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  • Dec 20, 2023 - Breeds Eligible to Receive Pedigrees Under FDSB Mark
    Field Dog Stud Book (FDSB) is the oldest purebred dog registry in the United States providing dog owners with authentic documentation, registration, certified pedigrees and DNA services. From 1874 to 2021, the FDSB registry was managed by…
  • Dec 1, 2023 - UKC Field - December 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Nov 1, 2023 - UKC Field - November 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Oct 1, 2023 - UKC Field - October 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Sep 1, 2023 - UKC Field - September 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Aug 1, 2023 - UKC Field - August 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Jul 1, 2023 - UKC Field - July 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Jun 1, 2023 - UKC Field - June 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • May 1, 2023 - UKC Field - May 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Apr 1, 2023 - UKC Field - April 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Mar 1, 2023 - UKC Field - March 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Feb 10, 2023 - Take 20% off until February 12th!
    This weekend only, take 20% off your purchase of a Display Pedigree through the UKC online store. Plus, any Display Pedigree purchases through the UKC online store between now and February 12 at 11:59 p.m. EST will enter you to win one of…
  • Feb 9, 2023 - "U.K.C. is just three little letters..."
    Did you know? UKC was founded on February 10, 1898 by then 23-year-old Chauncey Z. Bennett. The 125th anniversary is here! We are proud to celebrate this milestone achievement. UKC Founder, Chauncey Bennett. UKC shouldered its way…
  • Feb 9, 2023 - UKC 125th Anniversary: Enter the giveaway!
    Enter for your chance to win one of FIVE $125 gift certificates to the UKC online store! To enter: Purchase a UKC Display Pedigree via the UKC online store between February 8, 2023 at 4pm ET - and February 12 at 11:59pm ET. Qualifying…
  • Feb 1, 2023 - UKC Field - February 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Jan 1, 2023 - UKC Field - January 2023
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Dec 1, 2022 - Refreshed Registration Product Line & Pricing, Effective Dec. 15, 2022
    As we approach the 125th anniversary of United Kennel Club's founding, February 10, 1898, there have been a multitude of monumental changes over the years. The technology, offerings, and office space itself have all been in a state of…
  • Dec 1, 2022 - UKC Field - December 20222
    Welcome to the newest issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Nov 1, 2022 - UKC Field - November 2022
    Welcome to the tenth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Oct 6, 2022 - UKC Announces Refreshed Product Registration Line & Extended Phone Hours
    Watch the Announcement from UKC Director of Customer Service Taylor Armstrong To best serve you, effective October 10, 2022, we now offer permanently extended Customer Service hours for customers to reach us via phone and chat. Customers…
  • Oct 1, 2022 - UKC Field - October 2022
    Welcome to the ninth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Sep 1, 2022 - UKC Field - September 2022
    Welcome to the eighth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Aug 1, 2022 - UKC Field - August 2022
    Welcome to the seventh issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • Jul 19, 2022 - Introducing: The New UKC Vice President Team
    The appointment of former Director of National Events, Nicole Sedlecky, to UKC Vice President. The appointment of former Director of Business Operations, Sara Prudden, to UKC Vice President. Todd Kellam remains as a UKC Vice President.…
  • Jul 1, 2022 - UKC Field - July 2022
    Welcome to the sixth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door…
  • Jun 1, 2022 - UKC Field - June 2022
    Welcome to the fifth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door…
  • May 1, 2022 - UKC Field - May 2022
    Welcome to the fourth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your…
  • Apr 8, 2022 - United Kennel Club Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship Agreement With Dogtra
    KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 8, 2022 United Kennel Club (UKC) today announced a three-year sponsorship with Dogtra, a premium technology company situated in high-performance dog training products. UKC's leadership in the sporting dog space…
