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Hutchinson Kennel Club
131 S. Washington
South Hutchinson, KS 67505

(620) 662-4782

We train you to train your dog

Who We Are

We know what a pleasure a well-trained dog can be and are committed to helping you train yours.

The Hutchinson Kennel Club offers different types of classes for your dogs and yourself.

The Hutchinson Kennel Club was established in 1954 and is an All-Breed Member Club of the American Kennel Club. We are a 501 C 4 not-for-profit organization run entirely by volunteers.


Objects of the Club

  • To further the advancement of all breeds of pure-bred dogs and engage in educational activities devoted to this advancement.
  • To conduct dog shows, obedience trials, and sanctioned matches under the rules of the American Kennel Club.
  • To devote all profits accruing to the Club to the above purposes or to make specific bequests to organizations under 501, C, 4 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 ( or Internal Revenue Law), provided that such bequests shall be approved by a majority vote of those in attendance and voting at a Club meeting.

If you need help with your dog, please contact us or sign up for a class. You can view current classes HERE:, or you can email the training director at .

What to Do to Become a Member

The applicant is to have two member sponsors (who are in good standing). The sponsor will provide you with a membership application.  The sponsors will invite the applicant to attend a regular club meeting as a guest and they will be introduced.

Once introduced (1st Meeting), the applicant must attend two additional regular monthly meetings. At the 4th meeting they attend the new applicant will be voted on by the other members. Affirmative votes of 2/3 of the members present are required to elect the applicant. An applicant who has been rejected may not apply for membership within 6 months.

Sponsors may not be members of the same household. The sponsors are to mentor the new member for two years. The mentor is to remind the new member of all meetings, dinners, and club-sponsored events and to answer any questions that he or she may have.

Applicant is informed that all members are expected to help with three events a year and also to attend a minimum of three meetings a year.

The applicant is required to agree to abide by the HKC Constitution and By-Laws and all the rules of the AKC, specifically the AKC Rules of Sportsmanship.

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