The Kennel Club associates


Associates of The Kennel Club are expected to have contributed in a significant way to at least one of the canine activities supported by the club. Prospective associates may have shown sustained and continuous active participation either as a successful breeder or owner of dogs obtaining recognition in The Stud Book, or perhaps as a member or committee member of a society registered with The Kennel Club. Other possible means of demonstrating involvement includes: as a senior member of the Young Kennel Club; as a successful exhibitor, competitor or judge at shows, trials, agility or other competitive events; or any other way that shows a commitment to the world of dogs.

Payment Methods


  • A one-year subscription to the monthly Kennel Gazette
  • A copy of The Kennel Club Year Book
  • Choice of either The Kennel Club Stud Book or a group subscription of the Breed Records Supplement
  • Complimentary Crufts season pass
  • A free tour of The Kennel Club headquarters in London
  • Receive 10% off all of The Kennel Club's publications, and tickets to Discover Dogs and Crufts

Terms and conditions

  • Once the application form is completed, it will be forwarded to the committee relevant to the particular area of interest in canine affairs,
    for its view
  • Candidates’ names are then published in The Kennel Club Journal in order that any interested parties may consider and comment on the application
  • Final approval of the election of associates then rests with The Kennel Club Board