Events

You are required to have a current rabies certificate for all dogs with you when attending a Rhode Island AKC sponsored event. All animals should appear to be in good health and may be subject to examination by a local veterinarian. We have been told that a Certified Veterinary Certificate will not be required for these events.

Agility

Our 2018 event will be on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13 at Wide World of Indoor Sports.

Once again we will work with the Middlesex County Kennel Club to hold agility trials on Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13. Entries opened on March 14, 2018 and will close on April 21, 2018 at 6:00 PM.This indoor trial is limited to 660 entries. For more information, contact the event Secretary, Noreen Bennett, via email or call (413) 283-4490. The official AKC posting of the PCKC event is on the AKC web site as is the MCKC event. More details are available in the show premium.

The show’s location is

Wide World of Indoor Sports
621 Pound Hill Rd #200
North Smithfield,
RI 02896

Agility Runs on Friday, May 11, 2018 Are Full!

We will be offering run thrus on Friday, May 11 at the same location from about 4:00 to 6:00. We look forward to seeing all who signed up for the event. You can practice in a show environment with toys in the ring. Runs at 75 second intervals, get as many runs as you can in 2 hours. We will cycle through all heights and then do it again for the two hours. This event is limited to 35 dogs with two rings. Please direct any questions about this event to Karen Mancini.

Conformation

Judges Education Seminar

The Providence County Kennel Club in conjunction with the Greater Lowell Kennel Club will hold a Judges Education Seminar at the All Breed Show Cluster beginning on July 27, 2018 described below. We will present judging education on Papillons, Pomeranians, Pointers, Weimeraners, Norwegian Elkhounds, Samoyeds, and Bernese Mountain Dogs. You do not have to be a current licensed judge to attend these seminars. Only 25 people will be admitted to each seminar. Our brochure has the full details of this program including local hotels. On-line registration for this event is available here.

All Breed Show Mini-Cluster, AKC Sanctioned

This year the Providence County Kennel Club will participate in a 3 show all-breed conformation cluster with the Greater Lowell Kennel Club. The shows will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 27,  28 & 29 at the University of Rhode Island Ryan Center. The shows’ superintendent will be MB-F Inc. The premium list will be released on May 30, 2018. Entries and additional information is available for the Friday show, Saturday show and Sunday show through Infodog.

Entries close on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at noon. The entry fee for conformation is $35.00, Junior Showmanship is $20.00 and $10.00 for beginner puppies.

New for 2018

  • Three separate conformation show cluster
  • Beginner Puppy Competition on Friday
  • Jr. Showmanship Competition all three days
  • One outdoor show ring
    • We still have indoor air conditioned rings
  • Breed specialties
  • Obedience and Rally on Saturday
  • Vendors inside the arena
  • VIP parking for only $10 and $5 general admission parking

The shows’ location is:

The Ryan Center
University of Rhode Island
One Lincoln Almond Plaza
Kingston, RI 02881

These shows are part of the AKC National Owner-Handler Series. The event chair for the Friday show is Sandra A. Walker and for Saturday and Sunday it is Dr. William F. Varr. The Friday show judging panel, Saturday show judging panel and the Sunday show judging panel are available on the Infodog site.

Additional information is found on the AKC web site for the Friday show, AKC web site for the Saturday show or the AKC web site for the Sunday show.

Obedience

Obedience and Rally events will be held in conjunction with the All Breed Show on July 28, 2018 at the URI Ryan center. Obedience will be held in the morning with Tibby Chase and James Ashton judging. Rally will be held after noon with Lynn DePrizio judging.

Ongoing Events

Handling Class

Handling classes are held in conjunction with the Providence County Kennel Club and the Owner Handlers Association of America at Delmyra Kennels, 191 Ten Rod Road, Exeter, RI 02822-0074. Classes are held every Wednesday evening at 7:00 to 8:00, Our instructor is Richard E. Grant, Presient of the Owner Handler Association. Classes are on a drop-in basis and the fee is 10.00 per class with a $5.00 discount for members of Providence County Kennel Club or Owner Handlers Association of America. Call Delmyra Kennels at 401-294-3247 for more information.

Events from Outside

The Providence County Kennel Club will post information about events sponsored by other groups that meet the goals of PCKC and are held in or near Rhode Island. Please contact  webmaster@providencecountykc.org with details of your event to have it added here.
RIKC Match May 5, 2018

Breed and Obedience Match May 5

The Rhode Island Kennel Club is holding a Conformation and Obedience match on Saturday, May 5 at Silver City Canine Training Center. Please see their flyer for match details. Note that the Sporting Group judge has been changed to PCKC member Dodi Borsay Horowitz.

