EBKC Registered Kennel Names

The European Bully Kennel Club offers breeders the Registered Kennel Name program to protect the usage of their kennel’s name in the naming of EBKC registered dogs.

Requirements

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY. ALL REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION FOR THE GRANTING OF A REGISTERED KENNEL NAME. APPLICATION INFORMATION WILL BE VERIFIED THROUGH REVIEW OF EBKC RECORDS.

  1. Have a documented background of involvement/participation in EBKC events.   You must be the owner on record of dog(s) that have competed and placed in EBKC events.
  2. Be a breeder in good standing with the European Bully Kennel Club  with a record of breeding and registering purebred dogs in conformity with EBKC registration rules and policies.
  3. Meet one of the following breeding requirements:
    • Bred at least 5 registered litters in the past 5 years;
    • Owned stud dogs that have produced at least 10 registered litters in the past 10 years.
    • A breeder, who has bred at least one EBKC registered litter, may be granted a registered kennel name on a five-year provisional basis. The breeding requirements must be met during the five-year period to be eligible to renew the registered kennel name.

THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS GOVERN THE GRANTING OF A REGISTERED KENNEL NAME:

  • A maximum of two Registered Kennel Name owners is allowed.
  • The name may be a unique word created by the applicant.
  • The name may contain a maximum of two words and a maximum of 15 total characters and spaces.
  • The name may not have been used more than incidentally and rarely by other breeders in the naming of dogs in the past 10 years. This will be verified through the EBKC registration records.
  • Ineligible words would include, but are not limited to, conflict either phonetically or in spelling with: the name of a breed, EBKC titles, corporations or trade names, or words commonly used in the naming of dogs.
  • A kennel name may not contain any derogatory or discriminatory words.
  • Applicant may not have an interest in a pet store or dog dealership.

Each application for a Registered Kennel Name is considered on its merit. Application data will be verified through EBKC records. The granting of a EBKC Registered Kennel Name is at the sole discretion of the European Bully Kennel Club. The European Bully Kennel Club reserves the right to reject an application or revoke a name once it has been registered. The granting of a Registered Kennel Name does not imply endorsement of any kennel or its stock by the European Bully Kennel Club

Online Kennel Name Registration