The Northern Neck Kennel Club

The Northern Neck Kennel Club of Virginia (NNKC) is an AKC-sanctioned non-profit kennel club based in the counties of Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland. The major focus of NNKC is to encourage and promote responsible ownership for all dogs through obedience classes, educational seminars and community-based programs designed to expand public awareness of proper dog care and best practices.

The Annual Meeting is held in July. NNKC is actively seeking new members and volunteers to help with our programs.

Information about 2021 classes and registration is posted below and under Dog Training Classes.

In conjunction with the Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club and the Charlottesville Albemarle Kennel Club, NNKC sponsors a very popular 5-day AKC all-breed Dog Show. This show, known as the Celebrate Virginia Cluster, will be held in August 2021 at the wonderful venue The Meadow in Doswell, Virginia. With more than 5,000 entries, this is a marvelous opportunity to enjoy your favorite breed in action.

Northern Neck Kennel Club Announces Successful Conclusion of August 2021 Dog Show

The Northern Neck Kennel Club (NNKC) is delighted to announce the successful conclusion of the Celebrate Virginia Cluster. This very popular 5-day AKC all-breed Dog Show was held this year at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Virginia, August 25 through 29.

Diane Trinko, NNKC President, said “I would like to congratulate the show committee on a job well done with special gratitude to show chair, Gwen Keane, and assistant show chair, Lea Bruffy, for their leadership working through the myriad details of putting on a major AKC show. Club members Catherine and Robert Bennett, Peny Gallogly, Kay Guy, and Bobbi Weeks provided invaluable hands-on support both on the committee and during the show itself. Our Club was thrilled to be able to support this exciting event showcasing top dogs from around the country.”

The NNKC hosted the show in conjunction with the Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club and the Charlottesville Albemarle Kennel Club.

NNKC is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding public awareness of responsible dog ownership through community educational programs. Membership is open to all.

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