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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.


Email our Breeders Referral Service

We'll be happy to assist.



Dog enthusiasts, pet stores, puppy mills. It's all so confusing but we can explain.
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Lancaster Kennel Club's Shows


The Celtic Classic

A five-day cluster of shows including the Lancaster Kennel Club, York Kennel Club and the Delaware County Kennel Club.


The Red Rose Classic

The show that's been around since 1946.  Held at the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, this is one of the oldest All Breed Dog Shows.



AKC Sanctioned Agility Trials

LKC's annual AKC sanctioned Agility Trials will be held on October 2nd and 3rd, 2021 at "IN THE NET" sports complex, 798 Airport Rd., Palmyra, PA 17078. Come see approximatley 350 dogs each day in competition. Click the link above for more info on the sport of Agility and directions to "In The Net". COVID PROTOCOL: MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN THE VENUE


If you are new to the world of dog shows and would like to learn more about them, we have put together some resources for you. Click the Education link above for lots of good information.