Train for Knowledge and Commitment
Our involvement with the Eastern Shore community began in 1959. Elizabeth Hazen, Ruth E. Hyde, and James F. Stewart incorporated the Talbot Kennel Club. It's purpose is to further the advancement of ALL breeds of dogs and to conduct sanctioned matches and dog shows under the rules of the American Kennel Club (AKC).
Their efforts started from a post office box in Oxford. As word got out, membership and classes grew. That mailbox graduated to the Packing House in Cordova, and now we've expanded to a new, bigger training center in Ridgely that can accommodate the variety of dog sports you can learn.
Our objective is to assist you in Training your dog with Kindness and Compassion. After a frantic day, it's a great feeling to walk through the door and be greeted with controlled nuzzles & licks!
A well trained dog is always welcomed and, in many cases, invited to numerous community events. Each year, you might see our equipment trailer at Queen Anne's 4-H Fair setting up for an agility demonstration. You can "Meet the Breeds" at Delaware's State Fair. We support the efforts of Talbot Humane fundraisers like "Bark in the Park".
Let us help you include your furry family member as you participate in rewarding activities. Paying it forward is a way of life on the Eastern Shore. Your training can qualify you to become a member of Pets on Wheels where you'll certainly brighten the day of those in the hospital or nursing home. Maybe you'd like to help your neighborhood school bolster grades and student confidence where the children read to the dogs. This program alone is a testament to the power of training your dog!