WKC Is All About Dogs -- And The People Who Love Them
Welcome to the Wilmington Kennel Club
MEMBERS: SPECIAL SPEAKER for September 17th meeting 6:30 PM
Chris Johnson, specialist in Live Find and Cadaver work, and his new partner Storm will demonstrate the Live Find and describe cadaver work at the meeting. Someone can hide and the dog will go to work to find the person.
Chris will also talk about crate safety in cars.
This is a really great opportunity to hear and see what our dogs can do in the community. Please don't miss out.
Demonstration will start at 6:30 PM on meeting night, September 17th.
What a Great Dog Show!!!!
Thanks to everyone who came to the 2019 Wilmington Kennel Club Dog Show on Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27, and the Penn Treaty KC Dog Show on Sunday, April 28.
We celebrated our 20th year at Lums Pond State Park Campgrounds located at Route 71, Red Lion Road, Bear, DE.
Thanks to everyone who attended, worked and showed this year for our anniversary at Lums Pond.
Check schedules under Training for class offerings.
** NEW FOR FALL! Introduction to Rally **
Class Starts Sept. 19, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 PM
Printable Application Form
A 4 week mini course designed as an introduction to the fun sport of Rally. You and your dog will get to try Novice Exercises, learn the Rules and Regulations, and more. Class will be open to all dogs that have completed a Beginners Obedience course. Owners will learn who can compete, how to read the signs, the difference between Rally Trials and Show and Go’s plus where Rally Trials are held and how to complete an entry.
** Beginning Tracking Class begins September 21st and ends November 30th **
** Session 6 begins week of September 16th and ends Week of October 21st **
(Sunset Lake Road (Rt. 72) entrance is closed. Use Dayett Mill Road off of Old Baltimore Pike)
Enter Dayett Mill Road, Newark, DE 19702 as your destination when using a GPS
Rain or shine, day or night, our training facility is ideal for agility, obedience and handling classes! We hold seminars, show-n-go’s, matches and many other dog-related events! Being heated and air-conditioned, it has several rooms for different activites!
Our physical address is 2035 Sunset Lake Drive, Newark, Delaware. The facility is behind Dayette Mills at the corner of Rte. 72 & Old Baltimore Pike.
From I-95 North or South, take Exit 1A to Rte. 896 South (towards Middletown). Turn Left at the first traffic light onto Old Baltimore Pike. After crossing over the Cooches Bridge, turn into the second drive
on the right, signs for Dayette Mills. Follow drive around to the WKC Training Building.
From the South
From Rte. 13 North, take the Rte. 72 exit (first exit north of the St. George’s Bridge), head West on Rte. 72. After crossing Rte. 40, turn left at the first light past the railroad tracks onto Old Baltimore Pike. Then turn left onto Dayette Mills Road.
Avoiding I-95 Tolls
Traveling on I-95 North to exit 109B, at the third traffic light (1.5 miles) turn Right onto Otts Chapel Rd., at second traffic light (2.3 miles) turn Left onto Old Baltimore Pike, entrance to WKC is 2.5 miles on right, on Dayette Mills Rd.
National Breed Clubs
The link above will direct you to the American Kennel Club website.
Please click the Future Dog Owners tab followed by the Breeder Referral link to locate the Parent Club website.
Dog shows are another great source to meet breeders and see outstanding examples of the many AKC breeds. To find a show near you visit www.infodog.com, click Show Information and then Search by State.