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The Talbot Kennel Club (TKC) is an all-breed, all-volunteer not for profit organization dedicated to helping dogs and their owners develop positive, rewarding relationships. The TKC is affiliated with the American Kennel Club (AKC).

TKC hosts events throughout the year including agility trials, rally and obedience trials, conformation shows, scent work trials and more.

General meetings are held to execute club business and are open to new members. Our club is also involved in local community events that encourage responsible dog ownership and supports local humane societies.

General Membership meetings are held the first Monday of the months of February, April, June, August, October, and December. The meetings begin at 7 pm and are conducted in the Club’s training facility in Ridgely.  For more details visit the General Membership Dates page.

Our philosophy is Training with Kindness and Compassion where reward-based training methods are used.

Come and train in our climate-controlled, fully-matted facility. TKC offers a variety of classes.  Check the class schedule for current offerings.

NEW  Spring 2023 Session 

Class Schedule 

is now posted.

New Classes begin week of March 7, 2023

Rally & Obedience


March 31 - April 2, 2023

Talbot Kennel Club

Ridgely, MD

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Annual Awards


February 4, 2023

Talbot Kennel Club

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Barn Hunt


March & April 2023

Spring Cove Farm

Centreville, MD

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Barn Hunt


April 28 -30, 2023

Spring Cove Farm

Centreville, MD

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- Agility

- Barn Hunt

- Conformation/Handling
- Obedience
- Rally

- Scent Work

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