Upcoming Events

Join Us to Support Responsible Dog Ownership Day

September 12, 2014

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Charlottesville Downtown Pedestrian Mall (Main Street)

Club members will set up an information table during the popular Fridays After Five. We will showcase several breeds. This event will be held in conjunction with the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Central Virginia.


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Welcome to CAKC

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Kennel Club, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1970 for the advancement of pure bred dogs.

The club has approximately 55 members, who participate in American Kennel Club sanctioned events, including Agility, Canine Good Citizenship, Conformation, Field Trials, Herding, Lure Coursing, Obedience, and Rally.

Club meetings are held on the second Wednesday of even months at 7:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA), located at 674 Hillsdale Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901. Meetings are open to the public and we invite you to attend a meeting.

Over the past several years, the Charlottesville-Albemarle Kennel Club has been involved in the following activities in our community:


  • Education and responsible dog ownership, including presentations for local schools
  • Responsible Dog Ownership festivals
  • Breed Referrals
  • Training classes (conformation and competitive obedience)

Our activities support local charities and not for profit organizations such as SPCA, Noah's Ark, Caring Companions.  We also support K-9 officers in greater Charlottesville-Albemarle County area.



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