The Kennel Club has written to all judges who are approved to award Challenge Certificates to provide them with an update on new initiatives and various rules and regulations in relation to canine health and welfare.
The note covers:
Code of Best Practice for Judges
You can download a copy of the note here.
The KC Briefing Note for Judges at Kennel Club Shows can be downloaded here.
The Kennel Club have a very useful 'find a judge' section open to all to view:
Take a look for yourself here
The Kennel Club - Judges Competency Framework - Information and level table
Judges are required by the Kennel Club to submit a critique to the Dog Press on the
dogs they have judged at Championship shows. Please see the available download
as an introductory guide to critique writing to help judges in this important aspect of
The KC run seminars on critique writing, please do take part in one in your local area
or whilst attending a dog show that holds the seminar at the same time as its show.
Whippet Judging appointments
(Google spreadsheet - online list) Follow this link to the online spreadsheet
Whippet Critiques - The Kennel Club have released their new section where all judges are invited to submit critiques. This is at the moment a free service for all exhibitors to look for critiques on their dogs