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

Class Information

Attention! TKC will be offering classes

beginning the week of January 18th 2021. 

Look for Class Schedules coming the first of January. Due to Covid-19, class sizes may be limited. 


For Agility and Rally classes contact the instructor to sign

up for class; for other classes please use the Online Registration.

There are 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.

Upcoming Events

Talbot Kennel Club Rally & Obedience Trials

January 15 (Rally)

January 16 & 17 (Obedience)

at Talbot Kennel Club Training Center. 

Online entries available through

Clantyre Show Services at www.clantyre.net

or accepted through the mail.

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Talbot Kennel Club Agility Trials

Friday, March 19 through Sunday, March 21, 2021

Judge:  Laura Kuterbach, Dubois, PA

at Crown Sports Center,

Fruitland, MD (indoors climate controlled)

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Classes Offered:

Friday:  All levels Standard (plus Premier), JWW, FAST

Saturday:  All levels Standard, JWW (plus Premier), FAST

Sunday:  All levels Standard, JWW, and T2B

Fees:   $22 / $22 / $15 / $15 
Opening:  Tuesday December 22, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. 

(first received)
Closing:  Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

Entries also accepted online at: www.labtestedonline.com

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405 West Bell Rd Unit 6
Ridgely, MD 21660