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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.


or call our Breeder Referral line at
(717) 68-LKC-68  (685-5268)
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, 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

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Lancaster Kennel Club will hold its Annual Responsible Dog Owner Day (RDOD) on Sunday, September 21, 2014.


RDOD will be part of the 35th Annual Amos Herr Country Fair held at Amos Herr Park, 1756 Nissley Road, Landisville, PA. Rain date for the Country Fair is Sunday, September 28.


There is no admission charge.


The Fair begins at 11 AM and continues through 4 PM.   Click for a map


Click here for a map of all the activities in the park.


The Lancaster Kennel Club will have dogs available for the public to meet! Come say hello to some of AKC's 174 breeds. Talk to experienced breeders and owners to find the right breed for your lifestyle or get care tips for your current dogs.




MEMBERS TAKE NOTE: Dues renewals are now due. You can download the renewal form here.


Match Show Flyer and Entry Form are now available for download and there are more details here.Please note there is a change in location!


The Red Rose Classic win pictures are up at Tom DiGiacomo's site.

This photographer has some candids available.



September 27-28, 2014 - AKC ALL BREED AGILITY TRIALS

The premium list is now available here. Entries open July 30.



To learn more about Agility Trials, click 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 even numbered months
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.
Click for a map



Please make a note of our postal address —
Lancaster Kennel Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 7511
Lancaster, PA 17604-7511

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The Lancaster Kennel Club makes no warranties, expressed or implied as to the condition of any dogs being offered for sale, standards or practices of any breeders, the quality of their animals, or the accuracy of any information contained within this web site. The Lancaster Kennel Club does not endorse, recommend, or guarantee any kennel, breeder or dogs listed here.
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