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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 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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