Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of our most frequently asked questions to help you with answers to your questions. If you still need to know more, then please contact us and we will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

Why is it called The Karlton Index?
Is The Karlton Index an Independent organisation?
What is the idea behind the Karlton Index framework?
What qualifications do you have in dog health?
What does it cost breed clubs to participate?
Do you only include purebred breeds?
Can a breed opt out of the Index?
Why has the assessment only been done in 2011 and again in 2013? Why not every year?
In 2013 the Index was followed by Breed Health Awards, is this going to happen in 2016?
Is your campaign only focused on health issues relating to purebred dogs and breeding?
When will the 2016 Index be published and are we too late to participate?

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