Sioux Empire Kennel Club

Helping dogs live better lives since 1961

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Class Policies

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Classes subject to change each session

Upcoming SEKC Class Session

Registration Opens Oct 5th (members) & Oct 7th (public) Register Here

6-week courses will begin Oct 12th

Location: Old McDonald Farm Bldg. W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds


6:00 PM Puppy Play School

- Emphasis on socialization of the puppy, relationship building with the owner and prevention of common behavior problems. Your puppy will build confidence in greeting other people and other dogs. FLAT BUCKLE COLLAR ONLY. For puppies 12 weeks to 20 weeks. 

7:15 PM Fundamentals for the Family Dog 

  For the dog/handler team with no previous experience or have taken Puppy Playschool. Positive reinforcement, learn basic skills like walk with me, sit, down, stay, come. For dogs 5 months and older. Introduction to skills necessary to pass the CGC Canine Good Citizen Program


6:00 PM Conformation Class (walk ins welcome)

We welcome beginners or seasoned show handlers. If you’re new to showing dogs, we will help you become familiar with the Conformation process and how to train your dog for the show ring. If you have shown before, the class will allow you to tune-up a seasoned show dog, or provide the environment to train your new puppy(s). If you have attended a previous SEKC 6 week Conformation class session, you may attend any of the classes during the session for a $15.00 per night drop-in rate. Check this link out for more about Conformation. AKC CONFORMATION INFORMATION Note: This class is for AKC-UKC registered dogs only.

7:15 PM AKC Novice Obedience

This class is for the dog and handler team that is looking to start competing in the AKC Novice Obedience. The Obedience titling class focuses on heeling off leash and figure 8, among other skills. This class will also work on you and your dog’s focus and teamwork in the ring.