Important Notice for Breeders of Bulldogs, French Bulldogs & Pugs

December 18, 2023

The Irish Kennel Club is committed to protecting the health of Pedigree breeds through promoting responsible breeding practices.

From 1st January 2024, all puppies registered with the Irish Kennel Club from Bulldogs, French Bulldogs and Pugs, will be endorsed “Not to be bred from”.

This endorsement will be lifted by the Irish Kennel Club, free of charge, on the successful completion of a BOAS test, with a result of 2 or less currently being acceptable.

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