Dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of all dogs.
Advancing the health, breeding and sport of purebred dog ownership.
Always there to provide knowledge and expertise on canine matters.
The Irish Kennel Club
Dedicated to Dogs
Our mission is to advance the health, breeding and sport of purebred dogs and promote responsible dog ownership. The Irish Kennel Club is always there when you need us providing knowledge and expertise on canine matters.
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Find Your Perfect Breed
Need help finding the perfect breed of dog for you? Answer a few questions about you and your lifestyle to find the breed best suited to you! Before buying any dog please refer to our How To Buy A Puppy section as both the purchaser and the breeder have responsibilities, some of which are a legal requirement.
Interested In Buying A Pedigree Dog?
Look no further than Puppy Zone for micro-chipped pedigree dogs, registered with the IKC, available from IKC members. Before buying you are advised to refer to our How To Buy A Puppy section as both the purchaser and the breeder have responsibilities, some of which are a legal requirement. The IKC does not guarantee any dog showcased in Puppy Zone.
Browse and search for dogs from the available list of breeds.
Information, news and events for IKC competition judges.
Register your dog(s) with the Irish Kennel Club. Register a litter of puppies, a dog or an overseas dog.
View the full list of Approved Implanter Directory.
Dog Shows are an exciting way to meet other dog owners, to socialise your pet, and to test his or her abilities if you choose to enter a competitive event.
The sport of Working Trials is the canine equivalent of Three Day Eventing. The Nosework –Cross Country, Obedience – Dressage, and Agility – Show Jumping.
Agility is a fast-paced, exciting dog sport with great spectator appeal. It is an excellent test of the partnership between the handler and dog.
Obedience events exhibit how well a dog, through training and condition, can behave at home, in public and around of other dogs.
March 15, 2017
The Irish Kennel Club is very pleased to renew the long-standing relationship with the Hospital & Medical Care Association (HMCA),...
March 15, 2017
Congratulations to Scarlett Burnside on her fantastic achievement at Crufts on Saturday where she won the 2017 International Junior Handling...