The French Kennel Club’s Media Library

The French Kennel Club’s Media Library







The French Kennel Club is happy to announce the creation of his media library, the only one in Europe, dedicated exclusively to dogs !




Click here to see the pictures of the media library !

Thanks to significant heritage funding and regular donations, this media library aims to preserve and maintain records of French "canine culture". Books and reviews juxtaposed with photographs, paintings, sculptures and many other works of art representing the relationship between man and dogs.


In a spacious and comfortable place, dog-lovers are able to carry out specialized genealogical research, aided by state-of-the-art information technology, and to keep up with latest news from the world of dogs, consult books and browse the shelves, to obtain the information they are looking for.


mediatheque scc


Who is it for ?


All those who are passionate about dogs, as well as professionals from the canine world.



What you can do :


• Consult books, Stud-books, theses, reviews, etc.

• Look at photographs and illustrations

• Do bibliographical and iconographic research in the databases



What you can find :


• More than 3 000 reference books, dating from the XVIIIth century to today

• Catalogues of exhibitions and championships since the creation of the French Kennel Club

• Stud books

• 400 theses on veterinary medicine

• 50 issues of French and foreign magazines

• 140 issues of breed clubs’ magazines

• A stock of antiquarian cynophile and cynegetic documents

• 50 000 photographs : glass plates, negatives, slides…


All these varied sources cover breeds and their use, veterinary sciences, breeding, education, training, dogs in art and society, etc.



When ?


The team welcomes visitors by appointment, from Monday to Friday, between 8 AM and 7 PM.



Where ?


On the 5th floor of the Société Centrale Canine, 155 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 93535 Aubervilliers, France.

What else’s happening in the Media Library ?


• The Literary Award

For dog lovers : Each year, the French Kennel Club rewards the best book, written in French, dedicated to the dog !


Click the pictures below for more explanation (in French) !



prix litteraire           Zola Jackson


Our magazine Centrale Canine Magazine  


Centrale Canine Magazine




Contact us !


Dorothée Fabre

Head of the Media Library 




Marie Ratiarson



Tel : + 33 (0)1 49 37 55 57


E-mail :

Copyright : reproduction interdite, tous droits réservés