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Wilmington Kennel Club History

The Kennel Club of Wilmington was founded in 1935 by a small select group of dog enthusiasts from the Wilmington, Delaware area. From 1935 through 1941 a benched show was held each October on the estate of Club President S. Hallock duPont. Eighty years ago, on March 8, 1938 The Kennel Club of Wilmington, as it was then named, was recognized by the American Kennel Club. Mr. duPont was elected the clubs first AKC delegate.

Obedience Show n Go

The April 2024 show n go registrations will open 3/18 at 8 am. These events fill fast so dont delay registering. Please see our training page and look for the event for more information. The May 2024 show n go will open for registration on 4/8 at 8 am.We have monthly obedience show n gos, usually the second Saturday of the month

Connie Cleveland Seminar

The Wilmington Kennel Club presents Theory and Problem-Solving Obedience Seminar with Connie Cleveland on April 13 & 14, 2024. Click here for more information and to register. Spots are limited so don’t delay if you’re interested.

PLEASE NOTE: There are several audit spots available both on Saturday and Sunday, but all working spots have been filled. If you would like to be placed on the working spot waitlist, please print and complete the registration form and send it to Arlene Hitchens, If a working spot opens up, you will be contacted at which time you can make your payment. Your other option is to sign up for an audit spot(s) and send your payment. If a working spot opens, we will let you know and you’ll have the option to switch from audit to working.

Training Classes – Check the training tab!

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Classes for session 3 classes will be posted soon! Registration for Session 2 is closed, Please see our training page for a full list of the classes, dates, and descriptions.

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