Lorie Shaw

  First Vice-President
  Fran Friedman

  Second Vice-President
  Joyce Wilson

  Barb Monroe

  Assistant Secretary
  Mary Kaufman
  Deanna German

  Assistant Treasurer

  Conformation Director
  Sarah Armstrong

  Obedience Director
  April Shaw-Andrews

  Property Manager 
  Linda Gosik 

 Show Secretary
 Joyce Wilson

  Delegate to the American Kennel

  Joyce Wilson

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The Toledo Kennel Club, Inc.
A Member of the American Kennel Club

Welcome to the Toledo Kennel Club Homepage

Toledo Kennel Club Building: 1161 Clarion Ave., P.O. Box 464
Holland, OH 43528   419-865-8736

The Toledo Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization of dog owners, breeders, performance enthusiasts and show exhibitors dedicated to the welfare and advancement of purebred dogs. It is chartered in the State of Ohio as a nonprofit corporation and operates under the Rules and Regulations of the American Kennel Club. It is a member of the American Kennel Club and participates in the governance of that body through an elected delegate.

The Toledo Kennel Club is a public service and educational resource for the community. It is committed to the promotion of responsible dog breeding and ownership, conducts training classes for dogs and owners, sponsors seminars, health clinics and other events, and holds Dog Shows and Matches under AKC rules.

Click to view the Constitution and Bylaws of the Toledo Kennel Club in .PDF format.

See Events (below) to view & download Flyers, Premium Lists, and Entry Forms, when available, for Obedience and Rally Trials (PDF files).

For information about becoming a member or annual membership renewal, click here.

Membership Renewal Form:   due June 2017 for year July-June, 2017-2018.
for form, click here (pdf file).
Send to: Teresa Pike, 25596 Wood Creek Rd., Perrrysburg, OH 43551.


For convenience, all schedules are on this home page, so use the cursor, page down, or click on the appropriate link to view them.

Meeting events are scheduled for 6:30 PM. Programs or special activities, if any, will be first at 6:30 PM with the regular meeting to follow. Meetings are the 4th. Thursday of each month, except that there is no meeting in November, July, orAugust, and the December meeting is the 1st. Thursday.




Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:30 P.M. : Meeting
Obedience Classes usually are 6 weeks (See Dog Training Classes, below for starting dates).
To download the Entry form for classes, click here for a WORD version, or click here for a PDF version. Conformation (Dog-Showing) classes do not require enrollment; puppies should be at least 4 months of age and have received vaccinations (other than rabies).

NOTE: The fee for 6 week obedience classes is $70; the fee for the Conformation classes $6 for each handler each night.
Classes regularly offered:
Advanced (Novice) Obedience: usually Monday, 6:30 - 7:30 PM., 6 weeks.
usually Monday, 7:30- 8:30 PM., 6 weeks.
Beginners Obedience: usually Tuesday, 6:30 - 7:30 PM.
Agility: usually Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:00 PM. Beginners & Intermediate; Advanced, 7:15 - 8:30P.M., 6 weeks
Puppy Class: usually Thursday, 6:30 - 7:15 PM., $35, 3 weeks.
Conformation Classes: 
Tuesday, 7:45 - 8:45 PM. $6 each night, no enrollment. 
Check below (DOG TRAINING CLASSES) for exact dates of each class.






Sun., Sept. 10, 2017

Rally Seminar, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Toledo Kennel Club building.
$35.00 (Includes lunch).
Discussion of new Rally Rules, Signs, & Titles, 3 min. Run-Through a Rally Course.
Lyn Kalinoski, Shelley Hennessy, AKC Rally Judges.
Send entries to: Donna Anderson, 4854 County Rd. 5, Delta, OH 43515, checks payable to: Toledo Kennel Club.

Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

Farm Dog Certification Tests. Location: The Leach Farm, Grand Rapids, Ohio. One each, AM and PM Trials.
AKC Trials, Closing date: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, Entry fee: $20, each Trial.
Click here for the Premium Lisi.
This is a Toledo Kennel Club event.

Barb Bumcrots, Trial Secretary. For information, contact:, 419-740-3161.

All events are at the TKC Building unless noted otherwise






















For general information about Classes, click here.

To enter a class, bring or mail the Application form to the Toledo Kennel Club, or obtain one the first night of the class.
To download the Entry form for classes, click here for a WORD version, or click here for a PDF version. Vaccination records are required for all 6 week classes.

For additional information about classes or schedules, contact TKC Secretary Barb Monroe, or 419-346-9166.

