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 opening -  December 1st

Full list of class descriptions

2022 Training Classes are available for Session 1 - classes start the week of January 3rd, 2022

Please note classes offered may be cancelled if the minimum numbers of students is not reached. You will be notified if this occurs and payment would be refunded or apply to another class.

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Puppy - Beginners

Age Requirement limited to puppies between 10 - 16 weeks old at the start of class             Class length:  45 minute class meeting for 6 weeks                                                              Day and Time :   Thursday 5:30 - 6:15pm Instructor: Betsy Helm

Begins January 6, 2022 5:30 pm

AKC STAR Puppy Program

Age Requirement:  limited to puppies between 17 wks & 7 months old at the start of class      Class length: 45 minute class meeting for 6 weeks                                                            Day and Time:  Thursday 6:30 - 7:15pm Instructor: Betsy Helm  

Begins January 6, 2022 6:30 pm

Puppy Manners - 5 - 10 months old

Age Requirement:  limited to puppies between 5 - 10 months old at the start of class          Class length:   1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks                                                              Day and Time:  Friday 4:30 - 5:30pm                                                                              Instructor: Corey Edwards  

Begins January 7, 2022 4:30 pm

Family Pet Manners - Level 1

Age Requirement:  for dogs over 5 months at the start of class                                            Class length: 1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks Day and Time: Monday 6:15 - 7:15pm Instructor: Amy Lasarko  

Begins January 3, 2022 6:15 pm

Rally

Age Requirement:  for dogs over 6 months at the start of class                                        Prerequisite: successfully completing Advanced Obedience or Family Pet Manners Level 2                                                               Class length: 1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks                                                                              Day and Time: Monday 5:00 - 6:00pm Instructor: Amy Lasarko  

Begins January 3, 2022 5:00 pm

Pet Therapy (Mini Course)

Age Requirement:  for dogs over 6 months at the start of class                                            Prerequisite:   successfully completing Advanced Obedience or Family Pet Manners Level 2                                                        Class length:   1 hour class meeting for 4 weeks                                                                 Day and Time:  Wednesday 4:45 - 5:45pm       Instructor: Joanne Silver, Certified Evaluator

Begins January 5, 2022 4:45 pm

Beginners Obedience

Age Requirement:  for dogs over 6 months at the start of class                                          Class length:  1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks Day and Time: Thursday 11:00am - noon Instructor: Nancy Brock

Begins January 6, 2022 11:00 am

Preparing for Competitive Obedience

Age Requirement:  for dogs over 6 months at the start of class                                    Prerequisite:  successfully completing Advanced Obedience or Family Pet Manners Class length:  1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks Day and Time:  Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00 pm Instructor: Joanne Silver

Begins January 5, 2022 6:00 pm

Intro to Fun with Obstacles

Age Requirement:  dogs must be at least 1 year old at the start of class          Prerequisite:   successfully completing Advanced  Obedience or Family Pet Manners Level 2 and dogs must have the ability to sit and stay as well as be easily and well controlled on a leash.                                  Class length:   1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks                                                              Day and Time:  Friday 6:00 - 7:00pm            Instructor: Corey Edwards  

Begins January 7, 2022 6:00 pm

Skills for Dog Sports

Age Requirement:  dogs must be at least 1 year old at the start of class          Prerequisite:   successfully completing Advanced  Obedience or Family Pet Manners  and comfort working around other dogs in a distracting environment                                 Class length:   1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks                                                              Day and Time:  Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30pm            Instructor: Nancy Fitzgerald  

Begins January 4, 2022 5:30 pm

Tricks, Clicks & Treats

Age Requirement:  dogs must be at least 1 year old at the start of class          Prerequisite:   successfully completing Beginners  Obedience or Family Pet Manners Level 1                                                              Class length:   1 hour class meeting for 6 weeks                                                              Day and Time:  Tuesday 6:45 - 7:45pm            Instructor: Nancy Fitzgerald  

Begins January 4, 2022 6:45 pm

Senior Canine Comfort

Age requirements: any adult dog        Prerequisite: Ability to sit, lie down and stay Class length: 90 minutes for 4 weeks              Day and Time: Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:30pm Instructor: Ronni Yaskin  

Begins January 4, 2022 11:00 am

Happy Ratter (Prep Course for AKC Barn Hunt)

Age requirements: dogs must be at least 6 months old at the start of class         Prerequisite: successfully completing Family Pet Manners 1 or Beginner Obedience Class Class length: 90 minutes for 4 weeks              Day and Time: Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Instructor: Alicia Fencer  

Begins January 15, 2022 10:00 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 December 9, 2021 7:30 pm

Show & Go - Rally

Show & Go - Rally

Begins December 4, 2021 10:00 am

Show & Go - Obedience

Show & Go - Obedience

  • Saturday, January 8th, 2022
  • Novice, Open and Utility
  • Cost $12 per run
  • Registrations close January 1st
  • Select your run time from the list of available timeslots (it will be marked "sold out" once the slot is filled
 

Begins January 8, 2022 8:30 am

WKC ANNUAL HEALTH CLINIC

WKC Annual Health Clinic - Saturday, February 26, 2022 More Information on registration coming soon!!

Begins February 26, 2022 9:00 am