  • Apr 1, 2022 - UKC Field - April 2022
    Welcome to the third issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door…
  • Mar 9, 2022 - UKC/American Field Staff In The Field
    One of our highest priorities at United Kennel Club since the American Field acquisition has been to get out to some events and meet the American Field customer base and learn as much as we can about the great sport of pointing dog field…
  • Mar 1, 2022 - UKC Field - March 2022
    Welcome to the second issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, and we'll have full subscription details soon so…
  • Feb 8, 2022 - UKC Field - February 2022
    Welcome to UKC Field, a Field Trial Newsletter by UKC! You are reading the first issue, released digitally as a complimentary publication. In the coming months, subscribe to have it delivered to your door! If you continue to prefer to…
  • Feb 1, 2022 - Quick Chat with Domenick Muoio
    Hello again, everyone. I am Domenick Muoio, the UKC Hunt Test and Field Trial Program Manager. My role here with the United Kennel Club began in December 2021 and involves overseeing and managing our Hunting Retriever, Upland Hunting,…
  • Dec 17, 2021 - Mailing Address Change for UKC/American Field/Field Dog Stud Book
    We are now a few months into the historic acquisition of American Field by United Kennel Club (UKC). Our teams have merged and are working well, and now a next step in this process is the handling and processing of all mailed items. The…
  • Dec 15, 2021 - Pointing Dog Field Trial GPS Announcement
    Effective January 1, 2022, the UKC Pointing Dog Program will permit the use of GPS recovery collars at all UKC licensed pointing dog field trials per the discretion of the host club. If a club elects to allow participants to use GPS…
  • Dec 13, 2021 - Domenick Muoio joins UKC Team
    We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our newest team member, Domenick Muoio! Domenick's role as the UKC Field Trial & Hunt Test Program Manager means he'll be attending events across the country and helping to manage how they operate,…
  • Nov 30, 2021 - UKC On-Hand for Quail Championship Invitational in Kentucky
    This past weekend, UKC Vice President Todd Kellam was on-hand for the 2021 Quail Championship Invitational, hosted by the West Kentucky Field Trial Club, in Paducah, Kentucky. Congratulations go out to winner Ch. Touch's Fire Away, owned…
  • Nov 24, 2021 - UKC Office Closed for Thanksgiving
    We are closed Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will return to normal business hours on Monday, November 29th. Wishing you and yours a safe and happy holiday weekend!
  • Sep 2, 2021 - UKC & American Field: Your Questions Answered
    On September 1, 2021, UKC announced the acquisition of American Field and the Field Dog Stud Book. When that news was made public, we received so many excellent follow-up questions. To all American Field/Field Dog Stud Book registrants and…
  • Sep 1, 2021 - UKC Announces Acquisition of American Field Publishing Company
    United Kennel Club (UKC), today announced the acquisition of American Field Publishing Company, including Field Dog Stud Book, specializing in upland field trials for pointing dogs and field trial breeding records. The acquisition is…
  • May 22, 2020 - Suggested Practices for UKC Licensed Clubs for the Benefit of All
    As events are once again being held around the country, it is imperative that clubs take reasonable precautions for the benefit of all participants. Events should be held in a manner that emphasizes the safety of all participants. Most…
  • Jul 30, 2019 - UKC Welcomes the American Pointing Labrador Association (APLA)
    Effective September 1, 2019, UKC will enter into an agreement with the American Pointing Labrador Association to officially recognize APLA titles on UKC pedigrees. Formed in 1991, APLA has developed as the leading authority on the…
  • Nov 19, 2018 - UKC Phone Lines and Internet Down for Maintenance
    The UKC phone lines and internet are currently undergoing repair and maintenance. We hope to have them back up and running as quickly as possible. We thank you for your patience, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. …
  • Oct 23, 2018 - Announcement from UKC President Tanya Raab
    You've all had an important role in the success of UKC, our staff and myself personally. The future of UKC is bright and with the outstanding leadership team and staff, great things are on their way. I want to thank you for your continued…
  • May 30, 2018 - UKC Single Register Your Dog Online!
