Announces Obreedience Heats for 2017


Obreedience heats, which will enable dogs and their owners to qualify for the Obreedience competition at Crufts 2018, have been announced
by the Kennel Club.


Click the button below to find the heat nearest you.



Newbury Rally Competition Management Seminar         


The Kennel Club is offering a management seminar for those who would like to learn how to organise and manage competitions in rally, on
Saturday 29th April 2017 at Chieveley Village Hall, Chieveley, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 8TE.



Application to hold an Obreedience Heat


There is still time for your club to apply to hold a heat, if this is of interest please fill in the application form by clicking the button





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