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    Dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of all dogs.

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    Advancing the health, breeding and sport of purebred dog ownership.

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    Always there to provide knowledge and expertise on canine matters.

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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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List of Breeds

Browse and search for dogs from the available list of breeds.

IKC Judges Directory

Information, news and events for IKC competition judges.

Application forms

Register your dog(s) with the Irish Kennel Club. Register a litter of puppies, a dog or an overseas dog.

Microchipping Information

View the full list of Approved Implanter Directory.

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!


IKC Pet-Data

Visit the IKC Pet-Data website for information on lost dogs.

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Dog Shows


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.

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Working Trials


The sport of Working Trials is the canine equivalent of Three Day Eventing. The Nosework –Cross Country, Obedience – Dressage, and Agility – Show Jumping.

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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.

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Obedience events exhibit how well a dog, through training and condition, can behave at home, in public and around of other dogs.

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Breed and Society Contacts

Find contact information for various breed clubs and societies around Ireland.

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Latest News


September 19, 2016

IKC Accredited Seminars

The following IKC Accredited Seminars are scheduled for October/ November 2016. Please note that from 1st January 2017, all new...

September 19, 2016

IKC – Puppy Zone Launch

The Board of the Irish Kennel Club is delighted to announce the launch of Puppy Zone on the IKC website....

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An Ard Chomhairle

An Ard Chomhairle representative members can log in to view information about An Ard Chomhairle.



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Show Dates

Upcoming Events

Every Tuesday Evening and Sunday Morning

Dog Training Classes