Hunting Retriever News
Sep 15, 2017 - UKC Wishes Everyone Good Luck at the Coonhound World Championship and Zone Hunts!
Competitors in this annual competition start as part of a group of thousands of World Champion hopefuls, representing…
Aug 29, 2017 - UKC Office Closed September 4th for Labor Day
The UKC office will be closed September 4 in observance of the holiday. We will return to regular business hours on…
Aug 28, 2017 - 58th Annual Autumn Oaks - Labor Day Weekend in Richmond, Indiana
United Kennel Club welcomes coonhound enthusiasts to the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Richmond, Indiana, over Labor Day…
Aug 23, 2017 - UKC Announces X-Bred Feist Program
UKC is excited to announce the introduction of the Feist X-Bred Program! The purpose of this program is to allow…
Aug 22, 2017 - Elite Shed Dog Series Rule Update Regarding Antler Requirements
An antler is an antler, right? I mean I knew we would need to address acceptable antler size in our original draft of…
Aug 18, 2017 - 2017 Autumn Oaks Nite Hunt Entries
The 2017 Autumn Oaks entries are in! We have a total of 755 dogs hunting from 33 different states.
Aug 17, 2017 - Routine Maintenance August 17, 18, 21
Online litter registration, points checks, and the online TL platform will be down for a brief period on August 17th,…
Aug 1, 2017 - UKC Announces Recognition of Treeing Tennessee Brindle
United Kennel Club welcomes the Treeing Tennessee Brindle to its list of recognized breeds, effective July 1, 2017. The…
Jul 13, 2017 - Forward Progress Clock Clarification; Other Beagle News
UKC Policy Change Notices
Officials and participants, please take notice of the following policy changes that will take…
Jul 13, 2017 - Pace Attainable by All; Other Coonhound News
As published in Coonhound Bloodlines June 2017
Pace Attainable by All
I recently had a conversation with a nice old…
Jun 30, 2017 - Holiday Hours
The UKC office will be closed Monday, July 3rd; and Tuesday, July 4th.
We will return to normal business hours…
Jun 26, 2017 - Shed Antler Hunting: An Inviting Sport for Everyone
New to UKC in 2017, the sport of shed antler hunting has become increasingly popular. The UKC Elite Shed Dog Series is…
Jun 23, 2017 - 2017 Autumn Oaks Bench Show and Conformation Show Judges Announced
Bench Show and Conformation Show Judges for the 2017 Autumn Oaks, August 31 - September 3 in Richmond, Indiana
Jun 22, 2017 - 2017 Youth National Championship Bench Show Judge Announced
Kay Lynne Haley is the daughter of the late T.H. and Zelma Haley and the youngest of six kids. She is currently employed…
Jun 12, 2017 - Coming in to a Slick Tree After Judge Arrived; Other Coonhound News
As published in Coonhound Bloodlines May 2017
Coming in to a Slick Tree After Judge Arrived
Q: Dogs were cast into a…
Jun 12, 2017 - Defining a Circle; Other Beagle News
Defining a Circle
Q: The rules require a rabbit to be circled before it can be scored. Please define a circle.
May 26, 2017 - Happy Memorial Day from UKC
Thank you to our service members, veterans and their families.
In honor of Memorial Day, the UKC office will be closed…
May 25, 2017 - Autumn Oaks T-Shirts: Available for Pre-Order!
All pre-ordered Autumn Oaks logowear will be available for pick up at the UKC logowear booth at the event. Shipping for…
May 9, 2017 - Important Notice to all Performance Pack Clubs; Other Beagle News
Important Notice to all Performance Pack Clubs
If you have a Performance Pack trial this month (May), youll notice two…
May 9, 2017 - Slow Down Young Man
As published in Coonhound Bloodlines April 2017
Dog Does Not Move Up as Result of Another Dog Leaving Tree
Q: I was on…
May 4, 2017 - UKC Elite Shed Dog Series First Event Is In The Books!
The forecast leading up to our first shed dog event scheduled for the last Saturday in April 2017 was not looking good.…
May 3, 2017 - Photos From The First Ever UKC Licensed Elite Shed Dog Series Event!
From prints to mugs, bags or key chains, your favorite event photos can be on display every day!
View and purchase…
Apr 25, 2017 - Purina National Championship: Over $7,000 in Cash Awards!
Any dog having won its category at any Purina Points event, excluding any part of the World Championship, was eligible…
Apr 19, 2017 - The Early Development Of The Elite Shed Dog Series
I received an interesting email on March 20, 2016, from a man in Ohio by the name of Scott Kuchenbecker. In his own…
Apr 18, 2017 - UKC Announces X-Bred Cur Program
United Kennel Club is pleased to announce changes to the Cur Single Registration process to create more uniformity in…
Apr 17, 2017 - Bird Dog to Shed Dog - Pointless or Possible?
To have a pointing dog that is versed in both hunting upland game, holding point and retrieving is something that is…
Apr 12, 2017 - Agreeing to Split Strike Positions Reminder; Other Beagle News
Q: In last months Full Circle, I saw where UKC changed the apprenticeship program for Performance Pack Judges. I like…
Apr 12, 2017 - Coons that Can't be Scored; Other Coonhound News
As published in Coonhound Bloodlines March 2017
Dog Declared Treed With Bayed Coon on the Ground
Q: Dog A strikes and…
Apr 11, 2017 - Heart of the Prairie Epagneul Breton Gun Dog Club Youth Liberated Bird Trial Recap
The 2017 Heart of the Prairie Epagneul Breton Gun Dog Club (HPEBGDC) Youth Liberated Bird trial was the first of its…
Apr 11, 2017 - Hunting Beagle Nationals: Overall National Grand Champions in Hunt and Show to be Crowned
Hosted by Coshocton County Beagle Club, UKC Hunting Beagle Nationals takes place in Coshocton, Ohio at the Coshocton…
Apr 11, 2017 - What To Expect At Your First Elite Shed Dog Series Event
You’ve done your homework and introduced your dog to finding and retrieving sheds and are ready to enter your first…
Apr 6, 2017 - UKC Youth Beagle First Strike Series
To recognize those young handlers and to ensure the future of the sport, UKC is pleased to introduce the First Strike…
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