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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2019  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.

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

​​January 3, 2019 ​​


February 7, 2019  

March 7, 2019

April 4, 2019 

​May 2, 2019

June 6, 2019

August 7, 2019

October 2, 2019

​November 6, 2019
Brief business meeting followed by fun: The Recall Runoff:
By age classification:  Young pups; pups 8-12 months; adults; seniors
Round 1: Straight recalls: short, long
Round 2:  With distractions: short, long
Round 3:  2 at a time (side by side) for the best and most trustworthy dogs
Help and encouragement as needed.
Prizes for winners - Join us!   

Important meeting focusing on the direction of the club, what's working, what's not and how do make it the club we all want to be a part of.  We would really like to hear everyone's voice and hope that you can attend.

At our last meeting we agreed to host a Meet the Breeds with Creature Comforts.  It was a fun and educational event the previous time we participated, and we are planning to add some additional attractions for the public this year.  Come to the meeting and help with the planning!  Agenda
We hope many of you will be able to attend. We will need your help to develop the final plans for the Canine Carnival on October 26, and we have a special guest you will want to meet!  Agenda