    UKC is pleased to offer a new service: online Single Registration! Visit the Online Single Registration page, provide your dog's required information electronically, and you are on your way to owning a UKC registered dog! Click it, submit…
  • May 25, 2018 - Memorial Day Hours
    The UKC office will be closing at 3 p.m., Friday, May 25. We will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, May 29. Originally known as "Decoration Day," and observed…
  • Apr 10, 2018 - Receive a 15 Percent Discount at Red Roof Inn!
    UKC registrants are eligible to receive 15% off when booking at any Red Roof Inn establishment across the country! We are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity. Red Roof Inn offers over 500 hotel locations, and dogs stay for free…
  • Mar 29, 2018 - Receive Temporary Listing Numbers Via Text Message!
    Always with an eye for providing you with the most up-to-date services, United Kennel Club is pleased to announce text message updates for Temporary Listing (TL) numbers! Already much faster due to automatic, online processing, now the TL…
  • Mar 28, 2018 - UKC Recognizes Super Retriever Series (SRS) Titles as of April 1, 2018!
    United Kennel Club has added to its ever-growing lineup of dog events to bring more opportunities to sporting and field trial dogs by recognizing Super Retriever Series (SRS) titles, effective April 1, 2018! UKC and SRS have entered…
  • Mar 8, 2018 - UKC Pointing Dog Women's Handler Clinic, May 5, 2018
    The Great North Epagneul Breton Gun Dog Club is hosting this women-only event on May 5, 2018 in Miaca, Minnesota. It is open to all UKC pointing breeds. This clinic is being taught by two experienced UKC Judges and handlers with 10 of years…
  • Feb 9, 2018 - UKC is Turning 120!
    Founded on February 10, 1898, UKC is turning 120! UKC's founding shares a year in history with some very unique occurrences. Take a look at these other notable events from 1898: Brooklyn joined New York to form the New York we now know.…
  • Dec 20, 2017 - Happy Holidays!
    Wishing a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours! The UKC office will be closing at noon, EST., on December 21. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, December 26.
  • Nov 27, 2017 - Cyber Monday Sale!
    'Tis the season to save! Looking for Christmas gifts? Select products in our store at 15% off TODAY only! All remaining stock of 2017 UKC event gear is available online! Featured 2017 events: Premier, Gateway, Beagle Nationals. Also…
  • Nov 22, 2017 - Happy Thanksgiving!
    Happy Thanksgiving! Please note, the UKC office will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 to enjoy the holiday with friends and family. We will return to normal business hours on Monday, November 27. Visit us…
  • Nov 22, 2017 - UKC Holiday Hours
    Wishing you and yours a safe and happy holiday season!
  • Nov 15, 2017 - UKC Christmas Coupons
    As a token of our appreciation for your continued support, please accept these money-saving coupons. Thank you for making 2017 a great year! We look forward to 2018! View and print coupons (PDF)
  • Nov 13, 2017 - Cyber Monday Sale! Save 15% on Select UKC Items.
    Looking for Christmas gifts? Mark your calendar! All remaining stock of 2017 UKC event gear is available online! Featured 2017 events: Premier, Gateway, Beagle Nationals. Also available: NEW UKC clothing and HUNT UKC gear! It gets…
  • Jul 7, 2017 - Online Temporary Listing (TL) Numbers Now Available!
    UKC is pleased to announce an automated system for providing Temporary Listing (TL) numbers! This online platform for requesting TL numbers makes the experience faster and more user-friendly than ever before. Having the ability to obtain…
  • 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 on Monday, May 29. We will return to our normal business hours on Tuesday.
  • 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 very rewarding. Many think that if a pointing dog is used for shed hunting it will point the sheds instead of retrieve them…
  • 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 kind offered as a licensed UKC event. The trial was hosted at Roy Roger’s Hunt Club in the town of Ohio, Illinois on…

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