Welcome to Talbot Kennel Club

The Talbot Kennel Club (TKC) is an all-breed, all-volunteer nonprofit 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 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.

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.


- Agility

- Barn Hunt

- Conformation/Handling
- Obedience
- Rally

- Scent Work

Talbot Kennel Club is pleased to announce that classes will resume on September 7th, 2020.

Preview the Schedule for classes available. Due to Covid-19, class sizes will be limited.  Members will be given first preference. For Agility and Rally classes contact the instructor to sign up for class; for other classes please use the Online Registration.

There will be some changes in class procedures and use of the Training Center Building, please read this document.  Check with your instructor if you have any questions.

All participants will need to sign the Compliance Agreement and Waiver and Release Form.  Additional copies will be available in the building.

TKC will be charging $10 per dog, per class fee ($5 for

exempt members) to cover the cost of disinfectants and extra supplies.

Upcoming Events

  • August 30, CAER Clinic (Companion Animal Eye Registry), 8:30 AM to 3 PM, TKC Training Center, Ridgely with Dr. Nancy Bromberg, DACVO. $45 per dog. For an appointment, contact Joann Beavers at 410-745-5796, or elflane@goeaston.net. For more information, see flyer.

  • September 4-5, Rally and Obedience Trial
    Premium Here  Covid 19 Changes: 

    • As stated in our premium for our Rally/Obedience Trials September 4-6, 2020, "Masks may or may not be required, depending upon state/local guidelines at the trial. You should expect to wear them in the building when not in the ring with your dog. Masks will not be required when working your dog in the ring. "

    • Please be aware Maryland’s Governor, Larry Hogan, revised the COVID mandates, effective July 31, 2020. In compliance with the new regulations, masks will be required inside the trial building, including while in the ring.

    • We will also be doing no-contact temperature checks before you enter the building.

    • Additional information in Premium

  • Sept 7               Fall Class Session Begins

      Please read Covid 19 requirements for this trial.

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405 West Bell Rd Unit 6
Ridgely, MD 21660

Luna and Daria UKI Biathlon

Luna and Daria on the 1st place podium for 12" Select at the UKI US Open in Jacksonville, Florida Nov 2018.