Memphis Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of purebred dogs and well-being of all canine citizens in Memphis and the Mid-South.
Memphis Kennel Club is an all breed kennel club. Members are composed of breeders, exhibitors and conscientious pet owners with the following goals in mind:
- To further the advancement of interest in purebred dogs
- To conduct sanctioned matches and dog shows under the authority of The American Kennel Club (AKC rules and procedures)
- To advance knowledge within the community in general on dog care and training as well as improve breeding and management of purebred dogs
We have a variety of dog-loving members who are involved in many different aspects of dogs. Memphis Kennel Club hosts dog shows, puppy training classes and educational seminars throughout the year. We have guest programs at our monthly meetings that are both educational and entertaining.
Our Club history dates back to 1874. Read more about our history.
Memphis Kennel Club members offer breeder referrals to assist those who may be looking for a puppy to insure that they find a responsible, reputable breeder. We also offer education and advice to those who may be new to showing dogs and are looking for information on how to get started. Our club has many knowledgeable members who are willing and able to help a newcomer become familiar with the sport of showing dogs.