Welcome to Abilene Kennel Club, Inc.

Welcome to Abilene Kennel Club, Inc.

Welcome to Abilene Kennel Club, Inc.Welcome to Abilene Kennel Club, Inc.Welcome to Abilene Kennel Club, Inc.

Abilene Kennel Club (Abilene, TX) is a local  organization for people who love dogs.  

Member of akc.org

2020 Dog Shows/Trials Canceled

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!

Abilene KC ACtivities

Snake Avoidance Training was a great success!

More than 70 dogs participated in this safety training in February.

Helping Rescue Organizations

December 2019, Abilene KC members donated cleaning supplies for Rescue the Animals, Paw Angels, Taylor-Jones Humane Society, and Abilene Animal Services. 

Fun & education at the 2019 Responsible Dog Ownership Day

Taking a moment

Photo Booth

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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.

Photo Booth

Taking a moment

Photo Booth

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Participants received a keepsake  photograph 

Taking a moment

Taking a moment

Taking a moment

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Taking a moment

My dog

 

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All photo's generously provided by Bri Garrett, PawPrints Pet Photography

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Join us in 2020!

Join us in 2020!

All photo's generously provided by Bri Garrett, PawPrints Pet Photography

Join us in 2020!

Join us in 2020!

Join us in 2020!

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Responsible Dog Ownership day is an annual event.  Exciting plans are underway  for next year.  Plan to join us!

Featured in Abilene Scene Magazine 2019!

The Pet Edition

Abilene Kennel Club member Dawn and her service dog Andiamo

Around the Rings

Abilene Kennel Club's 100th dog show was featured in July/August 2019 issue of Abilene Scene!

Abilene Kennel Club's 100th dog show was featured in July/August 2019 issue of Abilene Scene!

Around the Rings

Abilene Kennel Club member Dawn and her service dog Andiamo

Around the Rings

Some exhibitors and dogs having fun at the dog show!

Some exhibitors and dogs having fun at the dog show!

See who's who on page 73

Abilene Kennel Club member Dawn and her service dog Andiamo

Abilene Kennel Club member Dawn and her service dog Andiamo

Abilene Kennel Club member Dawn and her service dog Andiamo

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Read Dawn & Andiamo's story on page 32 and 34


About Us

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Activities

Our Mission

Our Mission

  * 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.

Check us out on Facebook!

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Our Mission

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.     

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Our Members

Our Mission

Our Members

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:

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