Abilene Kennel Club (Abilene, TX) is a local organization for people who love dogs.
Member of akc.org
Due to circumstances beyond the club's control, the Board of Directors of the Abilene Kennel Club has canceled its 2020 shows and trials that had been scheduled in May. We are moving forward with plans for May 2021!
More than 70 dogs participated in this safety training in February.
December 2019, Abilene KC members donated cleaning supplies for Rescue the Animals, Paw Angels, Taylor-Jones Humane Society, and Abilene Animal Services.
Barn Hunt, obstacle course, and tracking, were just a few of the events to try out. AKC education, information and of course, food accompanied a great community response as we celebrate responsible dog ownership.
Participants received a keepsake photograph
All photo's generously provided by Bri Garrett, PawPrints Pet Photography
Responsible Dog Ownership day is an annual event. Exciting plans are underway for next year. Plan to join us!
Abilene Kennel Club's 100th dog show was featured in July/August 2019 issue of Abilene Scene!
Some exhibitors and dogs having fun at the dog show!
See who's who on page 73
* Our annual Dog Show with Obedience and Rally Trials, is a fun, safe activity for families. It benefits our local economy by bringing in hundreds of exhibitors for the weekend.
* AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day.
* Information on training classes for show, performance, and Canine Good Citizen titles.
* Library lessons and demonstrations for students.
* Monthly membership meetings.
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Abilene Kennel Club, Inc., was founded in 1958. We are a 501(c) non-profit organization.
We work to build greater public awareness about dog training, responsible breeding of purebred dogs to preserve each breed's heritage and original purpose, responsible dog ownership, and all the various activities available for you and your dog.
We are a member club of American Kennel Club. At akc.org you will find extensive information on purebred dogs and the written standards for each of the recognized breeds.
Mixed breeds are also welcomed to join AKC and to compete in activities and performance events.
Our members are people who love dogs! We participate in conformation - the official name for dog shows - as well as performance events, including Agility, Obedience, Rally, Herding and other events you will find listed at akc.org
Some members and their dogs are certified in Pet Therapy, which allows them to visit hospitals, schools, and other venues where canines can provide emotional support.
A number of our members are occasional breeders, striving to breed the best to the best. Responsible breeders follow stringent guidelines for producing the healthiest puppies in accordance with each breed's written standard.
Your donations are welcomed to help us reach out to our community. If you are a person who loves dogs please consider joining us! Club members may pay their annual dues here: