About theNorthern Neck Kennel Club

The Northern Neck Kennel Club is an AKC sanctioned kennel club based largely in the counties of Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland. The major focus of the Club is to do all in its power to encourage and promote responsible dog ownership through obedience classes, educational seminars, and community-based programs designed to expand public awareness of proper dog care and responsible dog ownership.

The Annual Meeting is held in July.

Detailed information about the classes and registration is posted under Dog Training Classes.

In conjunction with the Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club and the Charlottesville Albemarle Kennel Club, we sponsor a very popular 5-day AKC all breed Dog Show. This show which is actually 5 separate events is known as the Celebrate Virginia Cluster.

Fall Class Offering

Classes last for 7 weeks beginning the week of September 13. Registration closes September 6. Class size limited.

2021 Location:
Rice’s Hotel and Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, Virginia 22473

$50 NNKC Members
$70 Non-members

To enroll please contact the instructor. 

Basic Obedience

3:00-4:00 p.m.
Open to dogs 8 months and older
Instructor: Sandy Saxer, email: sjsaxer@gmail.com

Basic obedience will help you and your dog learn, grow and bond. Tired of barking, lunging, jumping and annoying behavior? With a few basics, learn to communicate effectively your dog and teach sit, stay, recall and walking calmly on a leash using positive reinforcement.

Canine Good Citizen

4:00-5:00 p.m.
Prerequisite: Basic Obedience or Manners
Instructor: Peny Gallogly, email: peny.spritely@gmail.com

The AKC's Canine Good Citizen program is the gold standard of behavior for dogs in many communities. Teach your dog the 10 steps to becoming a Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen. CGC testing is held the week after the last class.

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