He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader.
He will be yours, faithful and true,
to the last beat of his heart.
You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."
-- Unknown

Breaking Announcements

No conformation classes Wed., Sept. 26th.



these classes become closed.


Our training center offers two fully matted training rings designed to optimize all aspects of dog training. We offer education for YOU - teaching you how to teach your dog to obey your commands. The actual training and practice is your responsibility. You must plan to train your dog for ten to fifteen minutes each day to get the full benefit of any training class.


The KCKC Training Center is located on Hwy 169, approximately 1/4 mile southwest of the Hwy 169/Hwy 68 intersection right next to Gag's Campers in the back of the Praxair building (formerly Mankato Oil).

See map for details.



  • Excellent quality instruction by qualified instructors.
  • A facility designed especially for training dogs.
  • Classes offered more than one night a week.
  • A variable time schedule to fit your busy schedule.
  • Small class sizes in two fully matted rings.
  • Year-round conformation, obedience and agility classes.
  • Easy access and plenty of parking right next to the door.



~ To train your dog to be a good family member and canine citizen.
~ To develop a bond between you and your dog built on mutual trust and respect.
~ To teach YOU to teach and understand your dog.
~ To introduce you to the wonderful sport of dog training.

We believe in FIRM, FAIR, CONSISTENT training with heavy doses of PRAISE and LOVE.  Our methods are based on positive motivation and reinforcement.

Key City Kennel Club, Inc.

Mankato, MN  56001



Training Class Forms and Information

Information and applications for our training classes can be downloaded for your convenience.  The following PDF files can be viewed with Acrobat Reader:

Training Application
Class Rules
Training Collars

KCKC General Information

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KCKC Training Staff
*Certified by the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors


 General Membership Meeting

3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
Frost-Benco Building or KCKC Training Center
Hwy 169 South
Mankato, Minnesota
Guests are always welcome!


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