Lorie Shaw

  First Vice-President
  Mary Kaufman

  Second Vice-President
  Joyce Wilson

 Recording  Secretary
  Amy Brodie

  Corresponding Secretary
  Dee Vayuda


  Deanna German

  Assistant Treasurer
  Theresa Pike

  Conformation Director
  Sarah Armstrong

  Obedience Director
  April Shaw-Andrews

  Property Manager 
  Linda Gosik 

 Show Secretary
 Joyce Wilson

  Delegate to the American Kennel

  Joyce Wilson





  Class Schedule

  (Dog Showing)



  About TKC

 Class Info/Forms

  Joining TKC




The Toledo Kennel Club, Inc.
A Member of the American Kennel Club

Welcome to the Toledo Kennel Club Homepage

Toledo Kennel Club Building: 1161 Clarion Ave., P.O. Box 464
Holland, OH 43528   419-865-8736

The Toledo Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization of dog owners, breeders, performance enthusiasts and show exhibitors dedicated to the welfare and advancement of purebred dogs. It is chartered in the State of Ohio as a nonprofit corporation and operates under the Rules and Regulations of the American Kennel Club. It is a member of the American Kennel Club and participates in the governance of that body through an elected delegate.

The Toledo Kennel Club is a public service and educational resource for the community. It is committed to the promotion of responsible dog breeding and ownership, conducts training classes for dogs and owners, sponsors seminars, health clinics and other events, and holds Dog Shows and Matches under AKC rules.

Click to view the Constitution and Bylaws of the Toledo Kennel Club in .PDF format.

See Events (below) to view & download Flyers, Premium Lists, and Entry Forms, when available, for Obedience and Rally Trials (PDF files).


For information about becoming a member or annual membership renewal, click here.


For convenience, all schedules are on this home page, so use the cursor, page down, or click on the appropriate link to view them.

Meeting events are scheduled for 6:30 PM. Programs or special activities, if any, will be first at 6:30 PM with the regular meeting to follow. Meetings are the 4th. Thursday of each month, except that there is no meeting in November, July, orAugust, and the December meeting is the 1st. Thursday.




Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
Program and Meeting
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
Program and Meeting
Thursday, December 7, 6:30 P.M.
Annnual Holiday (Thanksgiving and Christmas) Dinner
Raffle to follow
Members, $5.00, non-members $12; workers not TKC members, free.
Reservations: send to Fran Friedman, 5001 South Ave., Lot #7, Toledo, OH 43615
Obedience Classes usually are 6 weeks (See Dog Training Classes, below for starting dates).
To download the Entry form for classes, click here for a WORD version, or click here for a PDF version. Conformation (Dog-Showing) classes do not require enrollment; puppies should be at least 4 months of age and have received vaccinations (other than rabies).

NOTE: The fee for 6 week obedience classes is $70; the fee for the Conformation classes $6 for each handler each night.
Classes regularly offered:
Advanced (Novice) Obedience: usually Monday, 6:30 - 7:30 PM., 6 weeks.
usually Monday, 7:30- 8:30 PM., 6 weeks.
Beginners Obedience: usually Tuesday, 6:30 - 7:30 PM.
Agility: usually Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:00 PM. Beginners & Intermediate; Advanced, 7:15 - 8:30P.M., 6 weeks
Puppy Class: usually Thursday, 6:30 - 7:15 PM., $35, 3 weeks. (No classes scheduled)
Conformation Classes: 
Tuesday, 7:45 - 8:45 PM. $6 each night, no enrollment. 
Check below (DOG TRAINING CLASSES) for exact dates of each class.







Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 Toledo Kennel Club Rally Trials: two Rally Trials, TKC building. Click here for Premium List.
Joanne Sihanek, Trial Sec., 6216 Reo St., Toledo, OH 43615.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017 Toledo Kennel Club: 1 Rally Trial, 1 Novice Obedience Trial. TKC building. Click here for Premium List.
Joanne Silhanek, Trial Sec., 6216 Reo St., Toledo, OH 43615.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 Toledo Kennel Club Obedience Trial, TKC building. For Premium List, click here.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017 Toledo Kennel Club Obedience Trial, TKC building. For Premium List, click here.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017 Toledo Kennel Club Obedience Trial, TKC bujilding. For Premium List, click here.

