Following the Governor's new guidelines, only people who are NOT fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside the building. All capacity limits have now been lifted; consequently, spectators are now allowed in the building during classes. Also, social distancing is still encouraged, but not required. We, The Wilmington Kennel Club, ask that if you are participating in events at our building that you be mindful to others regarding Covid 19. We strive to provide a safe environment for everyone.
A COVID Waiver must be signed before you attend a class or event at WKC.  If the waiver was part of your registration, you do not need to fill out this form.  If you have not yet signed the waiver or are not sure, submit our online form to complete the requirement for attendance.

Enrollment is now open -

2021 Training Classes are available for registration.

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Puppy Manners-Level 1

Puppy Manners - Level 1 (limited to puppies between 10 - 16 weeks old at the start of class) This is a critical time in the development of your young puppies. This class will help get your puppy started on the path to being a well behaved dog. This class teaches name & attention, sit, stay, down, come, and leash walking. We offer this class at 5:30pm on Thursday evenings each class is 45 minutes long These classes prepares puppies for the next level - Puppy Manners-Level 2 ===================================== Instructor - Betsy Helm =====================================

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Puppy Manners-Level 2

Puppy Manners - Level 2 (limited to puppies between 17 wks & 7 months old at the start of class) This class is designed for our older puppies and young adolescent dogs. Our goal is to teach basic good manners, by teaching you the fundamentals of positive reinforcement training. This class builds on the skills learned in Level 1 including.... name & attention, sit, stay & wait, down, come when called, leave it and leash walking. We offer this class at 6:30pm on Thursday evenings each class is 45 minutes long These classes prepares puppies for the next level - Family Pet Manners - Level 1 ===================================== Instructor - Betsy Helm =====================================

Begins July 29, 2021 6:30 pm

Family Pet Manners - Level 1

Family Pet Manners - Level 1 (for pets over 7 months old at the start of class) This class is for the family looking to train their family dog. It  will focus on training your dog to  exhibit good manners both in the home and when out and about in the community. Learn the fundamentals of positive reinforcement training techniques and effective canine communication. Class will be offered on Monday - 6:15 - 7:15pm  - Instructor Amy Lasarko  

Begins July 26, 2021 6:15 pm

Family Pet Manners - Level 2

Family Pet Manners - Level 2 (for pets over 7 months old at the start of class) This class builds on the skills learned in Family Pet Manners - Level 1. By learning how to improve your dog’s responsiveness, reliability and duration among increasing distractions. Class will be offered on Monday - 7:30 - 8:30pm  - Instructor Amy Lasarko      

Begins July 26, 2021 7:30 pm

Rally Beginners

This class is designed as an introduction to the fun sport of Rally. For those looking to continue your training after your beginners obedience class. You and your dog will get to learn how to properly perform the exercises by following a course plus learn training techniques to practice at home. Prerequisite - Open to all dogs that have completed any beginning obedience class or Family Pet Manners Class ======================================= Instructor - Amy Lasarko =======================================

Begins July 26, 2021 5:00 pm

Beginner Novice Obedience

This class introduces you and your dog to everyday skills such as loose leash walking, sit/down, come, and leave it. Morning class meets Thursday from 11:00am - 12:00pm ========================================= Instructor - Joanne Silver (filling in for Nancy Brock) =========================================

Begins July 29, 2021 11:00 am

Competition Show Handling 2021

Handlers will learn how to show their dog in conformation events. Presentation, patterns, and procedures used in the ring will be explained and practiced. A proper show handling collar and soft treats are needed.

Begins July 29, 2021 7:30 pm

Show & Go - Obedience

Show & Go - Obedience

  • Saturday, August 14th, 2021
  • Novice, Open and Utility
  • Cost $12 per run
  • Select your run time from the list of available timeslots (it will be marked "sold out" once the slot is filled
 

Begins August 14, 2021 8:30 am

WKC ANNUAL HEALTH CLINIC

WKC Annual Health Clinic - Saturday, August 21,2021 Services Offered: OFA Eye (Dr. Bowersox would prefer to have everyone use the new OFA online procedure see document for instructions  https://wilmingtonkennelclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/OFA-Eye-exam-Online-Process.pdf) Cardiac exams Bloodwork - Distemper Parvo Titer, Heartworm Antigen, Superchem w/CBC, Total Body Function, Thyroid Profile 2, OFA Thyroid Panal, Accuplex 4 CGC/CGCA/Trick testing (limited to 10 total) You must complete a separate registration for each pet attending the event. Appointment times will be emailed to the address provided in your registration after registration have closed on Sunday, August 15th.  

Begins August 21, 2021 9:00 am

Ronni Yaskin - Relax & Reduce Stress! (Mini Clinic)

Relax & Reduce Stress!  (Mini-Clinic) When:  Saturday, August 28th, at - 10:00am - 12:00pm Cost:  $25   or $20 for WKC Members Presenter:  Ronni Yaskin, State Licensed, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist

Begins August 28, 2021 10:00 am