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Lancaster Kennel Club, Inc.

Established in 1945 






Looking for a breeder?


The LKC Breeder Referral line is only for information on AKC recognized breeds. Requests for ‘designer’ or other mixed breeds cannot be replied to as they are not recognized. If you have any question on your breed’s standing please use this link to the AKC.


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This area is a collection of web pages from past public events.


We are a dedicated group of pure-bred dog lovers in the greater Lancaster area. Lancaster Kennel Club, Inc., LKC, is a not-for-profit all-breed club consisting of owners, breeders, and exhibitors of all breeds of pure-bred dogs. Organized to promote canine education for the community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, LKC has served dog lovers for over 50 years.


Lancaster Kennel Club has awarded over $100,000.00 in Scholarships to Veterinary and Veterinary Technician Students attending Institutions such as University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech School of Veterinary Medicine, and Harcum Junior College to name a few.


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BELOW: LKC President Gail Hillard presents a check to the Lancaster County Animal Response Team under the watchful eye of officials from the Lancaster County Emergency Management agency.

Check presented to Lancaster CART

L to R: Hank Hillard, Randy Gockley - Director, Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency, Karen Critchfield - PASART Public Outreach and Training Director, Joy Ellwanger, Jim Wright, Lori Wright, Gail Hillard



Check presented to Lancaster CART


Jim Wright, Lori Wright, Gail Hillard