Fundraiser Pet CPR First Aid Certification

Pet CPR First Aid Certification classes will be held in Rhode Island on May 6 and June 8, 2018. The class on May 6 will be held in Peace Dale to benefit Animal Rescue RI. Registrations close on April 30 for the May 6 class. The class on June 8 will be held in Riverside to benefit RISPCA. This class will certify the participant in Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid. 20% of the class fees go to the hosting charity.

Vet Clinics

The Providence County Kennel Club encourages everyone to give their pet proper medical care and follow all laws and regulations regarding vaccinations. The following list is provided to assist those who do not have a local veterinarian or who have a financial hardship. These are well health clinics only. Be sure to bring your previous rabies certificate to the clinic if you have one.

To find Rabies Clinics run by the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association, see the RIVMA web site. They are scheduled for dates between March 10 and May 5 in 2018. The cost varies between $10 and $12 for the rabies vaccination and payment must be made in cash.

The Rhode Island SPCA runs an Almost-Free Rabies Clinic each year in the fall and in 2018 the date has not been determined as of April. See the RISPCA web site for details. The “cost” of the vaccine is 5 cans or boxes of unexpired non-perishable food that will be donated to a local food bank.

Vetco provides affordable pet vaccinations at Petco locations in Providence, Cranston, Warwick, North Kingstown and Middletown. For locations and dates and times see the Vetco clinics web site. Their price for vaccinations is found on the Vetco web site.

VIP Petcare runs affordable pet vaccine clinics in conjunction with local Tractor Supply, Pet Valu, and other pet stores. These clinics provide $19 rabies vaccinations and $19 microchip id with free lifetime registration through Found Animals Foundation. They also provide other vaccinations and tests. To see the full list of their services and to find a clinic near you, see the VIP Petcare web site. Some of the upcoming Rhode Island clinics are:

Tractor Supply – 6625 Post Rd. North Kingstown, RI 02852
  • Saturday May 12, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
  • Saturday June 09, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
  • Saturday July 07, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
  • Saturday August 04, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Pet Valu – 99 E. Main Rd. Middletown, RI 02842
  • Sunday April 15, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday May 13, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday June 10, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Tractor Supply – 1175 Tiogue Ave. Coventry, RI 02816
  • Saturday April 28, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Saturday May 12, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Saturday May 26, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Saturday June 09, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Saturday June 23, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Pet Valu – 1000 Division Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818
  • Sunday April 29, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Pet Supplies Plus – 91 Point Judith Rd. Narragansett, RI 02882
  • Sunday May 13, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday May 27, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday June 10, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday June 24, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday July 08, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Pet Supplies Plus – 171 Sockanosset Crossroad Cranston, RI 02920
  • Sunday April 29, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Sunday May 13, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Sunday May 27, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Sunday June 10, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Sunday June 24, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Tractor Supply – 2750 Hartford Ave. Johnston, RI 02919
  • Saturday April 28, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Saturday May 12, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Saturday May 26, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Saturday June 09, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Saturday June 23, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Pet Valu – 182 County Rd. Barrington, RI 02806
  • Sunday April 22, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
Pet Supplies Plus – 1633 Mineral Spring Ave. North Providence, RI 02904
  • Sunday April 29, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
  • Sunday May 13, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
  • Sunday May 27, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
  • Sunday June 10, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
  • Sunday June 24, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
Pet Foods Plus – 30 Gooding Ave, Bristol, RI 02809
  • Sunday April 08, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
  • Sunday May 06, 2018 from 10:00am until 11:30am
  • Sunday June 03, 2018 from 10:00am until11:30am
Pet Valu – 2000 Mendon Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864
  • Sunday April 22, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday May 20, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday June 17, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Pet Valu – 73 Highland Ave. East Providence, RI 02914
  • Sunday April 22, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Pet Valu – 142 Granitge St., Westerly, RI 02891
  • Saturday April 14, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Saturday May 12, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Saturday June 09, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Pet Valu – 727 East Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860
  • Saturday April 28, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Tractor Supply – 2000 Mendon Rd. Cumberland, RI 02864
  • Sunday April 22, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Saturday May 26, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
  • Saturday June 23, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
  • Saturday July 21, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
  • Saturday August 18, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Rumford Pet Center – 865 Warren Ave, East Providence RI 02914
  • Sunday April 08, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Sunday May 06, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Sunday June 03, 2018 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Rumford Pet Express – 445 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, RI 02828
  • Sunday April 08, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday May 06, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
  • Sunday June 03, 2018 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm