Kennel Club Charitable Trust Opens Flood Fund For Dogs

A special ‘Flood Fund’ has been set up by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust (KCCT), for those dogs that are in need as a result of the recent floods that have beset the country.

Dog and owner in floods

REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

The flooding has meant that some people and their dogs have had to leave their homes, whilst others are left marooned and the dogs may be going without food supplies, access to critical veterinary care or medicines. The debris underfoot and ever rising water levels may also be causing dogs injury and damage.

The Kennel Club Charitable Trust Flood Fund will enable people to donate to dogs that have become victims of the flooding and for those in need to apply for a grant.

Mike Townsend, Chairman of the Kennel Club Charitable Trust, said: “Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by the terrible floods. The Flood Fund will help support those dogs that have been injured or that need shelter in these difficult times and we urge those who want to make a financial contribution and those who are in need of help to come forward.”

Those who would like to donate to the Flood Fund, by cheque or debit card, or apply for a grant to help a dog or dogs that have become victims of the flooding, should contact Richard Fairlamb, KCCT Administrator, at 1-5 Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London W1J 8AB. He can also be reached by email at, or by phone on 020 7518 6874.

3 Comments on “Kennel Club Charitable Trust Opens Flood Fund For Dogs

  1. will there be a place at Crufts where overseas visitors can contribute with cash?

  2. Why is the Kennel Club asking money as to produce pedigrees from dogs/breeders which aren’t checked by anyone? whether or not they are registered, i.e. the majority of people/breeders putting puppies for sale with the current law, less than 4 or 4+ litters per year?

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