Minneapolis Kennel Club


About the Minneapolis Kennel Club

 Founded in 1933, the Minneapolis Kennel Club is one of the oldest kennel clubs in Minnesota. Its mission is to further the advancement of all breeds of purebred dogs, to advance the interests of dog shows and obedience trials, and to encourage sportsmanship at such events.

The Minneapolis Kennel Club conducts educational meetings and seminars , sanctioned matches,an annual all-breed dog show and an obedience trial. The club is an active donor to the purebred dog community.


Masks are required by all attendees to the shows November 20 & 21.


Officer and board positions for 2021 are:

  • President: Dick Rueter
  • Vice-President: Scott Jacobsen
  • Secretary: Peggy Gerold
  • Treasurer: Duane Pulford
  • Board: Paul Hussa, Vicki Barker, Larry Mackai

The Minneapolis Kennel Club will begin in-person meetings beginning with the annual picnic which has been rescheduled for July 20 at Richfield Community Center. Further details will be forthcoming. There is no MKC meeting in August, but there will be critical in-person meetings in September and October as the club will be discussing and firming up plans for the annual conformation show.

As we are staying at home, here are some online resources to explore:


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