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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm trying to register but the site says my email address is already in the system.

If your email address is already in the system and you know your password, please login to the site with your email and password to get access to your account.

If you don't know your password, or don't remember setting it please use the "I forgot my password" link on the login screen to get an email with a link to a page where you can create a new password.
Login with your email address and new password.

I've created an account but it's asking me to verify my email address
For the security of your personal data the new Higham Press website needs to check your email address is correct before you can login for the first time.
The site will send you an email with a link.
Click the link to get to the site, and then login for your email address to be verified.

The will also happen if you change your email address in your account.

I tried logging in with my DogBiz password but it doesn't work
DogBiz accounts have NOT been transferred to the new site.
However some POSTAL entry account info has been transferred if you used an email address on your postal entry form.

If you have a DogBiz account please setup a NEW account on this new site and add your dogs to this new account.

The site says I can't use my password
For the security of your personal data the new Higham Press website requires you to use a secure password. It needs to have letters, numbers and symbols.

In the event the password you want to use has been identified as being found in a data breach on another website, the Higham Press site will ask you to create a different password. As the old one is no longer secure.

I didn't receive a password reset
Please check your spam folder just in case it's in there.
Please try searching your inbox for "Higham Press" as all emails from the site start with these words.

If you still don't have your email please try requesting another password reset, but make sure the email address IS the one for your NEW account, and that there are no typos.
Sometimes autocomplete can enter an incorrect address and this will result in the site not being able to send you the email.

Please note - if you do not have an account on THIS website you will NOT receive a password reset email.

On DogBiz I had more than one account - do I only need one now?
Yes! The new Higham Press site allows you to have 1 account login only. So you only need one email address and password to securely manage all the dogs you are an owner of from one account.

Personal Info Tab
Please fill in your address in personal info in your account, this is the billing address used for payment. House Number/Name and the next line of the address are compulsory.

I want to add an owner to my dog
If you select the pink text to add an owner by name only the fields will be revealed to type their title, first name and surname.
This will then be added to your name with the list of owners of the dog.

If you want to add the name of another owner click the pink text to add an owner by name only again.

Please then proceed through the remaining steps to add or edit your dog to save the changes.

Delete an owner
If you need to change one of the owners then login, edit the dog and remove the owner/s by clicking on the dustbin icon next to it. then proceed to the end and click on complete. This will save the changes.
Otherwise please contact us.

How do I add UK as the country in my address
You will need to add "United Kingdom" to set UK as your country.
The address form has a built in list of all possible countries!
Start typing the full name of the country (at least 3 letters) and you'll see a list appear.
You can then select your country from the list.

I want to add my dog but it says my KC number is invalid
The site has been updated to support KC number starting with 2 letter and either 7 or 8 numbers. Irish KC numbers and Jersey KC numbers.

If your KC number is different than this please get in touch with us.

I don't know how to add a breeder to my dog
If you are not the breeder then select No to the question "are you the breeder?", otherwise leave this as Yes.
Then click the pink text to "Add another breeder" which will reveal fields for you to enter the name of a breeder.
Click the pink button to "Add breeder" and the name fields will disappear. Their name will be shown with a small dustbin icon next to it. This allows you to delete a name.
You can add more than one person at a time this way.

I want to delete a dog in my account
Click the delete button at the side of your dogs name.

The personal information on my account is out of date
If you have previously included your email address on a POSTAL entry form to Higham Press, we have added your details to this new site for future postal entries.

However, if you wish to make use of an online account with this email address you can do so by setting a password for your account using the the "I forgot my password" link on the Login page. This will send you an email with a link to a page where you can create a password for your account.

When you login you will see the details that have been transferred from your old postal entry. If these are out of date please feel free to update them.

Not all my dogs have been transferred
In some cases it has not been possible to transfer all records from the old system to the new one.
Where possible we have added all the dogs associated with your email address to your new account.
If any are missing you can add their  information yourself on the website from My Account > My Dogs > Add a dog.

How do I get my info from Dogbiz to this new site?
The old DogBiz site has now closed, please use an account on this site.

I tried to add my dog and got a strange looking error!
Please take a screenshot of the full screen if you can - this will help us investigate the issue.
Please contact us.

I can only enter one dog at a time
In your account click on the my dogs tab and then click on edit dog on the first dog in the partnership.  Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on proceed, do this on each page and on the last page it says complete click on this, do this on all your dogs. This will reset your account and allow you to enter more than one dog at a time.
The entry form will still ask you to select one dog from the drop down but on the next page all dogs with the same owners will be listed, so you can enter any or all of them.

Kennel Club Rule only one ownership per entry form, if your dogs are in different ownerships you will have to enter each ownership separatley.

Handling for
If you are the owner of the dog and you show it, do NOT fill in the 'handling for' section. 

Stuck on NFC the way to clear it is
Upcoming shows, choose the show, agree to KC rules and choose a dog in the normal way. Then untick all classes and NFC on all dogs and leave everything blank. Click continue and save on the next pages until you come to the page that says no dogs entered. Then go back to upcoming shows and start the entry again it will have cleared the previous attempt.

How to purchase extra's without entering a dog at the show (Car Park, Catalogues, Caravans etc)
Upcoming shows, choose the show, agree to KC rules and choose a dog in the normal way. Do not tick any classes for any of your dogs, scroll to the bottom of the page click on save and continue. On the next page you can select any extra's you require, click on save and continue. Check your entry if, correct confirm and pay

In your Higham Press account the ‘My Dogs’ page has been updated to a new look.
From here a new sole owners/partnership can be added. Click the add sole owner/partnership button at the top of the My Dogs page and add a new partner, click save at the bottom of the page and the new partnership will appear on your account at the bottom of the page underneath any other partnerships you currently have. If you are the solw owner of the dog just click save at the bottom of the page. Please follow this instruction if this a new account with no dogs listed.       
Dogs can be added to any partnership. Click the add a dog button at the top of the My Dogs page and add the dog in the normal way, proceeding through the screens and completing at the end. If you have different partnerships click the dropdown arrow on the partners/owners field and select the partnership you want to add the dog to.   
Dogs can be edited and set to belong to a different partnership. Click edit on the dog you want to move partnerships and the click the dropdown box on the partners/owners field and select the partnership you want, proceed through the screens completing at the end and the dog will have moved partnership and will be displayed in the new partnership on the My Dogs page. If the partnership is not there add a new partnership as above.
Partnerships can be edited to add/remove owners, dogs and changes of address info. The Manage button on the partnership line can be used to add/delete owners from that partnership and change the address, you can also withhold you address from this page by ticking the box. Click save at the bottom and the owner changes will appear on your My Dogs page.
To delete a dog click the delete button for that dog.      
To delete a partnership, move or delete all the dogs in that partnership and then the delete button will appear next to the manage button on the partnership line. If entries have been made the whole partnership will not delete.
All dogs belonging to a partnership are listed under the owners, providing a clearer approach to managing dogs and partnerships. 

Entering YKC Handling Without Entering A Breed Class/Dog
Logon to your Higham Press account, click on upcoming shows, click to enter the desired show, tick the declaration, click on the owners/partnership and click continue. Scroll down to the bottom of the page where you would normally add classes for your dog and click Save & Continue without selecting anything. On the next page select the handling class you require, fill in the handler name, age and select the breed, then click add to entry. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save & Continue'  - Please note this is the page where you can book a catalogue, car park etc so select these first if needed. The next page gives a review of your entry, check the details are correct and Confirm and Pay. Once the payment has been accepted your entry will be listed in the show entries section of your Higham Press account.