About the United Exotic Kennel Club

We are the largest organisation at worldwide devoted to dog health, welfare and training. Our objective is to ensure that dogs live healthy, happy lives with responsible owners.

Our Mission

The United Exotic Kennel Club is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Founded in 2006, the UEKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership.


Advance the study, breeding, exhibiting, running and maintenance of exotic dogs.

• We love exotic dogs.
• We are committed to advancing the sport of the exotic dogs.
• We are dedicated to maintaining the integrity of our Registry.
• We protect the health and well-being of all dogs.
• We cherish dogs as companions.
• We are committed to the interests of dog owners.
• We uphold high standards for the administration and operation of the UEKC.
• We recognize the critical importance of our clubs and volunteers.

Registration and breeding

We run the worldwide largest registration database for pedigree dogs and an activity register for crossbreed dogs. We run the UEKC database, which is one of the UEKC's biggest reunification services for microchipped animals. We are accredited by FCW to certify members of The UE Kennel Club Breeders, which is the UEKC's only scheme that monitors breeders in order to protect the welfare of puppies and breeding bitches

Our partners

We value our strong relationships with leading organisations, who help to ensure we provide the best advice, guidance and services to dogs and their owners. Read about our partners.

Marketing and advertising opportunities

The UE Kennel Club has a range of commercial opportunities available and we work with many businesses to supply our database of dog owners with great value, quality products to suit their needs. We have contact with many thousands of dog owners, breeders, trainers and competitors every year. Are you interested in working with us?