All events are at the TKC Building unless noted otherwise




















For general information about Classes, click here.

To enter a class, bring or mail the Application form to the Toledo Kennel Club, or obtain one the first night of the class.
To download the Entry form for classes, click here for a WORD version, or click here for a PDF version. Vaccination records are required for all 6 week classes.

Usually classes do not fill in advance, but if a class has filled, it will be labeled as "filled" on this web page.

Note: Classes are canceled if there is a level 2 snow emergency in Lucas County, Ohio.

2017 Class Schedule: For information about classes, contact For information, contact April Shaw, Obedience Director,
Advanced Novice Obedience class & Introduction to Open Obedience: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog. .
Next classes start:
Monday, November 6, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
The prerequisite is a beginners class that includes loose lead Heel and Come on command. This class is a continuation of the Novice exercises, for the advanced novice student preparing to show in AKC Novice Obedience. Lessons are based on AKC classes in Obedience Trials for dog and handler to be prepared to work together as a team.
Instructor: Bonnie Flowers

Rally classes: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog.
Next classes start:
Monday, November 6, 2017, 7:30 P.M. Novice, Intermediate (Pat Lofgren), Advanced/Excellent, Masters (Lorie Shaw, ).
Familiarization with Rally stations, courses and handling techniques. All levels. Dogs should have previous training in beginners Obedience. 
Novice, Intermediate Rally: 7:30 P.M. taught by Pat Lofgren.
Advanced / Excelent Rally: 7:30 P.M. taught by Lorie Shaw

Beginners Obedience class: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog..
Next classes start::
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
The class covers the elements of dog obedience and training methods, and provides the basis for more advanced obedience.
Taught by Carol Lamb and Fran Friedman. For additional information, contact April Andrews, Obedience Director.

Agility Classes:  6 weeks, $70 for each dog 
Next classes start:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

 Beginners:: 6:00 P.M., Fun with Agility / Introduction to obstacles. Taught by Pat Lofgren.
 Intermediate: 7 P.M..Taught bt April Shaw.
 Advanced: 8:00 P.M. Taught by Jackie Oricko. This class is for the advanced dog and handler. The dog should be able to understand and complete all  obstacles and the handler should understand how to maneuver the dog through a course.
Taught by Jackie Oricko (email: Jackie Oricko.

Puppy Classes: 3 weeks, $35, 6:30 - 7:15 P.M.
Next classes start every 3 weeks.
Penny Dreps
Socialization and puppy-level obedience training for puppies ages 3 mo. to 6 mo.

Conformation (Dog Showing) sessions- Show training for dogs and handlers  ($6 per handler each night, TKC members $4 each night, no advance enrollment). Classes are managed by TKC Conformation Director Sarah Armstrong, an experienced and expert professional handler who has earned Championships with 10 Gordon Setters.
Two rings are used in each class:
Ring 1
is used for basic Show Training of handlers and dogs, and paticipants will learn how handle their dog or improve their skills in the Show ring. Instructors will include Sarah Armstrong, and sometimes mini-seminars provided by Bill Sahloff, a licensed AKC Judge who is a TKC member and former professional handler, and who currently is President of the Fulton County Ohio Kennel Club.
Ring 2
is conducted in the same manner as at a dog show, with all of the ring procedures normally used in shows including gaiting patterns and individual dog examination. Every experience level is welcome. This Ring will be conducted by TKC members and others who are experienced breed Show handlers.
Classes: Tuesday, 7:45 P.M.:

Obedience Practice
Obedience Practice (no instructor): $6.00 each session ($4.00 TKC Membes). No practice on holidays or other special events; email to confirm.
   Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 Noon. - for information or to confirm practice schedule: contact Dee Vayda, 517-547-6819, or
   Sunday each week, 10:00 A.M. (except when the building is in use for an Obedience Trial or other event). For information or to confirm the schedule, contact Deanna German, 614-309-2319 or

Agility Course Testing:

Sunday, October 29, 2017: ACT1, ACT2 testing,

Sunday, Dercember 17, 2017: ACT1, ACT2 testing.