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Lancaster Kennel Club, Inc.

Established in 1945 





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Lancaster Kennel Club, Inc.


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.


Latest News: News is updated frequently. Bookmark us and stop by often!

LKC and Lancaster County Pet Magazine Co-host Annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day - September 15

LKC, in collaboration with Lancaster County Pet Magazine, presented its annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day (RDOD) on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Amos Herr Park, Landisville, PA. LKC would like to thank the special guests listed below that presented at our RDOD. LKC's philosophy of being responsible owners of dogs expands to all owners of pets, no matter species they may are. You can view photos from our RDOD event on our Facebook site here

  • Mike Lombardo and Artie the Disk Dog
  • Deputy David Cole and K-9 Edik from Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department
  • Alan Eckman and Percy, the Disk Dog, as seen at Lancaster Barnstormers’ games
  • Chris and Tom Hanley of Fairy Tale Acres Rescue in Denver with their pigs Apollo, Charlie and Franklin
  • Beth Peterson and Djenna, the Math Dog
  • Patti and Al Means, along with their bloodhounds Reuben and Chip from Red Rose Search and Resuce
  • Dr. Amy Fish, from Landisville Animal Hospital for providing microchipping services

2019 LKC Scholarship Awardees Announced

Lancaster Kennel Club has selected Kaitlyn Dreese of McClure, PA and Danielle Lanz of New Holland, PA as our 2019 Scholarship Awardees. Miss Dreese attends the University of Pennsylvania at New Bolton and Miss Lanz attends Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. With the $7000 awarded this year, to date Lancaster Kennel Club has awarded over $100,000 in scholarships to students in veterinary medicine and veterinary tech programs. Applications for the 2020 Scholarships will be available in early April 2020 on this website.

LKC and Lancaster County Pet Magazine To Co-host Annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day - September 15 (Rain Date - September 22)

LKC, in collaboration with Lancaster County Pet Magazine, presents its annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day, Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Amos Herr Park, Landisville, PA. Come see us at the Amos Herr Community Festival. Meet LKC members, the breeds they own and the special guests listed below. We will be next to the bocce courts. Our schedule begins at 11 AM and concludes with “Meet The Breeds” beginning at 2 PM.

  • Mike Lombardo with a Disc Dog demonstration
  • Deputy Cole from Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department demonstration
  • Percy, the Disc Dog, as seen at Lancaster Barnstormers’ games
  • Pigcasso, the therapy drawing pig and a Pig Kissing Booth.
  • “Meet The Breeds” with members of LKC – get up close and personal and find out about breeds that our members own.
  • Microchipping will be available for $20 by Landisville Animal Hospital

LKC To Participate In 50PLUS EXPO At Spooky Nook Sports On September 18

Come see LKC Members and their dogs at the 50Plus Expo being held at Spooky Nook Sports on Wednesday, September 18th from 9 AM to 2 PM. Find out about our club, what we do, and responsible dog ownership. We will be conducting a "Meet The Breeds" through the day as members bring their dogs to socialize and showcase them. We will be asking the public for a free will donation to spend some time getting "puppy hugs" with the dogs present. All monies collected will benefit Red Rose Search and Rescue. Find out more about Red Rose Search and Rescue at here

LKC and Lancaster County Pet Magazine To Co-host Annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day - September 15 (Rain Date - September 22)




Each year, the American Kennel Club invites its more than 5,000 affiliated dog clubs, along with other pet-related organizations, to host Responsible Dog Ownership Days to help educate the public in their communities about the responsibilities of dog ownership and help current owners enhance their relations with their pets. These events consist of education booths, action packed dog demonstrations, games, activities to try out with your dog, micro-chipping, health clinics and more. Owning a dog has endless pleasures and rewards, but we all need a friendly reminder about the obligations we have to our pets in return.


The Lancaster Kennel Club is honored to be joined by Lancaster County Pet Magazine at our Responsible Dog Ownership Day at the Amos Herr Community Festival on September 15, 2019. There will be educational booths, demonstrations by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department canines and two local Disc Dog competitors, and a micro-chipping clinic staffed by Landisville Animal Hospital.


We invite ALL members of the dog community including rescue groups, therapy groups, and vendors to come join in this event for the benefit of all our pet friends. This event is our community’s opportunity to provide educational information to the public on all the resources and opportunities available to them.


A detailed schedule to be posted when finalized.

LKC Agility Trials - September 28 and 29 - Premium Now Available

The Annual LKC Agility Trials are scheduled for September 28 and 29 at "In The Net" in Palmyra. The Premium List is now available on the Scores-N-More website. Opening date is July 12 and the closing date is September 9. Visit Scores-N-More to download by clicking here

Red Rose Classic Winners Announced

Listed below are the top winners in Conformation for the 74th Annual Red Rose Classic All Breed Dog Show. Congratulations to the winners and their owners and handlers.

  • Best In Show - GCHG Hillock's Jack Daniels JH RA RATN WCX CGC VC - Golden Retriever.
  • Reserve Best In Show - CH Highland Glen My Hallejuhah - Russell Terrier.
  • Owner Handler Best In Show - CH Susqudilla's Dark Shadows - Chesapeake Bay Retriever.
  • Reserve Owner Handler Best In Show - CH Seabroook Significant Other - Sealyham Terrier.

Red Rose Saturday CAT and Rally Trial Photos Now Available

Visit the LKC Facebook page to view photos from the May 11 CAT and Rally Trials here

Thank you to our Vendors For The Red Rose Classic

The following businesses were vendors at the Red Rose Classic on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12. Please continue to support then by visiting their websites.

2019 Celtic Classic Dog Show Photos Now Available

LKC cohosted The Celtic Classic from March 13-17, 2019 at the York Expo and Fairgrounds. York Kennel Club and Delaware Valley Kennel Club were the other cohosts. Visit The Celtic Classic website to see photos from Saturday's show

LKC Dedicates Celtic Classic and Red Rose Classic Shows To Susan Barrett-Bullitt

Susan Barrett-Bullitt, long time LKC member and current treasurer, unexpectedly passed away on December 27, 2018. Our Celtic Classic and Red Rose Classic Shows were dedicated to Sue's memory. Read more about Sue's life, her dedication to family, and to animals here


LKC In The News and Event Photos

The 23rd Annual Red Rose Classic held in 1968 was recently featured in the LNP Sunday News' "Lancaster That Was" May 13 column. See the article and some junior handler photos here

Club Objectives:

  • To further the advancement of all breeds of purebred dogs.

  • To protect and advance the interest of all breeds of purebred dogs and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog show and obedience trials. For an excellent essay on Sportsmanship, see this excellent piece by Gregory Alden Betor , an AKC judge.

  • To conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows and obedience trials under the rules of the American Kennel Club.

General Meeting

Second Wednesday of February, April, October - First Wednesday of August
7:00 P.M.
Park City Mall Community Room
Second floor above Kohl's
Lancaster, PA



Board Meetings

First Monday of odd numbered months
7:00 P.M.



Directions: From PA Route 283 East or West take Salunga exit. Turn South on Spooky Nook Road.
Proceed approx. 1 mile to S. Chiques Rd., turn right. Continue on S. Chiques Rd. approximately one
mile to Liederkranz on left after crossing Chiques Creek.
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Please make a note of our postal address —
Lancaster Kennel Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 7511
Lancaster, PA 17604-7511


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