Join Us
Being a part of DKC will enable you to enjoy the camaraderie of other dog lovers in a relaxed, positive atmosphere. DKC members work togther to help put on events, create affordable learning opportunities and host trials. We look forward to meeting you at one of our events and invite you to attend a class or monthly meeting.

Our Mission


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Durango Kennel Club is dedcated to supporting and promoting the sport of dogs. Through shows, practice events, trials, training programs and educational opportunities, we strive to involve a broad representation of dogs and the people who love them. DKC is a member of the American Kennel Club, and was created to establish a platform to show, trial and train purebred and mixed breed dogs. Our goal is to encourage participation by every member in carrying out this mission, resulting in good canine citizens and healthy companions throughout our community.​



  1. Print, complete and mail an Application .

  2. Complete the requirements listed in Step 3 of the Application.

  3. Enjoy taking part in DKC-sponsored activities as a club member!

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2018  Meeting Dates

Bring one well-behaved dog to every meeting this year. We'll start with brags and biscuits, handle club business, and then play/train/learn with our dogs.

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month and start at 7:00 pm, followed by a dog program. Board meetings precede at 6:00 pm in January, March, June,  August, October and November.

New location (unless alternate location listed):  Creature Comforts, Centennial Center, 305 S. Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO

January 4, 2018   

February 1, 2018  

March 1, 2018

April 5, 2018  

​May 3, 2018  

June 7, 2018

July 12, 2018
August 2, 2018

September 6, 2018
October 4, 2018 

November 1, 2018

December 6, 2018 
Program:  An Introduction To Nose Work led by Christine Sapa and Pam Leisle, at 7:45 pm

Program:  Therapy Dogs in Schools by Traci Moriarty.  Guests welcome.  RSVP 970-769-7685 to reserve a spot

Program:  Junior Showmanship Intro and Practice, led by Judy Rector for 4H guests; AND Conformation Handling Practice for members, led by Barbara Schwartz.
Location: Florida Grange, 656 Hwy 172 

Program:  CGC and Trick Dog Overview by Christine Sapa
Location:  Wag Between Barks, 463 Turner Drive, #104C DCI Complex

Location:  Wag Between Barks, 463 Turner Drive, #104C DCI Complex  

Location:  Florida Grange, 656 Highway 172, Durango, CO
Board Meeting 6 pm, Membership Meeting 7 pm, Play/training time with dogs 7:30 pm (Rally!)


7:00 pm at Creature Comforts.   Drawing for two tickets to Bark and Wine; all members who attend the meeting are eligible to participate!!!!!!    Agenda