Usually classes do not fill in advance, but if a class has filled, it will be labeled as "filled" on this web page.

Note: Classes are canceled if there is a level 2 snow emergency in Lucas County, Ohio.

2016 Class Schedule:
Notice: New classes are scheduled to begin in January, 2017. For information, contact Obedience Director April Shaw-Andrews: or 734-915-4253.

Advanced Novice Obedience class & Introduction to Open Obedience: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog.
Next classes start:
Monday, April 17. 6:30 P.M.
The prerequisite is a beginners class that includes loose lead Heel and Come on command. This class is a continuation of the Novice exercises, for the advanced novice student preparing to show in AKC Novice Obedience. Lessons are based on AKC classes in Obedience Trials for dog and handler to be prepared to work together as a team.
Instructor: Bonnie Flowers

Rally classes: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog.
Next classes start:
Monday, April 17, 2017, 7:30 P.M. Beginners and Advanced.
Familiarization with Rally stations, courses and handling techniques. All levels. Dogs should have previous training in beginners Obedience. 
Novice Rally: taught by Pat Lofgren
Advanced Rally: taught by Mary Kaufman (

Beginners Obedience class: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog..
Next classes start::
Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
The class covers the elements of dog obedience and training methods, and provides the basis for more advanced obedience.
email: taught by Carol Lamb and Fran Friedman,

Agility Classes:  6 weeks, $70 for each dog 
Next classes start:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017.     NOTE: Changes in time for the Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced classes:

 Beginners: 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. , Fun with Agility / Introduction to obstacles. Taught by Pat Lofgren and April Shaw.
 Intermediate: 7:00 - 8:00 P.M., taught by Stacie Baumbarger.
 Advanced: 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. This class is for the advanced dog and handler. The dog should be able to understand and complete all  obstacles and the handler should understand how to maneuver the dog through a course.
Taught by Jackie Oricko (email: Jackie Oricko,

Puppy Classes: 3 weeks, $35, 6:30 - 7:15 P.M.
Next classes start:
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6:30 P.M.

Socialization and puppy-level obedience training for puppies ages 3 mo. to 6 mo.
Instructor: Dee Vayda (email:

Conformation (Dog Showing) sessions- Show training for dogs and handlers  ($6 per handler each night, TKC members $4 each night, no advance enrollment). Classes are managed by TKC Conformation Director Sarah Armstrong, an experienced and expert professional handler who has earned Championships with 10 Gordon Setters.
Two rings are used in each class:
Ring 1
is used for basic Show Training of handlers and dogs, and paticipants will learn how handle their dog or improve their skills in the Show ring. Instructors will include Sarah Armstrong, and sometimes mini-seminars provided by Bill Sahloff, a licensed AKC Judge who is a TKC member and former professional handler, and who currently is President of the Fulton County Ohio Kennel Club.
Ring 2
is conducted in the same manner as at a dog show, with all of the ring procedures normally used in shows including gaiting patterns and individual dog examination. Every experience level is welcome. This Ring will be conducted by TKC members and others who are experienced breed Show handlers.
Classes: Tuesday, 7:45 P.M.
No class: May 2, 2017; June 13, 2017; August 15, 2017; October 3, 2017. Conformtion Classes are canceled until July 11, 2017.

email: Sara Armstrong,

Obedience and Rally Practice
Obedience Practice (no instructor): $6.00 each session ($4.00 TKC Membes). No practice on holidays or other special events; email to confirm:
Sunday each week, 10:00 A.M. (except when the building is in use for an Obedience Trial or other event). For information or to confirm the schedule, contact Deanna German, 614-309-2319 or
Wednesday each week, 10:00 A.M.- 12:00 noon. For information, contact Dee Vayda,

Rally Practice (no instructor): Wednesday, 12:00 Noon - 2:00 P.M. $6.00 each session ($4.00 TKC Membes). - for information or to confirm practice schedule: contact Dee Vayda, .

Open Agility Practice (no instructor): Thursday, 4:30 to 6:00 P.M. $6.00 each session ($4.00 TKC Membes). No instructor, dogs must be at Intermediate level or higher, NO BEGINNER DOGS AND/OR HANDLERS unless approved by Obedience Director April Andrews because of safety concerns. For information, contact April Shaw-Andrews: or 734-915-4253.

CGC, CGC-A Class
Class starts: June 14, 7 P.M.   Testing: July 22, 2017.
email: Vikkie Lewis,

Click to download Class Application form in PDF format or Word format or to view in browser.
Click to download Class Information sheet in PDF format or view in browser.
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